Hammond, IN 46324 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46324: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hammond, IN 46324

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Calumet Avenue, IN 46324

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 436
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,004
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 552
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.586, Longitude -87.502
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Hammond, IN 46324 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,302
Population in Households 23,265
Population in Familes 18,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 5,260
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 8,677
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 5,681
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,573 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,104 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,019 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $100,315
Average Home Value $117,634


Median Household Income $41,928
Average Household Income $51,582
Per Capita Income $19,238
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.08%
Households -0.11% -0.11%
Families -0.32% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Hammond, IN 46324 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46324 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 # 109 86th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 634 19th
Per Capita Income # 690 12th

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