ZIP Code 46342 - Hobart Indiana

ZIP Code 46342 is located in Hobart Indiana. Portions of 46342 are also in Lake Station and Merrillville and New Chicago and Wheeler and Hobart Township and Ross Township (Lake County) and Union Township (Porter County) and Portage Township (Porter County). 46342 is primarily within Lake County, with some portions in Porter County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Chicago.

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ZIP Code 46342 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameHobart
Primary CountyLake County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)32,049
Area Code(s)219
Current Time

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46342 Demographics

46342 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Indiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 46342 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 46342 is White. The current unemployment level in 46342 is 5.4%.

Population Growth Rate4.63%
Population Density924 People per Square Mile
Total Households11,817
Percentage High Income Households1.0%
Median Household Income (2021)$64,113
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$345,550
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)5.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 75.35%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 57.25%

46342 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American460.13%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander320.09%

46342 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American180.36%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander20.04%

46342 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,4647.77%
Bachelor Degree2,18111.57%
High School Diploma7,52039.9%
No High School Diploma4102.18%
GED or Alternate1,1626.16%
1 or More Years of College3,71419.7%
Associates Degree1,4547.71%
Masters Degree7674.07%
Professional Degree1240.66%
Doctorate Degree530.28%

46342 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 46342
RegionMetro Chicago
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaChicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area35 Square Miles

46342 Politics

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Indiana State House of Representatives Districts in 46342

46342 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion54b - Chicago Lake Plain

46342 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15192838485863625443322140
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364759718084827664493660
Avg Precip (In.)1.921.572.723.573.914.443.593.693.642.973.422.5638

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