ZIP Code 46409 - Gary Indiana

ZIP Code 46409 is located in Gary Indiana. Portions of 46409 are also in Hobart and Hobart Township and Calumet Township. 46409 is entirely within Lake County. Regionally, 46409 is located in Metro Chicago.

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ZIP Code 46409 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGary
Primary CountyLake County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)7,050
Area Code(s)219
Current Time

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46409 Demographics

46409 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 46409 is African American. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 46409 is African American. The current unemployment level in 46409 is 3.4%.

Population Growth Rate-8.38%
Population Density2,049 People per Square Mile
Total Households3,095
Percentage High Income Households0.3%
Median Household Income (2021)$33,591
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$132,090
Current Unemployment Rate (July 2024)3.4%
Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 77.07%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyAfrican American - 88.69%

46409 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American150.22%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

46409 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American00%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

46409 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College3247.17%
Bachelor Degree4309.52%
High School Diploma1,92142.51%
No High School Diploma1112.46%
GED or Alternate2726.02%
1 or More Years of College95721.18%
Associates Degree3748.28%
Masters Degree1062.35%
Professional Degree160.35%
Doctorate Degree80.18%

46409 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 46409
RegionMetro Chicago
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaChicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area3 Square Miles

46409 Politics

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Indiana State Senate Districts in 46409
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46409 Schools

46409 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

46409 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)14192838485863625443322140
Avg Max Temp (°F)31364758708084827564493659
Avg Precip (In.)1.911.572.713.593.924.413.593.743.632.973.422.5638.02

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