Michigan City Real Estate
Michigan City is located in Indiana. Michigan City, Indiana has a population of 29,823. Michigan City is lessfamily-centric than the surrounding county with 26% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 26%.
The median household income in Michigan City, Indiana is $33,146. The median household income for the surrounding county is $42,376 compared to the national median of $49,877. The median age of people living in Michigan City is 38.3 years.
Michigan City Weather
The average high temperature in July is 82.7 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 15.8 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 40.83 inches per year, with inches of snow per year. No weather information available.
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Michigan City is located on the eastern edge of Lake Michigan's south shore. Home to Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa, an art center and the Washington Park Zoo.
The city is host to the Great Lakes Grand Prix that features many of the world's fastest and best looking race boats speeding past Washington Park Beach and the Michigan City Lighthouse at speeds of over 150 miles per hour.
MICHIGAN CITY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT currently claims around 50 based aircraft, including business jets and other twin aircraft. Twenty-one Executive type hangars and two T-hangar complexes currently house the aircraft. Guests to the airport include President Bill Clinton, the on-camera crew of the Good Morning America morning show, and top executives both in government and industry.
Home of the Old Michigan City Light, one of Indiana's few lighthouses. The lighthouse is a notable symbol for the city. Michigan City's largest shopping center, Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets, which was built in the mid-1980s, pays homage to the lighthouse. The mall, owned by Chelsea Premium Outlets, contains stores such as Banana Republic, J. Crew, Guess, Gap, and Fossil. The outlet mall is built on land previously occupied by the Pullman-Standard rail car plant. Marquette Mall, constructed in 1965, is Michigan City's sole conventional shopping mall.
Michigan City has one daily newspaper, The News-Dispatch. It also has one FM radio station, WEFM, and one AM radio station, WIMS AM 1420.
Known for its many talented musicians, Michigan City also has one of the nation's oldest active municipal bands. Free concerts are performed for the public every Thursday evening at the Guy F. Foreman Amphitheatre located in Washington Park.
The eastern edge of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is also located in Michigan City. Features include Mount Baldy, a large wandering dune. A larger dune, Hoosier Slide, sat at the site of the current electrical generating station. This dune was mined for its sand in the late 19th century. The sand found on the beaches in and near Michigan City is nicknamed "singing sand" because of the sound it produces.
On The Lake in Washington Park
115 Lakeshore Dr., Michigan City, IN
phone: (219) 873-1510
Things to do: Beaches and Swimming, Bird Watching, Fishing, Hiking, Ice Skating, Playgrounds, Picnics and Shelters, Volleyball, Year-round Festivals and Events.
For more information on Michigan City, please visit http://www.emichigancity.com/
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