Merrillville, IN 46410 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 46410: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merrillville, IN 46410

Acceptable Alternative
Gary, IN 46410

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,948
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 16,552
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,679
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,873
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.478, Longitude -87.306
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Merrillville, IN 46410 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,805
Daytime Population: Workers 34,820
Daytime Population: Residents 20,584
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 39,119
Population in Familes 31,261
Population in Group Qrtrs 686
Population Density2 1,313
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $51,189
Average Household Income $60,913
Per Capita Income $24,565


Total Housing Units 17,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,431 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,410 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,425 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $136,158
Average Home Value $160,084


Total Households 15,841
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 9,953
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 0.38% -0.04%
Households 0.44% 0.01%
Families 0.09% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Merrillville, IN 46410 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 46410 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 # 25 97th
Population Density # 116 85th
Diversity Index # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 415 47th
Per Capita Income # 425 46th

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