Burns Harbor, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 1,828 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +138.6%
Males: 905  (49.5%)
Females: 923  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46304.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $78,950 (it was $53,929 in 2000)
Burns Harbor:

$78,950
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,990 (it was $23,344 in 2000)

Burns Harbor town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $187,259 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Burns Harbor:

$187,259
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $185,535; detached houses: $202,504; townhouses or other attached units: $161,595; in 2-unit structures: $89,508; mobile homes: $66,577

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,140.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burns Harbor: 96.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.8%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Burns Harbor, IN (2019)
    • 1,63681.8%White alone
    • 24912.4%Hispanic
    • 633.1%Black alone
    • 301.5%Two or more races
    • 150.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Burns Harbor, Indiana as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burns Harbor is 1,307 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Burns Harbor by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(121.2)
1
(94.3)
2
(178.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(162.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(85.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(848.5)
3
(283.0)
8
(713.0)
5
(435.5)
4
(324.9)
5
(430.3)
2
(171.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(2,424)
26
(2,453)
32
(2,852)
19
(1,655)
16
(1,300)
23
(1,979)
29
(2,481)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(363.6)
3
(283.0)
3
(267.4)
5
(435.5)
3
(243.7)
2
(172.1)
2
(171.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index209.7187.7221.0131.5126.7321.0142.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Burns Harbor, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
Indiana average:

1.84
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Ancestries: American (14.6%), German (11.5%), Polish (9.6%), Irish (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (7.6%), Italian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1967

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 6.83 square miles.

Population density: 267 people per square mile   (very low).

Burns Harbor, Indiana map

49 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.4% Latin America, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This town:

2.5%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,471 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,274 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (11.7 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (32.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Porter, IN (1.7 miles ),
Dune Acres, IN (1.7 miles ),
Chesterton, IN (1.9 miles ),
Ogden Dunes, IN (1.9 miles ),
Portage, IN (2.0 miles ),
South Haven, IN (2.2 miles ),
Salt Creek Commons, IN (2.7 miles ),
Lake Station, IN (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 87.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 219

Distribution of median household income in Burns Harbor, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Burns Harbor, IN in 2019
Burns Harbor satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2014: 19 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2019: 40 buildings, average cost: $150,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Burns Harbor, IN residents
Average permit cost in Burns Harbor, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Burns Harbor, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (18.1%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (27.1%)
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Truck transportation (11.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Burns Harbor, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.8%)

Average climate in Burns Harbor, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Burns Harbor, Indiana average temperatures Burns Harbor, Indiana average precipitation Burns Harbor, Indiana humidity Burns Harbor, Indiana wind speed Burns Harbor, Indiana snowfall Burns Harbor, Indiana sunshine Burns Harbor, Indiana clear and cloudy days
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 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.620. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.620
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0317. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Burns Harbor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Burns Harbor town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burns Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 30% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from the city 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 197.4 miles away from Burns Harbor center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 222.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Burns Harbor 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 290.0 miles away from Burns Harbor center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 253.3 miles away from Burns Harbor 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 Porter County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burns Harbor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Burns Harbor:

  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)
  • WATERS OF DUNELAND THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)
  • DAVITA - CHESTERTON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; PORTER, IN)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE OF PORTAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)

Amtrak station near Burns Harbor:

  • 14 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burns Harbor:

  • Valparaiso University (about 12 miles; Valparaiso, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 12 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 13 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 19 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 25 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • South Suburban College (about 26 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Chicago State University (about 27 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Burns Harbor: Burns Harbor East Light (A), Burns Harbor Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Burns Harbor: Lakewood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Porter 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:

66.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.5%
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: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Burns Harbor:

Marital status in Burns Harbor, IN
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Burns Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Indiana average:

11.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Burns Harbor
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burns Harbor, IN (based on Porter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic29,5838
Evangelical Protestant23,85791
Mainline Protestant10,64026
Other1,1367
Orthodox8602
None98,267-
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: 13
Porter County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Porter County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
This county:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Porter County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Porter County:

28.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Burns Harbor:

49.4%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burns Harbor:

47.1%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Burns Harbor:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burns Harbor:

19.9%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Burns Harbor:

9.2%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Burns Harbor:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burns Harbor:

34.7%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burns Harbor, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$23,480$56,3524$4,026
Streets and Highways 2$10,398$62,3882$1,010
Financial Administration 1$4,661$55,9320$0
Sewerage 1$4,158$49,8961$464
Police - Other 1$3,335$40,0201$520
Other and Unallocable 1$3,592$43,1041$861
Firefighters 0$0 2$2,699
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,416
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$2,499
Totals for Government 11$49,624$54,13520$14,495

Burns Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $100,000 ($54.70)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($21.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $593,000 ($324.40)
    Sewerage: $358,000 ($195.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $347,000 ($189.82)
    Regular Highways: $312,000 ($170.68)
    Financial Administration: $227,000 ($124.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000 ($54.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000 ($53.06)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($50.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($58.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $70,000 ($38.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $830,000 ($454.05)

Burns Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $432,000 ($236.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($3.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($14.77)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($5.47)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($1.64)
  • Tax - Property: $1,847,000 ($1010.39)
    Motor Vehicle License: $28,000 ($15.32)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,000 ($2.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($1.64)

Burns Harbor government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,672,000 ($1461.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,990,000 ($1088.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $682,000 ($373.09)

Burns Harbor government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,349,000 ($2379.10)

6.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,934 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lake County, IN  2.59% ($47,223 average AGI)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.60% ($47,608)
from Cook County, IL  0.55% ($78,234)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Porter County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lake County, IN  1.71% ($42,248 average AGI)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.68% ($44,131)
to Cook County, IL  0.39% ($64,409)
Businesses in Burns Harbor, IN
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Nissan1
McDonald's1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burns Harbor:

  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: WLTH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burns Harbor:

  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDSO (88.3 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: DUNELAND SCHOOL CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Burns Harbor:

  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • W13BQ (Channel 13; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: STUDIO 5, 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.)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • Burns Harbor, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count13332
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20649
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4277
  • Fatalities14954
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33992
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents849
See more detailed statistics of Burns Harbor fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $15,135,000Total costs
  • 255,660Total average daily traffic
  • 31,328Total average daily truck traffic
  • 219,318Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burns Harbor, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burns Harbor, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Burns Harbor)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Burns Harbor, IN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • CH33XC040, 1175 Rak Rd (Lat: 41.604444 Lon: -87.122778), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQPU206, Licensee ID: L01744207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprintcom, Inc.
  • I-94, 1175 Rak Rd (Lat: 41.604444 Lon: -87.122778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQQW611,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19600.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023, Certifier: Michael H Kefauver, Registrant: Future Technologies, 300 Petty Rd, Suite B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, Phone: (630) 841-0229, Email:
  • I94/20 AQUALAND, 1175 Rak Rd (Lat: 41.604472 Lon: -87.122806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQQY205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2014, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PRAXAIR, Nw Corner At Int Of State Rd 149 And Interstate 94 (Lat: 41.610306 Lon: -87.128639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRCA540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6548.12 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2018, Expiration Date: 08/09/2028, Certifier: Ed Bee, Registrant: Nipsco, Inc, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 730-1254, Email:
  • BURNS HARBOR, M Street (Lat: 41.633417 Lon: -87.130083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.5 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRFT210,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2020, Expiration Date: 04/27/2030, Certifier: Christophe Le Scanve, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • PRAXAIR, Nw Corner At Int Of State Rd 149 And Interstate 94 (Lat: 41.610306 Lon: -87.128639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WAZ600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6548.12 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2008, Expiration Date: 05/13/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2018, Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1175 Rak Rd (Lat: 41.604444 Lon: -87.122778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KNKO276, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA9BQD, Licensee ID: L00583759, Grant Date: 11/02/2002, Expiration Date: 11/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2014, Registrant: Donald K Carpenter, 1188 N Salt Creek Road, Burns Harbor, IN 46304
  • Call Sign: KF9OV, Licensee ID: L00133987, Grant Date: 01/07/2004, Expiration Date: 04/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/24/2012, Certifier: Gregory S Miller, Registrant: Gregory S Miller, 1129 Harbor Way, Burns Harbor, IN 46304
  • Call Sign: WA9Q, Licensee ID: L01351766, Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 03/09/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2020, Certifier: James C Vokorokos, Registrant: James C Vokorokos, 1171 Rak Rd, Burns Harbor, IN 46304
  • Call Sign: KD9EEC, Licensee ID: L01954498, Grant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/01/2025, Certifier: Jerome M Nowaczyk, Registrant: Jerome M Nowaczyk, 298 Meadowbrook Rd, Burns Harbor, IN 46304

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$155,89616$174,589116$170,2275$131,47610$236,7210$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$158,70011$170,1340$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$77,6604$357,36335$211,7662$179,4704$488,0731$26,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$020$166,1070$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$07$170,7961$182,4100$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$186,6205$170,034
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$164,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$175,6303$181,803
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burns Harbor, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Burns Harbor, IN - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Burns Harbor, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (34.0%), and Structure Fires (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burns Harbor, IN
    • 5534.0%Outside Fires
    • 4729.0%Structure Fires
    • 4326.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1710.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burns Harbor, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burns Harbor, IN
  • 94.7%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burns Harbor, IN
  • 60.3%Utility gas
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Other fuel


Burns Harbor compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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