New Chicago strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):
Comparing New Chicago to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||4 miles SE of Gary, Indiana (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||28 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||46342|
|Phone Area Codes||219|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||HOBART 2 WNW|
|Jan Temp||14 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||38 inches|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.06|
|American Indian & Alaskan||15||0.7%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||345||16.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||2,036|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||30.6%|
|French (except Basque)||0.6%|
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Watertown, Tennessee||88.8||30.1%||15.4%||6.7%||35||$41,484||7.4%||8.8%||1,358||11%||30.9||0.2%||1.5|
|2. Sansom Park, Texas||87||21.4%||12.7%||4%||26||$31,122||7.8%||18.8%||4,181||23%||34.7||0.1%||2.2|
|3. Eagle Lake, Florida||83||20.5%||11.9%||9%||23||$35,078||7.7%||17.9%||2,496||17.9%||13.6||0.2%||2|
|4. Flowery Branch, Georgia||82.7||27.4%||8.6%||6.1%||31||$38,500||9.2%||16.8%||1,806||13.3%||45.4||0.2%||1.7|
|5. Somerset, Texas||80.6||21.6%||11.9%||5.9%||33||$31,875||8.1%||22.8%||1,550||23.2%||45.8||0.2%||1.9|
|6. Lepanto, Arkansas||80.3||28.6%||14%||7.4%||29||$30,074||7.5%||17.6%||2,133||26.3%||25.3||0.2%||0.5|
|7. Myrtle Creek, Oregon||79.4||24.8%||14.8%||12.3%||23||$40,000||7.2%||6.6%||3,419||17.4%||37.2||0.3%||0.9|
|8. West Columbia, Texas||78.5||27.7%||13.1%||11.4%||24||$38,090||7.9%||29.8%||4,255||20%||22.8||0.2%||1.9|
|9. Robbins, North Carolina||77.1||29.9%||14.5%||11.7%||22||$33,523||9.1%||36.4%||1,195||22%||23.4||0.2%||0.8|
|10. Wheatland, California||76||20.8%||12.6%||11.4%||29||$39,375||7.6%||25.4%||2,275||19.8%||21.5||0.1%||0.4|
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