Cedar Lake, IN 46303 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46303: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cedar Lake, IN 46303

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 289
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,668
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 33
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.378, Longitude -87.445
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cedar Lake, IN 46303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,010
Population in Households 14,989
Population in Familes 12,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 445
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 5,497
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 4,034
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,313 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,184 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $198,425
Average Home Value $217,308


Median Household Income $60,620
Average Household Income $73,925
Per Capita Income $27,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 2.06%
Households 0.89% 2.13%
Families 0.72% 2.01%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cedar Lake, IN 46303 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46303 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 164 79th
Population Density1 # 213 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 188 76th
Median Household Income # 119 85th
Per Capita Income # 181 77th

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