Demographics

People

Total Population1,653
Male Share of the Population52.3%
Female Share of the Population47.7%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+642
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married33.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher4.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,841
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,071

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,750
% Above Poverty Level72.3%
% Below Poverty Level27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$827
Median House Value$76,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.9%
German15.8%
Irish15.4%
Polish7.7%
Italian7%
English3.3%
Dutch2.8%
Serbian2.2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Hungarian1.1%
Slovak0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Greek0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Russian0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
US/American0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Slovene0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Czech0.1%
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New Chicago Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLake County
Standard Zip Codes46342
Phone Area Codes219
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude41.53
Approximate Longitude-87.26

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)

StationHOBART 2 WNW
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationOGDEN DUNES
Distance6.2 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
Distance11.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Gary76,677$37,818
Hobart28,309$71,288
Lake Station12,059$46,288
Merrillville35,032$70,250
Ogden Dunes1,123$128,438
Portage36,859$67,882
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