Lowell, IN 46356 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 46356: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lowell, IN 46356

Not Acceptable, USPS
Belshaw, IN 46356
Creston, IN 46356
Lake Dalecarlia, IN 46356
North Hayden, IN 46356

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.285, Longitude -87.416
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 380
  • PO Box Addresses: 97
  • Residential Addresses: 7,010
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 279
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,731

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

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  1. 46356 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 46356 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Indiana Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Lowell, IN 46356 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,509
Population in Households 18,423
Population in Familes 15,889
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 162
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $66,281
Average Household Income $80,335
Per Capita Income $29,567


Total Housing Units 7,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,716 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,076 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 283 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $186,770
Average Home Value $216,839


Total Households 6,792
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 5,113
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.53% 0.26%
Households 0.64% 0.3%
Families 0.47% 0.19%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   3.39%

Lowell, IN 46356 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46356 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 # 137 82nd
Population Density # 289 63rd
Diversity Index # 207 73rd
Median Household Income # 100 87th
Per Capita Income # 186 76th

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