Hobart, IN 46342 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46342: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hobart, IN 46342

Acceptable Alternative
New Chicago, IN 46342

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 728
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,600
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,151
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.519, Longitude -87.25
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 46342 has segments in 3 Counties (La Porte, Lake, Porter).


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Hobart, IN 46342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 31,163
Population in Households 31,022
Population in Familes 25,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 904
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,156
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 8,109
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,954 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,202 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 988 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $135,796
Average Home Value $146,407
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,289
Average Household Income $62,878
Per Capita Income $24,612
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.01%
Households 0.02% -0.01%
Families -0.16% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Hobart, IN 46342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46342 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 # 56 93rd
Population Density1 # 160 80th
Diversity Index2 # 64 92nd
Median Household Income # 268 66th
Per Capita Income # 326 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.