Griffith Indiana is located in both Calumet and St. John Township in Lake County just minutes outside of Chicago but still part of the Chicago metro area. It's home to about 17,000 residents. The town's boundary encompasses part of the Calumet shorelines of Lake Michigan and borders Highland to the west, Hammond to the northwest, Gary to the northeast, unincorporated Calumet Township to the east and Schererville to the south. It's been named #7 best places to live in Lake County and gets an overall Niche.com grade of the A. It has great public schools, affordable housing, has been named a great place for families, features low crime, and high safety, and avid diversity. Griffith is part of the Hosier Prairie State Nature Preserve and the Oak Ridge Prairie and Oak Savannah Trail, two prominent outdoor recreational facilities.
Griffith is part of its own public school district and operates five local schools including the Griffith Senior high school, the Griffith middle school, Ready elementary school, Wadsworth elementary school, and Beiriger elementary school. Several students may also be assigned to the Lake Central School Corporation. Griffith also has St. Mary's Catholic elementary and junior high school, both private schools.
Griffith also has a Griffith Calumet Township branch Library, Senior center, animal control shelter, and avid parks and trail directory.
The median home value is about $138,000. About 70% of residents are homeowners. It's a little bit more affordable than the surrounding communities. At any given time there are roughly 50 to 75 properties for sale starting at about $135,000 up to about $350,000.
There's always something fun to do in Griffith including the rock 'n' roll music and street festival, Griffith Oktoberfest, 4 July parade, the Griffith Central market, Symphony in the park, and the Broad Street blues festival. If this sounds like a town you'd like to be a part of, browse available listings below and feel free to contact us at any time to schedule a showing, get more information on a virtual tour or details on any listing. We look forward to talking with you about any homes for sale in Griffith Indiana.
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