Michigan City, Indiana






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A Taste of Michigan City, Indiana

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT MICHIGAN CITY?

  1. Michigan City is a city in LaPorte County, Indiana, USA. It is one of two principal cities included in the Michigan City-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Chicago-Naperville-Michigan City Combined Statistical Area. It had a population of 31,479 at the 2010 census.

  2. Michigan City is noted for both its proximity to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and for bordering Lake Michigan. Due to this, Michigan City receives a fair amount of tourism during the summer months, especially by residents of Chicago and of nearby cities in Northern Indiana. The lighthouse is a notable symbol for the city.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $33,732, and the median income for a family was $39,520.

  4. On clear days it is possible to see the Chicago skyline across Lake Michigan. In 1996 Mayor Sheila Brillson introduced a new logo for Michigan City, which featured the Chicago Skyline.

  5. Known for its many talented musicians, Michigan City also has one of the nation's oldest active municipal bands. Free concerts are performed for the public every Thursday evening at the Guy F. Foreman Amphitheatre located in Washington Park.

  6. In recent years, Michigan City has added a riverboat, the Blue Chip Casino. This casino is the largest riverboat in Indiana. The Blue Chip just finished building the biggest building in all of northwest Indiana by adding a 22 story hotel to its offerings in 2009.

Radio Stations:
WPWX 92.3 FM Hammond, IN Hip Hop
WNDV 92.9 FM South Bend, IN Top-40
WZOC 94.3 FM Plymouth, IN Oldies
WLS 94.7 FM Chicago, IL Oldies
W236BD (WFRN) 95.1 FM Christian Contemporary
WEFM 95.9 FM Michigan City, IN Oldies
WBBM 96.3 FM Chicago, IL Top-40
WIQI 101.1 FM Chicago, IL News
WVAZ 102.7 FM Oak Park, IL Urban Contemporary
WKSC 103.5 FM Chicago, IL Hip Hop
WJMK 104.3 FM Chicago, IL Classic Hits
WGCI 107.5 FM Chicago, IL Hip Hop
WCFS 105.9 FM Elmwood Park, IL News
WNDZ 750 AM Portage, IN Variety
WIMS 1420 AM Michigan City, IN News/Talk

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Demographics of Michigan City, Indiana

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

69.45%

26.31%

0.26%

0.51%

3.15%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Michigan City, Indiana


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Sisters Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   300 Arthur Street Michigan City, IN 46360 (219) 874-2263

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Mitchell Hudson Inc. Workshop/Seminars -  Category: Services -  MHI is a non profit program, based in Michigan City, Indiana, that has two working components. Our target population are young people ages 14 through 19.

    Raising Hope is a 10 week after school program that provides a learning environment designed to address basic life lessons. (The 'how to' of navigating through life without falling in the cracks, or subcoming to lifes pitfalls). The second component is our Education Through Travel Program. This program is designed so that the student can gain social skills, and decision making skills by networking with their peers as we travel to other communities. Our desire is to encourage a change and create a wider vision for the youth in our community. That will provide them the opportunity to make wise choices regarding their lives.

    The Education Through Travel component is a 2 week segment, with the youth making all of the preparations, working with a budget. Follow up with confirming all information. Once our excursion is completed we return back to classroom for a one question written essay.

    Mitchell Hudson Inc. (MHI) is in the process of writing grants for our program. For further information about us please contact by email and shudson54@yahoo.com with the subject line of 'Further Information' and your City.     - 1132 W 10th Street Michigan City, IN

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. QS Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   112 E. 11Th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360-3638

  2. J & B's BBQ Shack -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   Soul Food Sunday  - 1716 Franklin St., Michigan City, Indiana (219) 874-7427   - (visit website)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Michigan City, Indiana. Nestled on Lake Michigan's inviting shores, it can mean so much to so many.

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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel AME Church -  629 East Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, IN 46360-3224 (219) 874-6175

  2. Greater Powerhouse Church of God In Christ -   428 N Woodland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360-4950 (219) 872-2445  - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Smooth Jazz At South Shore
    (August)     - (visit website)

    Set on the sandy shore of Lake Michigan in Michigan City, IN.


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SCHOOLS

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