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Apartments for Rent in East Chicago, IN
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Getting around in East Chicago, IN

54 /100
Somewhat Walkable
48 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 54, Bike Score®: 48

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in East Chicago, IN last updated?

Prices and availability in East Chicago, IN were last updated on 25 Jan 2023.

What are the best apartments in East Chicago, IN?

The best apartments in East Chicago, IN are: 4329 Baring Avenue East Chicago and 803 East Chicago Avenue.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in East Chicago, IN?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in East Chicago, IN is between $900 and $1,375. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in East Chicago, IN.

What type of rental buildings are in East Chicago, IN?

In East Chicago 56% of the housing is rented out compared to 44% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 7% of East Chicago’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 70% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in East Chicago, IN?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in East Chicago are about 37 years old, on average. Of these, 33% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in East Chicago, IN?

Rental apartments in East Chicago come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 1% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 27% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 46% of all rentals in East Chicago. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

East Chicago, IN demographics

East Chicago, IN has a population of 28,044 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,338 of East Chicago’s residents are women and 13,706 are men. The median age of those who live in East Chicago, IN is 35.4.

East Chicago, IN households

  • 6,387 Family
    4,258 Non-family
  • 3,764 Children
    6,881 No Children
  • 10,645Total Number of Households
  • 2.62Average People Per Household
  • $35,396Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 10,645 households in East Chicago, IN. 6,387 are family households and 4,258 are non-family households. There are 3,764 households with children in East Chicago and 6,881 households without children. On average, about 2.62 people live in a household in East Chicago, IN.

East Chicago, IN education statistics

The level of education of the population of East Chicago, IN is as follows: 12% have no high school education, 50% completed some high school, 22% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 7% have a Bachelor Degree, and 3% have a Graduate Degree.

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