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People

Total Population 7,065
Male Share of the Population 84.9%
Female Share of the Population 15.1%
Senior Citizens 3.4%
Employed Population 16+ 907
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 20.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,625
% Above Poverty Level 74.3%
% Below Poverty Level 25.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $691
Median House Value $99,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Gary, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County La Porte
Standard Zip Codes 46391
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.55
Longitude -86.89

Westville 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 WANATAH 2 WNW
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station LA PORTE
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station INDIANA DUNES NAT LKSHR
Distance 11.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Westville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Otis (46391)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chesterton 14,124 $84,122
Kingsbury 309 $71,875
La Porte 22,242 $42,659
Valparaiso 32,123 $66,261
Wanatah 1,158 $56,818

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Westville Public Libraries

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Westville-new Durham Twp Pl
153 MAIN ST
Westville, Indiana
(219) 785-2015

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Westville High Schools

WESTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
207 VALPARAISO ST
219-785-2531
Serves 327 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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