Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area IN Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 112,650
Daytime Population: Workers 46,302
Daytime Population: Residents 56,601
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 102,903
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 106,129
Population in Familes 84,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,521
Population Density2 188
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $49,301
Average Household Income $64,642
Per Capita Income $25,460


Total Housing Units 49,642 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,701 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,290 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,651 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $138,125
Average Home Value $180,201


Total Households 42,991
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 28,266
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.16%
Households 0.21% 0.2%
Families 0.02% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.46%