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Encyclopedia > St. John, Indiana

St. John is a town in Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 8,382 at the 2000 census. Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Official language(s) English Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Area  Ranked 38th  - Total 36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 270 miles (435 km)  - % water 1. ...

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Geography

St. John is located at 41°26′54″N, 87°28′36″W (41.448229, -87.476672)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 17.5 km² (6.8 mi²). 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.74%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 8,382 people, 2,800 households, and 2,441 families residing in the town. The population density was 481.6/km² (1,246.6/mi²). There were 2,847 housing units at an average density of 163.6/km² (423.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.55% White, 0.13% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.75% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.20% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,800 households out of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.8% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.8% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.24. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $71,378, and the median income for a family was $75,231. Males had a median income of $55,554 versus $30,603 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,106. About 1.1% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.9% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

St. John is served by both the Lake Central School Corporation and the Hanover Community School Corporation. Four of the ten Lake Central schools are located in Saint John. These include:

  • Lake Central High School
  • Lake Central Freshmen Center
  • Kolling Elementary School
  • Clark Middle School (under construction)

Major Businesses

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Real Estate St. John : MLS RealEstate IN (223 words)
John Heck became the founding father of the town presently known as St. John.
More families are now proud to call St. John home, and all the residents enjoy the spaciousness of adjacent farmlands, a relaxed country atmosphere and the vast resources available in a nearby metropolitan region.
John is minutes from the municipal centers of Chicago, Gary, Hammond and Merrillville, and just a few hours drive from Indianapolis, St. Louis and Detroit.
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