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"Crossroads of the Nation"

Schererville is a town in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.

The town was named for Nicholas Scherer, settler.

The latitude of Schererville is 41.478N. The longitude is -87.454W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,142.


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Median household income
Local
$59,243
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Schererville demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Celebrate Schererville Festival - June 20-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Schererville web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Schererville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schererville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schererville was $28,528, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Schererville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Schererville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $579.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.


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Libraries in Schererville include Dyer Schererville Branch ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Schererville workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Schererville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Schererville include Best Western Crossroads Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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