Hobart, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 27,939 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 13,205  (47.3%)
Females: 14,734  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46342.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,828 (it was $47,759 in 2000)
Hobart:

$59,828
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,012 (it was $21,508 in 2000)

Hobart city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,681 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Hobart:

$155,681
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $188,428; detached houses: $191,969; townhouses or other attached units: $186,016; in 2-unit structures: $87,432; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,890; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,854; mobile homes: $103,196

Median gross rent in 2019: $965.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hobart: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for other race residents, 20.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hobart, IN (2019)
    • 20,70873.9%White alone
    • 4,07314.5%Hispanic
    • 1,7736.3%Black alone
    • 6912.5%Asian alone
    • 5071.8%Two or more races
    • 780.3%American Indian alone
    • 350.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Hobart detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Hobart, Indiana as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hobart is 712 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hobart by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(35.8)
8
(28.1)
5
(17.8)
3
(10.6)
2
(7.1)
8
(27.4)
6
(20.6)
2
(7.0)
5
(17.6)
4
(14.1)
6
(21.3)
5
(17.8)
5
(17.8)
10
(35.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
26
(93.0)
19
(66.8)
24
(85.3)
19
(67.4)
19
(67.5)
21
(71.9)
21
(72.1)
13
(45.4)
7
(24.7)
16
(56.2)
16
(56.7)
13
(46.3)
10
(35.6)
20
(71.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
128
(457.9)
57
(200.5)
45
(159.9)
30
(106.5)
57
(202.6)
36
(123.3)
24
(82.4)
45
(157.2)
71
(250.1)
58
(203.8)
60
(212.6)
74
(263.7)
52
(185.0)
9
(32.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
154
(550.9)
167
(587.4)
186
(661.0)
162
(575.0)
158
(561.6)
161
(551.2)
110
(377.7)
143
(499.5)
126
(443.8)
123
(432.1)
96
(340.1)
98
(349.2)
74
(263.3)
50
(179.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,207
(4,318)
1,237
(4,351)
1,167
(4,147)
1,126
(3,997)
1,225
(4,354)
1,225
(4,194)
1,253
(4,303)
1,309
(4,572)
1,528
(5,382)
1,407
(4,943)
1,126
(3,990)
1,015
(3,616)
997
(3,548)
863
(3,095)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(500.9)
141
(496.0)
110
(390.9)
87
(308.8)
84
(298.5)
93
(318.4)
84
(288.4)
85
(296.9)
86
(302.9)
93
(326.7)
70
(248.0)
56
(199.5)
41
(145.9)
51
(182.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(28.6)
6
(21.1)
6
(21.3)
9
(31.9)
11
(39.1)
3
(10.3)
7
(24.0)
3
(10.5)
8
(28.2)
4
(14.1)
6
(21.3)
N/A3
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index399.5351.6322.3282.0303.8300.0276.2299.2342.1330.0279.8273.1262.4207.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hobart, IN

Crime rate in Hobart detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 78 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Indiana average:

1.19
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Ancestries: German (11.9%), American (8.6%), Polish (8.2%), Irish (6.1%), English (4.5%), Hungarian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 632 feet

Land area: 26.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,066 people per square mile   (low).

Hobart, Indiana map

1,199 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,889 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,703 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (5.4 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (30.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Chicago, IN (1.4 miles ),
Lake Station, IN (1.7 miles ),
Merrillville, IN (2.1 miles ),
Wheeler, IN (2.2 miles ),
Gary, IN (2.3 miles ),
Portage, IN (2.4 miles ),
Salt Creek Commons, IN (2.6 miles ),
South Haven, IN (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 87.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,486 (+5.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,183 (23.8%)

Area code: 219

Distribution of median household income in Hobart, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hobart, IN in 2019
Hobart satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 155 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1998: 155 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2000: 161 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2001: 203 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2002: 177 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2003: 216 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 161 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2005: 142 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2007: 79 buildings, average cost: $191,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $241,900
  • 2016: 66 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2017: 24 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2018: 23 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $277,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Hobart, IN residents
Average permit cost in Hobart, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Indiana:

4.9%
Historical population in Hobart, IN
Historical housing units in Hobart, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +643 (+2.6%).
Most common industries in Hobart, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.7%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (21.4%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Hobart, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Hobart, Indiana

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Hobart, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0317. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Hobart-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Hobart city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.1 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hobart-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.3 miles away from Hobart center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from Hobart center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from Hobart center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 246.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hobart topographic map

Hospitals in Hobart:

  • ARC BRIDGES INC (4378 FOURTEENTH LANE)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (3583 RANDOLPH ST)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (420 CRESTWOOD)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (3142 62ND PL E)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1500 S LAKE PARK AVE)

Nursing Homes in Hobart:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (2901 W 37TH AVE)
  • SEBO'S NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (4410 W 49TH AVE)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER TRANSIT CR UNIT (1500 S LAKE PARK AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Hobart:

  • FMC - HOBART (1330 S. WISCONSIN STREET)

Home Health Centers in Hobart:

  • HEALTHMASTERS INC (7779 E RIDGE RD STE A)
  • HOME HEALTH OF ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER (1439 S LAKE PARK AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Hobart:

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Amtrak stations near Hobart:

  • 14 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 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.

College/University in Hobart:

  • College of Court Reporting Inc (Full-time enrollment: 221; Location: 111 W 10th St Ste 111; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ccr.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hobart:

  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 5 miles; Gary, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 12 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Valparaiso University (about 13 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • South Suburban College (about 19 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Prairie State College (about 20 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 20 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 21 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Public high schools in Hobart:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hobart:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hobart:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hobart: Indian Ridge Country Club (A), Supervisors Country Club (B), Cressmoor Country Club (C), Hobart Carnegie Library (D), Hobart Branch Lake County Public Library (E), Hobart Fire Department Station 4 (F), Hobart Fire Department Station 2 (G), Hobart Fire Department Station 3 (H), Hobart Fire Department Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southlake Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hobart include: South Lake Church of God (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (C), New Hope Church of God (D), Hillcrest Baptist Church (E), Hobart Assembly of God Church (F), Christ Community Church (G), Deep River Church of Christ (H), Primera Iglesia Christian (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hobart City Cemetery (1), Crown Hill Cemetery (2), Evergreen Memorial Park (3), Chester Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Robinson Lake (A), Mac Joy Lake (B), Lake George (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Sprout Ditch (B), Frog Creek (C), Duck Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hobart include: McAfee Park (1), Brookview Park (2), Glenwood Park (3), Robinson Park (4), Lakeview Park (5), Hillman Park (6), Pennsy Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hobart Historical Society (Museums; 706 East 4th Street) (1), City Clerk (Recreation Areas; 45 East Cleveland) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Hobart (1915 Mississippi Street) (1), Dollar Inn (1855 Mississippi Street) (2), Lees Inn & Suites Merrillville (6201 Opportunity Ln) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Hobart City - Judge- Court Clerk (414 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Craig Osika - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Dec 4, 1979), Darren Elkins - Martial artist, Larry Bigbie - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Colorado Rockies, born: Nov 4, 1977), Tim Gill - Computer businessman.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hobart and their reported violations in the past:

NEW CHICAGO WATER WORKS (Population served: 6,600, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-18-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-10-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-18-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-18-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2009)
RIVER POINTE COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 29, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hobart in 2010:

  • 118 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Hobart in 2000:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Hobart (2011 data):

  • Centier Bank: 81st Street Hobart Branch, Hobart Supermarket Branch, Hobart Downtown Branch, 37th Avenue Supermarket Branch. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $2,123.9 mil, Deposits: $1,840.9 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Midwest Bank: Hobart North Branch at 999 Old Ridge Road, branch established on 2001/09/18. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hobart Branch at 66 Main Street, branch established on 1945/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • MainSource Bank: Mainsource Bank Hobart Branch at 555 East Third Street, branch established on 2007/05/04. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $2,729.1 mil, Deposits: $2,167.0 mil, headquarters in Greensburg, IN, positive income, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Mainsource Financial Group, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Hobart Branch at 701 West Old Ridge Road, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Peoples Bank SB: 1501 Lake Park Avenue Branch at 1501 Lake Park Avenue, branch established on 2000/11/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $652.4 mil, Deposits: $528.1 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Indiana Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Hobart:

Marital status in Hobart, IN
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Hobart:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hobart
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Hobart:

(Hobart, Indiana Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Hobart, IN (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic101,09658
Evangelical Protestant98,213266
Mainline Protestant28,94378
Black Protestant25,45974
Orthodox13,99014
Other7,46029
None220,844-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
Here:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Here:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 175
Here:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

32.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

11.7%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hobart:

50.8%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.7%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hobart:

21.0%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hobart:

34.7%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Hobart:

57.5%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Hobart:

78.7%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hobart, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 57$317,975$66,9420$0
Firefighters 54$269,090$59,7980$0
Solid Waste Management 21$81,549$46,5990$0
Sewerage 16$81,054$60,7910$0
Streets and Highways 14$60,109$51,5221$1,528
Other and Unallocable 10$38,833$46,60010$9,310
Police - Other 9$30,368$40,49120$16,080
Parks and Recreation 9$35,794$47,72510$5,162
Other Government Administration 8$18,119$27,1791$2,627
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$37,258$55,8877$4,159
Financial Administration 6$24,447$48,8940$0
Judicial and Legal 6$20,843$41,6863$2,518
Fire - Other 1$3,270$39,2402$3,933
Correction 1$3,689$44,2681$942
Totals for Government 220$1,022,398$55,76755$46,259

Hobart government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,594,000 ($92.85)
    Sewerage: $1,727,000 ($61.81)
    Regular Highways: $346,000 ($12.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($0.54)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($0.43)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,797,000 ($243.28)
    Police Protection: $5,995,000 ($214.57)
    Sewerage: $5,299,000 ($189.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,252,000 ($152.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,230,000 ($44.02)
    General - Other: $1,193,000 ($42.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $889,000 ($31.82)
    General Public Buildings: $836,000 ($29.92)
    Central Staff Services: $512,000 ($18.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000 ($17.54)
    Financial Administration: $278,000 ($9.95)
    Corrections - Other: $41,000 ($1.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($0.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $712,000 ($25.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $594,000 ($21.26)
    Police Protection: $437,000 ($15.64)
    Sewerage: $317,000 ($11.35)
    General - Other: $270,000 ($9.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($3.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($1.65)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($0.61)
    General Public Building: $13,000 ($0.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.04)

Hobart government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,328,000 ($548.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,479,000 ($52.94)
    Other: $1,440,000 ($51.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $243,000 ($8.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $437,000 ($15.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,315,000 ($82.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000 ($3.29)
    Rents: $90,000 ($3.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($2.51)
    Interest Earnings: $66,000 ($2.36)
    Sale of Property: $54,000 ($1.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,495,000 ($89.30)
    Other: $1,309,000 ($46.85)
    General Local Government Support: $835,000 ($29.89)
  • Tax - Property: $16,250,000 ($581.62)
    Other License: $433,000 ($15.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $422,000 ($15.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $55,000 ($1.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.18)

Hobart government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,924,000 ($999.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,924,000 ($999.46)

Hobart government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,134,000 ($291.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,098,000 ($397.22)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,659,000 ($95.17)

4.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Indiana average:

6.06%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($120 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.89% ($44,600 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.61% ($42,248)
from Will County, IL  0.21% ($63,224)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,596 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.19%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.13% ($38,911 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.91% ($47,223)
to Marion County, IN  0.32% ($25,124)
Businesses in Hobart, IN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's2McDonald's3
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Payless1
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless2Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell2
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1UPS6
H&R Block1Walgreens2
Jimmy John's1Wendy's1
KFC3White Castle1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hobart:

  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: WLTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hobart:

  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, 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)
  • 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 Hobart:

  • 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)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA 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.)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W13BQ (Channel 13; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: STUDIO 5, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hobart fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 41.3mTotal length
  • $2,850,000Total costs
  • 182,289Total average daily traffic
  • 8,156Total average daily truck traffic
  • 269,172Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hobart, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hobart, IN
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hobart)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hobart, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hobart)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hobart)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED190$120,32489$106,343670$121,13135$41,2075$576,00028$87,4602$125,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$106,70314$76,67959$121,1987$29,6630$05$72,2181$19,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$130,72910$93,330280$133,66625$47,3961$265,0009$76,7203$99,637
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$123,7998$105,709153$135,7147$44,6530$03$120,3831$125,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,0704$95,60051$144,2973$70,1670$03$75,3331$120,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0418.00 , 0419.00, 0420.00, 0421.00, 0422.00, 0423.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$123,26829$144,079
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$107,7004$113,295
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$190,3053$142,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$185,0002$125,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0418.00 , 0419.00, 0420.00, 0421.00, 0422.00, 0423.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hobart, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hobart, IN - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 81. The highest number of reported fires - 149 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hobart, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.7%), and Structure Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hobart, IN
    • 57744.7%Outside Fires
    • 35827.7%Structure Fires
    • 27321.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 836.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hobart, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hobart, IN
  • 92.0%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hobart, IN
  • 74.7%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Hobart compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
There are 26 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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