East Chicago, IN 46312 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46312: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Chicago, IN 46312

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 709
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,050
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,327
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.636, Longitude -87.457
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Chicago, IN 46312 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 29,136
Population in Households 28,956
Population in Familes 23,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 2,041
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,497
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 6,950
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,998 (30.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,499 (49.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,685 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $83,916
Average Home Value $94,666
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,310
Average Household Income $39,252
Per Capita Income $14,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.29%
Households -0.38% -0.28%
Families -0.6% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
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.

East Chicago, IN 46312 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46312 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 # 67 92nd
Population Density1 # 71 91st
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 764 3rd
Per Capita Income # 761 3rd

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