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Pros

-Nearby recreation
-Close to Chicago
-Cost of living and housing

Cons

-Economic cycles
-Harsh winters
-Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Michigan City-La Porte Metro Area


It’s kind of hard to call any place in Indiana a “beach town,” but Michigan City probably comes the closest to earning this designation. Located right on Lake Michigan and almost adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Seashore, the area picks up its share of tourist activity from Chicago and all over the Midwest in the late spring, summer and fall. Otherwise, both Michigan City and LaPorte have a strong industrial heritage, with an important but somewhat declining old-economy manufacturing base.

Highlights


Small-town complex - Extreme northern Indiana, at the Michigan border See Local Real Estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
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City: Michigan City
Zip Codes: 46360
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 608 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Michigan City


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Michigan City is 6.80 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Michigan City jobs have Increased by 0.72 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Michigan City's cost of living is 14.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Michigan City's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Michigan City's population is 31,459 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -6.99 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Michigan City is $103,406. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.94%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Michigan City public schools spend $12,432 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Michigan City. Learn more...

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  2/15/2017
A nice place to visit.

My in-laws live there. I love to visit the place. Nice people. The city has everything, malls, restaurants, cafes. It's very close to the nature. It's cold in the... (Read More)

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  1/25/2010
Overall, not good.

HUMID and HOT in the June,July, August and bone chilling cold in Dec and Jan. Snow is just crazy...the lake effect snow machine comes right down off lake michigan and... (Read More)

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  7/22/2008
High Quality of Life

Very high quality of life, but tough to find... (Read More)

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