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0.71% decline
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1.98% decline
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4.29% decline
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3.6% growth


The economy of Whiting, IN employs 2,208 people. The economy of Whiting, IN is specialized in Arts, Entertainment, Recreation; Manufacturing; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 1.88; 1.79; and 1.72 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Whiting, IN are Manufacturing (382), Accommodation & Food Service (243), and Construction (210), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($44,667), Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($44,018), and Transportation & Warehousing ($40,850).

Median household income in Whiting, IN is $51,544. Males in Whiting, IN have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,037. The income inequality of Whiting, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.398 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 Whiting, 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 Whiting, IN is from the county of Lake County, IN.

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Whiting, IN is home to a population of 4,870 people, from which 96.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Whiting, IN is composed of 2,755 White residents (56.6%), 1,839 Hispanic residents (37.8%), 183 Black residents (3.76%), 63 Two+ residents (1.29%), and 19 Asian residents (0.39%). The most common foreign languages in Whiting, IN are Spanish (813 speakers), Polish (35 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (34 speakers), but compared to other places, Whiting, IN has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (34 speakers), Polish (35 speakers), and Other Slavic (10 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN awarded 2,489 degrees. The student population of Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN is skewed towards females, with 910 male students and 1,579 female students. Most students in Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN are White (1,329 and 53.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (400 and 16.1%), Black or African American (372 and 14.9%), and Asian (73 and 2.93%). The largest universities in Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN by number of graduates are Purdue University-Calumet Campus (1,994 and 80.1%), Calumet College of Saint Joseph (272 and 10.9%), and Kaplan College-Hammond (223 and 8.96%). The most popular majors in Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN are Registered Nursing (641 and 25.8%), General Business Administration & Management (107 and 4.3%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (90 and 3.62%). The median tuition costs in Hammond & East Chicago Cities PUMA, IN are $17,300 for private four year colleges, and $6,341 and $15,193 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Whiting, IN is $115,200, which is 0.56 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $111,200 to $115,200, a 3.6% increase. The homeownership rate of Whiting, IN is 62.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Whiting, IN have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Whiting, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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