East Chicago, IN Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 13,261 housing units in East Chicago.
This represents a 1.7% decline from 13,484 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 13,261 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in East Chicago is about 44.6%.
East Chicago's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.7%.
Average household size is 2.75 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in East Chicago were built after 1948.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||4.10%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||3.08|
|Median year structure was built||1944|
|Median Value of occupied units||$69,900|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$51,900|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Median year structure was built||1953|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$344|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.20%|
|Home Equity Loan||3.90%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||14.5%|