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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 713
  • PO Box Addresses: 156
  • Residential Addresses: 12,772
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,184
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,588

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

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Hobart, IN 46342 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,502
Population in Households 31,359
Population in Familes 25,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 846
Diversity Index2 50


Median Household Income $57,714
Average Household Income $68,594
Per Capita Income $26,902


Total Housing Units 13,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,499 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,817 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,075 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $141,967
Average Home Value $154,487


Total Households 12,316
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 8,190
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 -0.13% -0.27%
Households -0.09% -0.23%
Families -0.31% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Hobart, IN 46342 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46342 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 # 58 93rd
Population Density # 153 80th
Diversity Index # 63 92nd
Median Household Income # 259 67th
Per Capita Income # 310 60th

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