Livability Score

80
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities D-

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (3) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Arcadia
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (36) F
Blue Chip Hotel
Attraction
International Friendship Gardens
Attraction
Ames Field Stadium
Stadium
SFC Gallery
Art Gallery
Barker Mansion
Museum
Tortoise
Attraction
Raptors
Attraction
Upper Aviary
Attraction
Washington Park Zoo
Zoo
Monkey Island
Attraction
Bald eagles
Attraction
Australian Walk About: Wallaby and Emu
Attraction
Zebras
Attraction
Wolves
Attraction
Bobcats
Attraction
Hawks
Attraction
Fallow deer
Attraction
Bears
Attraction
Cougars
Attraction
Otters
Attraction
Unknown Name
Attraction
Lions
Attraction
Petting Yard
Attraction
Bengal tiger
Attraction
Guy Foreman Bicentennial Amphitheater
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (39) F
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Zorn Brewery
Bar
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
11th Street Rodeo Bar
Bar
Top Dog
Fast Food
McGinnis Pub
Bar
Ryan's Irish Pub
Bar
Ritz Klub
Bar
Matey's
Bar
Lindt
Sweets
Papa John's
Fast Food
Candy Junction
Sweets
Shoreline Brewery
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
King Richard's Wine & Spirit
Alcohol
Liquer
Alcohol
McDonald's
Fast Food
City Lanes
Bar
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Frosty Boy
Sweets
Wendy's
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
White Castle
Fast Food
Sonic
Fast Food
Fitness (2) F
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Long Beach Community Center
Community Centre
Northwest Athletic Club
Gym
Groceries (9) F
Lange's Butcher Shop
Grocery Store
Al's
Grocery Store
Al's Supermarket
Grocery Store
Nature's Cupboard
Grocery Store
Meijer
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Gordon Food Service
Grocery Store
Gordon Food Service
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (47) A+
Ridgeland Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Cleveland Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Winding Creek Cove Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Water Tower Park
Park
Krueger Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Hanson Park
Park
Pottawattamie Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Zilla Park
Park
Congdon Park
Park
Karwick Nature Area
Park
Gill Field
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Sand Castle Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Waterfall Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Central Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (118) A-
Dollar General
Discount Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Marathon
Convenience Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Boost Mobile
Electronics
MC Beauty Supplies
Beauty
RAMCO
Convenience Store
Petties Groceries
Convenience Store
Max's Grab N Go
Convenience Store
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
Computer Pros MC, LLC
Electronics
Paris House Of Bridal
Clothing
Robert Tylisz Appliance
Electronics
Queen Of Angels Book & Gift Store
Books
Urban Soles Inc
Shoes
Lakefront Salon & Day Spa
Beauty
Joy Of Flowers
Florist
Gap Outlet
Clothing
Shoe Dept. Encore
Shoes
Truth Apparel
Clothing
Tommy Hilfiger
Clothing
Michael Kors
Clothing
Casual Male XL Outlet
Clothing
Ann Taylor
Clothing
Ecco
Shoes
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 2.9% take public transportation in Michigan City.
Public Transit Stops (7)
Stops & Stations
A+
Carroll & Thomas
Bus Stop
Carroll Ave South Shore Line Station
Bus Stop
Carroll & Broadway
Bus Stop
Fairfield & Fas Pak
Bus Stop
Carroll & Broadway
Bus Stop
Carroll Avenue
Transit Station
LaPorte County Convention & Visitor's Bureau (Michigan City Bsb (e), IN)
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
2.9%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Michigan City is 82/100 - which is 8% lower than Indiana.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime F

Michigan City crime rates are 4,118 per 100k, which is 123% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
3,697 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
421 crimes per 100k
D
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employment D

The median income in Michigan City is $44,930 - which is 11% lower than Indiana.
Med. Household Income
$44,930
F
Unemployment Rate
4.1%
D+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (17)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
B+
Michigan City Police Department
Police
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Fagen Pharmacy #37
Pharmacy
Franciscan Physician Network Coolspring Health Center
Doctor
Coolspring Dental Clinic
Dentist
Franciscan Michigan City North
Hospital
Edgewood Dental
Dentist
Northwest Health
Doctor
La Porte County Emegency Medical Services
Ambulance Station
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Franciscan Physician Network Franklin Health Center
Doctor
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Franciscan ExpressCare Michigan City
Clinic
Long Beach Police Dept.
Police
Long Beach Fire Dept.
Fire Station
Michigan City Fire Department Station 3
Fire Station
Aspen Dental
Dentist
Franciscan Physician Network Woodland Health Center
Clinic
Franciscan Health Woodland Cancer Care Center Michigan City
Clinic
400 North Medical Center
Doctor
Endodontic and Periodontic Associates LTD
Dentist
Stevenson, Fairchild and Surber Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
Walmart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
DaVita Dialysis
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Michigan City home prices are $95,100 - which is 25% lower than Indiana
Home Price
$95,100
F
Home Appreciation Rate
5%
B
Home Affordability
2.1x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools D-

The Michigan City graduation rate is 77% - which is 7% lower than Indiana
School Test Scores
40%
F
High School Grad. Rates
77%
D
Elementary Schools (12) F
Queen Of All Saints Catholic School
Marsh Elementary School
St Paul Lutheran School
St Stanislaus School
Joy Elementary School
Lake Hills Elementary School
Edgewood Elementary School
Knapp Elementary School
Notre Dame School
High Schools (3) F
A K Smith Area Career Center
Marquette Catholic High School
Michigan City High School
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ratings A-

Michigan City has an overall rating of 80% from 9 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A
User Surveys (8)
From AreaVibes
A-
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Michigan City Area Facts

  • Michigan City has a Livability Score of 80/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Michigan City crime rates are 123% higher than the Indiana average
  • Cost of living in Michigan City is 8% lower than the Indiana average
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Michigan City: Peaceful Lakefront Living 4 rating By Anonymous ( May 14, 2018) I really like living here in Michigan City. It's right on Lake Michigan so there is always a lot to do in the summer. Going out on a boat or visiting the beach with friends is really fun when the weather is nice.

You're kind of far away from any big cities though, so finding a h
...Read More igh paying job might take a little time. On the other hand, it's really cheap to buy a modest house here so it isn't too bad. You'll also want to lock your doors at night because from what I've seen, the crime rate can be just a little bit high. It's nothing to worry a lot about though.

There's an alright selection of shopping and restaurants to choose from. Most of them are located in the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, which I think is the best area in Michigan City simply because you can get a lot of shopping done in one place. Read Less
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D- Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Michigan City? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Ridgeland Park
Unknown Name
Cleveland Park
Unknown Name
Winding Creek Cove Park
Unknown Name
Water Tower Park
Krueger Memorial Park

Entertainment

Blue Chip Hotel
International Friendship Gardens
Ames Field Stadium
SFC Gallery
Barker Mansion
Tortoise
Raptors
Upper Aviary

Food & Drink

McDonald's
Subway
Zorn Brewery
Dairy Queen
11th Street Rodeo Bar
Top Dog
McGinnis Pub
Ryan's Irish Pub

C+ Commute

Is public transit available in Michigan City? Of all people who commute, 2.9% take public transportation in Michigan City.
Drive to Work
79%

3% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
3%

2% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Michigan City a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Franciscan Michigan City North

Pharmacies

Walgreens
Walmart Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Fagen Pharmacy #37
CVS Pharmacy

Doctors

Franciscan Physician Network Coolspring Health Center
Franciscan Physician Network Franklin Health Center
Northwest Health

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