Dune Acres, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 97  (53.5%)
Females: 85  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

63.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46304.

Estimated median household income in 2019: over $200,000 (it was $94,843 in 2000)
Dune Acres:

over $200,000
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $118,309 (it was $68,051 in 2000)

Dune Acres town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $795,125 (it was $384,400 in 2000)
Dune Acres:

$795,125
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,589.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dune Acres: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.0%
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Ancestries: American (13.9%), Greek (13.9%), German (12.5%), English (8.3%), European (8.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1923

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (very low).

Dune Acres, Indiana map

6 residents are foreign born (3.5% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

3.0%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $9,105 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,711 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (14.2 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (33.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Porter, IN (1.3 miles ),
Burns Harbor, IN (1.7 miles ),
Chesterton, IN (1.8 miles ),
Ogden Dunes, IN (2.4 miles ),
Beverly Shores, IN (2.4 miles ),
Portage, IN (2.6 miles ),
South Haven, IN (2.8 miles ),
Town of Pines, IN (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 87.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -86 (-43.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 20 (23.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 219

Distribution of median household income in Dune Acres, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dune Acres, IN in 2019
Dune Acres satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $512,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $466,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $425,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $1,200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $1,596,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $800,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $700,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $600,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Dune Acres, IN residents
Average permit cost in Dune Acres, IN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Dune Acres, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.3%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Dune Acres, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (13.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11.4%)
  • Lawyers (8.6%)
  • Top executives (7.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (14.3%)
  • Top executives (12.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (12.7%)
  • Lawyers (9.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (14.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.5%)
  • Lawyers (7.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.1%)

Average climate in Dune Acres, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dune Acres, Indiana average temperatures Dune Acres, Indiana average precipitation Dune Acres, Indiana humidity Dune Acres, Indiana wind speed Dune Acres, Indiana snowfall Dune Acres, Indiana sunshine Dune Acres, 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 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.679. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.679
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
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 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Dune Acres-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Dune Acres town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dune Acres-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 29% 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 225.0 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 199.9 miles away from Dune Acres center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 225.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Dune Acres center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from Dune Acres 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 290.5 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 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).
Dune Acres topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dune Acres:

  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)
  • DAVITA - CHESTERTON (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PORTER, IN)
  • WATERS OF DUNELAND THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CHESTERTON, IN)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • OPPORTUNITY ENTERPRISES INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE OF PORTAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FOUNTAINVIEW PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PORTAGE, IN)

Amtrak station near Dune Acres:

  • 11 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 Dune Acres:

  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 11 miles; Westville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,682)
  • Valparaiso University (about 13 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 15 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 21 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 27 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 28 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • South Suburban College (about 28 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)

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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:

1.9 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

61.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Dune Acres:

Marital status in Dune Acres, IN
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Dune Acres:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 40.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dune Acres, 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
Here:

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:
This county:

9.0%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Porter County:

12.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.1%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dune Acres:

61.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Dune Acres:

27.8
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dune Acres:

19.1%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dune Acres:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.0%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

63.4%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dune Acres, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,250
Financial Administration 0$0 10$10,891
Totals for Government 0$0 11$12,141

Dune Acres government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $123,000 ($675.82)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($258.24)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $141,000 ($774.73)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($362.64)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($175.82)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($153.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($148.35)
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000 ($137.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($98.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $20,000 ($109.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($27.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $157,000 ($862.64)

Dune Acres government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($60.44)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($164.84)
    Other: $10,000 ($54.95)
  • Tax - Property: $349,000 ($1917.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($54.95)
    Other License: $2,000 ($10.99)

Dune Acres government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $348,000 ($1912.09)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dune Acres:

  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dune Acres:

  • WDSO (88.3 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: DUNELAND SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, 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 Dune Acres:

  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • W13BQ (Channel 13; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: STUDIO 5, INC.)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Nipsco Bailly Gs @ 4 Mi W Of Sr49 (Lat: 41.642250 Lon: -87.125861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPRF513,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.487 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2015, Expiration Date: 08/29/2025, Certifier: Clifford M Burns, Registrant: Nipsco, Inc, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 730-1254, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DUNE ACRES, N Side Of Rt 12 And 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.634194 Lon: -87.101417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WRCA541,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6728.12 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:
  • DUNE ACRES, N Side Of Rt 12 And 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.634194 Lon: -87.101417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: KBD95,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6865.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6728.12 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2018, Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1460 E 15th Avenue, Gary, IN 46402, Phone: (219) 886-5820, Fax: (219) 886-5844, Email:
  • BAILLY 030, On Private Rd Entrance 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 N Of Us 12 (Lat: 41.642806 Lon: -87.122528), Type: Building, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KDJ56,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2019, Expiration Date: 04/09/2029, Registrant: Nipsco, Inc, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 730-1254, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:
  • DUNE ACRES, On Private Rd N Side Of Us 12 Entrance 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.633361 Lon: -87.100861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: KVN95,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2019, Expiration Date: 12/28/2029, Registrant: Nipsco, Inc, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 730-1254, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:
  • BAILEY GEN, On Private Rd At Lake Michigan Entrance 4 Mi W Of Sr 49 (Lat: 41.642806 Lon: -87.123083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KVN96,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2019, Expiration Date: 02/23/2030, Registrant: Nipsco, Inc, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 730-1254, Fax: (219) 886-5872, Email:

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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$173,6635$177,81437$169,8572$104,6153$251,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$101,0204$148,9100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,4301$454,95011$214,4531$114,2401$621,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$06$176,2230$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$190,2600$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 ORIGINATED1$178,1901$270,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$209,370
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$173,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dune Acres, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dune Acres, IN - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dune Acres, IN
  • 94.1%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dune Acres, IN
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity


Dune Acres compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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