Popularity:#4 of 7 WIC Offices in Lake County#128 of 136 WIC Offices in Indiana#3,734 in WIC Offices
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The Merrillville WIC Office, located in Merrillville, IN, is a local branch administering the federal Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutritional program. Offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service agency, the WIC program provides food, nutrition education, and health care referrals to low-income families in Merrillville. The WIC Office promotes the health of women, infants, and children through its services.You may contact the WIC Office for questions about:
Find Merrillville Demographics of Children Living in Households, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Children With Disabilities Living in Single-Parent Family Households, Relationship of Children to Householder, and Income of Family Households with Children. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.
|Children Living in Households||8,429||117,865|
|Children Under Age 6 Living in Households||24.0%||31.1%|
|Children Age 6 to 11 Living in Households||39.3%||33.4%|
|Children Age 12 to 17 Living in Households||36.8%||35.5%|
|Children With Disabilities||5.2%||4.3%|
|Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units||72.8%||60.6%|
|Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units||27.2%||39.4%|
|Children Living in Married-Couple Households||4,795||67,650|
|Children Living With Male Householder||738||9,519|
|Children Living With Female Householder||2,788||39,719|
|Unmarried Partner of Householder Present||6.0%||8.6%|
|Children With Disabilities Living With Male Householder||4.1%||3.5%|
|Children With Disabilities Living With Female Householder||2.5%||5.3%|
|Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)||83.9%||87.8%|
|Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child||2.3%||1.9%|
|Median Income of Households with Children||$65,716||$57,154|
|Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance||23.6%||32.9%|
|Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line||17.4%||27.1%|
|Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line||82.6%||72.9%|