Michigan City Jobs

  • Licensed Social Worker - Clinical Supervisor

    National Youth Advocate Program - Michigan City, IN

    You must be an Indiana Licensed Social Worker AND have a Masters in Social Work or Counseling AND strong administrative skills AND experience providing and supervising mental...

    from National Youth Advocate Program - 25 days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Hub Group Trucking - Michigan City, IN

    Chicago Area Company Truck Drivers Hub Group drivers receive the best total truck driver opportunity in the transporation industry. We offer more than jobs ... We focus on working...

    from Hub Group Trucking - 10 days ago
  • Team Truck Drivers

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Michigan City, IN

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. We’ve earned a solid reputation over the years for being responsive to the needs of our people and leading the way to success. We...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 1 day ago
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Michigan City, Indiana

Michigan City is a city in LaPorte County, Indiana, USA, and is located in what is known as Northwest Indiana which includes Lake County, Porter County, Jasper County, and Newton County. Michigan City is part of the Chicago metropolitan area as defined by the federal government. It is also part of what is known as Michiana. It is approximately 50 miles east of Chicago and 40 miles west of South Bend. The population was 32,900 at the 2000 census. It is one of two principal cities of and is included in the Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Chicago-Naperville-Michigan City Combined Statistical Area. Michigan City is noted for both its proximity to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore national park and for its bordering Lake Michigan; because of this, Michigan City receives a fair amount of tourism during the summer months, especially by residents of Chicago and parts of Indiana.

Michigan City Careers

Among the most common occupations in Michigan City are Sales and office occupations, 24%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Michigan City, Indiana work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Michigan City Industries

The leading industries in Michigan City, Indiana are Manufacturing, 21%; Educational, health and social services, 16%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Michigan City job listings indicate that the following industries in Michigan City are hiring the most workers:

Michigan City Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Michigan City, Indiana is $27,660, and the median income of households in Michigan City was $33,732.

Average Salaries in Michigan City, IN

Michigan City, IN


According to our Michigan City Trends data, the number of Michigan City, Indiana jobs has increased by 15% since October 2013.
Michigan City job trends

Michigan City Employment Statistics

Population of Michigan City
Total population 32,900
Male 50.44%
Female 49.56%
Median age 35.2
Michigan City Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.1%
Median cost of a home $76,600
Median mortgage payment $523
Renter-occupied homes 38.9%
Vacant housing 11.8%
Median monthly rent $489
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,194
Median for all female full-time $23,125
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 40%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 45%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 16%
White 71%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Michigan City Commute
Carpool 13.2%
Public transportation 1.8%
Average travel time 19 minutes