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People

Total Population 1,954
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 852
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 41.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,659
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,615
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,023

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,508
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.9%
Median Gross Rent $801
Median House Value $90,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.9%
Irish 12.7%

New Chicago Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SE of Gary, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 46342
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.558
Longitude -87.274

New Chicago 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 HOBART 2 WNW
Distance 0.7 miles
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
Station OGDEN DUNES
Distance 6.2 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 11.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gary 79,165 $32,330
Hobart 29,136 $66,449
Lake Station 12,369 $41,766
Merrillville 35,262 $61,305
Ogden Dunes 1,236 $111,250
Portage 37,008 $64,933
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