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East Chicago, IN Real Estate

East Chicago, Indiana is located in Lake County. Nearby cities and towns include Whiting, Hammond, Burnham, Calumet City, Lansing, Gary, Highland, Munster, Dolton, South Holland, Griffith, Phoenix, Riverdale, Lynwood, Thornton, Calumet Park, Harvey, Dyer, Glenwood, Dixmoor, Schererville, East Hazel Crest, New Chicago, Ford Heights, Blue Island, Lake Station, Posen, Sauk Village, Homewood, Markham, Merrionette Park, Robbins, Hobart, Chicago Heights, Hazel Crest, Ogden Dunes, Evergreen Park, Merrillville, Midlothian, Willowbrook, St. John, Flossmoor, Alsip, Crestwood, South Chicago Heights, Steger, Portage, Country Club Hills, Olympia Fields, Hometown, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Park Forest, Crete, Crown Point, Burns Harbor, Chicago Ridge, Wheeler, Burbank, Worth, Chicago, Palos Heights, Matteson, South Haven, Tinley Park, Richton Park, Dune Acres, Salt Creek Commons, Winfield, Cedar Lake, Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Palos Hills, Porter, University Park, Frankfort Square, Hickory Hills, Forest View, Stickney, Orland Hills, Lakes of the Four Seasons, Shorewood Forest, Palos Park, Chesterton, Cicero, Justice, Summit, Lake Dalecarlia, Berwyn, Lyons, Beecher, Monee, Hodgkins, McCook, Aberdeen, Frankfort, Riverside, Mokena, Willow Springs, Countryside, North Riverside, Brookfield, Valparaiso, Orland Park, Oak Park, Forest Park, Indian Head Park, La Grange, Lowell, and Beverly Shores. East Chicago is a suburban community with a population of 29,823. The median household income is $28,902. In East Chicago, 34% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 44% of the households. Half the population of East Chicago commutes 17 minutes or less to work, with 59% of residents holding white collar jobs and 41% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in East Chicago, IN is 53 years, with 34% of those homes owned, 51% rented, and 15% not occupied. In the previous year, 88 East Chicago properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in East Chicago in the previous year was $67,923.

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East Chicago, IN Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

East Chicago, IN
  • 66% Single
  • 34% Married
  • 48% Single
  • 52% Married

Male VS. Female

East Chicago, IN
  • 53% Female
  • 47% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in East Chicago, IN

  • 35
  • 38
  • East Chicago, IN
  • Indiana

Average Age of Homes in East Chicago, IN

  • 53
  • 34
  • East Chicago, IN
  • Indiana

Vacant Homes in East Chicago, IN

  • 15%
  • 10%
  • East Chicago, IN
  • Indiana

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $41,809
  • $62,377
  • East Chicago, IN
  • Indiana

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

East Chicago, IN
  • 34% Owned
  • 51% Rented
  • 61% Owned
  • 29% Rented