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About Merrillville

Merrillville is a suburb in the Chicago Metro Area and in the Lake County. It has a population of 34,871 and a population density of 1,054, which is 91% above the national average. It has a median age of 40, which is 2 years above the Chicago Metro median age and 2 years above the national average.


Merrillville has a median home value of $227,500, which is 27% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,834 is 6% below the metro average rent and 42% above the national average rent. The average household income in Merrillville is $63,381 , which is 15% below the Metro average household income and 2% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Merrillville is 4..


$228,400Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$1,834Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
3 /10 - 7 /10
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52 mins To Chicago Metro Area
32 mins Average Travel Time To Work

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Merrillville's population is made up of 37% married, 40% single, 14% divorced and 9% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 39%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 26%. Homeowners make up 67% of the population in Merrillville.

36,214Population
9,442,159 Chicago Metro Area
1,089Population Density
  • 48% Male
  • 52% Female
39 Median Age
38 Chicago Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Merrillville is $34,226. The Median Household Income is $62,221 and the Merrillville Unemployment Rate is 8%.

$34,226Income Per Capita
$45,877 Chicago Metro Area
$62,221Median Household Income
$82,914 Chicago Metro Area
14% Poverty Rate
11% Chicago Metro Area
8% Unemployment Rate
5% Chicago Metro Area
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$228,400Median Home Value
$319,962 Chicago Metro Area
$1,834Median Rent
$1,869 Chicago Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Chicago Metro Area

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Renters
33%
Home Owners
67%
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3 /10 - 7 /10
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Top Schools in Merrillville

Crown Point Community Sch Corp School District
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11319 Randolph Street, Crown Point, IN, 46307
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Lake Central School Corp School District
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8801 Wicker Avenue, Saint John, IN, 46373
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Lake Central School Corp School District
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8915 West 93rd Avenue, Saint John, IN, 46373
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Crown Point Community Sch Corp School District
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601 Pettibone Street, Crown Point, IN, 46307
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Merrillville Community School School District
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3001 West 77th Avenue, Merrillville, IN, 46410
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52 mins
Chicago Metro Area
32 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Chicago Midway International Airport
51 mins
North Township, IN
21 mins
Albert G Lane Technical College Preparatory High School
36 mins
Lewis University Arprt
45 mins
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