From a total population of 29,978, East Chicago has a median age of 29.8. The average age of males, in East Chicago, is 29.6 while the average age of females is 30. When you compare this to median age of Indiana, East Chicago is 7.4 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in East Chicago, is $13,868 while the average household income is $27,215. When comparing the median income of people living in East Chicago to the rest of Indiana, the average income in East Chicago is $11,085 less.