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Calumet is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Calumet. For links to other places called Calumet, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Calumet is 41.585N. The longitude is -87.354W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 120,546.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Calumet demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Gary area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46402 ZIP code.
6% of Calumet residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calumet ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calumet was $15,643, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Calumet residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Calumet, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $387. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $819.
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Calumet political report.
The average commute time for Calumet workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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