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Indiana




Merrillville (town), Indiana

   People QuickFactsMerrillvilleIndiana
Population, 2003 estimate 30,9906,195,643
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 1.4%1.9%
Population, 2000 30,5606,080,485
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 9.2%9.7%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.6%7.0%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 24.6%25.9%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 15.1%12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2000 52.3%51.0%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)69.7%87.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)22.9%8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.3%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)1.5%1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)ZZ
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)3.4%1.6%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.2%1.2%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 9.7%3.5%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 58.5%55.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 7.0%3.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 15.3%6.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 86.5%82.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 20.2%19.4%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 29.722.6
 
Housing units, 2000 12,3032,532,319
Homeownership rate, 2000 70.6%71.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $101,300$94,300
 
Households, 2000 11,6782,336,306
Persons per household, 2000 2.572.53
Median household income, 1999 $49,545$41,567
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,293$20,397
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 4.3%9.5%
   Business QuickFactsMerrillvilleIndiana
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 283,97366,350,132
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 965,62257,241,650
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $30,853$9,748
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 118,2226,646,318
Total number of firms, 1997 2,781413,400
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 15.5%5.5%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 16.4%25.9%
   Geography QuickFactsMerrillvilleIndiana
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 3335,867
Persons per square mile, 2000 918.2169.5
FIPS Code 4852818
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:29 EST

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