Merrillville Real Estate
Merrillville, Indiana Real Estate and Community Information
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On any given day the town swells with employees and shoppers alike, coming into Merrillville and supporting the area’s robust retail climate. Easy access to Chicago and easily accessed by all of Northwest Indiana with I-65 splitting it right down the middle, Merrillville over the years has become “Indiana’s Crossroads.” Today the town endures as a crossroads in quite another manner, boasting of a community melding and coming together by the great diversity of its residents, housing, economic opportunity, and culture.
Shopping, Dining, Entertainment
The Merrillville area is one of the premiere shopping destinations in Northwest Indiana. The Westfield Southlake Mall features over 169 regional and national chain retail shop, restaurants, and big box department stores. Inside you’ll find Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, Footlocker to name a few. You’ll also find the standard department stores like JC Penny, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Sears and more. And don’t forget when you get hungry to stop by Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, Olive Garden, Red Robin…At Southlake Mall there’s something for every fashion taste, as well as for every taste bud.
Parks and Recreation
The Turkey Creek Golf Club offers 18 holes of hilly, tree-lined fairways, gentle sloping greens, putting green, pro shop, and banquet facilities. The course was awarded a recent Post Tribune Neighbors choice award.
The Merrillville Parks and Recreation Department maintains 17 parks in town, featuring playground equipment, ball fields, and shelter and picnic areas.
According to City-Data.com the median household income for Merrillville homes from a 2009 study shows an income of $49,371 compared to $45,424 for all of Indiana.
Median home values for Merrillville in the same time frame were $134,943 compared to $123,100 for the rest of the state.
For current, up to date information on homes for sale in Merrillville visit the links to the left or contact our office to set up an appointment.
Schools, Health, Transportation
Hospitals and medical centers located near Merrillville include the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Center in Crown Point, the Pinnacle Hospital, also in Crown Point, and the St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.
Amtrak stations near Merrillville include the Dyer – Sheffield Rd. station, the Hammond-Whiting station at 1135 Calumet Ave., in Hammond, and the Homewood station at 181 1st St. & Park Ave.
Colleges and Universities in Merrillville include Everest College-Merrillville, Brown Mackie College-Merrillville, Kaplan College-Merrillville, University of Phoenix-Northwest Indiana Campus, Success Schools, and the Merrillville Beauty College.
Colleges and Universities outside but near Merrillville include Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest in Gary; Indiana University-Northwest, also in Gary; Purdue University-Calumet Campus in Hammond; Valparaiso University in Valparaiso; Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois; South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois; and City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College in Chicago.
For current, up to date information on local public elementary through high schools please click on the links below.
Whether you have a question about buying a home in Merrillville, selling a home, or any other Merrillville, Indiana Real Estate related question please call or email us. We're always happy to help!
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