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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Schererville 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 46373 ZIP code.
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.
29% of Schererville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Schererville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $579. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,241.
Libraries in Schererville include Dyer Schererville Branch ... View libraries
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schererville political report.
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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