Merrillville Jobs

  • CDL Driver Instructor - Burns Harbor - Local Position

    C.R. England - Merrillville, IN

    C.R. England is looking for experienced CDL A truck drivers to be CDL instructors in Indiana. Be home daily. Great starting pay with bonuses. Teach students how to drive a big rig...

    from C.R. England - 9 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Merrillville, IN

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 4 days ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Merrillville, IN

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 4 days ago
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Merrillville, Indiana

Merrillville is a town in Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 30,560 at the 2000 census. Merrillville is located in the east-central portion of Lake County.

Merrillville Economy

Merrillville is a hub for retail trade in Northwest Indiana. The US 30 corridor between Taft Street and Colorado Street harbors a large concentration of big-box retailers, hotels, restaurants, and automobile dealerships. Westfield Southlake, one of the largest shopping malls in Indiana, is located in this area in nearby Hobart, Indiana. Ameriplex at the Crossroads, an industrial and technology park, opened at Broadway between 93rd Avenue and 101st Avenue in 2005. The development is designated an Indiana Certified Technology Park and includes two Purdue University related facilities: Purdue University Calumet's Academic Learning Center and a business incubator/technology center operated by the Purdue Research Foundation. Heavy industry such as steelmaking and petroleum refining that characterizes the economy of northern Lake County does not have a significant presence in Merrillville. The town is home to the corporate headquarters of NiSource, a Fortune 500 company. Merrillville's...more

Merrillville Careers

Among the most common occupations in Merrillville are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 19%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Merrillville, Indiana work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Merrillville Industries

The leading industries in Merrillville, Indiana are Educational, health and social services, 19%; Manufacturing, 19%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Merrillville job listings indicate that the following industries in Merrillville are hiring the most workers:

Merrillville Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Merrillville, Indiana is $35,412, and the median income of households in Merrillville was $49,545.

Average Salaries in Merrillville, IN

Merrillville, IN


According to our Merrillville Trends data, the number of Merrillville, Indiana jobs has decreased by 20% since September 2013.
Merrillville job trends

Merrillville Employment Statistics

Population of Merrillville
Total population 30,560
Male 47.70%
Female 52.30%
Median age 37.0
Merrillville Housing
Owner-occupied homes 70.6%
Median cost of a home $101,300
Median mortgage payment $654
Renter-occupied homes 29.4%
Vacant housing 5.1%
Median monthly rent $704
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,820
Median for all female full-time $29,005
Household Income
Less than $10,000 5%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 26%
$75,000 to $99,999 15%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 55%
Separated 1%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 10%
White 71%
Black or African American 23%
Asian 2%
Other 4%
Merrillville Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 2.1%
Average travel time 30 minutes