Merrillville, Indiana 

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Population

35,224

29% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Income

$49,711

Avg. Home Price

$137,900

Best Places to Live in Merrillville, Indiana

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan
Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


QUICK FACTS

City: Merrillville
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Merrillville is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merrillville jobs have increased by 0.97%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merrillville's cost of living is 8.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Merrillville's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Merrillville's population is 35,224 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.23%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Merrillville is $137,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.04%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Merrillville public schools spend $11,631 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Merrillville. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Merrillville

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Reviews for Merrillville   2 Reviews
Good place to raise a family - 8/17/2012
Just thirty minuits from Chicago . Good schools. Low cost of... Read More

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Ok place to visit but I wouldn't want to live here - 11/3/2005
Reasonable cost of living and fairly safe. Also close to Chitown so the cultural stuff is there. Shopping is run of the mill brand name franchises, nothing too... Read More


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