Overview of Granger
Home to about 30,000 people, the community of Granger, Ind., is located about 10 miles outside of South Bend. This suburban community boasts a median household income that is almost double the Indiana state average, but maintains a cost of living index below the national average. For these reasons, Granger is a desirable and attractive community with an affluent economic climate. Those searching for Granger apartments for rent will be delighted to discover this safe, desirable and family-friendly community in The Hoosier State.
Living in Granger, IN
Granger is a bedroom community of South Bend, where the University of Notre Dame is located. This unique suburban town was ranked no. 25 on CNN/Money Magazine's list of 6-Figure Towns, thanks to its residents' high salaries. About 25 percent of the town's residents commute to work at the university, or to large companies like Crowe Horwath and Honeywell. According to City-Data, the mean travel time to work for local residents is 21 minutes.
According to data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, about 30 percent of Granger's residents are younger than 18. This makes Granger a community comprised primarily of young families, so Granger apartments are ideal for those looking to raise their children in a highly educated community. According to the data, more than 51 percent of the town's population holds a Bachelor's degree or higher, compared with 22.7 percent of residents statewide.
Granger Attractions and Special Events
Granger is primarily a residential town, but numerous attractions and special events are located just a few minutes away. Residents often frequent the sporting events at Notre Dame, or enjoy easy access to a first-rate arts center. Within Granger, residents and visitors enjoy frequenting St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, which is home to a trail, a lake and acres of wide-open park space.
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