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Merrillville Summary
Merrillville is located in Indiana
Latitude: 41.480207
Longitude: -87.333065
Population: 32,841
Area: 30.97 sq. miles
Land: 30.94 sq. miles
Water: 0.03 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,061.43 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 735.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 219
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Merrillville Zip Codes

Merrillville Demographics

Merrillville Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Male15,72447.88 %49.05 %49.04 %
Female17,11752.12 %50.95 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.92-0.960.96
Total Population32,841100.00 %--
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Merrillville Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years2,1636.59 %6.96 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years2,1766.63 %7.29 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years2,2876.96 %7.29 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years2,4167.36 %7.46 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years2,0136.13 %7.00 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years4,52413.78 %13.67 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years5,17115.75 %15.80 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years4,47113.61 %13.43 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,5654.77 %4.84 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years1,1933.63 %3.88 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years2,2376.81 %6.50 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years1,9005.79 %4.37 %4.38 %
85 years and over7252.21 %1.51 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.7-36.237.7
18 years and over24,70275.22 %74.11 %74.27 %
Male
11,52635.10 %35.77 %35.85 %
Female
13,17640.12 %38.34 %38.42 %
21 years and over23,41771.30 %69.43 %69.92 %
62 years and over5,57716.98 %14.62 %14.65 %
65 years and over4,86214.80 %12.38 %12.42 %
Male
1,8915.76 %5.00 %5.12 %
Female
2,9719.05 %7.38 %7.30 %
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Merrillville Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
One race32,10097.74 %98.76 %97.55 %
White
22,16767.50 %87.49 %75.21 %
Black or African American
8,25825.15 %8.39 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1070.33 %0.26 %0.87 %
Asian
4681.43 %0.97 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1250.38 %0.24 %0.59 %
Chinese
550.17 %0.21 %0.85 %
Filipino
1160.35 %0.11 %0.65 %
Japanese
180.05 %0.08 %0.28 %
Korean
360.11 %0.12 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
490.15 %0.08 %0.39 %
Other Asian
690.21 %0.13 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
70.02 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
20.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
10.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
20.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
1,0933.33 %1.61 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)3,1009.44 %3.53 %13.70 %
Mexican
2,1496.54 %2.52 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
5161.57 %0.32 %2.46 %
Cuban
290.09 %0.05 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
4061.24 %0.64 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino29,74190.56 %96.47 %86.30 %
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Merrillville Social Profile

Merrillville School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school8,814100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
6006.81 %6.78 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
3544.02 %5.55 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
3,84843.66 %44.57 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
1,92921.89 %21.11 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
2,08323.63 %21.99 %22.81 %
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Merrillville Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over22,004100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
7843.56 %5.30 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,25910.27 %12.56 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
8,07836.71 %37.19 %28.63 %
High school or higher
18,96186.17 %82.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
5,22323.74 %19.75 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,3005.91 %5.79 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
2,95613.43 %12.21 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
4,36019.81 %19.41 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,4046.38 %7.20 %8.86 %
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Merrillville Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported36,419100.00 %--
Arab1500.41 %0.21 %0.42 %
Czech1710.47 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish790.22 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch5261.44 %2.41 %1.58 %
English1,7864.90 %9.66 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)5111.40 %2.66 %2.90 %
French Canadian1660.46 %0.35 %0.85 %
German5,06813.92 %24.65 %14.93 %
Greek7221.98 %0.33 %0.40 %
Hungarian5251.44 %0.64 %0.49 %
Irish3,5379.71 %11.74 %10.65 %
Italian1,3863.81 %2.53 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2280.63 %0.18 %0.23 %
Norwegian1810.50 %0.61 %1.56 %
Polish3,1168.56 %3.29 %3.12 %
Portuguese100.03 %0.05 %0.41 %
Russian2530.69 %0.34 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish2840.78 %1.43 %1.50 %
Scottish3240.89 %1.79 %1.70 %
Slovak1,1203.08 %0.39 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African3560.98 %0.40 %0.62 %
Swedish3320.91 %1.04 %1.39 %
Swiss870.24 %0.64 %0.32 %
Ukrainian760.21 %0.15 %0.31 %
United States or American1,5254.19 %13.06 %7.18 %
Welsh1250.34 %0.65 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)340.09 %0.06 %0.65 %
Other ancestries13,74137.73 %20.18 %31.89 %
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Merrillville Economy

Merrillville Employment

GroupNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over25,901100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
12,11746.78 %48.35 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
13,78453.22 %51.65 %51.68 %
In labor force
17,10666.04 %66.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
8,96552.41 %53.50 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
8,14147.59 %46.50 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
17,08765.97 %66.57 %63.10 %
Employed
16,24262.71 %63.31 %59.39 %
Unemployed
8453.26 %3.26 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-4.94 %4.89 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
190.07 %0.06 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
8,79533.96 %33.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers13,66984.16 %83.42 %78.40 %
Government workers2,04012.56 %10.92 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business5133.16 %5.39 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers200.12 %0.27 %0.31 %
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Merrillville Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations4,51427.79 %28.70 %33.60 %
Service occupations2,31814.27 %14.17 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations4,55128.02 %25.29 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations100.06 %0.41 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,62810.02 %10.00 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations3,22119.83 %21.43 %14.63 %
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Merrillville Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining360.22 %1.42 %1.87 %
Construction9175.65 %6.62 %6.80 %
Manufacturing3,18219.59 %22.87 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3432.11 %3.42 %3.60 %
Retail trade2,00912.37 %11.77 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,1567.12 %5.17 %5.19 %
Information3932.42 %2.12 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9415.79 %5.66 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,1707.20 %6.28 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services3,15119.40 %19.32 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,3708.43 %7.35 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)8805.42 %4.69 %4.88 %
Public administration6944.27 %3.32 %4.83 %
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Merrillville Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Households12,707100.00 %2,337,162106,788,273
Less than $10,000
6174.86 %8.06 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
6184.86 %6.23 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
1,27810.06 %13.47 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
1,78114.02 %13.68 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
2,30718.16 %17.87 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
3,19925.18 %21.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
1,82514.36 %10.15 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
8246.48 %6.33 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
880.69 %1.36 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
1701.34 %1.48 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$48,191.00-$41,905.98$39,349.33
Average household size2.55-2.612.58
Average income per member of household$18,898.43-$16,062.08$15,252.86
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Merrillville Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over15,941100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
13,42284.20 %81.77 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,59410.00 %11.03 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
3492.19 %1.02 %4.73 %
Walked
1831.15 %2.38 %2.94 %
Other means
1150.72 %0.92 %1.20 %
Worked at home
2781.74 %2.89 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.6 minutes-25.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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Merrillville Housing

Merrillville Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units13,227100.00 %2,532,244117,282,697
Occupied housing units
12,57495.06 %92.26 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
8,66065.47 %65.91 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
3,91429.59 %26.35 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
6534.94 %7.74 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
360.27 %1.33 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.80 %-1.80 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate7.80 %-7.47 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.78-2.662.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.05-2.442.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units13,321100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
8,91366.91 %71.17 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
6624.97 %2.93 %5.68 %
2 units
860.65 %3.35 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
5974.48 %3.98 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
6094.57 %4.55 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1,2929.70 %3.21 %3.99 %
20 or more units
1,1068.30 %4.14 %8.59 %
Mobile home
560.42 %6.58 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.07 %0.22 %
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Merrillville Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units13,321100.00 %--
1 room
1811.36 %0.89 %2.21 %
2 rooms
5233.93 %2.60 %4.88 %
3 rooms
9887.42 %7.08 %10.06 %
4 rooms
2,02915.23 %15.42 %15.95 %
5 rooms
3,18023.87 %23.26 %20.92 %
6 rooms
2,72920.49 %20.49 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,74813.12 %13.30 %11.98 %
8 rooms
1,1308.48 %8.66 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
8136.10 %8.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.4-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units12,673100.00 %--
1.00 or less
12,28996.97 %90.13 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
2742.16 %1.49 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
1100.87 %0.64 %2.54 %
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Merrillville Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas10,86481.56 %59.65 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1010.76 %8.27 %5.96 %
Electricity1,50811.32 %20.02 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.610.46 %2.38 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.08 %0.12 %
Wood00.00 %1.31 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel450.34 %0.34 %0.35 %
No fuel used940.71 %0.20 %1.25 %
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Merrillville Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units8,269100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
630.76 %11.38 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
4,04348.89 %43.88 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
3,45441.77 %26.18 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
5206.29 %10.23 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
1611.95 %5.70 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
280.34 %1.97 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
00.00 %0.53 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.13 %0.56 %
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Merrillville Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage5,97172.21 %70.95 %69.56 %
Less than $300
90.11 %0.66 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
2142.59 %6.46 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
7939.59 %14.69 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
2,36928.65 %22.79 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2,13225.78 %18.41 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
3293.98 %5.28 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1251.51 %2.67 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged2,29827.79 %29.05 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,38740.96 %42.71 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,53618.58 %19.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,23814.97 %13.48 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent7449.00 %8.14 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent3474.20 %4.79 %6.01 %
35 percent or more95311.52 %11.18 %15.91 %
Not computed640.77 %0.64 %0.85 %
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Merrillville Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units3,889100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
972.49 %6.08 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
741.90 %5.78 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
2656.81 %31.17 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,91949.34 %38.40 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
1,01826.18 %9.72 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
2947.56 %2.62 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1052.70 %0.78 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1173.01 %5.43 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)69017.74 %53.49 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent75819.49 %20.97 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent60515.56 %15.21 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent52913.60 %13.12 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent44811.52 %10.08 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent2366.07 %6.92 %7.32 %
35 percent or more1,10328.36 %26.37 %29.47 %
Not computed2105.40 %7.32 %7.77 %

Merrillville Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
None1,0437.83 %6.64 %9.57 %
14,29332.23 %29.88 %31.22 %
24,90736.84 %37.17 %34.76 %
3 or more2,43018.24 %18.57 %15.45 %
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