New Chicago is a town in Hobart Township, Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,035 at the 2010 census.
New Chicago was platted in 1893. A post office was opened at New Chicago in 1907, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1917.
New Chicago is located at 41°33′28″N 87°16′26″W (41.557860, -87.273801).
According to the 2010 census, New Chicago has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,035 people, 763 households, and 487 families living in the town. The population density was 3,037.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,172.7/km2). There were 866 housing units at an average density of 1,292.5 per square mile (499.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 81.0% White, 2.2% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 10.0% from other races, and 5.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 27.4% of the population.
There were 763 households of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.