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: 275
  • PO Box Addresses: 188
  • Residential Addresses: 4,643
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 386
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,257

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

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Whiting, IN 46394 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,827
Population in Households 11,745
Population in Familes 9,056
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 3,196
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $49,652
Average Household Income $61,439
Per Capita Income $24,598


Total Housing Units 5,517 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,969 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,741 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 807 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $124,254
Average Home Value $137,041


Total Households 4,710
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,827
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 -0.43% -0.52%
Households -0.5% -0.52%
Families -0.77% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Whiting, IN 46394 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46394 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 # 192 75th
Population Density # 29 96th
Diversity Index # 20 98th
Median Household Income # 553 29th
Per Capita Income # 495 36th

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