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Michigan City
  • Town in Indiana

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Michigan City is a town in Indiana with a population of 31,965. Michigan City is in LaPorte County. Living in Michigan City offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Michigan City and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Michigan City are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,300
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$787
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    406.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    61.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    100
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    812.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,057.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    335.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Michigan City

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,197
National
$69,021

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