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Calumet township, IN map Land area: 61.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.0 sq. mi.
Population: 127,800 (all urban)
Males: 59,314  (46.4%)
Females: 68,486  (53.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 126,920 (74,771 owner occupied, 52,149 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

29%


Races in Calumet township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 23.2%
  • Black: 69.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 34.1
Median age of females: 35.8

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Average household size: 2.65

Calumet township:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.24

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,370 ($31,429 in 1999)
This township:

$35,370
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $288 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $304)
Here:

$288
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $119,955 (it was $86,400 in 2000)
Calumet township:

$119,955
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,663 - $133,568

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $160,882
Here:

$160,882
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $95,344
Here:

$95,344
State:

$141,472

Mobile homes: $58,873
Here:

$58,873
State:

$33,761
Population density: 2067 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

37.1%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

27.4%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Gary, Griffith.


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Number of foreign born residents: 6 (100% naturalized citizens)

Calumet township:  0.0%
State:  3.1%

74% of Calumet township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 355
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 303
  • South: 12
  • West: 2
Calumet township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Calumet township, Indiana:

  • 481 people in nursing homes
  • 144 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 74 people in other group homes
  • 49 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 44 people in halfway houses
  • 43 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 189
  • One, attached: 2
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,800


Housing units in Calumet township with a mortgage: 25 (8 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 26

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1980 to 1989: 14
  • 1970 to 1979: 16
  • 1960 to 1969: 5
  • 1950 to 1959: 4
  • 1940 to 1949: 8
  • 1939 or earlier: 126

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calumet township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 6
  • 5 rooms: 26
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 48
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 24

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calumet township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 1
  • 5 rooms: 6
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 3

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Calumet township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 27
  • 3 bedrooms: 41
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 34

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calumet township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 11
  • 3 bedrooms: 4
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

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

  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 28
  • 2 vehicles: 27
  • 3 vehicles: 33
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5 or more vehicles: 3

Cars and other vehicles available in Calumet township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 13
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 11
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (37%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Social assistance (8%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Calumet township:

  • German (44.9%)
  • Norwegian (25.1%)
  • Irish (8.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German (4.8%)
  • United States or American (4.8%)
  • English (3.3%)
  • Italian (1.9%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 149 (52%)
  • Carpooled: 4 (1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (1%)
  • Walked: 15 (5%)
  • Other means: 2 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 116 (40%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

People in group quarters in Calumet township, Indiana:

  • 481 people in nursing homes
  • 144 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 74 people in other group homes
  • 49 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 44 people in halfway houses
  • 43 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

54.3% of residents of Calumet township speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
45.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 688
  • In family households: 643 (130 male householders, 17 female householders)
    128 spouses, 339 children (332 natural, 1 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 2 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 6 other relatives, 13 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 45 (26 male householders (19 living alone)), 11 female householders (11 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 52 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 22 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 30 1-person, 7 2-persons,

12,765 married couples with children.
16,650 single-parent households (1,890 men, 14,760 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 83
Here:

63.8%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Calumet township:

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