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Demographics Analysis

The people of Griffith Town, Indiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 552

5 to 9 years : 524

10 to 14 years : 535

15 to 17 years : 363

18 and 19 years : 220

20 years : 23

21 years : 134

22 to 24 years : 448

25 to 29 years : 603

30 to 34 years : 522

35 to 39 years : 635

40 to 44 years : 506

45 to 49 years : 739

50 to 54 years : 683

55 to 59 years : 516

60 and 61 years : 96

62 to 64 years : 181

65 and 66 years : 85

67 to 69 years : 120

70 to 74 years : 145

75 to 79 years : 198

80 to 84 years : 116

85 years and over : 42

Female:

Under 5 years : 436

5 to 9 years : 501

10 to 14 years : 672

15 to 17 years : 448

18 and 19 years : 129

20 years : 52

21 years : 136

22 to 24 years : 322

25 to 29 years : 506

30 to 34 years : 549

35 to 39 years : 601

40 to 44 years : 649

45 to 49 years : 821

50 to 54 years : 556

55 to 59 years : 536

60 and 61 years : 209

62 to 64 years : 192

65 and 66 years : 143

67 to 69 years : 123

70 to 74 years : 198

75 to 79 years : 262

80 to 84 years : 176

85 years and over : 151


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,761

Multiple ancestry : 6,503

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 26

Ancestry not reported : 1,064


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,577

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 144

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 30

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 432

Not a U.S. citizen : 171


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 988

5 to 17 years : 3,043

18 to 24 years : 1,464

25 to 34 years : 2,180

35 to 44 years : 2,391

45 to 54 years : 2,799

55 to 59 years : 1,052

60 and 61 years : 305

62 to 64 years : 373

65 to 74 years : 814

75 years and over : 945

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 775

5 to 17 years : 2,258

18 to 24 years : 1,065

25 to 34 years : 1,432

35 to 44 years : 1,209

45 to 54 years : 1,531

55 to 59 years : 603

60 and 61 years : 214

62 to 64 years : 187

65 to 74 years : 469

75 years and over : 500

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 195

5 to 17 years : 743

18 to 24 years : 399

25 to 34 years : 657

35 to 44 years : 1,022

45 to 54 years : 1,005

55 to 59 years : 409

60 and 61 years : 82

62 to 64 years : 151

65 to 74 years : 285

75 years and over : 386

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 94

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 12

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 17 years : 34

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 91

35 to 44 years : 100

45 to 54 years : 169

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 47


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,111

Female : 5,132

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,601

Female : 2,733

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 103

Female : 71

Foreign born:

Male : 171

Female : 432


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 9,158

Born in other state in the United States : 3,697

Native: born outside the United States : 39

Foreign born : 289


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,790

Now married, except separated : 3,767

Divorced : 788

Separated : 94

Widowed : 415

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,271

Now married, except separated : 2,331

Divorced : 645

Separated : 88

Widowed : 228

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 102

Divorced : 52

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12

Foreign born:

Never married : 69

Now married, except separated : 370

Divorced : 37

Separated : 30

Widowed : 45


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Speak only English : 13,867

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 857

Speak English less than "very well" : 193

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 78

Speak English less than "very well" : 40

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 67

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 43

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 24

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 32

Speak English less than "very well" : 10


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Griffith Town, Indiana

  • German: 4,067   (20.3%)
  • Other Groups: 3,505   (17.5%)
  • Polish: 2,377   (11.8%)
  • Irish: 2,310   (11.5%)
  • English: 1,092   (5.4%)
  • Dutch: 873   (4.3%)
  • Italian: 759   (3.8%)
  • United States Or American: 742   (3.7%)
  • Hungarian: 519   (2.6%)
  • Slovak: 499   (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 415   (2.1%)
  • Croatian: 400   (2.0%)
  • Swedish: 371   (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 235   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 233   (1.2%)
  • Norwegian: 153   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 142   (0.7%)
  • British: 126   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 125   (0.6%)
  • Romanian: 105   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 102   (0.5%)
  • Serbian: 91   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 82   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 82   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 76   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 66   (0.3%)
  • European: 62   (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 58   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 54   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 52   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 46   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 38   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 34   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 31   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 30   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 27   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 24   (0.1%)
  • Macedonian: 21   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 11   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 7   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Griffith Town, Indiana is 16,354



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Griffith Town, Indiana: 7,986
Female Population in Griffith Town, Indiana: 8,368


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Griffith Town, Indiana: 35.4
Median Female Resident Age in Griffith Town, Indiana: 38.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Griffith Town, Indiana


White


Both sexes

40.8

Male

39.5

Female

42.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.6

Male

24.7

Female

27.9

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.6

Male

28.5

Female

31.5

Asian


Both sexes

29.5

Male

29.5

Female

29.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

31.5

Male

29.5

Female

41.0

Other


Both sexes

27.0

Male

27.1

Female

26.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.1

Male

16.6

Female

18.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.2

Male

25.1

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.4

Male

40.9

Female

43.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Griffith Town, Indiana


  • White: 13,183
  • African American: 1,823
  • American Indian: 4
  • Asian: 87
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 980
  • Two or More Races: 277



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Griffith Town, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Griffith Town, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 25   (0.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 29   (0.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (0.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 108   (2%)
  • 9th Grade: 54   (1%)
  • 10th Grade: 110   (2.04%)
  • 11th Grade: 89   (1.65%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 139   (2.58%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,352   (43.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 471   (8.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 989   (18.34%)
  • Associate Degree: 258   (4.78%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 594   (11.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 126   (2.34%)
  • Professional School Degree: 22   (0.41%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 10   (0.19%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 42   (0.72%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 17   (0.29%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (0.22%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 58   (0.99%)
  • 9th Grade: 97   (1.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 150   (2.55%)
  • 11th Grade: 118   (2.01%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 166   (2.83%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,462   (41.91%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 375   (6.38%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 882   (15.02%)
  • Associate Degree: 545   (9.28%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 717   (12.21%)
  • Master's Degree: 204   (3.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 28   (0.48%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Griffith Town, Indiana

  • Griffith Public Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 132 N Broad St, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 924-4250, Students: 2,677 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Griffith Town, Indiana

  • Griffith Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 600 N Raymond St, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 924-4280, Students: 479 )

  • Eldon Ready Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 1345 N Broad St, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 838-4214, Students: 394 )

  • Beiriger Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 601 N Lillian St, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 924-4030, Students: 322 )

  • Franklin Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 201 N Griffith Blvd, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 924-4975, Students: 320 )

  • Elsie Wadsworth Elem Sch


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 600 N Jay St, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 923-4488, Students: 279 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Griffith Town, Indiana

  • Griffith Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 N Wiggs St, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 924-4281, Students: 883 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Griffith Town, Indiana

  • St Mary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 525 N Broad Street, Griffith, IN 46319, Phone: (219) 924-8633, Students: 246 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Griffith Town, Indiana

  • Griffith Branch


    940 North Broad Street, Griffith, IN 46319

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Griffith Town, Indiana


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Griffith Town, Indiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Griffith Town, Indiana.

Area Features of Griffith Town, Indiana


Airport


(1) Griffith-merrillville Airport  

Building


(1) Griffith Branch Lake County Public Library   (2) Griffith Fire Department Station 1   (3) Griffith Fire Department Station 2   (4) Griffith Police Department   (5) Schererville Fire Department Station 3  

Canal


(1) Cady Marsh Ditch   (2) Johnson Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Fern Oak Cemetery   (2) Pleasant View Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bible Baptist Church   (2) Church Of Christ   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Baptist Church Of Griffith   (5) First Christian Church   (6) First United Methodist Church   (7) Griffith Baptist Church   (8) Griffith Church Of God   (9) Griffith Church Of The Nazarene   (10) Griffith Lutheran Church   (11) Pilgrim Holiness Church   (12) Saint Mary Church   (13) Saint Stephen Martyr Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Griffith  

Park


(1) Central Park   (2) Cheever Park   (3) Foxwood Park   (4) Franklin Fields Park   (5) Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve   (6) Oak Ridge Prairie County Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bremerton Mobile Home Park   (2) Griffith   (3) Honeysuckle Mobile Home Park   (4) New Elliott   (5) Rolling Hill Estates  

Post Office


(1) Griffith Post Office  

School


(1) Beiriger Elementary School   (2) Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School   (3) Franklin Elementary School   (4) Griffith Senior High School   (5) Longfellow Elementary School   (6) Saint Mary School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Griffith Town, Indiana

46319 (pop. 19,174)


Cities Nearby Griffith Town, Indiana

Highland Town, IN  (pop. 23,433) 2.1 Miles
Schererville Town, IN  (pop. 29,096) 3.0 Miles
St. John Township, IN  (pop. 66,906) 3.8 Miles
Munster Town, IN  (pop. 23,921) 4.2 Miles
Calumet Township, IN  (pop. 102,785) 4.8 Miles
Dyer Town, IN  (pop. 15,528) 4.9 Miles
Gary City, IN  (pop. 78,991) 5.4 Miles
Merrillville Town, IN  (pop. 35,606) 5.6 Miles
North Township, IN  (pop. 160,713) 5.8 Miles
St. John Town, IN  (pop. 12,188) 6.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Griffith Town, Indiana

219



Elevation in Griffith Town, Indiana is 637.0 ft. (194.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Griffith Town, Indiana

Lat: 41.530835 N        Long: -87.425812 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Griffith Town, Indiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Indiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Griffith Town, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 454   (5.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 516   (5.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 459   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 943   (10.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 872   (9.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,008   (11.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,159   (13.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 828   (9.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 476   (5.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 406   (4.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 146   (1.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 64   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 677   (7.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 821   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 7,325

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 364

In 3-person carpool : 62

In 4-person carpool : 13

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 13

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 25

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 17

Railroad : 173

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 14

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 119

Other means : 50

Worked at home : 55


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 197

5 to 9 minutes : 684

10 to 14 minutes : 1,018

15 to 19 minutes : 1,390

20 to 24 minutes : 1,561

25 to 29 minutes : 711

30 to 34 minutes : 737

35 to 39 minutes : 149

40 to 44 minutes : 324

45 to 59 minutes : 522

60 to 89 minutes : 539

90 or more minutes : 343


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

With Social Security income : 1,537

No Social Security income : 4,801


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

With retirement income : 1,202

No retirement income : 5,136


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 102

$10,000 to $14,999 : 125

$15,000 to $19,999 : 114

$20,000 to $24,999 : 143

$25,000 to $29,999 : 124

$30,000 to $34,999 : 199

$35,000 to $39,999 : 185

$40,000 to $44,999 : 247

$45,000 to $49,999 : 242

$50,000 to $59,999 : 488

$60,000 to $74,999 : 467

$75,000 to $99,999 : 840

$100,000 to $124,999 : 556

$125,000 to $149,999 : 291

$150,000 to $199,999 : 139

$200,000 or more : 79


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,942


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Griffith Town, Indiana

  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3.0 kW; Calumet Park, IL; Owner: Birach Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRTO (1200 AM; 10.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wlxx-am License Corp.)
  • WRTO (1200 AM; 4.5 kW; Calumet Park, IL; Owner: Wlxx-am License Corp.)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Hammond, IN; Owner: Vazquez Development, Llc)
  • DWEDC (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Foreign Language Broadcasts, Inc.)
  • WSBC (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wsbc, Inc.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 4.5 kW; Worth, IL; Owner: Radio Disney Chicago, Llc)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WLTH (1370 AM; 0.5 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Wlth Radio, Inc.)
  • WGRB (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Beverly Shores, IN; Owner: Gerard Media, Llc)
  • WCEV (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Migala Communications Corporation)
  • WRLL (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Midway Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WCFJ (1470 AM; 1.0 kW; Crete, IL; Owner: Wcfj, Inc.)
  • WAKE (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corp., Llc)
  • WBGX (1570 AM; 1.5 kW; Harvey, IL; Owner: Great Lakes Radio-chicago, Llc)
  • WCGO (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago Heights, IL; Owner: Kovas Communications Of Indiana, Inc.)
  • WVON (1690 AM; 10.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5.0 kW; Gary, IN; Owner: Salem Media Of Illinois, Llc)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; 5.0 kW; Portage, IN; Owner: Wndz, Inc.)
  • WCPT (820 AM; 5.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wypa, Inc.)
  • WCPT (820 AM; 3.2 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wypa, Inc.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50.0 kW; Mokena, IL; Owner: Radio License Holding Xi, Llc)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Burnham, IL; Owner: Sovereign City Radio Services, Llc)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 1.0 kW; Chicago, IL; Owner: Sovereign City Radio Services, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Griffith Town, Indiana

  • WILV (100.3 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Bonneville Holding Company)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Emmis Radio License, Llc)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Bonneville Holding Company)
  • WYCA (102.3 FM; Beecher, IL; Owner: Dontron Inc.)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WXRD (103.9 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Illinois)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Tichenor License Corporation)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WCFS-FM (105.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Corporation Of Orlando)
  • WSRB (106.3 FM; Lansing, IL; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WZVN (107.1 FM; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Porter County Broadcasting Holding Corporation, Llc)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; Crete, IL; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WCRX (88.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Columbia College)
  • WLRA (88.1 FM; Homer Glen, IL; Owner: Lewis University)
  • WSSD (88.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Lakeside Telecommunications, Inc.)
  • WDSO (88.3 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: Duneland School Corp.)
  • WXAV (88.3 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: St. Xavier College)
  • WZRD (88.3 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Northeastern Illinois University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Flossmoor, IL; Owner: R B Schools)
  • WHFH (88.5 FM; Flossmoor, IL; Owner: Community High School Dist. #233)
  • WHPK-FM (88.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: University Of Chicago)
  • WGVE-FM (88.7 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Gary Community School Corp.)
  • WLUW (88.7 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Loyola University Of Chicago)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Jkj Educational Foundation)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: The Dwelling Place, In)
  • WIIT (88.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Illinois Institute Of Technology)
  • WOTW (88.9 FM; Frankfort, IL; Owner: Life On The Way Communications, Inc.)
  • WOTW (88.9 FM; Monee, IL; Owner: Life On The Way Communications, Inc.)
  • WWLO (89.1 FM; Leroy, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WKKC (89.3 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Board Of Trustees Community College Dist.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; Burns Harbor, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; Wanatah, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • WRTE (90.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: National Museum Of Mexican Art)
  • WRTW (90.5 FM; Gary, IN; Owner: Hyles-anderson College)
  • DWBHI (90.7 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Bogan High School)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Wheatfield, IN; Owner: The Helpline)
  • 971112MA (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • 980512MP (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: Csn International)
  • 980512MV (91.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Wbez Alliance Inc)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: The Wbez Alliance, Inc.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; Hammond, IN; Owner: Dontron, Inc.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WVIX (93.5 FM; Homer Glen, IL; Owner: Univision Radio License Corporation)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Radio License Holding V, Llc)
  • WVUR-FM (95.1 FM; Valparaiso, IN; Owner: The Lutheran University Assoc., Inc)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WSSR (96.7 FM; Homer Glen, IL; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Bonneville Holding Company)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Bonneville Holding Company)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Emmis Radio License, Llc)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Window To The World Communications)
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Chicago)
  • WRZA (99.9 FM; Peotone, IL; Owner: Wclr, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Griffith Town, Indiana

  • WTTW (Channel 11; Chicago, IL; Owner: Window To The World Communications, Inc.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; Chicago, IL; Owner: Cbs Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; Chicago, IL; Owner: College Dist. #508, County Of Cook)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wciu-tv Limited Partnership)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; Chicago, IL; Owner: Fox Television Stations, Inc.)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; Chicago, IL; Owner: Paxson Chicago License, Inc.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; Chicago, IL; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; Chicago, IL; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; Chicago, IL; Owner: Fox Television Stations, Inc.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; Cedar Lake, IN; Owner: Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; Chicago, IL; Owner: Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WXFT-TV (Channel 60; Chicago, IL; Owner: Telefutura Chicago Llc)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; Orland Hills, IL; Owner: Jovon Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wgbo License Partnership, G.p.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wls Television, Inc.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; Chicago, IL; Owner: Wgn Continental Broadcasting Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Griffith Town, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,040  (22.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 448  (9.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 773  (16.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,022  (22.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,301  (29.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 791  (18.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,971  (44.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 65  (1.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Griffith Town, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Griffith Town, Indiana

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

First Midwest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

Centier Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 48

Bmo Harris Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $93.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 663

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Griffith Town, Indiana

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 6.0 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 21.2 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 22.3 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 22.4 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Chicago Midway International


    (about 24.3 miles in Bedford Park, Illinois; Airport Code: MDW)

  • Meigs Field


    (about 24.5 miles in Chicago, Illinois; Airport Code: CGX)

  • Chicago Metropolitan Area


    (about 29.2 miles in Chicago, Illinois; Airport Code: CHI)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 33.4 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 33.6 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Lewis University


    (about 35.1 miles in Homer Glen, Illinois; Airport Code: II2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Griffith Town, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.55%

Carpooled

7.61%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.31%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.18%

Railroad

2.73%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.10%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.23%

Walked

1.39%

Other Means

0.38%

Worked At Home

1.51%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Griffith Town, Indiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,177

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 345

Female householder, no husband present : 819

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,583

Householder not living alone : 414


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 20

Male householder and female partner : 357

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 155

All other households : 5,797


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,896

Renter-occupied housing units : 281

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 193

Renter-occupied housing units : 152

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 453

Renter-occupied housing units : 366

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 891

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,106


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 297

$10,000 to $14,999 : 216

$15,000 to $19,999 : 307

$20,000 to $24,999 : 307

$25,000 to $29,999 : 270

$30,000 to $34,999 : 334

$35,000 to $39,999 : 280

$40,000 to $44,999 : 328

$45,000 to $49,999 : 387

$50,000 to $59,999 : 662

$60,000 to $74,999 : 729

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,029

$100,000 to $124,999 : 662

$125,000 to $149,999 : 304

$150,000 to $199,999 : 147

$200,000 or more : 79


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Total : 6,727


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Occupied : 6,338

Vacant : 389


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : 74

Built 2000 to 2004 : 93

Built 1990 to 1999 : 673

Built 1980 to 1989 : 609

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,169

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,759

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,317

Built 1940 to 1949 : 593

Built 1939 or earlier : 440


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Utility gas : 5,667

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 150

Electricity : 389

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 32

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 31

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 24

No fuel used : 45


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 19

$15,000 to $19,999 : 20

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 13

$60,000 to $69,999 : 7

$70,000 to $79,999 : 79

$80,000 to $89,999 : 111

$90,000 to $99,999 : 290

$100,000 to $124,999 : 1,044

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,293

$150,000 to $174,999 : 636

$175,000 to $199,999 : 351

$200,000 to $249,999 : 329

$250,000 to $299,999 : 55

$300,000 to $399,999 : 95

$400,000 to $499,999 : 22

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 206

Home equity loan only : 684

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 5

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,476

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,062


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Griffith Town, Indiana)

Built 2005 or later : $171,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $157,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $204,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $198,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $143,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $133,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $119,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $125,100

Built 1939 or earlier : $117,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Griffith Town, Indiana: 68.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Griffith Town, Indiana

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Griffith Town, Indiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 2 2 $219,600
  Two Family 1 2 $113,600
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 4 $333,200
2000        
  Single Family 18 18 $1,708,175
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,708,175
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $811,600
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $811,600
2002        
  Single Family 5 5 $571,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $571,800
2003        
  Single Family 2 2 $220,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $220,800
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $320,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $320,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 32 32 $4,235,635
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

32 32 $4,235,635


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Griffith Town, IN): $50,030
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Griffith Town): $108,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Griffith Town): $644
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Griffith Town, Indiana

Utility Gas: 86.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.6%
Electricity: 10.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.9%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Griffith Town, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Griffith Town, Indiana

Family Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 2057 W Glen Park Avenue, Griffith, Indiana 46319
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/7/2003

V-care Home Health Services Llc


     Address: 3026 45th Street, Highland, Indiana 46322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/25/2007

Quality Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 2449 45th Street, Unit B, Highland, Indiana 46322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/25/2006

Comfort Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 9219 Indianapolis Blvd, Suite 202, Highland, Indiana 46322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/30/2005

Satti Home Health Care Pc


     Address: 8901 Prairie Avenue, Highland, Indiana 46322
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/6/1994

Hospitals Close To Griffith Town, Indiana

Community Hospital


     Address: 901 Macarthur Boulevard, Munster, Indiana 46321
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"physicians Regional Hospital, Llc"


     Address: 701 Superior Avenue, Munster, Indiana 46321
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

"methodist Hospitals, Inc"


     Address: 600 Grant St, Gary, Indiana 46402
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Margaret Mercy Healthcare Centers


     Address: 24 Joliet Street, Dyer, Indiana 46311
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Margaret Mercy Healthcare Centers


     Address: 5454 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, Indiana 46320
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Griffith Town, Indiana

Highland Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 9630 Fifth St, Highland, Indiana 46322
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Munster Med-inn


     Address: 7935 Calumet Ave, Munster, Indiana 46321
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 201
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Nursing Care At Hartsfield Village


     Address: 503 Otis R Bowen Drive, Munster, Indiana 46321
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 95%

South Shore Health & Rehabilitation


     Address: 353 Tyler St, Gary, Indiana 46402
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Timberview Health Care Center


     Address: 2350 Taft Street, Gary, Indiana 46404
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 149
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Griffith Town, Indiana

Name: Exelon
Address: Suite 400, 1400 Opus Place; Downers Grove, IL 60515
Distance: 36 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Griffith Town, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 1,775
    Disabled Workers: 395
    Widowers Workers: 395
    Spouses Workers: 225
    Children Workers: 270


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Griffith Town, Indiana


Charges


Regular Highways: $2,000
Parks & Recreation: $18,000
Sewerage: $2,753,000
Solid Waste Management: $620,000
All Other: $25,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,470,000


Federal Intergovernmental


All Other: $6,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $2,000,000
Highways: $735,000
All Other: $286,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $223,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $28,000
Fire Protection: $305,000
Central Staff Services: $103,000
General Public Buildings: $120,000
Regular Highways: $859,000
Parks & Recreation: $197,000
Police Protection: $2,390,000
Welfare - Other: $46,000
Sewerage: $1,896,000
Solid Waste Management: $1,084,000
General - Other: $1,211,000
Water Utilities: $1,379,000


Construction


Parks & Recreation: $13,000
General: $161,000
Water Utilities: $257,000


Other Capital Outlay


Fire Protection: $278,000
General Public Building: $2,000
Regular Highways: $18,000
Parks & Recreation: $7,000
Police Protection: $105,000
Sewerage: $1,387,000
Solid Waste Management: $10,000
General - Other: $321,000
Water Utilities: $3,000


General


Interest On Debt: $791,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Corrections: $15,000


Tax


Property: $6,363,000
Public Utilities: $81,000
Other License: $208,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $408,000
Interest Earnings: $212,000
Fines & Forfeits: $84,000
Donations From Private Sources: $20,000
General Revenue, Nec: $236,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $3,235,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $9,979,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $3,791,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $545,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $15,513,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,058,000


(updated 2006)



Lake County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 61.03%
  • Bush & Cheney 38.24%
  • Other 0.73%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Griffith Town, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to Lake County, IN

5.09 % of Lake County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,815

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,673

Indiana Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Lake County, IN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Cook County , IL 2.28 % ($39,640 AGI )
  • Porter County , IN 0.62 % ($34,915 AGI )
  • Will County , IL 0.19 % ($56,174 AGI )

Relocation away from Lake County, IN

5.38 % of Lake County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,894

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,830

Indiana Average 0.04 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Lake County, IN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Cook County , IL 1.06 % ($33,307 AGI )
  • Porter County , IN 1.03 % ($43,404 AGI )
  • Marion County , IN 0.30 % ($20,343 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Griffith Town, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Griffith Town, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/22/2006, 04:55 pm 0 0 $50K --
06/18/1998, 07:35 pm 0 1 -- --
07/02/1992, 02:00 pm 0 37 -- --
06/17/1992, 02:15 pm 0 1 -- --
05/31/1991, 04:00 pm 1 0 -- --
05/11/1987, 05:10 pm 0 2 -- --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Griffith Town, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Griffith Town, Indiana

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 3 1 3 n/a 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 6 0 0 12 12 19 6 18 n/a 0
Rape 7 3 7 2 5 3 0 5 2 6 3 n/a 2
    per 100,000 40 17 41 12 30 18 0 31 12 37 18 n/a 12
Robbery 11 8 15 3 19 14 13 13 17 10 14 n/a 18
    per 100,000 63 46 87 18 112 83 79 80 105 62 82 n/a 108
Assault 20 25 11 20 19 15 28 19 12 19 18 n/a 10
    per 100,000 115 142 64 117 112 89 171 117 74 117 106 n/a 60
Burglary 49 74 56 81 70 88 76 119 70 93 112 n/a 100
    per 100,000 281 421 325 474 414 525 464 734 432 572 660 n/a 600
Larceny Theft 472 491 512 476 508 483 524 560 454 470 479 n/a 411
    per 100,000 2,708 2,796 2,975 2,788 3,006 2,879 3,201 3,453 2,802 2,892 2,821 n/a 2,465
Vehicle Theft 63 80 88 86 81 70 65 49 57 58 50 n/a 54
    per 100,000 361 456 511 504 479 417 397 302 352 357 294 n/a 324
Arson 5 12 6 4 4 2 1 1 2 1 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 29 68 35 23 24 12 6 6 12 6 0 n/a 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
10 9 8 7 11 8 11 10 9 9 10 n/a 8
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
147 164 166 162 166 161 167 182 146 156 160 n/a 141
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
78 87 87 84 88 84 89 96 77 82 85 n/a 74


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



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