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The St. John, Indiana Advantage



St. John, Indiana offers lower taxes, lower business costs, and lower housing costs as compared to Illinois.

  • Short commute
    • 30 miles from Chicago
    • Easy access to I-394, I-80/94 & I-65
    • Future access to Illiana tollway
    • Future stop for NW Indiana rail station
    • Commute Times to Chicago
  • Small town living
  • Very low crime
  • Convenient to Lake Michigan and beaches
    • Beaches
      • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Chesterton
      • Miller Beach, Miller
      • Whihala Beach
      • Mt. Baldy, Michigan City
      • West Beach
      • Portage Lakefront Park, Portage
      • Porter Beach, Porter
      • Kimmel Beach, Beverly Shores
      • Central Beach, Michigan City
      • Dunbar Beach, Beverly Shores
      • Lakeview Beach, Beverly Shores
    • Marinas
      • Hammond Marina - Pasterick
      • East Chicago Marina
      • Portage Marina
  • Award-winning schools
    • Lake Central & Hanover School Systems
      • Lake Central & Hanover High Schools
      • Clark, Grimmer & Kahler Middle Schools
      • Lincoln, Kolling & Watson Elementary Schools
    • Private Schools
      • St. John the Evangelist (PreK - 8)
      • Crown Point Christian (PreK - 8)
  • Extensive trail system - bike & pedestrian
    • Connects to multi-county trail system
  • Extensive park system
    • Over 20 parks
    • Amphitheatre
    • Fishing pier
    • Kids splash park
    • Sledding hill
    • Numerous basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, tennis, soccer & horseshoe areas
    • Numerous playground, pavilions, picnic tables, BBQ pits & grills
  • Population
    • 12,300 estimated (8,382 as of 2000 census)


 
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