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Demographics

People

Total Population1,805
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+683
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married37.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.9%
Median Earnings25+$26,422
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,824
% Above Poverty Level74.8%
% Below Poverty Level25.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone29.7%
Median Gross Rent$816
Median House Value$83,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.3%
Irish14%
German12.7%
Polish5.7%
English5.6%
Italian3.8%
Dutch2.7%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish2%
Serbian1.8%
Greek1.5%
Slovak1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Swiss0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Czech0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Russian0.2%
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New Chicago Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake 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
Gary77,858$35,364
Hobart28,693$73,653
Lake Station12,199$45,009
Merrillville35,268$63,094
Ogden Dunes1,138$113,971
Portage37,054$67,604
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