Bass Lake, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Bass Lake, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Bass Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,175 as of July 1, 2018. Bass Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bass Lake is located at latitude 41.2218 and longitude -86.5941 in Starke County. The formal boundaries for the Bass Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.09 sq. miles and a water area of 2.19 sq. miles. Starke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Bass Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393329) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bass Lake Census Designated Place is located within Township of California, a minor civil division (MCD) of Starke County.

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Bass Lake, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,175
Population in Households 1,175
Population in Familes 978
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 129
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,629
Average Household Income $58,085
Per Capita Income $22,963


Total Housing Units 1,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 720 (58.4%)
Median Home Value $130,053
Average Home Value $167,817


Total Households 512
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.2% -0.19%
Households -0.21% -0.2%
Families 0.51% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Bass Lake, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bass Lake to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 312 54th
Population Density # 660 3rd
Diversity Index # 285 59th
Median Household Income # 320 53rd
Per Capita Income # 465 32nd

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