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Demographics

People

Total Population1,452
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens8.1%
Employed Population 16+750
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married44%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.4%
Median Earnings25+$44,539
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,227

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,707
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,085
Median House Value$162,100

Ancestry

German25.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.9%
Irish18.7%
Polish8.7%
Italian8%
English7.4%
Dutch6%
Hungarian3.2%
French Except Basque3%
Russian2.5%
Norwegian2.1%
Romanian1.8%
Swedish1.4%
Slovak1.1%
Czech1.1%
Serbian0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Greek0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
Iranian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
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Burns Harbor Almanac

CategoryValue
County Porter County
Standard Zip Codes46304
Phone Area Codes219
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude41.6
Approximate Longitude-87.05

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)

StationOGDEN DUNES
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationINDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 57 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationCHICAGO UNIVERSITY
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 32 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 84 F
Oct Temp46 to 64 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chesterton14,052$85,013
Lake Station12,157$46,765
New Chicago1,803$49,750
Ogden Dunes1,195$124,167
Portage36,849$65,713
Porter4,855$99,395
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