area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 24,851. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,394 (+14.3% change)
Males: 12,216 (49.2%), Females: 12,635 (50.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $59,243 (year 2000)
Median house value: $157,900 (year 2000)

List your B&M business here for free. Over a million visitors/week. Get a huge advantage over your competition

Races in Schererville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (22.9%), Polish (17.3%), Irish (15.1%), English (6.8%), Italian (6.3%), Dutch (5.8%).Indiana

Elevation: 626 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles

Schererville,

For population 25 years and over in Schererville

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schererville town

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

8.3% Foreign born (5.1% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,706 (+29.8%).


Beeson, Realtor - the MLS for Free, Contact Me 812 760 7604 for more information. />
Realty - for sale on and near Lake Michigan in the Indiana Dunes />
Ogden Dunes FS - house for sale by owner Beautiful views. A must see. />
www.12shoredrive.com )

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (9.1 miles pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (29.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN (3.1 miles Griffith, John, IN (3.6 miles St. IN Highland, (4.3 miles IN (4.8 miles Dyer, IN (5.9 miles Munster, IL (7.3 miles Willowbrook, IN (7.4 miles Merrillville, Point, IN (7.6 miles Crown


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 233 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 1997: 177 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 1998: 129 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 1999: 171 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2000: 176 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 2001: 143 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2002: 159 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2003: 222 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2004: 206 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2005: 187 buildings, average cost: $228,600

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 87.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 219


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.1%), Manufacturing (16.3%), Retail trade (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,540 (-18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,717 (12.8%)


 

Crime in Schererville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 3 2 2 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 12.1 8.0 8.0 0.0 8.0
Robberies 4 2 5 8 4 10
    per 100,000 16.1 8.0 20.1 32.2 16.1 40.2
Assaults 4 14 12 13 9 9
    per 100,000 16.1 56.3 48.3 52.3 36.2 36.2
Burglaries 42 47 42 46 62 53
    per 100,000 169.0 189.1 169.0 185.1 249.5 213.3
Thefts 518 516 540 523 582 531
    per 100,000 2084.4 2076.4 2173.0 2104.5 2342.0 2136.7
Auto thefts 57 59 82 58 67 47
    per 100,000 229.4 237.4 330.0 233.4 269.6 189.1
121.6 133.8 148.1 139.1 144.8 138.1

Average climate in Schererville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Schererville,

Schererville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Schererville city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/12/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Schererville:
  • ST MARGARET MERCY HLTHCARE CTRS INC SC (about 5 miles; DYER, IN)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
  • ILLIANA SURGERY AND MEDICAL CENTER LLC (about 6 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Schererville:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 9 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 31 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Schererville:
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 4 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; ID: 05C)
  • LANSING MUNI (about 6 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • HOBART SKY RANCH (about 14 miles; HOBART, IN; ID: 3HO)

Amtrak stations near Schererville:
  • 6 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 15 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
Local government website:

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
Parks and Recreation 7 $19,430 $33,308 3 $1,218
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   10 $9,356
Financial Administration 10 $27,527 $33,032 2 $3,290
Other Government Administration 6 $29,482 $58,964 5 $16,045
Water Supply 5 $14,692 $35,260 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,635 $31,620 2 $1,444
Police Protection - Officers 44 $168,195 $45,871 5 $2,267
Police - Other 12 $29,679 $29,679 0 $0
Firefighters 8 $27,664 $41,496 0 $0
Health 2 $5,973 $35,838 1 $1,238
Sewerage 25 $72,172 $34,642 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $11,894 $47,576 4 $7,995
Streets and Highways 25 $84,739 $40,674 3 $2,227
Totals for Government 148 $494,081 $40,060 35 $45,079
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schererville:
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 7 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 7 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 3,208)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 9 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 14 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, IL; FT enrollment: 3,191)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
Public primary/middle schools in Schererville:
  • MICHAEL GRIMMER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 997; Location: 225 W 77TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 695; Location: 210 E JOLIET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JAMES H WATSON ELEM SCH (Students: 681; Location: 333 W 77TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PEIFER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 1824 S CLINE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST LAKE SPEC ED COOP (Location: 212 E JOLIET ST; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Schererville:
  • ST MICHEAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 16 WEST WILHELM ST; Grades: KG - 9)
  • FOREST RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 187; Location: 7300 FOREST RIDGE DR.; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable location: Illiana Racetrack (A).

Shopping Centers: The Crossroads Shopping Center (1), Victoria Centre Shopping Center (2), Pine Island Plaza Shopping Center (3), Oak Ridge Center Shopping Center (4), Deer Run Plaza Shopping Center (5), Lincoln Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (6).

Churches in Schererville include: Peace Lutheran Church (A), Saint Michael Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint George Hellenic Greek Church (D), Immanuel Presbyterian Church (E).

Cemeteries: Memory Lane Memorial Cemetery (1), Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2), Saint Michael's Cemetery (3), Pleasant View Cemetery (4).

Parks in Schererville include: Peter G Redar Park (1), Stephen Park (2), Foxwood Park (3), Rohrman Park (4), Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve (5), Elmridge Park (6), Beidron Park (7), Plum Creek Park (8).


Schererville compared to Indiana state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Schererville:
  • 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.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Schererville:
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, 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.)
TV broadcast stations around Schererville:
  • 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.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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


 

© USAElectionPolls.com 2006-2017