Schererville, IN
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Schererville is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 28,701 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Schererville is the 34th largest community in Indiana.

Schererville real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Schererville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns, Schererville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Schererville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schererville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schererville who work in office and administrative support (14.94%), management occupations (12.38%), and sales jobs (9.61%).

One downside of living in Schererville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.69 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Schererville is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Schererville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

In terms of college education, Schererville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.55% of adults in Schererville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Schererville in 2010 was $36,258, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,032 for a family of four. However, Schererville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Schererville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Schererville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schererville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Schererville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schererville include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Schererville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.