Whiting, IN 46394 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46394: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whiting, IN 46394

Not Acceptable, USPS
Robertsdale, IN 46394

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.679, Longitude -87.496
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 278
  • PO Box Addresses: 187
  • Residential Addresses: 4,646
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 389
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,257

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

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Whiting, IN 46394 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,919
Daytime Population: Workers 4,201
Daytime Population: Residents 6,326
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,527
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 11,838
Population in Familes 9,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 2,913
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $47,194
Average Household Income $59,780
Per Capita Income $23,886


Total Housing Units 5,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,755 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,982 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 798 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $121,995
Average Home Value $134,392


Total Households 4,737
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,849
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 -0.39% -0.47%
Households -0.49% -0.49%
Families -0.77% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Whiting, IN 46394 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46394 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 # 191 76th
Population Density # 38 95th
Diversity Index # 20 98th
Median Household Income # 553 30th
Per Capita Income # 484 38th

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