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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
South Haven is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 5,159. South Haven is in Porter County. Living in South Haven offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in South Haven and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in South Haven are above average.
About South Haven...
Population
5,159

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$983
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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South Haven Rankings

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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

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in South Haven

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,617
National
$55,322
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South Haven Reviews

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Down one street there is eight banks and two McDonald's and a couple basic gyms but there is nothing spectacular about the area The town just keeps taking land and building insignificant structures. The business always look run down and shabby, it's not bad but not main street either. There is horrible clothing variety and the small shops aren't interesting.
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They say if You live in Indiana and don't like the weather just wait a minute. That's just saying that the weather changes alot but mostly it's pretty normal four season area rainy spring, hot summer, basic fall, and snowy winter.
There are bars but there are no places for people to go who don't or can't drink just to hang out there is no place for dancing there's not even a dance studio. The restaurants are basic fast food joints