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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Burns Harbor is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 1,452. Burns Harbor is in Porter County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Burns Harbor offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Burns Harbor there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Burns Harbor and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Burns Harbor are highly rated.
About Burns Harbor...
Population
1,452

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,085
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Burns Harbor Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Burns Harbor

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,632
National
$55,322
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