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Hobart is a city in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.

The community was named for a brother of George Earle, founder.
[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 41.532N. The longitude is -87.255W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 623 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,972.


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Median household income
Local
$47,759
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hobart demographic reports
Hobart is on Lake Michigan.
Brickmaking was an important industry in the early years of the settlement.
Nearby parks & recreation: Indiana Dunes State Park

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20% 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 $21,508, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Hobart residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hobart, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $856.


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Libraries in Hobart include Hobart Branch ... View libraries

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Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hobart political report.

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The average commute time for Hobart workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hobart between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Hobart include Comfort Inn Hobart.

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