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: 287
  • PO Box Addresses: 294
  • Residential Addresses: 5,981
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 34
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,947

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Cedar Lake, IN 46303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,335
Daytime Population: Workers 2,713
Daytime Population: Residents 7,413
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,126
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 15,314
Population in Familes 12,977
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 467
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $61,980
Average Household Income $77,317
Per Capita Income $28,345


Total Housing Units 6,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,402 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,215 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 475 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $198,085
Average Home Value $220,809


Total Households 5,617
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 4,106
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.98% 1.7%
Households 1.03% 1.81%
Families 0.84% 1.68%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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

The table below compares 46303 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 162 79th
Population Density # 209 74th
Diversity Index # 188 76th
Median Household Income # 120 85th
Per Capita Income # 189 76th

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