Lake County IN Information

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Lake County Subdivisions

Lake County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 497,324
Population in Households 490,902
Population in Familes 404,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,422
Population Density1 997
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 188,528
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 126,709
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 213,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126,216 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 62,312 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24,899 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $151,126
Average Home Value $179,338
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,413
Average Household Income $64,187
Per Capita Income $24,570
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.11%
Households 0.03% 0.1%
Families -0.12% 0.01%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Lake County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 34 64th
Per Capita Income # 33 65th

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