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Whiting
  • Suburb in Indiana

Report Card

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

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Whiting is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 4,574. Whiting is in Lake County. Living in Whiting offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Whiting there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families live in Whiting and residents tend to have moderate political views.

About

About Whiting...
Population
4,574

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,200
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$949
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Whiting Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    154.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    198.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,478.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    286.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  11%

Working in Whiting

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,740
National
$75,149

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