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46406 Zip Code (Gary, IN) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 9,600
Zip code population in 2010: 9,900
Zip code population in 2000: 12,245

Houses and condos: 4,615
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,788
% of renters here:

47%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 46406: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 13.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 737 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.5% ($910)
Indiana:

0.8% ($1,181)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $933 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $904 (1.7%)

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Males: 4,690  (48.9%)
Females: 4,910  (51.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 46406:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 46406:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 35.3%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

Zip code 46406 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 46406 (2017)
    • 6,14150.2%Black
    • 2,33819.1%White
    • 1,22310.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1591.3%Two or more races
    • 190.2%Asian
    • 130.1%American Indian
    • 60.05%Some other race
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $61,400
46406:

$61,400
Indiana:

$141,100



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in 46406 zip code as of February 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 46406 is 265 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.3 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 46406, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $27,446 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$27,446
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $26,583 (reported on 78.1% of returns)
Here:

$26,583
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.6% for AGIs below $25k, 79.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 77.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $291 (reported on 9.1% of returns)
This zip code:

$291
Indiana:

$1,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k)

Ordinary dividends: $533 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
Here:

$533
State:

$4,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$433 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
Here:

+$433
State:

+$10,406

Profit/loss from business: +$8,291 (reported on 15.1% of returns)
Here:

+$8,291
State:

+$11,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 14.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,106 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
46406:

$9,106
Indiana:

$13,841
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,130 (28% of AGI, reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,130
State:

$20,913

Here:

27.6% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 8.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $5,033 (reported on 7.8% of returns)
Here:

$5,033
State:

$4,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,456 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
46406:

$3,456
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,917 (reported on 40.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,917
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 13.8% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 52.7%
Here:

53%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 50.0% for AGIs below $25k, 54.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 46406, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,344 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,344
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $24,055 (reported on 85.6% of returns)
Here:

$24,055
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.0% for AGIs below $10k, 79.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 83.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $522 (reported on 18.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$522
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $337 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$337
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$132 (reported on 2.4% of returns)
Here:

+$132
State:

+$8,619
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$4,158 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,158
State:

+$10,071
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $10k, 3.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, -0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,064 (reported on 1.1% of returns)
46406:

$1,064
Indiana:

$2,840

Total itemized deductions: $13,223 (26% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$13,223
State:

$17,065

Here:

25.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,819 (7% of AGI, reported on 10.4% of returns)
Here:

$3,819
State:

$3,550

Here:

7.3% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,057 (reported on 56.8% of returns)
46406:

$3,057
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,045 (reported on 38.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,045
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.9%
Here:

69%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 67.2% for AGIs below $10k, 71.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 68.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 67.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$31,976
Indiana:

$54,181
Gary, IN (46406) map Nearest zip codes: 46404, 46323, 46312, 46408, 46322, 46402.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.1%
Indiana:

48.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.5%
Indiana:

6.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,097
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,683


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 79 (25 now married, 52 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,020 (521 now married, 1,510 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 46406 with a mortgage: 827 (8 second mortgage, 51 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,235

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $767
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

32.3%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

13.7%
Whole state:

7.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 46406: Brunswick Community Club (A), Black Oak Picnic Grove (B), Buffington Harbor Range Front Light (C), Buffington Harbor Range Rear Light (D), Gary Fire Department Station 9 (E), Gary Fire Department Station 13 (F), Gary Fire Department Station 14 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Center: Tri-City Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

    Churches in zip code 46406 include: Christian Faith Assembly Church (A), Angel of Faith Missionary Baptist Church (B), Berean Fellowship Baptist Church (C), Church of God in Christ (D), Living Waters Free Methodist Church (E), Mount Horeb Missionary Baptist Church (F), New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church (G), Pentacostal Church of God (H), Prayer Outreach Deliverance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 46406: Brunswick Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 362010 to 2013
  • 362000 to 2009
  • 1951990 to 1999
  • 1931980 to 1989
  • 8681970 to 1979
  • 8821960 to 1969
  • 1,1711950 to 1959
  • 8271940 to 1949
  • 3171939 or earlier

Zip code 46406 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gary, IN (46406)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gary, IN (46406)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 7082 bedrooms
  • 9683 bedrooms
  • 2064 bedrooms
  • 855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gary, IN (46406)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gary, IN (46406)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1811 bedroom
  • 8232 bedrooms
  • 6553 bedrooms
  • 1464 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46406) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46406) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 168no vehicle
  • 7571 vehicle
  • 6782 vehicles
  • 3023 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46406) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46406) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 235no vehicle
  • 1,0781 vehicle
  • 4012 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

  • Zip code 46406 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 46406 household income distribution in 2017
  • 716Less than $10,000
  • 250$10,000 to $14,999
  • 325$15,000 to $19,999
  • 253$20,000 to $24,999
  • 218$25,000 to $29,999
  • 417$30,000 to $34,999
  • 136$35,000 to $39,999
  • 243$40,000 to $44,999
  • 91$45,000 to $49,999
  • 313$50,000 to $59,999
  • 322$60,000 to $74,999
  • 257$75,000 to $99,999
  • 116$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 27$150,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 46406

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 46406
  • 73Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 102$20,000 to $24,999
  • 72$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 127$35,000 to $39,999
  • 315$40,000 to $49,999
  • 174$50,000 to $59,999
  • 101$60,000 to $69,999
  • 200$70,000 to $79,999
  • 182$80,000 to $89,999
  • 85$90,000 to $99,999
  • 91$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$150,000 to $174,999
  • 26$200,000 to $249,999
  • 31$250,000 to $299,999
  • 18$300,000 to $399,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 22$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 46406

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 46406
  • 35Less than $100
  • 70$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 25$250 to $299
  • 84$300 to $349
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 57$400 to $449
  • 56$450 to $499
  • 107$500 to $549
  • 181$550 to $599
  • 301$600 to $649
  • 202$650 to $699
  • 174$700 to $749
  • 116$750 to $799
  • 58$800 to $899
  • 89$1,000 to $1,249
  • 72No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $810.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $64,782
  • Black or African American householders: $63,741
  • Some other race householders: $29,659
  • Two or more races householders: $99,775
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $60,489

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,400
46406:

$61,400
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,706 - $90,424

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $98,730
Here:

$98,730
State:

$182,292

Townhouses or other attached units: $261,594
Here:

$261,594
State:

$170,402

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,361
Here:

$173,361
State:

$146,180

Mobile homes: $29,373
Here:

$29,373
State:

$85,614
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 46406

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,426
  • One, attached: 150
  • Two: 11
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 5 to 9: 374
  • 10 to 19: 227
  • 20 to 49: 79
  • 50 or more: 112
  • Mobile homes: 195

Unemployment: 15.6%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 46406

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 46406
  • 73.5%2,245Drove a car alone
  • 17.8%542Carpooled
  • 1.6%49Bus or trolley bus
  • 3.0%93Railroad
  • 0.4%11Bicycle
  • 0.2%6Walked
  • 0.7%22Other means
  • 2.2%68Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 46406

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 46406
  • 49Less than 5 minutes
  • 1515 to 9 minutes
  • 23010 to 14 minutes
  • 82815 to 19 minutes
  • 75620 to 24 minutes
  • 9525 to 29 minutes
  • 28730 to 34 minutes
  • 1935 to 39 minutes
  • 11540 to 44 minutes
  • 20845 to 59 minutes
  • 10460 to 89 minutes
  • 12890 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 74.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,604
  • In family households: 7,743 (959 male householders, 1,392 female householders)
    1,063 spouses, 3,002 children (2,764 natural, 76 adopted, 163 stepchildren), 423 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 108 parents, 384 other relatives, 188 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,864 (750 male householders (557 living alone)), 740 female householders (666 living alone)), 373 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,226 2-persons, 452 3-persons, 234 4-persons, 225 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,223 1-person, 202 2-persons, 63 3-persons

693 married couples with children.
1,244 single-parent households (196 men, 1,048 women).

89.6% of residents of 46406 zip code speak English at home.
8.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% very well, 11% well, 8% not well, 6% not at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% very well, 16% well, 19% not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 281 (2.9%)
(57.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

2.9%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 13%Colombia
  • 9%Burma
  • 7%Guatemala
  • 6%Belarus
Most common first ancestries reported in 46406
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%American
  • 2%German
  • 1%English
  • 1%African
  • 0%Bulgarian
  • 0%Scotch-Irish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1692000 to 2009
  • 301990 to 1999
  • 117Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ANDERSON DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (3400 WEST 4TH AVR in GARY, IN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-986, EPCRA
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PLASTICS MATERIALS, SYNTHETIC RESINS, AND NONVULCANIZABLE ELASTOMERS
    Business NAICS classification: PLASTICS MATERIAL AND RESIN MANUFACTURING.; PLASTICS MATERIAL AND RESIN MANUFACTURING.; SYNTHETIC RUBBER MANUFACTURING.
  • MIDCO I (7400 W 15TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1979-0075, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION, ICIS-05-1991-0125,
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - SPILL-199105071, RELEASE ASSESSMENT
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: MIDCO 1 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MIDCO REMEDIAL CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MIDCO I SITE, MIDWEST SOLVENTS REC
  • A METZ (6600 W 9TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-08903162, AIR PROGRAM, CRTK-5319, EPCRA, UST-5911, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Organizations: METZ DONALD (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: METZ A INC, METZ ENC A
  • A P GREEN REFRACTORIES (1000 N. CLARK RD. in GARY, IN)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-2121, EPCRA, ACES-OP-08900105, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: NONCLAY REFRACTORIES
    Business NAICS classification: CLAY REFRACTORY MANUFACTURING.; NONCLAY REFRACTORY MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: AP GREEN REFRACTORIES INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: AP GREEN REFRACTORIES INC
  • AMG RESOURCES CORPORATION (459 CLINE AVE in GARY, IN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-08900122, AIR PROGRAM, CRTK-992, EPCRA, LUST-199812562, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UST-6940, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SECONDARY SMELTING AND REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS
    Business NAICS classification: SECONDARY SMELTING, REFINING, AND ALLOYING OF NONFERROUS METAL (EXCEPT COPPER AND ALUMINUM).
    Alternative names: VULCAN MATERIALS CO.
  • BIVONA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES (5700 WEST 23RD AVENUE in GARY, IN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-7400, EPCRA
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ORTHOPEDIC, PROSTHETIC, AND SURGICAL APPLIANCES AND SUPPLIES; NONCLASSIFIABLE ESTABLISHMENTS
    Business NAICS classification: SANITARY PAPER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; SURGICAL AND MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: SMITHS MEDICAL ASD INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BIVONA INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BIVONA INC.
  • MID AMERICAN WASTE SYS (1900 BURR ST in GARY, IN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-08900143, AIR PROGRAM, UST-20911, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: REFUSE SYSTEMS
    Business NAICS classification: SOLID WASTE LANDFILL.
    Organizations: MID AMERICAN WASTE SYSTEMS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: GARY SANITARY LANDFILL
  • BRUNSWICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (5701 W 7TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4065
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: GARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (CONTACT/OWNER) , GARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: BRUNSWICK SCHOOL
  • ONE SHOT LLC (5300 W 5TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-2175, EPCRA, LUST-199302505, LEAKING STORAGE TANK, UST-15094, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: PAINTS, VARNISHES, LACQUERS, ENAMELS, AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Organizations: SPRAYLAT CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ONE SHOT L.L.C., CONSUMERS PAINT FACTORY INC
  • SCHNEIDER NATIONAL (7101 WEST 17TH AVENUE in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-20471, EPCRA
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: SCHNEIDER NATIONAL INC (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • RIETH RILEY CONSTRUCTION CO INC (301 N CLINE AVE in GARY, IN)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-8687, EPCRA
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS
    Business NAICS classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURE AND BLOCK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: RIETH-RILEY CONSTRUCTION CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • REED MINERALS (7100 W 9TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-CP-1921, AIR PROGRAM, ACES-OP-08900107, CRTK-3001, EPCRA, UST-9792, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Business SIC classification: ABRASIVE PRODUCTS; MINERALS AND EARTHS, GROUND OR OTHERWISE TREATED
    Business NAICS classification: KAOLIN AND BALL CLAY MINING.
    Alternative names: REED MINERALS DIV.
  • ACA AMOCO (2567 BURR ST in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-7353, EPCRA, UST-11507, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AMOCO OIL CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ACA MANAGEMENT SVC AMOCO

Zip code 46406 marital status for males
Zip code 46406 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 7.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 87.4%Utility gas
  • 10.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 15,132.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,268
  • Northeast: 57
  • Midwest: 1,426
  • South: 1,376
  • West: 91

65% of the 46406 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Indiana.

84% of the 46406 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 15% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Gary, IN (46406)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 87
Here:

8.1%
Indiana:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

7.5%
Indiana:

11.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

17.9%
Indiana:

21.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 53,479Material moving occupations
  • 52,913Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 47,045Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 46,123Management occupations
  • 42,326Business and financial operations occupations
  • 41,176Community and social service occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (GARY, IN):

  • GARY JET CENTER INC (5401 INDUSTRIAL HWY; small business)
    $678,776 with Defense Logistics Agency for Liquid Propellants and Fuels, Petroleum Base. Signed on 2004-08-12. Completion date: 2008-09-30.
  • WAYNE'S TANK & TRAILER REPAIR (3830 W 4TH AVE; small business) : $7,434 in 3 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    $4,543 with Army for Inspection Services (including commercial testing and lab services, except medical/dental) -- Maintenance and Repair Shop Equipment. Signed on 2005-11-16. Completion date: 2005-12-16.
    $3,717, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-01. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
    -$826, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-05. Completion date: 2006-03-31.
  • ILLIANA INC (355 N CLARK RD; small business) : $7,250 in 2 contracts in 2002
    $7,450 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Fencing, Fences, Gates and Components. Signed on 2002-09-26. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
    -$200, same as above. Signed on 2002-12-12. Completion date: 2002-09-30.
  • TRADEWINDS REHAB CENTER, INC (5901 W 7TH AVENUE) : -$725,462 in 58 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Clothing, Special Purpose, Outerwear, Women's by Defense Logistics Agency, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: -$6,645,030; 2001: $1,021,528; 2002: $1,062,345; 2003: $847,967; 2004: $907,868; 2005: $1,241,049; 2006: $802,131.

    Biggest contracts:
    $798,109 with Defense Logistics Agency for Clothing, Special Purpose. Signed on 2002-06-05. Completion date: 2003-10-02.
    $504,600, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-10. Completion date: 2006-09-07.
    $490,200, same as above. Signed on 2001-11-02. Completion date: 2003-01-22.
    $429,425, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-17. Completion date: 2005-04-09.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Casinos (except Casino Hotels) (500-999 employees: 1 establishment, 100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Casino Hotels (500-999: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Other Building Finishing Contractors (250-499: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (250-499: 1)
  • Construction: Industrial Building Construction (100-249: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (100-249: 1, 1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 105 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$93,4819$77,01979$82,05227$34,24929$40,522
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,0301$85,03019$87,4736$17,6581$62,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$102,8053$87,293117$74,76548$30,22515$42,578
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$96,4401$75,51046$80,3022$85,1101$134,300
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$33,9400$017$68,7153$15,3730$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$200,0102$91,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$108,9401$156,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$159,0901$140,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 46406
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 46406 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 46406 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9771.1 years
William9071.4 years
James8066.1 years
Mary6474.2 years
George6170.8 years
Robert5263.5 years
Willie4967.3 years
Charles4768.8 years
Joseph3170.9 years
Edward2668.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 46406 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4365.8 years
Johnson3863.2 years
Williams3866.2 years
Brown3868.9 years
Harris3066.5 years
Jones2865.4 years
Jackson2272.8 years
Davis2065.7 years
Anderson1767.5 years
Taylor1669.6 years
Businesses in zip code 46406
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1Subway1
Cricket Wireless1True Value1
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1
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