Whiting is located in northwest Indiana. Whiting is part of Lake County. Whiting has 1.80 square miles of land area and 1.43 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Whiting population is 4,930, which has shrunk 4.03% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.60% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Whiting median household income is $52,547 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 50.25% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Whiting median house value is $110,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.94% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.12% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Whiting is close to the state average in quality. The Whiting area code is 219.