Schererville, IN Profile: Facts & Data

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Schererville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Schererville had a population of 29,244 as of July 1, 2018. Schererville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Schererville is located at latitude 41.4852 and longitude -87.4434 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Schererville (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The Town of Schererville (GNIS ID: 2396907) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Schererville is located within Township of Saint John, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.


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Schererville, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 29,244
Population in Households 28,650
Population in Familes 23,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 594
Population Density2 1,987
Diversity Index3 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,890
Average Household Income $96,140
Per Capita Income $39,222

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,379 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,643 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $230,274
Average Home Value $251,410
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,022
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,936
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.22%
Households 0.14% -0.15%
Families -0.07% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Schererville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schererville to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 34 95th
Population Density # 126 82nd
Diversity Index # 51 93rd
Median Household Income # 38 95th
Per Capita Income # 32 95th

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