46408 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to GARY, IN 46408

46408 is a suburban zip code in Gary, Indiana. The population is racially diverse, and mostly single. The average house value here ($77,200) is significantly lower than in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area as a whole, so this is probably a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $47,986/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 46408 is $41,225.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 46408 earn an average of $32,331/year. Women earn only $18,893/year.

7,912 people in 46408 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 46408? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 27.3 minutes.

The median age here is 36. There are 8,259 men and 8,771 women. The median age for men is 35 while for women the median age is 38.

To give you a sense of the community, 11,233 people (out of the 17,030 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 6,192 homes, and 382 businesses every day. 163 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

46408 Zip code is located in the Central time zone at 42 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Andorra la Vella, Andorra!) and -87 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 616 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 17,030
  • White Population: 6,456
  • Black Population: 10,111
  • Hispanic Population: 1,561
  • Asian Population: 116
  • Hawaiian Population: 13
  • Indian Population: 196
  • Male Population: 8,259
  • Female Population: 8,771
  • Median Age: 36
  • Median Age of Males: 35
  • Median Age of Females: 38
  • Geography

  • Region: Midwest
  • Division: East North Central
  • State: Indiana
  • CSA Name: Chicago-Naperville-Michigan City, IL-IN-WI
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet IL-IN-WI
  • County: Lake
  • City: Gary
  • Longitude: -87.4
  • Latitude: 41.5
  • Elevation: 616 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 219
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 7,689
  • Drive alone: 5,992
  • Carpool: 1,260
  • Public transit: 240
  • Ride bikes or walk: 163

  • Average commute time: 27.3 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 147
  •    5 - 9: 462
  •    10 - 14: 736
  •    15 - 19: 1,680
  •    20 - 24: 1,494
  •    25 - 29: 589
  •    30 - 34: 1,099
  •    35 - 39: 203
  •    40 - 44: 227
  •    45 - 59: 337
  •    60 - 89: 425
  •    90 plus: 290
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $77,200
  • Average Annual Household Income: $35,976
  • Businesses: 264
  • Employees: 2,777
  • Annual Payroll: $83,390,000
  • Average Family Income: $47,986
  • Median Family Income: $36,543
  • Average Income for Men: $32,331
  • Average Income for Women: $18,893
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 089
  • State FIPS Code: 18

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Schools in 46408 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Daniel Webster Elem Sch
3720 Pierce St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6345
Gary Lighthouse Charter School
3201 Pierce St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 880-1762
Hosford Park Elementary
4735 Arthur St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-3390
Longfellow Elementary School
45th/Calhoun Sts
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 923-7004
Middle Schools
Lake Ridge Middle School
3601 W 41st Ave
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-0730
High Schools
Calumet High School
3900 Calhoun St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 838-6990
Lew Wallace High School
415 W 45th Ave
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6305
Other Schools
Arthur P Melton Elementary
4581 Fillmore St
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6336
The Ensweiler Academy
6111 W Ridge Rd
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 838-1819

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In the 46408 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.insor.org/insasoweb/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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