Lowell, IN 46356 ZIP Code Profile

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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: 393
  • PO Box Addresses: 100
  • Residential Addresses: 7,111
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 280
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,831

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 46356 2019 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 - 2019 Demographics

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Lowell, IN 46356 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lowell, IN 46356 Housing Affordability Index is 166
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lowell, IN 46356 Wealth Index is 93
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 18,647
Population in Households 18,561
Population in Familes 16,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density 163
Diversity Index1 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,686
Average Household Income $85,262
Per Capita Income $31,418
Wealth Index3 93

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,879 (82.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 991 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $214,407
Housing Affordability Index2 166
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,870
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 5,166
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.58% 0.7%
Households 0.73% 0.78%
Families 0.56% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Lowell, IN 46356 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46356 to the other 781 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 136 83rd
Population Density # 298 62nd
Diversity Index # 206 74th
Median Household Income # 89 89th
Per Capita Income # 172 78th

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