East Chicago, IN
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East Chicago Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

East Chicago Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
28,699

Age

PEOPLE OF Indiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 8.47
5 To 17 21.97
18 To 24 11.37
25 To 34 12.76
35 To 54 22.52
55 To 64 11.21
65 Years And Over 11.69

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 5.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 69.8
COLLEGE GRADUATES 8.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
East Chicago 14154 13064.853889023505 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
East Chicago 26486 13162.787259816985 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
35.9%

Employment Industries in East Chicago

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 15.0
Healthcare 13.3
Retail 12.8
Accommodation 11.9
Education 6.9
Administration 6.3
Arts 5.3
Construction 5.3
Transportation 4.9
Public Service 3.6
Finance 3.4
Other 3.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 9.4
Black Or African American 39.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 0.2
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 0.2
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 50.1

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Polish 3.0
Irish 1.4
German 1.2
Russian 0.9
English 0.4
Serbian 0.4
Palestinian 0.4
African 0.4
Italian 0.3
French 0.3
Croatian 0.3
Dutch 0.3
Hungarian 0.3
Swedish 0.2
Scottish 0.2
Slovak 0.2
Canadian 0.2
Lithuanian 0.1
Slavic 0.1
Greek 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 58.8
Spanish 40.2
Arabic 0.5
Serbo-Croatian 0.2
Polish 0.1
Hindi 0.1
German 0.1
Slavic languages 0.0
French 0.0
African languages 0.0
Hebrew 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Native American languages 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Vietnamese 0.0
Laotian 0.0
Thai 0.0

Foreign Born East Chicago Residents:
15.4%