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Merrillville Jobs Overview

8,412
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
35k
Population

Merrillville has the 881st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Merrillville is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Merrillville is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Merrillville is $127,600, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Merrillville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Merrillville. 85% of Merrillville workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Merrillville spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is the same as the national average of 26 minutes.