Livability Score

63
/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 F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (3) F
Mascot Hall of Fame
Museum
Oil City Stadium
Stadium
Hoosier Theatre
Cinema
The Pavilion at Wolf Lake Memorial Park
Theatre Arts
Pulaski Park Pool
Water Park
Unknown Name
Stadium
Food and Drink (1) F
White Castle
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Popeyes
Fast Food
Wingstop
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Pizza Hut Delivery
Fast Food
Crow Bar Inc
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
White Castle
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Paleteria Lindo Michoacan
Sweets
Johnny's Red Hots
Fast Food
Club 81 Too
Bar
Fitness (0) F
Planet Fitness
Gym
Groceries (1) F
Calumet Bakery
Bakery
Strack & Van Til
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Poopsies Pastry
Bakery
Pete's Fresh Market
Grocery Store
Strack & Van Til
Grocery Store
La Central Bakery
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
La Cienega Super Food
Grocery Store
La Florencia Bakery
Bakery
La Flor
Grocery Store
El Tapatio
Grocery Store
Gerardo's Bakery
Bakery
Eric's Food Market
Grocery Store
Parks (3) F
Whiting Lakefront Park
Park
Tom Smolen Park
Park
Marktown Park
Park
Amoco Park
Park
Whihala Beach County Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
George Rogers Clark Athletic Field
Park
Wolf Lake Memorial Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Forsythe Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Tod Park
Park
Lakefront Park
Park
Nuñez Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Smith Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Carey/Jackson Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Linear Park
Park
Callahan Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Jeorse Park
Park
Shops (3) F
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Hyman's Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Clark's Pump-N-Shop
Convenience Store
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Rainbow
Clothing
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Ross
Department Store
AT&T
Electronics
Luke
Convenience Store
BP Shop
Convenience Store
Shell
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Dollar General
Discount Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Family Dollar
Discount Store
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
TJ Maxx
Department Store
Citgo
Convenience Store
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 6.4% take public transportation in Whiting.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Hammond-Whiting
Transit Station
Broadway & Euclid
Bus Stop
Shell Fuel Stop (Hammond (E), IN)
Bus Stop
Broadway & Hemlock
Bus Stop
Broadway & Fir
Bus Stop
Indianapolis & Columbus
Bus Stop
Indianapolis & Columbus
Bus Stop
Ivy Tech Community College
Bus Stop
Ivy Tech Community College
Bus Stop
Broadway & Main
Bus Stop
Broadway & Main
Bus Stop
Columbus & Alexander
Bus Stop
112th Street & Avenue B
Bus Stop
Main & 138th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue B & 111th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue C & 112th Street
Bus Stop
Columbus & Euclid
Bus Stop
Avenue B & 110th Street
Bus Stop
Main & 139th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue C & 111th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue B & 109th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue C & 110th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue B & 108th Street
Bus Stop
Avenue C & 109th Street
Bus Stop
Main & 140th Street
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
6.4%
B
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cost of living A

The cost of living in Whiting is 97/100 - which is 8% higher than Indiana.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
C+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime B+

Whiting crime rates are 2,118 per 100k, which is 14% higher than Indiana
Property Crime
1,964 crimes per 100k
C-
Violent Crime
154 crimes per 100k
A+
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employment C-

The median income in Whiting is $46,960 - which is 7% lower than Indiana.
Med. Household Income
$46,960
F
Unemployment Rate
4.1%
D+
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health F

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (4)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
D-
Whiting Fire Department
Fire Station
Whiting Police Department
Police
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Hammond Fire Department Station #2
Fire Station
East Chicago Fire Station Number 2
Fire Station
East Chicago Fire Station #1
Fire Station
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Advocate Medical Group Primary Care
Clinic
East Chicago Fire Station #6
Fire Station
East Chicago Police Department
Police
Saint Catherine Hospital
Hospital
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Chicago Fire Department Engine Company 104
Fire Station
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Chicago Fire Department Engine Company 74
Fire Station
Cornerstone Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
East Chicago Fire Department Station #4
Fire Station
East Chicago Fire Station Number 5
Fire Station
Chicago Fire Department Engine Comany 97
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Whiting home prices are $141,900 - which is 12% higher than Indiana
Home Price
$141,900
D
Home Appreciation Rate
19%
A+
Home Affordability
3x (home price to income ratio)
B+
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schools F

The Whiting graduation rate is 83% - which is equal to Indiana
School Test Scores
35%
F
High School Grad. Rates
83%
C-
Elementary Schools (4) F
Whiting Middle School
Nathan Hale Elementary School
Benjamin Franklin Elementary Sch
George Rogers Clark Md/Hs
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
East Chicago Lighthouse
Benjamin Harrison Elementary Sch
Annunciata School
Washington G Elem School
George Washington Elementary Sch
Addams Elem School
Southeast Area Elementary School
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
St Casimir School
East Chicago Urban Enterprise Acad
William Mckinley Elementary School
Gallistel Elem Language Academy
Washington Irving Elementary Sch
Clay Elem School
Taylor Elem School
High Schools (2) F
Whiting High School
George Rogers Clark Md/Hs
East Chicago Central High School
Washington G High School
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ratings F

Whiting has an overall rating of 45% from 6 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
F
User Surveys (5)
From AreaVibes
A
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Getting worse and worse 1.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 07, 2019) Mascot Museum? One time and you've seen enough. Community? The ones around me are *-holes. Nightlife? Bars,bars,breweries,oh,a crappy theater. Dining? One good restaurant. And shopping? Dollar Store,Family Dollar,Dollar General,and for the high priced junk: Walgreens,CVS, & Ace. ...Read More Read Less
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F Amenities

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

Parks

Whiting Lakefront Park
Tom Smolen Park
Marktown Park
Amoco Park
Whihala Beach County Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
George Rogers Clark Athletic Field

Entertainment

Mascot Hall of Fame
Oil City Stadium
Hoosier Theatre
The Pavilion at Wolf Lake Memorial Park
Pulaski Park Pool
Unknown Name

Food & Drink

White Castle
Burger King
McDonald's
Dunkin'
Subway
Popeyes
Wingstop
McDonald's

F Commute

Is public transit available in Whiting? Of all people who commute, 6.4% take public transportation in Whiting.
Drive to Work
72%

4% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
6%

1% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
5%

2% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

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

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Walgreens
CVS Pharmacy

Doctors

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