Ogden Dunes, Indiana

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Ogden Dunes, Indiana

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High Points

Ogden Dunes strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Ogden Dunes Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 3% trophy Ogden Dunes Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
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Top 3% trophy Ogden Dunes College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Ogden Dunes Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 4% trophy Ogden Dunes Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Ogden Dunes People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 12% Ogden Dunes Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Ogden Dunes, Indiana

Comparing Ogden Dunes to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 4 6
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Ogden Dunes Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles E of Gary, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Porter
Standard Zip Codes 46368
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.622
Longitude -87.191

Ogden Dunes Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 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
Distance 5.6 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
Distance 23.8 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
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Ogden Dunes Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,313 100%
Male 653 49.7%
Female 660 50.3%
Under 18 236 18%
18+ 1,077 82%
65+ 276 21%
Median Age 48.7
Average Family Size 2.7
White 1,294 98.6%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 2.4%

Estimated Ogden Dunes Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,275
Growth -38
Growth % -2.9%

Ogden Dunes Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 13.9%
English 11.9%
Irish 10.5%
Polish 8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
Italian 6.6%
Swedish 4.5%
US/American 4.1%
Greek 3.9%
Serbian 3.9%
Slovak 3%
Croatian 2.9%
Dutch 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Czechoslovakian 1.7%
Norwegian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Russian 1.7%
Hungarian 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Welsh 0.9%
French Canadian 0.8%
Romanian 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
British 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Slavic 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ogden Dunes 1,313 $90,719
Burns Harbor 766 $57,188
Chesterton 10,488 $66,239
Lake Station 13,948 $41,454
New Chicago 2,063 $36,852
Portage 33,496 $54,316
Porter 4,972 $60,254
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