east chicago Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,841 20.7 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 5,970 43.6 % 32.6 %
Some College 3,546 25.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 904 6.6 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 447 3.3 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 9,568 69.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,097 8.0 % 8.0 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 29,178 - -
19 years old and under 9,680 33.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 9,456 32.4 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 6,631 22.7 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,411 11.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 15,704 59.1 % 84.6 %
Spanish 10,728 40.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 126 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,575 51.7 % 33.5 %
Married 3,417 31.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 473 4.4 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,318 12.2 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 13,376 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,106 75.6 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,270 24.4 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,706 42.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 962 7.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,066 15.4 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,995 14.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,525 11.4 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 441 3.3 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 653 4.9 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 28 0.2 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 304 2.3 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 214 1.6 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,096 8.2 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,150 8.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,483 26.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 6,807 50.9 % 13.0 %
Electric 881 6.6 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 28 0.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 9,089 68.0 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 56 0.4 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 5 0.0 % 0.4 %
None 47 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 7,701 27.2 % 75.5 %
African-American 11,832 41.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 104 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 58 0.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 8,575 30.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 26,486 55,775
Median Family Income 29,384 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 14,154 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 41.94 %
  • Temperature 48.65 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.22 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 24.15
    [CDD] 0.27
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