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
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.378, Longitude -87.445
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 285
  • PO Box Addresses: 286
  • Residential Addresses: 6,047
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,013

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Cedar Lake, IN 46303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,705
Population in Households 15,683
Population in Familes 13,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 474
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $66,598
Average Household Income $81,835
Per Capita Income $30,145


Total Housing Units 6,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,794 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 986 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $204,597
Average Home Value $224,708


Total Households 5,780
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 4,220
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.14% 2.0%
Households 1.24% 2.12%
Families 1.05% 1.99%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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

The table below compares 46303 to the other 773 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 157 80th
Population Density # 204 74th
Diversity Index # 185 76th
Median Household Income # 97 88th
Per Capita Income # 163 79th

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