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46409 Zip Code (Gary, IN) Detailed Profile




Cities: Gary, IN (98.60%), Lake Station, IN (0.36%)
County: Lake County, IN
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 7,283
Zip code population in 2010: 8,932
Zip code population in 2000: 12,709

Houses and condos: 4,958
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,489
% of renters here:

52%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 46409: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 3.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 2,046 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 46409
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.4% ($920)
Indiana:

0.8% ($1,263)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $969 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $878 (1.4%)

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Males: 3,493  (48.0%)
Females: 3,789  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 46409:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 46409:

  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 31.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

Zip code 46409 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 46409 (2019)
    • 7,72086.4%Black
    • 5556.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4915.5%White
    • 1271.4%Two or more races
    • 170.2%Asian
    • 120.1%American Indian
    • 100.1%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $64,797
46409:

$64,797
Indiana:

$156,000



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 48 registered sex offenders living in 46409 zip code as of February 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 46409 is 171 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

41.3 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 46409, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $26,863 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$26,863
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $25,578 (reported on 78.8% of returns)
Here:

$25,578
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 66.5% for AGIs below $25k, 77.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 81.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $283 (reported on 8.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$283
Indiana:

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

Ordinary dividends: $322 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
Here:

$322
State:

$4,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: )

Profit/loss from business: +$8,343 (reported on 17.2% of returns)
Here:

+$8,343
State:

+$11,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,022 (reported on 2.8% of returns)
46409:

$9,022
Indiana:

$13,841
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,693 (27% of AGI, reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,693
State:

$20,913

Here:

27.4% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 5.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,980 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,980
State:

$4,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,477 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
46409:

$3,477
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,939 (reported on 46.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,939
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 49.4%
Here:

49%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 45.4% for AGIs below $25k, 52.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 60.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 58.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 46409, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $25,454 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,454
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $24,161 (reported on 87.9% of returns)
Here:

$24,161
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.8% for AGIs below $10k, 82.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 85.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $448 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$448
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $277 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$277
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$271 (reported on 1.7% of returns)
Here:

+$271
State:

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

Profit/loss from business: +$5,384 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,384
State:

+$10,071
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 20.2% for AGIs below $10k, 5.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,156 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
46409:

$1,156
Indiana:

$2,840

Total itemized deductions: $13,239 (23% of AGI, reported on 13.0% of returns)
Here:

$13,239
State:

$17,065

Here:

22.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,915 (7% of AGI, reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$3,915
State:

$3,550

Here:

6.8% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,479 (reported on 55.4% of returns)
46409:

$3,479
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,333 (reported on 46.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,333
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 71.4%
Here:

71%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 72.5% for AGIs below $10k, 75.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$34,021
Indiana:

$57,603
Gary, IN (46409) map Nearest zip codes: 46407, 46408, 46402, 46404, 46405, 46410.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

41.7%
Indiana:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

47.6%
Indiana:

47.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 844
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,981


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 116 (66 now married, 50 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,597 (329 now married, 1,279 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 46409 with a mortgage: 551 (7 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 851

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $977
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

24.5%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

11.9%
Whole state:

6.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

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

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  • Notable locations in zip code 46409: John F Kennedy Branch Gary Public Library (A), Gary Fire Department Station 10 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 46409 include: New Providence Baptist Church (A), Holy Family Roman Catholic Church (B), Free Methodist Church (C), Glen Park Church of Christ (D), Macedonian Church (E), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Saint Peters Assyrian Eastern Church (G), United Brethren Church of Christ of Glen Park (H), Bible Way Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 46409 include: Pittman Square Park (1), Glen Park Optimist Club Ball Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 392000 to 2009
  • 491990 to 1999
  • 271980 to 1989
  • 4541970 to 1979
  • 1,0181960 to 1969
  • 1,3661950 to 1959
  • 7821940 to 1949
  • 1,1121939 or earlier

Zip code 46409 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gary, IN (46409)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gary, IN (46409)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 4232 bedrooms
  • 6433 bedrooms
  • 2444 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gary, IN (46409)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gary, IN (46409)
  • 5no bedroom
  • 841 bedroom
  • 6902 bedrooms
  • 6533 bedrooms
  • 1994 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46409) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46409) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 64no vehicle
  • 5961 vehicle
  • 4732 vehicles
  • 1613 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46409) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gary, IN (46409) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 255no vehicle
  • 8651 vehicle
  • 2432 vehicles
  • 1253 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 46409 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 46409 household income distribution in 2019
  • 428Less than $10,000
  • 115$10,000 to $14,999
  • 357$15,000 to $19,999
  • 148$20,000 to $24,999
  • 174$25,000 to $29,999
  • 188$30,000 to $34,999
  • 131$35,000 to $39,999
  • 174$40,000 to $44,999
  • 195$45,000 to $49,999
  • 229$50,000 to $59,999
  • 232$60,000 to $74,999
  • 272$75,000 to $99,999
  • 86$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 46409

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 46409
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 36$15,000 to $19,999
  • 41$20,000 to $24,999
  • 44$25,000 to $29,999
  • 48$30,000 to $34,999
  • 62$35,000 to $39,999
  • 150$40,000 to $49,999
  • 202$50,000 to $59,999
  • 213$60,000 to $69,999
  • 67$70,000 to $79,999
  • 133$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$150,000 to $174,999
  • 22$175,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 to $249,999
  • 13$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 46409

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 46409
  • 12Less than $100
  • 21$100 to $149
  • 29$200 to $249
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 9$350 to $399
  • 59$400 to $449
  • 18$450 to $499
  • 115$500 to $549
  • 148$550 to $599
  • 152$600 to $649
  • 106$650 to $699
  • 221$700 to $749
  • 178$750 to $799
  • 76$800 to $899
  • 85$900 to $999
  • 14$1,000 to $1,249
  • 125No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $984.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $42,433
  • Black or African American householders: $68,380
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $161,275
  • Asian householders: $161,275
  • Some other race householders: $65,943
  • Two or more races householders: $78,415
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $59,062

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $64,797
46409:

$64,797
Indiana:

$156,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,866 - $83,159

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $133,917
Here:

$133,917
State:

$196,369

Townhouses or other attached units: $201,466
Here:

$201,466
State:

$179,895

In 2-unit structures: $75,243
Here:

$75,243
State:

$129,696

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,813
Here:

$129,813
State:

$148,047

Mobile homes: $130,929
Here:

$130,929
State:

$63,481
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 46409
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,261
  • One, attached: 170
  • Two: 163
  • 3 or 4: 106
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 to 49: 51
  • 50 or more: 32
  • Mobile homes: 16
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Unemployment: 10.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 46409

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 46409
  • 72.1%1,852Drove a car alone
  • 8.4%215Carpooled
  • 4.4%114Bus or trolley bus
  • 2.7%70Streetcar or trolley car
  • 0.0%1Subway or elevated
  • 2.3%58Walked
  • 6.9%178Other means
  • 3.1%80Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 46409

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 46409
  • 465 to 9 minutes
  • 28410 to 14 minutes
  • 51715 to 19 minutes
  • 50520 to 24 minutes
  • 13125 to 29 minutes
  • 41930 to 34 minutes
  • 6335 to 39 minutes
  • 2040 to 44 minutes
  • 17645 to 59 minutes
  • 21260 to 89 minutes
  • 10290 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 78.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,283
  • Male householders: 1,147 (463 living alone), Female householders: 1,735 (460 living alone)
  • 802 spouses (766 opposite-sex spouses), 193 unmarried partners, (193 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,378 children (2,314 natural, 17 adopted, 45 stepchildren), 222 grandchildren, 179 brothers or sisters, 126 parents, 11 foster children, 222 other relatives, 259 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 20 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 691 2-persons, 437 3-persons, 403 4-persons, 215 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 923 1-person, 168 2-persons, 9 3-persons

365 married couples with children.
1,078 single-parent households (67 men, 1,011 women).

95.0% of residents of 46409 zip code speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% very well, 9% well, 18% not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 98 (1.3%)
(66.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 40%Honduras
  • 29%Sweden
  • 24%Cabo Verde
  • 5%Grenada
Most common first ancestries reported in 46409
  • 2%American
  • 1%French Canadian
  • 1%Polish
  • 1%Irish
  • 0%German
  • 0%French
  • 0%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 281990 to 1999
  • 64Before 1990

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BAILLY MIDDLE SCHOOL (4621 GEORGIA ST in GARY, IN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4103
    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: BAILLY SCHOOL
  • AMOCO NO 15486 (2500 N BROADWAY ST in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-7329, EPCRA, UST-11480, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: AMOCO OIL CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMOCO 15486
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING SCHOOL ALT (1800 E 35TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4095
    Organizations: GARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO THE (5025 BROADWAY in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • NIPSCO TANEY SUB STA (3201 CHASE ST in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SVC CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: NIPSCO TANEY SUBSTATION
  • CARDINAL CLEANERS (4777 BROADWAY in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ANDERSON ELIZABETH (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CLIFFS BODY SHOP INC (1420 E RIDGE RD in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • ACE CLEANERS (4007 BROADWAY in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: DAHLKAMP TOM (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ALS 49TH AVE CLEANERS (831 E 49TH AVE in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GROSS ELLIOT (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CLASSIC AUTO BODY (5031 BROADWAY in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: JOSEPH MARTINEZ (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • PITTMAN SQUARE ELEMETARY SCHOOL (4948 DELAWARE ST in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    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)
    Alternative names: PITTMAN SQUARE SCHOOL
  • RILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1301 E 43RD AVE in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    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)
    Alternative names: JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY ELEM SCH, RILEY SCHOOL
  • MELTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (4581 FILLMORE ST in GARY, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking)
    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)
    Alternative names: ARTHUR P MELTON ELEM SCHOOL, MELTON SCHOOL

Zip code 46409 marital status for males
Zip code 46409 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 37.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 38.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 91.1%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 14,119.

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

  • This state: 4,256
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 1,429
  • South: 1,261
  • West: 143

60% of the 46409 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.

88% of the 46409 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 80% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Gary, IN (46409)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

2.2%
Indiana:

12.5%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 78
Here:

14.2%
Indiana:

9.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 50
Here:

32.5%
Indiana:

21.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 61,706Business and financial operations occupations
  • 43,974Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 36,589Health technologists and technicians
  • 36,502Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 32,502Construction and extraction occupations
  • 32,059Management occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • K AND S ENTERPRISE, INC (3796 MASSACHUSETTS ST in GARY, IN; small business) : $6,888,209 in 50 contracts from 2000 to 2005
    Contracts for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Electronic and Communications Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Hospitals and Infirmaries, Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Dredging, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities, and more by Army, Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, Navy, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $66,312; 2001: $1,977,811; 2002: $1,359,492; 2003: $1,871,642; 2004: $1,628,942; 2005: -$15,990; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,323,811 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Electronic and Communications Facilities. Signed on 2001-09-27. Completion date: 2001-10-30.
    $976,756 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Hospitals and Infirmaries. Taking place in IL. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2004-10-15.
    $648,000, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-15. Completion date: 2003-07-15.
    $577,681 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Dredging. Signed on 2003-08-07. Completion date: 2003-12-31.
  • PERFORMANCE COMPANIES, THE ,IN (5045 BROADWAY AVENUE in GARY, IN; small business) : $310,004 in 41 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Custodial Janitorial Services, Other Professional Services, Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by Army, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $14,304; 2004: $101,344; 2005: $105,424; 2006: $88,932.

    Biggest contracts:
    $29,292 with Army for Custodial Janitorial Services. Signed on 2006-01-10. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
    $29,292, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-01. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
    $27,900, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-01. Completion date: 2005-02-28.
    $15,300, same as above. Signed on 2006-01-11. Completion date: 2006-02-28.
  • GENESIS ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, INC (3796 MASSACHUSETTS ST in GARY, IN; small business)
    $28,182 with Air Force for Transformers: Distribution and Power Station. Signed on 2004-05-17. Completion date: 2004-06-16.

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

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Janitorial Services (100-249 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 3, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Child Day Care Services (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 6)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Other Individual and Family Services (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Drycleaning and Laundry Services (except Coin-Operated) (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Roofing Contractors (20-49: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 3, 1-4: 5)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance (10-19: 2)

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 2010:

  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$64,8227$40,63138$53,59921$24,0443$110,94720$34,9100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$72,9402$34,14014$57,2818$18,4310$05$62,7720$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$67,2139$57,85691$60,93442$19,0110$013$46,5882$39,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$62,2544$33,14847$61,0100$00$017$46,9940$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$37,0840$00$04$34,3500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00 , 0126.00, 0127.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$50,0832$56,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.00 , 0126.00, 0127.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 46409
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 46409 - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of reported fires - 123 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 46409 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.5%), and Structure Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 46409
    • 24145.5%Outside Fires
    • 14727.7%Structure Fires
    • 8415.8%Other
    • 5810.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 46409, Indiana

Most common first names in zip code 46409 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17271.8 years
Mary12178.0 years
George8474.2 years
Joseph7473.8 years
Frank5674.6 years
Anna5681.1 years
William5468.0 years
James5264.0 years
Robert4563.3 years
Michael4268.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 46409 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3268.4 years
Johnson2863.0 years
Williams2658.1 years
Jones2357.8 years
Brown2170.4 years
White1969.2 years
Davis1960.0 years
Taylor1666.8 years
Moore1563.8 years
Thomas1367.4 years

Businesses in zip code 46409

  • Cricket Wireless: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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