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: 389
  • PO Box Addresses: 107
  • Residential Addresses: 6,968
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 281
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,687

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lowell, IN 46356 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,609
Daytime Population: Workers 3,814
Daytime Population: Residents 9,245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,059
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 18,522
Population in Familes 16,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 157
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $62,586
Average Household Income $76,984
Per Capita Income $28,212


Total Housing Units 7,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,503 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,295 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $182,822
Average Home Value $216,927


Total Households 6,798
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 5,122
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 0.56% 0.22%
Households 0.63% 0.25%
Families 0.44% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Lowell, IN 46356 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46356 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 # 137 83rd
Population Density # 304 61st
Diversity Index # 210 73rd
Median Household Income # 114 86th
Per Capita Income # 194 75th

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