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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Schererville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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%).
In Schererville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Schererville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Schererville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The overall education level of Schererville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.55% of adults in Schererville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
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.