LaPorte County IN Information

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LaPorte County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

LaPorte County IN Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

LaPorte County IN Wealth Index is 68
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 111,501
Population in Households 105,221
Population in Families 83,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,280
Population Density 186
Diversity Index1 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,668
Average Household Income $65,465
Per Capita Income $25,586
Wealth Index3 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,427 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,311 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,571 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $152,040
Housing Affordability Index2 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 42,738
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 28,044
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% -0.05%
Households 0.1% -0.01%
Families -0.07% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

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LaPorte County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares LaPorte County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 16 84th
Population Density # 21 78th
Diversity Index # 9 91st
Median Household Income # 50 47th
Per Capita Income # 51 46th

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