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Total population: 16,516 (All urban)

Houses: 6,826 (6,491 occupied: 4,369 owner occupied, 2,120 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

32%

Housing density: 952 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $165,377.

Median contract rent in 2016: $612 (lower quartile is $517, upper quartile is $689)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $935


Median gross rent in Griffith, IN in 2016: $644

Housing units in Griffith with a mortgage: 2,779 (57 second mortgage, 263 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,591

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,029

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,550

Median monthly housing costs: $847


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Griffith, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $143,694 (it was $108,500 in 2000)
Griffith:

$143,694
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,642 - $178,490
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,452
  • In family households: 13,845 (2,042 male householders, 2,253 female householders)
    2,866 spouses, 4,931 children (4,558 natural, 66 adopted, 319 stepchildren), 428 grandchildren, 289 brothers or sisters, 214 parents, 485 other relatives, 359 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,594 (1,195 male householders (1,083 living alone)), 993 female householders (831 living alone)), 393 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 10

Size of family households: 2,157 2-persons, 832 3-persons, 679 4-persons, 285 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 237 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,920 1-person, 227 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 28 4-persons.

1,771 married couples with children.
1,416 single-parent households (300 men, 1,116 women).

89.2% of residents of Griffith speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
3.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 60% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (27% speak English very well, 73% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 796 (4.8%)
(67.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 8no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 6302 bedrooms
  • 2,5263 bedrooms
  • 8564 bedrooms
  • 2945+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 6391 bedroom
  • 9992 bedrooms
  • 3753 bedrooms
  • 724 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 66no vehicle
  • 1,0971 vehicle
  • 2,2102 vehicles
  • 6363 vehicles
  • 3034 vehicles
  • 815+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population

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

  • 245no vehicle
  • 1,1481 vehicle
  • 5202 vehicles
  • 1513 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 4234 rooms
  • 9695 rooms
  • 1,2036 rooms
  • 7587 rooms
  • 5678 rooms
  • 3889+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griffith, Indiana:

  • 271 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 3763 rooms
  • 1,0184 rooms
  • 3355 rooms
  • 2006 rooms
  • 607 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Griffith, IN household income distribution

  • Griffith, IN household income distribution
  • 419Less than $10,000
  • 206$10,000 to $14,999
  • 254$15,000 to $19,999
  • 384$20,000 to $24,999
  • 267$25,000 to $29,999
  • 297$30,000 to $34,999
  • 189$35,000 to $39,999
  • 210$40,000 to $44,999
  • 296$45,000 to $49,999
  • 941$50,000 to $59,999
  • 796$60,000 to $74,999
  • 891$75,000 to $99,999
  • 638$100,000 to $124,999
  • 343$125,000 to $149,999
  • 306$150,000 to $199,999
  • 61$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Griffith, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Griffith, IN
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 81$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 301$80,000 to $89,999
  • 187$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,041$100,000 to $124,999
  • 762$125,000 to $149,999
  • 760$150,000 to $174,999
  • 434$175,000 to $199,999
  • 279$200,000 to $249,999
  • 162$250,000 to $299,999
  • 30$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 12$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Griffith, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Griffith, IN
  • 17$100 to $149
  • 20$200 to $249
  • 20$300 to $349
  • 17$350 to $399
  • 39$400 to $449
  • 29$450 to $499
  • 9$500 to $549
  • 74$550 to $599
  • 223$600 to $649
  • 249$650 to $699
  • 197$700 to $749
  • 425$750 to $799
  • 375$800 to $899
  • 71$900 to $999
  • 214$1,000 to $1,249
  • 85$1,250 to $1,499
  • 79No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2182010 or later
  • 1132000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 751980 to 1989
  • 611970 to 1979
  • 236Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Griffith population
Griffith commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 225
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 372
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,334
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,238
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,357
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 465
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,133
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 143
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 125
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 559
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 684
  • 90 or more minutes: 193
Griffith, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 69.6%
Number of people working at home: 156 (1.9% of all workers)

Griffith mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,786 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 322 (7%)
  • Taxi: 64 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (1%)
  • Walked: 98 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 156 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,082
 Polish: 471
 American: 263
 English: 193
 Irish: 188
 Serbian: 134
 Italian: 125
 Dutch: 123
 European: 113
 Hungarian: 83
 Norwegian: 62
 Slovak: 53
 French (except Basque): 42
 Arab: 36
 Croatian: 35
 Lithuanian: 28
 Eastern European: 28
 Scotch-Irish: 26
 British: 19
 Canadian: 19
 Romanian: 18
 African: 18
 Scottish: 14
 Danish: 12
 Haitian: 11
 Lebanese: 8
 Swiss: 8
 Swedish: 7

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

  • 28%Mexico
  • 21%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 14%Hong Kong
  • 8%Philippines
  • 7%Jordan
  • 4%Germany
  • 3%Poland

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

  • This state: 10,018
  • Other state: 5,498
  • Northeast: 160
  • Midwest: 4,384
  • South: 803
  • West: 175

84% of Griffith residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 1% lived in Indiana.

Griffith:

84.1%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 39
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 76
  • 11th grade: 80
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 120
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,411
  • Less than 1 year of college: 473
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 894
  • Associate degree: 422
  • Bachelor's degree: 673
  • Master's degree: 205
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 74
  • 11th grade: 88
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 111
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,022
  • Less than 1 year of college: 554
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 959
  • Associate degree: 677
  • Bachelor's degree: 753
  • Master's degree: 371
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 29.3%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.6%Males
Griffith marital status for males
Griffith marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,561
  • One, attached: 203
  • Two: 82
  • 3 or 4: 342
  • 5 to 9: 365
  • 10 to 19: 819
  • 20 to 49: 328
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 49

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,180

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Griffith:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Griffith
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.1%)
  • Electricity (3.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (73.1%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 373
Here:

22.8%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 106
Here:

14.2%
Indiana:

20.5%

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)