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Population (year 2000): 19,806. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,697 (+14.6% change)
Males: 9,397 (47.4%), Females: 10,409 (52.6%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $52,889 (year 2000)
Median house value: $125,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Crown Point:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (26.3%), Irish (15.2%), Polish (11.5%), English (9.0%), Italian (7.4%), Dutch (3.8%).Point, Indiana

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 16.6 square miles

Crown

For population 25 years and over in Crown Point

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crown Point city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

6.3% Foreign born (4.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,559 (+8.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Gary, (11.0 miles pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (36.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN (4.6 miles Merrillville, IN Winfield, (6.6 miles Lake, IN Cedar (6.8 miles Dalecarlia, IN (7.0 miles Lake IN (7.6 miles Schererville, John, IN (8.5 miles St. IN (8.9 miles Griffith, of the Four Seasons, IN Lakes (9.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 90 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 1998: 151 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 1999: 219 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2000: 239 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2001: 205 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2002: 288 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2003: 402 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2004: 479 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2005: 465 buildings, average cost: $182,200

Latitude: 41.42 N, Longitude: 87.36 W

Area code: 219


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.5%), Retail trade (13.6%), Manufacturing (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +649 (+3.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,539 (26.9%)


 

Crime in Crown Point by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 2 1 0 0
    per 100,000 5.0 5.0 10.1 5.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 2 2 1 2 5 2
    per 100,000 10.1 10.1 5.0 10.1 25.2 10.1
Assaults 16 5 8 24 18 9
    per 100,000 80.8 25.2 40.4 121.2 90.9 45.4
Burglaries 41 42 37 40 53 60
    per 100,000 207.0 212.1 186.8 202.0 267.6 302.9
Thefts 264 226 242 253 290 319
    per 100,000 1332.9 1141.1 1221.9 1277.4 1464.2 1610.6
Auto thefts 40 36 33 29 35 40
    per 100,000 202.0 181.8 166.6 146.4 176.7 202.0
105.2 85.1 88.9 106.2 117.2 113.9

Average climate in Crown Point, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Crown

Crown Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Crown Point city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Chris Thomas - College basketball player (Weber State Wildcats), Drew Baron - College basketball player (Columbia Lions), Shane Power - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs).


Hospital/medical center in Crown Point:
  • ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER (1201 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Crown Point:
  • METHODIST HOSPITALS INC SOUTHLAKE (about 5 miles; MERRILLVILLE, IN)
  • SOUTHLAKE CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH INC (about 5 miles; MERRILLVILLE, IN)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 10 miles; HOBART, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Crown Point:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 13 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 25 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 37 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Crown Point:
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 8 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; ID: 05C)
  • HOBART SKY RANCH (about 12 miles; HOBART, IN; ID: 3HO)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 14 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)

Amtrak station near Crown Point:
  • 13 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 20 $68,862 $41,317 3 $1,241
Streets and Highways 13 $45,449 $41,952 2 $360
Fire - Other 1 $2,216 $26,592 0 $0
Firefighters 15 $66,137 $52,909 6 $2,352
Police - Other 9 $24,456 $32,608 17 $4,917
Police Protection - Officers 31 $122,204 $47,304 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,850 $23,100 4 $3,092
Other Government Administration 11 $30,046 $32,777 23 $9,944
Financial Administration 10 $31,164 $37,396 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,984 $35,936 8 $3,979
Water Supply 14 $51,969 $44,544 2 $1,209
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $842
Totals for Government 129 $455,338 $42,357 66 $27,936
Colleges/Universities in Crown Point:
  • HORIZON CAREER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 85; Location: 5261 Fountain Drive; Private, for-profit)
  • HYLES-ANDERSON COLLEGE (Location: 8400 BURR ST; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crown Point:
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 9 miles; GARY, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,208)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 9 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 14 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 21 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; FT enrollment: 3,376)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
Public high school in Crown Point:
  • CROWN POINT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,983; Location: 1500 S MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Crown Point:
  • ROBERT TAFT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 990; Location: 1000 S MAIN; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SOLON ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 514; Location: 601 PETTIBONE ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • TIMOTHY BALL ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 506; Location: 720 W SUMMIT ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WINFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 13128 MONTGOMERY ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • LAKE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 475 LAKE ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JERRY ROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 11319 RANDOLPH ST; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • DWIGHT D EISENHOWER ELEM SCH (Students: 355; Location: 1450 S MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EAGLE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 2150 W 97TH PL; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Crown Point:
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 405 EAST JOLIET STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: 250 SO INDIANA AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: 495 SOUTH INDIANA; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Crown Point:
  • CROWN POINT COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $960,666; Location: 214 S COURT ST; 98,656 books; 3,199 audio materials; 3,634 video materials; 276 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Crown Point: Southlake Speedway (A), Summertree Golf Club (B), Lake County Government Center (C), Lake County Juvenile Center (D), Crown Point Community Library (E), YMCA (F).

Churches in Crown Point include: Crown of Life Chapel (A), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C).

Cemeteries: Maplewood Memorial Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Lake Seven (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Ditch (A).

Parks in Crown Point include: Collins Park (1), Kaiser Park (2), Saverman Woods Park (3), Wells Street Park (4), Jerry Ross Park (5), Thomas Street Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Crown Point compared to Indiana state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Crown Point:
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: WLTH RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Crown Point:
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRD (103.9 FM; CROWN POINT, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Crown Point:
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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