Calumet City Tourism, Illinois

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Calumet City (/kæl.juːˈmɛt/ kal-yew-MET) is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 37,042 at the 2010 census, a decline of 5.2% from 2000. The ZIP code is 60409. Calumet City (commonly referred to locally as "Cal City") was founded in 1893 when the villages of Schrumville and Sobieski Park merged under the name of West Hammond, since it lies on the west side of the Illinois-Indiana line from Hammond, Indiana. In 1924, West Hammond officially became Calumet City after its citizens voted to change the name in 1923. In addition to being bordered to the east by Hammond, it is also bordered by Burnham and Chicago to the north, Lansing to the south, and South Holland and Dolton to the west.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Calumet City, United States. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Calumet City is Chicago. Attractions in Chicago include The Art Institute Of Chicago, Millennium Park, Cloud Gate. A holiday in Calumet City can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Calumet City*

  • Pollution Statistics in Calumet City

    Know the pollution level of Calumet City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 32.19 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 44.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.34 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.51 (Very Low)
  • Calumet City: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Calumet City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Calumet City.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.1 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70.91 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 73.14 (High)
    • Car Stealing 55.4 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.45 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 70.79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 23.73 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.21 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 47.78 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.33 (High)
  • Living in Calumet City - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Calumet City is 159.75 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 34.51 (Low)
    • Climate Index 66.11 (High)
    • Pollution Index 38.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.21 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 65.88 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.58 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.18 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Calumet City

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Calumet City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.74 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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