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Population in 2012: 35,631 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.6%
 

Males: 17,143  (48.1%)
Females: 18,488  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  36.7 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46410.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,174 (it was $49,545 in 2000)
Merrillville:

$52,174
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,731

Merrillville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,793 (it was $101,300 in 2000)
Merrillville:

$132,793
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,743; Detached houses: $142,372; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,177; In 2-unit structures: $147,727; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,531; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $253,873; Mobile homes: $476,750

Median gross rent in 2012: $933.

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  • Black alone - 15,600 (44.3%)
  • White alone - 13,796 (39.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4,800 (13.6%)
  • Two or more races - 514 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 248 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 207 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 36 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Merrillville: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (9.1%), Irish (6.7%), English (4.1%), Polish (3.6%), Italian (3.6%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/30/1971

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 33.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,071 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Merrillville:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrillville town:

  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1,764 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This town:  5.0%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Merrillville, Indiana as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Merrillville to the number of sex offenders is 792 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,731 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,517 (1.2%)

Merrillville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (6.6 miles , pop. 102,746).

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

Nearest cities: Crown Point, IN (2.1 miles ), Hobart, IN (2.1 miles ), Schererville, IN (2.4 miles ), Griffith, IN (2.4 miles ), New Chicago, IN (2.4 miles ), Winfield, IN (2.5 miles ), Gary, IN (2.6 miles ), Lake Station, IN (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2005: 103 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2006: 119 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $129,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 87.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,407 (+23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,534 (22.8%)

Area code: 219

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Crime rates in Merrillville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0021001340324
per 100,000 0.00.06.53.20.00.03.29.312.40.08.95.611.3
Rapes 2122242203436
per 100,000 6.23.36.56.46.412.76.36.20.09.011.88.517.0
Robberies 41262523241827422428353639
per 100,000 128.184.680.873.976.957.385.1130.974.284.0103.4101.6110.4
Assaults 287527366764422213537157
per 100,000 87.522.816.286.7115.4213.2201.7130.968.039.0156.6200.4161.4
Burglaries 63717791938293123121146110151143
per 100,000 196.8231.0248.8292.4298.1260.9293.1383.3374.0437.8325.1426.2404.8
Thefts 8427667958338247548578097336641,0381,0821,125
per 100,000 2630.12492.52568.32676.12641.02399.02700.62521.02265.61991.13067.53054.33184.7
Auto thefts 13016017118116615415213310799125147122
per 100,000 406.1520.6552.4581.5532.1490.0479.0414.4330.7296.9369.4414.9345.4
Arson 1131110253022
per 100,000 3.13.39.73.23.23.20.06.215.59.00.05.65.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 213.5191.1211.0226.3221.5224.6245.4251.3204.9175.1265.9275.3286.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 60 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Indiana average:

1.96

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Merrillville, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2,504 (+8.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Average climate in Merrillville, Indiana

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Tornado activity:

Merrillville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 143% 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 Merrillville town 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 39.7 miles away from the town center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merrillville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Merrillville center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merrillville topographic map

Birthplace of: Karen McDougal - Playboy Playmate, Eugene Wilson - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Aug 17, 1980), Eugene Wilson (American football) - Football player, Jeff Samardzija - College football player, David Neville (athlete) - Athletics competitor, David Carson - College basketball player (Oakland Golden Grizzlies), Justin Johnson - College basketball player (St. Louis Billikens).

Main business address for: NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), NISOURCE INC/DE (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Merrillville:

  • DAVITA - MERRILLVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 9223 TAFT STREET)
  • FMC - MERRILLVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 8670 BROADWAY)
  • ADARNA HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 7870 BROADWAY AVE)
  • ADDUS HEALTHCARE (INDIANA) INC (Home Health Center, 8959 BROADWAY)
  • ADIEL HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (Home Health Center, 608 W 81ST AVE)
  • ATLAS HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 2040 W 81ST AVE STE A2)
  • B AND B INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1575 E 85TH AVE)
  • CHRISTIAN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 4200 W LINCOLN HWY)
  • HOME CARE SERVICES OF NORTHWEST INDIANA (Home Health Center, 7725 BROADWAY AVE STE F)
  • HOPE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, 3800 W 80TH LN)
  • LMR INDIANA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, 7101 BROADWAY STE 1)
  • OLSTEN KIMBERLY QUALITYCARE MERRILLILL (Home Health Center, 1000 E 80TH PLACE, SUITE 325 NORTH)
  • OPTION HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 9111 BROADWAY STE AA)
  • PRIME CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 2632 81ST AVE)
  • RESIDENTIAL CLINICAL SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 103 W 78TH PL)
  • SUNRISE HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1459 E 84TH PL)
  • ARC BRIDGES INC (Hospital, 1921 54TH AVE W)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, 6371 VERMONT ST)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, 6101 HAYES STREET)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, 407 W 75TH PLACE)
  • HARBOR LIGHT HOSPICE (Hospital, 500 W LINCOLN HIGHWAY STE F)
  • IN-PACT INC (Hospital, 211 W 76TH AVE)
  • IN-PACT INC (Hospital, 5802 VERMONT ST)
  • METHODIST HOSPITAL SOUTHLAKE (Hospital, 8701 BROADWAY)
  • PREMIER HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 1205 WEST LINCOLN HIGHWAY, SUITE 7)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (Hospital, 860 W 65TH LANE)
  • SOUTHLAKE CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH INC (Hospital, 8555 TAFT STREET)
  • UNITY HOSPICE OF NORTHWEST INDIANA LLC (Hospital, 7863 BROADWAY SUTE 240B)
  • VISITING NURSE ASS OF NORTHWEST IN INC (Hospital, 201 WEST 89TH AVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-MERRILLVILLE (Nursing Home, 8800 VIRGINIA PL)
  • LINCOLNSHIRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 8380 VIRGINIA ST)
  • NORTH LAKE NURSING AND REHABIL (Nursing Home, 601 WEST 61ST AVE)
  • PROGRESSIVE CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, 8701 BROADWAY)
  • SPRING MILL HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, 101 W 87TH AVE)
  • TOWNE CENTRE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 7250 ARTHUR BLVD)

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Heliports located in Merrillville:


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Amtrak stations near Merrillville:

  • 10 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.
  • 19 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: www.townofmerrillville.com

Colleges/Universities in Merrillville:

  • Everest College-Merrillville (Full-time enrollment: 946; Location: 707 E 80th Place, Suite 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/merrillville)
  • Brown Mackie College-Merrillville (FT enrollment: 712; Location: 1000 E 80th Place, Suite 101N; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Kaplan College-Merrillville (FT enrollment: 277; Location: 3803 E Lincoln Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: getinfo.kaplancollege.com/KaplanCollegePortal/KaplanCollegeCampuses/Indiana/Merrillville/)
  • University of Phoenix-Northwest Indiana Campus (FT enrollment: 120; Location: 8401 Ohio Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Success Schools LLC (FT enrollment: 113; Location: 8101 Polo Club Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.successbarberschool.com)
  • Merrillville Beauty College (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 48 W 67th Pl; Private, for-profit; Website: MerrillvilleBeautyCollege.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrillville:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest (about 5 miles; Gary, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,581)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 5 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 11 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 6,151)
  • Valparaiso University (about 16 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,607)
  • Prairie State College (about 16 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 2,252)
  • South Suburban College (about 17 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 21 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 2,346)

Public high schools in Merrillville:

Private high school in Merrillville:

  • ANDREAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 671; Location: 5959 BROADWAY; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Merrillville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Merrillville:

  • AQUINAS CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 801 W 73RD AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LAUREL PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 7525 TAFT ST; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Merrillville, School District: MERRILLVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL

Library in Merrillville:

  • LAKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,463,409; Location: 1919 WEST 81ST AVENUE; 1,044,948 books; 5,008 e-books; 77,740 audio materials; 93,682 video materials; 41 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 803 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Merrillville: Salvatorian Fathers Monastery (A), Broadway Center (B), Turkey Creek Golf Course (C), Innsbrook Country Club (D), Turkey Creek Country Club (E), Ross Township Fire Service Station 5 (F), Southlake Center for Mental Health (G), Ross Township Fire Service Station 1 (H), Ross Township Fire Service Station 2 (I), Ross Township Fire Service Station 3 (J), Ross Township Fire Service Station 4 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Century Mall (1), Crossroad Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merrillville include: Saint Stephen Martyr Church (A), Salvatorian Fathers Monastery (B), Descent of the Holy Ghost Church (C), Saint Michaels Byzantine Church (D), Saint Clement Church (E), South Lake Church of the Nazarene (F), Saint Elijah Serbian Church (G), Our Lady of Consolation Church (H), Trinity Free Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Merrillville Cemetery (1), Deep River Cemetery (2), Calumet Park Cemetery (3), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Deer Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Merrillville include: Oak Ridge Prairie County Park (1), Hidden Lake Park (2), Forest Hill Park (3), Tahoe Park (4), Independence Park (5), Rosenbaum Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lees Inn & Suites Merrillville (6201 Opportunity Lane) (1), La Quinta Inn Merrillville (8210 Louisiana Street) (2), Fairfield Inn by Marriott - Merrillville (8275 Georgia Street) (3), Courtyard Merrillville (7850 Rhode Island Avenue) (4), Days Inn Merrillville IN (1350 East 83rd Avenue) (5), Days Inn (1350 East 83rd Avenue) (6), Star Plaza Theatre (Radison Hotel At Station) (7), Extended Stayamerica (1355 East 83rd Avenue) (8), Courtyard by Marriott (7850 Rhode Island Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: United States Government - Court U S District- Clerk (1571 East 85th) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0143
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.642. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.642
U.S.:

0.572
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.87. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.87
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 21.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.9
U.S.:

13.8
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6

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

CROSSINGS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-10-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-10-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-10-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRINITY FREE METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 20.2% for other race residents, 28.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Merrillville, IN

People in group quarters in Merrillville in 2010:

  • 362 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Merrillville in 2000:

  • 396 people in nursing homes
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in other group homes
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Merrillville compared to Indiana state average:

Merrillville, Indiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Merrillville (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Southlake Mall Banking Center Branch, Merrillville Branch, Independence Hill Branch, Broadway Center Branch. 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.
  • First Midwest Bank: Merrillville West Branch, 61st Street Branch, Merrillville East Office. 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.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Merrillville North Branch, Southlake Banking Center Branch, Merrillville South. 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: Merrillville East at 8600 Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1996/09/27; 7915 Taft St. Branch at 7915 Taft Street, branch established on 1968/09/03. 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
  • Centier Bank: Merrillville Branch at 8310 Broadway, branch established on 1975/12/27; Ultra Supermarket Branch at 6110 Broadway, branch established on 1998/12/02. 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.
  • Horizon Bank, National Association: Merrillville Branch at 8590 Broadway, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2010/06/29: Bank assets: $1,546.9 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Michigan City, IN, positive income, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Horizon Bancorp
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Merrillville Branch at 579 West Lincoln Highway, branch established on 2005/10/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Merrillville Branch at 8001 Broadway, branch established on 1992/06/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Merrillville Branch at 7701 Broadway Avenue, branch established on 1976/07/13. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Merrillville, Indiana:

  • Merrillville Knights Inn, Louisiana St, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 736-5100
  • Economy Inn Of America, 8275 Louisiana St, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 736-2355
  • Gateway Motel, 8 W 81ST St, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 769-2413
  • La Quinta Motor Inn, 8210 Louisiana St, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 738-2870, Fax: (219) 738-1858
  • Lee's Inn, 6201 Opportunity Ln, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 924-8555, Fax: (219) 942-6223
  • Super Eight Motel, 8300 Louisiana, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 763-8383, Fax: (219) 736-8383
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 7850 Rhode Is Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 756-1600, Fax: (219) 756-2080
  • Fairfield Inn, 8275 Georgia St, Merrillville, IN 46410 , Phone: (219) 736-0500, Fax: (219) 736-0500
  • 13 other hotels and motels
All 21 fire-safe hotels and motels in Merrillville, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Merrillville travel time to work - commute


Merrillville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Merrillville town (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Here44.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents59.2%5.0%4.3%3.6%2.9%
Congregations17.1%8.7%6.1%6.4%5.5%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.8%17.4%
Congregations0.9%3.5%3.8%2.6%45.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
Indiana:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Lake County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

10.8%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
Indiana:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$19,481$38,9620$0
Other Government Administration 10$26,986$32,3830$0
Judicial and Legal 6$17,402$34,80411$9,571
Police Protection - Officers 56$206,679$44,2880$0
Police - Other 13$32,329$29,84211$9,609
Streets and Highways 27$77,136$34,2832$928
Health 12$52,830$52,8309$6,259
Parks and Recreation 3$7,999$31,9960$0
Other and Unallocable 11$32,041$34,9540$0
Totals for Government 144$472,883$39,40733$26,367

Merrillville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,622,000 ($101.65)
    General - Other: $3,342,000 ($93.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,428,000 ($68.14)
    Regular Highways: $2,008,000 ($56.36)
    Central Staff Services: $1,853,000 ($52.01)
    Health Services - Other: $721,000 ($20.24)
    Fire Protection: $590,000 ($16.56)
    General Public Buildings: $246,000 ($6.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $237,000 ($6.65)
    Financial Administration: $220,000 ($6.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $206,000 ($5.78)
    Corrections - Other: $15,000 ($0.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $380,000 ($10.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,476,000 ($41.42)
    Regular Highways: $136,000 ($3.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($0.59)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.31)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,263,000 ($147.71)

Merrillville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $692,000 ($19.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($0.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($0.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $577,000 ($16.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,215,000 ($34.10)
    Interest Earnings: $107,000 ($3.00)
    Rents: $18,000 ($0.51)
    Property Sale Other: $17,000 ($0.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,214,000 ($34.07)
    Highways: $812,000 ($22.79)
    All Other: $591,000 ($16.59)
  • Tax - Property: $6,410,000 ($179.90)
    NEC: $549,000 ($15.41)
    Public Utilities: $243,000 ($6.82)

Merrillville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,950,000 ($195.05)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,250,000 ($259.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,265,000 ($63.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $11,280,000 ($316.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,655,000 ($74.51)

Merrillville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,133,000 ($172.13)

5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  2.28% ($39,640 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.62% ($34,915)
from Will County, IL  0.19% ($56,174)


5.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Indiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.06% ($33,307 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  1.03% ($43,404)
to Marion County, IN  0.30% ($20,343)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merrillville:

  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: WLTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merrillville:

  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, 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.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, 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.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Merrillville:

  • 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)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Merrillville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 31
Total length: 149 meters (489ft)
Total costs: $3,065,000
Total average daily traffic: 905,199
Total average daily truck traffic: 119,942

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Merrillville, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Merrillville)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Merrillville, IN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merrillville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 520 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 147 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435C&D SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 127N , Serial Number: 520-106, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 5979 Roosevelt Street, Merrillville, IN 46401
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 473BC , Serial Number: 1658, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Christian Home Health Services Inc, 4200 W 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Aircraft: ROBIDOUX LIONEL WITTMAN W 10 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 641TD , Serial Number: 456, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Dornseif, 6750 E 84th Dr, Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Aircraft: DASSAULT-BREGUET FALCON 50 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 10, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL TFE-731-SER (4000 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 750H , Serial Number: 171, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): White Lodging Leasing LLC, 1000 E 80th Pl Ste 600n, Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8391U , Serial Number: 17252291, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Harold W Nicholson, 7702 Independence St, Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Aircraft: DASSAULT AVIATION FALCON 7X (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 11, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW307A (6405 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 900DW , Serial Number: 39, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Transportation LLC Whiteco, 1000 E 80th Pl, Merrillville, IN 46410, Other Owners: Industries Inc Whiteco
  • Aircraft: DASSAULT AVIATION MYSTERE FALCON 900 (Category: Land, Engines: 3, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLIEDSIGN TFE 731-2B (3500 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 902DW , Serial Number: 179, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): White Lodging Leasing LLC, 1000 E 80th Pl Ste 600, Merrillville, IN 46410



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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 ORIGINATED256$126,00095$108,792699$125,72126$41,1893$2,292,00038$98,7143$83,463
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$115,9126$103,68284$140,2076$9,2080$05$97,4000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$116,01631$112,470414$134,57864$33,9460$019$144,8614$100,893
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$126,98111$97,495225$133,10013$54,7010$07$79,3772$103,880
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$115,2954$105,19877$124,0295$53,4000$03$173,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0423.00 , 0424.01, 0424.02, 0424.03, 0425.01, 0425.02, 0425.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$113,90719$155,6211$56,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$170,66912$129,8690$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$123,9956$135,4720$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$89,4806$141,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0423.00 , 0424.01, 0424.02, 0424.03, 0425.01, 0425.02, 0425.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 155
  • Hazardous Condition: 120
  • Service Call: 8

Incident types - Merrillville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merrillville, IN

Most common first names in Merrillville, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32980.5 years
John32874.7 years
Helen17079.6 years
William15974.7 years
Joseph14974.3 years
George14974.2 years
Robert13870.8 years
James13472.4 years
Anna13283.1 years
Charles9773.6 years
Most common last names in Merrillville, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7974.0 years
Johnson6070.7 years
Jones4877.0 years
Brown3672.7 years
Williams3670.8 years
Miller3374.5 years
Davis3373.7 years
Anderson2779.5 years
Thomas2072.9 years
Wilson2074.0 years
Businesses in Merrillville, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture2
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Macy's1
AutoZone2Marriott2
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Bakers Square1McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins2Meijer1
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Menards1
Best Western1Motel 61
Budget Car Rental1Motherhood Maternity1
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
Burger King1New York & Co1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike18
CVS1Office Depot1
CarMax1OfficeMax1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy1
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden1
Catherines1Outback1
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle1Panda Express2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Cinnabon 1Payless3
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Costco1Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless4Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Dennys1Red Robin1
Discount Tire1Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts2Sam's Club1
Express1Sears3
Extended Stay America1Sephora1
Fashion Bug1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx9Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Staples1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Starbucks3
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop4Subway5
Gap1Super 81
Goodwill3T-Mobile6
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block3T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2Target1
Hollister Co.1The Limited1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP1U-Haul2
JCPenney2U.S. Cellular1
Jamba Juice1UPS13
Jimmy John's1Value City Furniture1
Jones New York1Vans2
Journeys1Verizon Wireless3
KFC2Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's2
La Quinta1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy2White Castle1
Browse common businesses in Merrillville, IN


Merrillville on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 (46410) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #43 (46410) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Shannon K. Crawford-Taylor (3)
  • Michael A. Reed (3)
  • Ronald L. Heflin, Sr. (2)
  • Patrick Dailey (2)
  • Harold T. Ruggles (1)
  • Michael Cardwell (1)
  • Stephen Folson (1)
  • George Berberian (1)
  • Gary C. Walter (1)
  • Alphonso Rogers (1)

Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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