Schererville, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 28,633 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.2%
 
Males: 13,963  (48.8%)
Females: 14,670  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46375.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,870 (it was $59,243 in 2000)
Schererville:

$77,870
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,386 (it was $28,528 in 2000)

Schererville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $237,538 (it was $155,400 in 2000)
Schererville:

$237,538
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $258,327; detached houses: $292,867; townhouses or other attached units: $205,661; in 2-unit structures: $204,895; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,829; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,292; mobile homes: $33,050

Median gross rent in 2017: $914.

March 2019 cost of living index in Schererville: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents, 1.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Schererville, IN (2017)
    • 21,88576.4%White alone
    • 3,68212.8%Hispanic
    • 1,4134.9%Black alone
    • 9643.4%Asian alone
    • 6432.2%Two or more races
    • 890.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Schererville, Indiana as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Schererville is 4,779 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Schererville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
2
(6.8)
3
(10.2)
1
(3.4)
2
(6.8)
1
(3.4)
1
(3.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(32.6)
9
(31.5)
8
(27.1)
8
(27.3)
13
(44.3)
7
(23.9)
7
(23.8)
9
(32.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(10.9)
4
(14.0)
2
(6.8)
8
(27.3)
7
(23.8)
6
(20.5)
4
(13.6)
10
(35.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(163.0)
82
(286.9)
73
(247.5)
80
(272.9)
82
(279.3)
47
(160.2)
50
(170.1)
53
(188.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
596
(2,159)
658
(2,302)
536
(1,817)
729
(2,486)
655
(2,231)
672
(2,291)
696
(2,368)
589
(2,100)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(239.1)
61
(213.4)
67
(227.2)
55
(187.6)
60
(204.4)
47
(160.2)
33
(112.3)
32
(114.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)131.8144.3123.1155.4145.9132.4135.0125.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Schererville, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 61 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Indiana average:

1.84
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Ancestries: Polish (12.0%), German (9.1%), Serbian (6.5%), American (5.5%), Irish (4.9%), Dutch (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 626 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,104 people per square mile   (low).

Schererville, Indiana map

3,167 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 1.5% Asia).

This town:

11.1%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,238 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,893 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (8.1 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (27.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Griffith, IN (1.7 miles ),
St. John, IN (1.8 miles ),
Dyer, IN (1.9 miles ),
Highland, IN (2.1 miles ),
Munster, IN (2.3 miles ),
Merrillville, IN (2.4 miles ),
Lynwood, IL (2.5 miles ),
Sauk Village, IL (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 87.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,044 (-17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,875 (12.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 219

Distribution of median household income in Schererville, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Schererville, IN in 2017
Schererville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 103 buildings, average cost: $255,400
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $266,300
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $245,800
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $305,700
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $297,200
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $296,600
  • 2013: 58 buildings, average cost: $310,700
  • 2014: 38 buildings, average cost: $327,400
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $297,500
  • 2016: 43 buildings, average cost: $331,900
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $339,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Schererville, IN residents
Average permit cost in Schererville, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Schererville, IN
Historical housing units in Schererville, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +5,706 (+29.8%).
Most common industries in Schererville, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.8%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Schererville, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Schererville, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Schererville, 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 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0250. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0250
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Schererville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Schererville town center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Schererville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from Schererville 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 186.0 miles away from Schererville center
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 75.5 miles away from Schererville center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 242.9 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from Schererville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 293.5 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Schererville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Schererville:

  • TRADEWINDS REHAB CENTER INC (8416 CLINE AVE)
  • ASSURED HOME HEALTHCARE INC (1947 HARDER CT STE B)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (810 CEDAR PKWY)
  • VNA HEALTHTRENDS (732 E US HWY 30)

Amtrak stations near Schererville:

  • 4 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 13 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.
  • 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.

College/University in Schererville:

  • Don Roberts School of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 152 East US Route 30; Private, for-profit; Website: www.donrobertsspaschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schererville:

  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 7 miles; Hammond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,343)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 8 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Prairie State College (about 11 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • South Suburban College (about 13 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Governors State University (about 15 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 18 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 19 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Public high school in Schererville:

Private high school in Schererville:

  • HAMMOND BAPTIST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 240, Location: 134 W JOLIET ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Schererville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Schererville:

  • ST MICHEAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 328, Location: 16 W WILHELM ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FOREST RIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 206, Location: 7300 FOREST RIDGE DR, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Schererville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WJOB AM 1230 ownership is now Vasquez Development LLC

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Schererville: Illiana Racetrack (A), Schererville Fire Department Station 2 (B), Schererville Fire Department Station 4 (C), Schererville Fire Department Station 3 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Victoria Centre Shopping Center (1), The Crossroads Shopping Center (2), Pine Island Plaza Shopping Center (3), Oak Ridge Center Shopping Center (4), Lincoln Ridge Plaza Shopping Center (5), Deer Run Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Schererville include: Saint George Hellenic Greek Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Immanuel Presbyterian Church (C), Peace Lutheran Church (D), Saint Michael Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memory Lane Memorial Cemetery (1), Saint Michael's Cemetery (2), Pleasant View Cemetery (3), Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Schererville Golf & Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 US Highway 41).

Hotels: Rosewood Inn (1026 West US Highway 30), Best Western Crossroads Inn (1905 Harder Court), Holiday Inn Exp Schererville (1019 West Lincoln Highway).

Court: Schererville Town - Town Court (25 East Joliet Street).

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

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Schererville in 2010:

  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 43 people in college/university student housing
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Schererville in 2000:

  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 15 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with most branches in Schererville (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Schererville Branch, Online Banking, Route 41 Schererville Branch. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Schererville Branch at 1545 U.S. 41, 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
  • Citizens Financial Bank: Schererville Branch at 7650 Harvest Drive, branch established on 1999/12/20. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,149.8 mil, Deposits: $986.7 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • First Midwest Bank: Schererville Branch at 1806 Robin Hood Boulevard, branch established on 1970/09/21. 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.
  • Bank of England: Eng Lending at 742 E. Us Highway 30, branch established on 2012/02/10. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $240.7 mil, Deposits: $209.4 mil, headquarters in England, AR, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Mhbc Investments Limited Partnership I Lllp
  • Peoples Bank SB: Schererville at 141 W. Lincoln Highway, branch established on 1990/02/05. 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
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Schererville Branch at 790 East Lincoln Highway, branch established on 2003/11/03. 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
  • Liberty Savings Bank, FSB: Highway 30 Branch at 195 East Highway 30, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $69.0 mil, Deposits: $64.3 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Schererville Branch at 1801 Kennedy Avenue, branch established on 1990/04/14. 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.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Schererville:

Marital status in Schererville, IN
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Schererville:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Schererville
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Schererville (Schererville, Indiana Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Schererville, 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
Lake County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lake 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.
Indiana:

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:
Here:

10.8%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

32.3%
Indiana:

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

11.7%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.7%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.6%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Schererville:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Schererville:

20.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

59.1%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Schererville, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 50$256,651$61,5960$0
Streets and Highways 23$88,412$46,1287$8,837
Sewerage 21$79,028$45,1590$0
Other Government Administration 17$46,494$32,8193$5,184
Firefighters 16$86,156$64,61741$41,296
Police - Other 13$44,492$41,0707$5,053
Financial Administration 13$50,612$46,7193$3,293
Parks and Recreation 7$25,358$43,4717$4,929
Water Supply 4$17,564$52,6920$0
Judicial and Legal 3$11,976$47,9046$5,801
Other and Unallocable 1$3,696$44,3521$1,473
Fire - Other 1$3,612$43,3440$0
Totals for Government 169$714,051$50,70275$75,866

Schererville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $552,000 ($19.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $208,000 ($7.26)
    General - Other: $144,000 ($5.03)
    Water Utilities: $143,000 ($4.99)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,386,000 ($188.10)
    Water Utilities: $4,855,000 ($169.56)
    Sewerage: $2,943,000 ($102.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,938,000 ($67.68)
    Regular Highways: $1,509,000 ($52.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,419,000 ($49.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $899,000 ($31.40)
    Health - Other: $862,000 ($30.11)
    Central Staff Services: $790,000 ($27.59)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $335,000 ($11.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $312,000 ($10.90)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($6.60)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($2.03)
    Natural Resources - Other: $31,000 ($1.08)
    Corrections - Other: $27,000 ($0.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $23,000 ($0.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($0.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,105,000 ($38.59)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $258,000 ($9.01)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($2.55)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($1.82)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($1.50)
    Public Welfare - Other: $37,000 ($1.29)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($0.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.24)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.14)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.10)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.07)

Schererville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,742,000 ($479.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,672,000 ($58.39)
    Other: $704,000 ($24.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $276,000 ($9.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $299,000 ($10.44)
    Other: $23,000 ($0.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $326,000 ($11.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $230,000 ($8.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $118,000 ($4.12)
    Rents: $75,000 ($2.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000 ($1.89)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.10)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,735,000 ($479.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,427,000 ($49.84)
    Other: $658,000 ($22.98)
    General Local Government Support: $650,000 ($22.70)
  • Tax - Property: $13,915,000 ($485.98)
    Other License: $926,000 ($32.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $382,000 ($13.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $190,000 ($6.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.17)

Schererville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,585,000 ($1347.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,585,000 ($1347.57)

Schererville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,325,000 ($465.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,688,000 ($512.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,450,000 ($609.44)

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 Schererville, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Menards1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Applebee's1Nike1
Arby's1Nissan1
Ashley Furniture1Old Navy1
AutoZone1Panera Bread1
BMW1Papa John's Pizza1
Bakers Square1Payless2
Baskin-Robbins1PetSmart1
Bath & Body Works1Pizza Hut1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Popeyes1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Buffalo Wild Wings1RadioShack1
Burger King1Red Robin1
Comfort Inn1Sears2
Cricket Wireless1Shoe Carnival1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry2Steak 'n Shake1
DressBarn1Subway1
Dressbarn1T-Mobile3
Dunkin Donuts1T.G.I. Driday's1
Fashion Bug1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1The Room Place1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular1
Houlihan's1UPS7
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Long John Silver's1Walgreens3
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets8Wendy's1
McDonald's1White Castle1

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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Schererville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.8mTotal length
  • $878,000Total costs
  • 177,160Total average daily traffic
  • 16,261Total average daily truck traffic
  • 219,414Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Schererville, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Schererville, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Schererville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Schererville, IN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 31 W Lincoln Hwy (Lat: 41.486417 Lon: -87.453083), Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNTL434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.800 MHz, 18925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/10/1999, Phone: (219) 322-2249
  • CHI0519, 1246 Birch Dr (Lat: 41.499167 Lon: -87.469722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 35.3 m, Call Sign: WQFF854, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18120.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2006, Expiration Date: 07/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • ST JOHN, Near Jct Of Burr St And 91st Ave (Lat: 41.451139 Lon: -87.398917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQPA203,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6696.87 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2012, Expiration Date: 09/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2012, Certifier: Cliff Burns, Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:
  • STATION, Corner Of Div St & Central Ave Avenue (Lat: 41.507250 Lon: -87.453361), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KSL39,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2191.20 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/1991, Expiration Date: 07/08/1996, Cancellation Date: 05/13/1996, Phone: (316) 331-1300
  • ST JOHN, Near Jct Of Burr St And 91st Ave (Lat: 41.451139 Lon: -87.398917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WED429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6565.00 MHz, 6696.87 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2019, Expiration Date: 03/17/2029, Registrant: Nipsco, Inc, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 730-1254, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Schererville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Schererville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 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 ORIGINATED80$179,256119$166,765886$170,78534$80,4461$1,804,90023$135,6021$226,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$210,6176$162,50253$165,7073$36,4500$02$92,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$142,90613$238,964230$183,0918$57,9330$06$116,5070$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$172,7807$173,084137$187,6183$43,0000$04$141,1880$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$146,0550$039$198,5202$70,8550$01$112,7300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0426.02 , 0426.04, 0426.05, 0427.01, 0427.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$177,69334$198,946
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$216,15311$246,171
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$208,5038$194,171
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$194,9052$281,230
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0426.02 , 0426.04, 0426.05, 0427.01, 0427.02

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 64. The highest number of fire incidents - 99 took place in 2007, and the least - 8 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Schererville, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.4%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Schererville, IN
    • 42341.4%Outside Fires
    • 37636.8%Structure Fires
    • 13813.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 858.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schererville, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Schererville, Indiana:

  • Lee's Motel, 1234 Lincoln Hwy, Schererville, Indiana 46375 , Phone: (219) 865-8413
  • Comfort Inn, 1019 W Lincoln Hwy, Schererville, Indiana 46375 , Phone: (219) 865-9500, Fax: (219) 865-9520
  • Best Western, 1905 Harder Ct, Schererville, Indiana 46375 , Phone: (219) 865-3400, Fax: (219) 865-2800
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1773 Fountain Park Dr, Schererville, Indiana 46375 , Phone: (219) 865-3301, Fax: (219) 865-3302
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1904 US 41, Schererville, Indiana 46375 , Phone: (219) 440-7591, Fax: (219) 440-7754
  • Staybridge Suites, 1758 Fountain Park Dr, Schererville, Indiana 46375 , Phone: (219) 227-5125, Fax: (219) 227-5126
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Schererville, Indiana
Most common first names in Schererville, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8475.6 years
Mary7581.8 years
Robert7272.9 years
William5973.9 years
Joseph5475.4 years
George3977.6 years
James3769.3 years
Helen2983.4 years
Edward2875.7 years
Thomas2668.8 years
Most common last names in Schererville, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1679.6 years
Miller1472.3 years
Johnson1279.4 years
Brown1173.2 years
Nelson979.6 years
Kuhn872.3 years
Grimmer775.3 years
Wilson766.4 years
Robinson769.3 years
White779.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Schererville, IN
  • 92.8%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Schererville, IN
  • 56.3%Electricity
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Schererville compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 50 pilots and 32 other airmen in this city.
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