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Griffith, IN (Indiana) Houses and Residents

Griffith,IN index of house prices

Total population: 16,516 (All urban)

Houses: 6,985 (6,723 occupied: 4,153 owner occupied, 2,305 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

31%

Housing density: 974 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $73,887.

Median contract rent in 2013: $612 (lower quartile is $517, upper quartile is $689)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $651


Median gross rent in Griffith, IN in 2013: $644

Housing units in Griffith with a mortgage: 3,235 (406 second mortgage, 410 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,127

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,128

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,616

Median monthly housing costs: $857


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Griffith, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,075 (it was $108,500 in 2000)
Griffith:

$140,075
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,872 - $171,936
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,322
  • In family households: 14,991 (3,539 male householders, 1,201 female householders)
    3,703 spouses, 5,456 children (5,183 natural, 100 adopted, 173 stepchildren), 399 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 99 parents, 214 other relatives, 294 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,331 (929 male householders (771 living alone)), 1,052 female householders (912 living alone)), 350 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,864 2-persons, 1,171 3-persons, 1,033 4-persons, 482 5-persons, 125 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,683 1-person, 261 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

3,118 married couples with children.
923 single-parent households (188 men, 735 women).

91.7% of residents of Griffith speak English at home.
5.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 533 (3.1%)
(62.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 5432 bedrooms
  • 2,9263 bedrooms
  • 8294 bedrooms
  • 1085+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 56no bedroom
  • 6171 bedroom
  • 1,1792 bedrooms
  • 3323 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Griffith in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 116no vehicle
  • 1,0821 vehicle
  • 2,1062 vehicles
  • 9023 vehicles
  • 2284 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Griffith in renter-occupied apartments

  • 226no vehicle
  • 1,2361 vehicle
  • 6602 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 693 rooms
  • 2084 rooms
  • 1,3955 rooms
  • 1,2036 rooms
  • 7807 rooms
  • 4548 rooms
  • 3639+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 471 room
  • 1472 rooms
  • 3123 rooms
  • 9284 rooms
  • 5965 rooms
  • 1326 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 99+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Griffith, IN household income distribution

  • Griffith, IN household income distribution
  • 309Less than $10,000
  • 255$10,000 to $14,999
  • 437$15,000 to $19,999
  • 249$20,000 to $24,999
  • 405$25,000 to $29,999
  • 478$30,000 to $34,999
  • 486$35,000 to $39,999
  • 360$40,000 to $44,999
  • 378$45,000 to $49,999
  • 849$50,000 to $59,999
  • 909$60,000 to $74,999
  • 970$75,000 to $99,999
  • 349$100,000 to $124,999
  • 128$125,000 to $149,999
  • 124$150,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Griffith, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Griffith, IN
  • 58Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 67$40,000 to $49,999
  • 46$50,000 to $59,999
  • 94$60,000 to $69,999
  • 76$70,000 to $79,999
  • 136$80,000 to $89,999
  • 229$90,000 to $99,999
  • 649$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,034$125,000 to $149,999
  • 718$150,000 to $174,999
  • 387$175,000 to $199,999
  • 378$200,000 to $249,999
  • 92$250,000 to $299,999
  • 54$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Griffith, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Griffith, IN
  • 6Less than $100
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 71$200 to $249
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 10$350 to $399
  • 61$400 to $449
  • 94$450 to $499
  • 74$550 to $599
  • 256$600 to $649
  • 143$650 to $699
  • 557$700 to $749
  • 258$750 to $799
  • 597$800 to $899
  • 65$900 to $999
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 33$1,250 to $1,499
  • 109No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 991995 to March 2000
  • 621990 to 1994
  • 371985 to 1989
  • 381980 to 1984
  • 351975 to 1979
  • 261970 to 1974
  • 481965 to 1969
  • 188Before 1965
Griffith commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 334
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,002
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,075
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,227
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,686
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 505
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,107
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 90
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 162
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 479
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 819
  • 90 or more minutes: 343
Griffith, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 70.4%
Number of people working at home: 135 (1.5% of all workers)

Griffith mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,669 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 682 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0%)
  • Railroad: 245 (3%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0%)
  • Walked: 125 (1%)
  • Other means: 34 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 135 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,203
 German: 2,847
 Polish: 1,810
 Irish: 1,210
 United States or American: 742
 English: 697
 Italian: 629
 Dutch: 359
 Croatian: 308
 Hungarian: 308
 Slovak: 276
 French (except Basque): 219
 Swedish: 216
 Scotch-Irish: 177
 Scottish: 137
 Greek: 116
 British: 108
 French Canadian: 102
 Norwegian: 101
 Romanian: 86
 Serbian: 76
 European: 62
 Welsh: 56
 Canadian: 52
 Russian: 50
 Northern European: 46
 Czech: 44
 Czechoslovakian: 37
 Ukrainian: 30
 Lithuanian: 29
 Yugoslavian: 27
 Belgian: 22
 Macedonian: 21
 Bulgarian: 17
 Finnish: 16
 Swiss: 16
 Austrian: 15
 Subsaharan African:: 11
 African: 11
 Armenian: 9
 Turkish: 9
 Danish: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Eastern European: 7

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 31%Mexico
  • 9%Philippines
  • 9%Germany
  • 7%Poland
  • 5%Other Eastern Europe
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 5%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,661
  • Northeast: 470
  • Midwest: 3,374
  • South: 1,067
  • West: 173

65% of Griffith residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 21% lived in Indiana.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 17
  • 7th and 8th grade: 108
  • 9th grade: 54
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 139
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,352
  • Less than 1 year of college: 471
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 989
  • Associate degree: 258
  • Bachelor's degree: 594
  • Master's degree: 126
  • Professional school degree: 22
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 42
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 13
  • 7th and 8th grade: 58
  • 9th grade: 97
  • 10th grade: 150
  • 11th grade: 118
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 166
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,462
  • Less than 1 year of college: 375
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 882
  • Associate degree: 545
  • Bachelor's degree: 717
  • Master's degree: 204
  • Professional school degree: 28
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.5%Males
  • 15.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.8%Males
Griffith marital status for males
Griffith marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,643
  • One, attached: 81
  • Two: 135
  • 3 or 4: 271
  • 5 to 9: 252
  • 10 to 19: 1,053
  • 20 to 49: 476
  • 50 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,345

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Griffith:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 96.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 64.9%Utility gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 2.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 306
Here:

14.8%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 82
Here:

7.7%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 199
Here:

22.7%
Indiana:

23.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)