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Hobart is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Hobart. For links to other places called Hobart, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hobart is 41.546N. The longitude is -87.264W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 39,636.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hobart demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46407 ZIP code.
18% of Hobart residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hobart ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hobart was $18,695, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Hobart residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hobart, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hobart political report.
The average commute time for Hobart workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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