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0.86% decline
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3.57% growth


The economy of Hobart, IN employs 14,461 people. The economy of Hobart, IN is specialized in Manufacturing; Transportation & Warehousing; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 1.8; 1.21; and 1.17 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Hobart, IN are Manufacturing (2,520), Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,876), and Retail trade (1,636), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($89,028), Transportation & Warehousing ($51,828), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($43,974).

Median household income in Hobart, IN is $59,424. Males in Hobart, IN have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,032. The income inequality of Hobart, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Hobart, IN. In Lake County, IN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 60 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,709. Lake County, IN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Indiana.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Hobart, IN is from the county of Lake County, IN.

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Hobart, IN is home to a population of 28,693 people, from which 98.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Hobart, IN is composed of 22,211 White residents (77.4%), 3,773 Hispanic residents (13.1%), 1,933 Black residents (6.74%), 343 Asian residents (1.2%), and 273 Two+ residents (0.95%). The most common foreign languages in Hobart, IN are Spanish (1,490 speakers), Greek (233 speakers), and Polish (116 speakers), but compared to other places, Hobart, IN has a relative high number of Greek (233 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (103 speakers), and Other Slavic (91 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Hobart, IN awarded 80 degrees. The student population of Hobart, IN is skewed towards females, with 1 male students and 79 female students. Most students in Hobart, IN are White (36 and 45%), followed by Black or African American (22 and 27.5%), Unknown (18 and 22.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 5%). The largest universities in Hobart, IN by number of graduates are Regency Beauty Institute-Merrillville (62 and 77.5%), College of Court Reporting Inc (18 and 22.5%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Hobart, IN are General Cosmetology (62 and 77.5%), Other Legal Professions & Studies (15 and 18.8%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Hobart, IN are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hobart, IN is $136,200, which is 0.66 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $131,500 to $136,200, a 3.57% increase. The homeownership rate of Hobart, IN is 73.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Hobart, IN have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hobart, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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