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Population (year 2000): 32,900. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,205 (-2.1% change)
Males: 16,594 (50.4%), Females: 16,306 (49.6%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $33,732 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Michigan City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.8%)
  • Black (26.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (20.1%), Polish (11.0%), Irish (9.8%), United States (7.1%), English (5.6%), French (2.2%).City, Indiana

Elevation: 625 feet

Land area: 19.6 square miles

Michigan

For population 25 years and over in Michigan City

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Michigan City city

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

2.0% Foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,148 (-3.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Gary, (32.7 miles pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (55.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Park, IN (1.6 miles Pottawattamie Creek, IN (2.2 miles Trail Beach, IN Long (3.5 miles of Pines, IN (4.3 miles Town Shores, IN (5.7 miles Michiana Michiana, MI (6.5 miles) , Shores, IN Beverly (7.0 miles Beach, MI (7.9 miles Grand


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 51 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 1999: 93 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2003: 78 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $94,200

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 86.89 W

Area code: 219


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.4%), Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Retail trade (13.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,045 (+21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,964 (64.4%)


 

Crime in Michigan City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 2 4 3 1 3
    per 100,000 3.0 6.1 12.2 9.1 3.0 9.1
Rapes 15 18 14 21 18 14
    per 100,000 45.6 54.7 42.6 63.8 54.7 42.6
Robberies 58 74 60 52 72 51
    per 100,000 176.3 224.9 182.4 158.1 218.8 155.0
Assaults 85 61 43 53 59 54
    per 100,000 258.4 185.4 130.7 161.1 179.3 164.1
Burglaries 332 380 373 351 364 229
    per 100,000 1009.1 1155.0 1133.7 1066.9 1106.4 696.0
Thefts 1,358 1,807 1,872 1,669 1,538 1,472
    per 100,000 4127.7 5492.4 5690.0 5072.9 4674.8 4474.2
Auto thefts 295 348 308 237 169 152
    per 100,000 896.7 1057.8 936.2 720.4 513.7 462.0
433.3 517.7 491.9 449.5 432.0 370.1

Average climate in Michigan City, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Michigan

Michigan City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Michigan City city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Main business address for: HORIZON BANCORP /IN/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Michigan City:
  • ST ANTHONY MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTERS (301 W HOMER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Michigan City:
  • LA PORTE HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (about 14 miles; LA PORTE, IN)
  • PORTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; VALPARAISO, IN)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 29 miles; HOBART, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Michigan City:
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 20 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 37 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • SOUTH BEND REGIONAL (about 40 miles; SOUTH BEND, IN; ID: SBN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Michigan City:
  • MICHIGAN CITY MUNI (about 5 miles; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; ID: MGC)
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 15 miles; LA PORTE, IN; ID: PPO)
  • FLYING U RANCH (about 20 miles; UNION MILLS, IN; ID: 4C1)

Amtrak station:
MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $1,767 $21,204 1 $1,218
Water Supply 84 $247,716 $35,388 6 $3,027
Transit 13 $34,662 $31,995 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 26 $73,644 $33,989 3 $2,201
Sewerage 44 $146,454 $39,942 1 $427
Solid Waste Management 28 $68,731 $29,456 0 $0
Airports 2 $6,352 $38,112 1 $489
Streets and Highways 29 $72,402 $29,959 0 $0
Firefighters 85 $331,347 $46,778 0 $0
Police - Other 18 $35,882 $23,921 7 $3,655
Police Protection - Officers 89 $359,334 $48,449 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $9,653 $38,612 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $52,434 $34,956 9 $9,569
Financial Administration 4 $12,726 $38,178 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 34 $84,327 $29,762 15 $14,187
Totals for Government 478 $1,537,431 $38,596 43 $34,773
Colleges/Universities in Michigan City:
  • COMMONWEALTH BUSINESS COLLEGE-MICHIGAN CITY (Full-time enrollment: 200; Location: 325 E US HWY 20; Private, for-profit; Website: cbc2.netnitco.net)
  • NORTH CENTRAL BEAUTY ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 89; Location: 1221 WABASH ST; Private, for-profit)
  • MICHIGAN CITY BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 3309 S FRANKLIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • LAKESHORE MEDICAL LABORATORY TRAINING PROGRAM (Location: 402 FRANKLIN ST; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Michigan City:
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-NORTH CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 12 miles; WESTVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; FT enrollment: 3,376)
  • ANDREWS UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 33 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 35 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 3,208)
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 41 miles; HAMMOND, IN; FT enrollment: 6,312)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTH BEND (about 42 miles; SOUTH BEND, IN; FT enrollment: 4,725)
Public high schools in Michigan City:
  • MICHIGAN CITY HIGH SCH (Students: 1,893; Location: 8466 W PAHS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAKESIDE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (Location: POB 9047; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Michigan City:
  • MARQUETTE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 275; Location: 306 WEST TENTH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Michigan City:
  • MICHIGAN CITY JUNIOR HIGH SCH (Students: 561; Location: 317 DETROIT ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BARKER MIDDLE SCH (Students: 560; Location: 319 E BARKER RD; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • MARTIN T KRUEGER MIDDLE SCH (Students: 557; Location: 2001 SPRINGLAND AVE; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • KNAPP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 321 BOLKA AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 1600 E COOLSPRING; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MULLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 100 MANNY CT; Grades: PK - 05)
  • COOLSPRING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 9121 W 300 N; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SPRINGFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 3054 W 800 N; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NIEMANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 811 ROYAL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 400 E HOMER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Michigan City:
  • QUEEN OF ALL SAINTS ELEM SCH (Students: 361; Location: 1715 E BARKER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NOTRE DAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 1000 MOORE ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 321 W. 11TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 818 FRANKLIN SQUARE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST STANISLAUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 1506 WASHINGTON; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JACK AND JILL DAY CARE (Students: 72; Location: 1314 S WOODLAND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF MICH CITY (Students: 55; Location: 5388 N BLECK ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 36; Location: 7224 W 400 N; Grades: PK - 9)
Library in Michigan City:
  • MICHIGAN CITY PL (Operating income: $2,451,288; Location: 100 E 4TH STREET; 192,968 books; 13,777 audio materials; 13,896 video materials; 490 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Michigan City: Dunes Plaza (A), Outer Basin Light (B), Pottawattamie Country Club (C), Washington Park Marina (D), Michigan City Yacht Club (E).

Shopping Center: Marquette Mall (1).

Churches in Michigan City include: Grace Bible Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C).

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (2).

Creeks: Otter Creek (A), Trail Creek (B).

Parks in Michigan City include: Gill Field (1), Pottawattamie Park (2), Zilla Park (3), Gardena Playground (4), Ames Field (5), Pullman Field (6), Washington Park (7), Motts Park (8), Cleveland Park (9).


Michigan City compared to Indiana state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Michigan City:
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Michigan City:
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: MICHIGAN CITY FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W203AJ (88.5 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W295AF (106.9 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 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.)
  • 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)
TV broadcast stations around Michigan City:
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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