Munster, IN 46321 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46321: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Munster, IN 46321

Acceptable Alternative
Hammond, IN 46321

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.556, Longitude -87.498
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 843
  • PO Box Addresses: 194
  • Residential Addresses: 9,291
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,420
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,871

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

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Munster, IN 46321 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,598
Daytime Population: Workers 14,886
Daytime Population: Residents 11,912
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,798
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 23,299
Population in Familes 20,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 299
Population Density2 3,103
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $77,081
Average Household Income $102,186
Per Capita Income $39,358


Total Housing Units 9,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,647 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,387 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 408 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $218,982
Average Home Value $260,717


Total Households 9,034
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,457
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 0.0% -0.27%
Households 0.03% -0.24%
Families -0.18% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Munster, IN 46321 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46321 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 # 102 87th
Population Density # 30 96th
Diversity Index # 80 90th
Median Household Income # 36 96th
Per Capita Income # 30 96th

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