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People

Total Population 990
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 9.4%
Employed Population 16+ 419
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,774
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $696
Median House Value $123,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 18.6%

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

Wheatfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of Gary, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SE of Chicago, Illinois
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 46392
Phone Area Codes 219
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.193
Longitude -87.055

Wheatfield 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 WHEATFIELD 3 WNW
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Station RENSSELAER
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station WANATAH 2 WNW
Distance 18.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Tefft (46380)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Francesville 867 $50,000
Hebron 3,723 $61,667
Kouts 1,899 $62,500
La Crosse 582 $49,844
Medaryville 554 $34,792
North Judson 1,867 $46,136

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

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Wheatfield High Schools

KANKAKEE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
3923 W SR 10
219-956-3143
Serves 963 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

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