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People

Total Population 1,476
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 8.2%
Employed Population 16+ 729
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $39,792
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $36,591
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,156

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,688
% Above Poverty Level 87.9%
% Below Poverty Level 12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $1,105
Median House Value $153,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 23.9%

Burns Harbor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Gary, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Porter
Standard Zip Codes 46304
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.625
Longitude -87.144

Burns Harbor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OGDEN DUNES
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station INDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station CHICAGO UNIVERSITY
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 84 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chesterton 13,894 $79,049
Lake Station 12,369 $41,766
New Chicago 1,954 $48,508
Ogden Dunes 1,236 $111,250
Portage 37,008 $64,933
Porter 4,883 $86,782
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