east chicago Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,533 18.4 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 5,922 43.1 % 32.8 %
Some College 4,019 29.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 923 6.7 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 337 2.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 9,861 71.8 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,030 7.5 % 7.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 29,387 - -
19 years old and under 10,008 34.1 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 9,503 32.3 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 6,753 23.0 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,123 10.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 16,646 62.4 % 84.8 %
Spanish 9,938 37.3 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 92 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,934 54.0 % 33.2 %
Married 3,208 29.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 406 3.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,441 13.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 13,245 - -
Occupied Housing Units 9,890 74.7 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,355 25.3 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,432 41.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 868 6.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,022 15.3 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 2,340 17.7 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,559 11.8 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 392 3.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 608 4.6 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 24 0.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 268 2.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 288 2.2 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,059 8.0 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,302 9.8 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,419 25.8 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 6,626 50.0 % 13.1 %
Electric 758 5.7 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 24 0.2 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 8,969 67.7 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 79 0.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 7 0.1 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 5 0.0 % 0.4 %
None 48 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 8,069 28.2 % 75.7 %
African-American 11,688 40.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 111 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 58 0.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 8,677 30.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 27,215 53,657
Median Family Income 32,019 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 13,868 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 83.46 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.6 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.08
    [CDD] 9.9
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.05 %
6.0 0.01 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com