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Demographics Analysis

The people of Laporte County, Indiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 3,355

5 to 9 years : 3,365

10 to 14 years : 3,550

15 to 17 years : 2,336

18 and 19 years : 1,274

20 years : 856

21 years : 701

22 to 24 years : 2,481

25 to 29 years : 4,117

30 to 34 years : 4,238

35 to 39 years : 4,220

40 to 44 years : 3,540

45 to 49 years : 4,213

50 to 54 years : 4,338

55 to 59 years : 4,454

60 and 61 years : 1,563

62 to 64 years : 1,758

65 and 66 years : 1,299

67 to 69 years : 1,470

70 to 74 years : 1,691

75 to 79 years : 1,106

80 to 84 years : 868

85 years and over : 761

Female:

Under 5 years : 3,260

5 to 9 years : 3,178

10 to 14 years : 3,625

15 to 17 years : 2,097

18 and 19 years : 1,106

20 years : 533

21 years : 739

22 to 24 years : 1,800

25 to 29 years : 2,988

30 to 34 years : 3,172

35 to 39 years : 3,218

40 to 44 years : 3,292

45 to 49 years : 3,765

50 to 54 years : 4,004

55 to 59 years : 3,859

60 and 61 years : 1,543

62 to 64 years : 2,225

65 and 66 years : 1,325

67 to 69 years : 1,595

70 to 74 years : 1,932

75 to 79 years : 1,678

80 to 84 years : 1,513

85 years and over : 1,227


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Laporte County, Indiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 107,126

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 40

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 364

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,507

Not a U.S. citizen : 2,191


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 5,958

5 to 17 years : 15,591

18 to 24 years : 7,628

25 to 34 years : 9,935

35 to 44 years : 9,869

45 to 54 years : 11,099

55 to 59 years : 5,626

60 and 61 years : 1,811

62 to 64 years : 2,404

65 to 74 years : 5,332

75 years and over : 3,750

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 599

5 to 17 years : 2,204

18 to 24 years : 1,606

25 to 34 years : 3,861

35 to 44 years : 3,438

45 to 54 years : 4,704

55 to 59 years : 2,397

60 and 61 years : 1,110

62 to 64 years : 1,433

65 to 74 years : 3,699

75 years and over : 3,072

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 22

5 to 17 years : 110

18 to 24 years : 23

25 to 34 years : 43

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 37

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 17 years : 246

18 to 24 years : 233

25 to 34 years : 676

35 to 44 years : 903

45 to 54 years : 448

55 to 59 years : 258

60 and 61 years : 185

62 to 64 years : 146

65 to 74 years : 273

75 years and over : 294


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 20,616

Now married, except separated : 28,368

Divorced : 8,478

Separated : 905

Widowed : 2,860

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 5,992

Now married, except separated : 13,044

Divorced : 4,010

Separated : 596

Widowed : 2,177

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 103

Now married, except separated : 138

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 41

Foreign born:

Never married : 757

Now married, except separated : 2,252

Divorced : 252

Separated : 71

Widowed : 224


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 11,827

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 10,478

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5,947

$15,000 to $24,999 : 8,273

$25,000 to $34,999 : 6,673

$35,000 to $49,999 : 7,613

$50,000 to $64,999 : 4,718

$65,000 to $74,999 : 2,045

$75,000 or more : 3,653

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 4,703

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,928

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,334

$15,000 to $24,999 : 4,241

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,857

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,949

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,693

$65,000 to $74,999 : 752

$75,000 or more : 2,362

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 63

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 59

$10,000 to $14,999 : 37

$15,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $49,999 : 42

$50,000 to $64,999 : 44

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 7

Foreign born:

No income : 867

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 446

$10,000 to $14,999 : 305

$15,000 to $24,999 : 916

$25,000 to $34,999 : 327

$35,000 to $49,999 : 331

$50,000 to $64,999 : 179

$65,000 to $74,999 : 29

$75,000 or more : 156


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Born in state of residence : 25,003

Born in other state of the United States : 25,175

Native; born outside the United States : 19,327

Foreign born : 21,582


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Under 3 years : 3,635

3 and 4 years : 2,977

5 years : 1,077

6 to 8 years : 3,946

9 to 11 years : 4,530

12 to 14 years : 4,159

15 to 17 years : 4,297


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Less than $10,000 : 3,213

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,872

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2,467

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2,899

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2,550

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2,538

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,930

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,923

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2,065

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3,403

$60,000 to $74,999 : 4,681

$75,000 to $99,999 : 6,032

$100,000 to $124,999 : 3,205

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,245

$150,000 to $199,999 : 922

$200,000 or more : 802


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Laporte County, Indiana is 111,228



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Laporte County, Indiana: 57,554
Female Population in Laporte County, Indiana: 53,674


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Laporte County, Indiana: 38.0
Median Female Resident Age in Laporte County, Indiana: 41.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Indiana is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Laporte County, Indiana


White


Both sexes

42.1

Male

40.5

Female

44.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.3

Male

31.3

Female

31.2

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.6

Male

40.3

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.0

Male

36.8

Female

40.4

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.5

Female

27.5

Other


Both sexes

26.2

Male

27.6

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.8

Male

14.3

Female

13.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.4

Male

26.1

Female

21.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.8

Male

41.2

Female

44.6


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,698

No health insurance coverage : 141

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,158

No health insurance coverage : 494

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,884

No health insurance coverage : 935

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,397

No health insurance coverage : 1,702

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,539

No health insurance coverage : 994

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,359

No health insurance coverage : 1,354

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,452

No health insurance coverage : 943

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,319

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,708

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,798

No health insurance coverage : 55

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,884

No health insurance coverage : 423

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,983

No health insurance coverage : 1,183

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,494

No health insurance coverage : 1,666

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,205

No health insurance coverage : 1,305

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,615

No health insurance coverage : 1,112

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,308

No health insurance coverage : 1,237

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,774

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 4,170

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,601

No employer-based health insurance : 2,238

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,763

No employer-based health insurance : 3,889

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,581

No employer-based health insurance : 1,238

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,915

No employer-based health insurance : 2,184

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,896

No employer-based health insurance : 1,637

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,273

No employer-based health insurance : 2,440

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,021

No employer-based health insurance : 2,374

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,524

No employer-based health insurance : 2,795

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 808

No employer-based health insurance : 1,900

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,870

No employer-based health insurance : 1,983

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,848

No employer-based health insurance : 3,459

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,021

No employer-based health insurance : 2,145

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,481

No employer-based health insurance : 2,679

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,329

No employer-based health insurance : 2,181

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 5,231

No employer-based health insurance : 2,496

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,814

No employer-based health insurance : 2,731

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,361

No employer-based health insurance : 3,413

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,074

No employer-based health insurance : 3,096


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 79,003

Born in other state in the United States : 28,123

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 40

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 364

Foreign born : 3,698


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Speak only English : 98,802

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 4,051

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 187

German or other West Germanic languages : 347

Slavic languages : 272

Other Indo-European languages : 363

Korean : 72

Chinese : 81

Vietnamese : 89

Tagalog : 61

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 108

Other and unspecified languages : 180


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 22

No Medicare coverage : 12,469

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,311

No Medicare coverage : 28,248

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 6,843

No Medicare coverage : 184

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 5

No Medicare coverage : 12,155

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,362

No Medicare coverage : 30,746

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 8,847

No Medicare coverage : 97


(updated 2013)



Races in Laporte County, Indiana


  • White: 94,540
  • African American: 11,869
  • American Indian: 308
  • Asian: 587
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 16
  • Some Other Race: 1,429
  • Two or More Races: 2,479



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Laporte County, Indiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Laporte County, Indiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 260   (0.7%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 101   (0.27%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 368   (0.99%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,320   (3.55%)
  • 9th Grade: 964   (2.59%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,719   (4.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,579   (4.25%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,398   (3.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 14,794   (39.82%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 3,162   (8.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,596   (12.37%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,647   (4.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,454   (9.3%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,074   (2.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 600   (1.61%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 120   (0.32%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 234   (0.64%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 115   (0.31%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 149   (0.41%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,159   (3.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 862   (2.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,597   (4.37%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,340   (3.66%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,149   (3.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 15,440   (42.22%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 2,667   (7.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,379   (11.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 2,412   (6.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3,179   (8.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,541   (4.21%)
  • Professional School Degree: 307   (0.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 37   (0.1%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 730

5 to 9 years : 5,527

10 to 14 years : 6,426

15 to 17 years : 3,945

18 and 19 years : 1,224

20 to 24 years : 2,318

25 to 34 years : 1,574

35 years and over : 1,687

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 433

5 to 9 years : 816

10 to 14 years : 698

15 to 17 years : 390

18 and 19 years : 164

20 to 24 years : 200

25 to 34 years : 342

35 years and over : 352

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,814

5 to 9 years : 200

10 to 14 years : 51

15 to 17 years : 98

18 and 19 years : 992

20 to 24 years : 4,592

25 to 34 years : 12,599

35 years and over : 60,418


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Michigan City Area Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 408 S Carroll Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2000, Students: 6,826 )

  • Laporte Community School Corp


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1921 'a' St, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-7056, Students: 6,389 )

  • South Central Com School Corp


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 9808 S 600 W, Union Mills, IN 46382, Phone: (219) 767-2263, Students: 849 )

  • M S D Of New Durham Township


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 207 E Valparaiso St, Westville, IN 46391, Phone: (219) 785-2239, Students: 830 )

  • Cass Township Schools


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Co Gov Cmplx-4th Flr-809 State, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 326-6808, Students: 241 )

  • Dewey Township Schools


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Co Gov Cmplx-4th Flr-809 State, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 326-6808, Students: 154 )

  • Prairie Township Schools


    ( Location: Co Gov Cmplx-4th Flr-809 State, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 326-6808, )

  • Laporte County Superintendent


    ( Location: Co Gov Cmplx-4thflr-809 State, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 326-6808, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Kesling Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 306 E 18th St, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-7507, Students: 765 )

  • Paul F Boston Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1000 Harrison St, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 326-6930, Students: 763 )

  • Elston Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 317 Detroit St, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2035, Students: 726 )

  • Knapp Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 321 Bolka Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2096, Students: 555 )

  • F Willard Crichfield Elem Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 336 W Johnson Rd, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-2020, Students: 519 )

  • Rolling Prairie Elem Sch


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 605 E Michigan St, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371, Phone: (219) 778-2018, Students: 513 )

  • Kingsbury Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 0802 W 400 S, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-1823, Students: 449 )

  • Westville Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 207 Valparaiso St, Westville, IN 46391, Phone: (219) 785-2532, Students: 449 )

  • Joy Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1600 E Coolspring, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2090, Students: 444 )

  • Martin T Krueger Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 2001 Springland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2061, Students: 437 )

  • Prairie View Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 6434 E 700 N, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371, Phone: (219) 654-7258, Students: 432 )

  • South Central Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 9808 S 600 W, Union Mills, IN 46382, Phone: (219) 767-2269, Students: 412 )

  • Coolspring Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 9121 W 300 N, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2073, Students: 406 )

  • Barker Middle Sch


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 319 E Barker Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2057, Students: 403 )

  • Hailmann Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1001 E Ohio St, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-2080, Students: 383 )

  • Handley Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 408 10th St, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-2561, Students: 352 )

  • Springfield Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 3054 W 800 N, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2117, Students: 346 )

  • Indian Trail Elem Sch


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 3214 S Sr 104, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 369-9016, Students: 340 )

  • Niemann Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 811 Royal Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2108, Students: 332 )

  • Edgewood Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 502 Boyd Cir, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2079, Students: 325 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Michigan City High Sch


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 8466 W Pahs Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 873-2044, Students: 2,015 )

  • Laporte High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 602 'f' St, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-3102, Students: 1,956 )

  • South Central Jr-sr High Sch


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 9808 S 600 W, Union Mills, IN 46382, Phone: (219) 767-2266, Students: 437 )

  • Westville High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 207 Valparaiso St, Westville, IN 46391, Phone: (219) 785-2531, Students: 381 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Purdue University-north Central Campus


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 3,904; Location: 401 S Us Hwy 421, Westville, IN 46391, Web: http://www.pnc.edu )

  • Brown Mackie College-michigan City


    ( 4-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 331; Location: 25 E Us Hwy 20, Michigan City, IN 46360, Web: http://www.brownmackie.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Queen Of All Saints Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1715 E Barker Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 872-4420, Students: 375 )

  • St Paul Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 818 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 874-7409, Students: 216 )

  • St Joseph's School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 101 C Street, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-6472, Students: 171 )

  • St Stanislaus Elem School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1506 Washington Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 872-2258, Students: 149 )

  • St John's Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 111 Kingsbury Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-6692, Students: 129 )

  • Renaissance Academy


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 4093 W Us Highway 20, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 878-8711, Students: 43 )

  • Door Prairie Adventist School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1480 Boyd Blvd, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 362-6959, Students: 38 )

  • Jack And Jill Daycare


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1314 S Woodland Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 872-4532, Students: 10 )

  • Imagination Station Child Development Ce


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1200 E Coolspring Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360, Phone: (219) 872-6723, Students: 8 )

  • Maple City Montessori


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 1540 Michigan Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone: (219) 326-9900, Students: 4 )

Academic Libraries In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Purdue University-north Central Campus


    ( Location: 1401 S Us Hwy 421, Westville, IN 46391, Web: http://www.pnc.edu )

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Laporte County, Indiana

  • Coolspring Branch Library


    7089 West 400 North, Michigan City, IN 46360

  • Hanna Branch Library


    202 North Thompson Street, Hanna, IN 46340

  • Kingsford Heights Branch Library


    436 Evanston Road, Kingsford Heights, IN 46346

  • Rolling Prairie Branch Library


    1 East Michigan, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371

  • Union Mills Branch Library


    3727 West 800 South, Union Mills, IN 46382

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Laporte County, Indiana

  • La Crosse Public Library


    307 E Main St, La Crosse, IN 46348

  • La Porte County Public Library


    904 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350

  • Michigan City Public Library


    100 East 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360

  • Wanatah Public Library


    114 South Main Street, Wanatah, IN 46390

  • Westville-new Durham Township Public Library


    153 Main Street, Westville, IN 46391

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Laporte County, Indiana


  • Michigan City Zoological Society Inc


    Po Box 315, Michigan City, IN 46360

  • Old Lighthouse Museum


    1 Washington Park, Michigan City, IN 46360
    http://www.michigancity.com/mchistorical/index.html

  • People Engaging In Preservation


    Po Box 853, La Porte, IN 46350

  • Rag Tops Museum Of Mi City


    209 E 2nd St, Michigan City, IN 46360

  • The Great Lakes Museum Of Military History Inc


    360 W Us Hwy 20 Dunes Plaza, Michigan City, IN 46360
    http://www.militaryhistorymuseum.org

  • United Way Of Greater La Porte County


    , La Porte, IN 46350

  • Wall Gang Inc


    942 Green St, Michigan City, IN 46360

  • Wanatah Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 156, Wanatah, IN 46390

  • Westville Community Historical Society


    Po Box 395, Westville, IN 46391

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Laporte County, Indiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Laporte County, Indiana.

Area Features of Laporte County, Indiana


Airport


(1) Cummings Field Airport   (2) Flying U Ranch Airport   (3) La Porte Municipal Airport   (4) Lou Abbett Farms Airport   (5) Michigan City Municipal Airport   (6) Michigan City Municipal Airport-phillips Field   (7) Norm S Airpark   (8) Orthodontic Strip Airport   (9) Shamrock Airport   (10) Wyckoff Airstrip  

Bay


(1) Cusher Arm  

Building


(1) Center Township Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Hanna Township Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Kankakee Township Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department   (6) Kingsford Fire Department   (7) La Crosse Volunteer Fire Department   (8) La Porte City Fire Department Station 1   (9) La Porte City Fire Department Station 2   (10) La Porte City Fire Department Station 3   (11) La Porte County Sheriff S Office   (12) La Porte County Sheriff S Office Michigan City   (13) La Porte Police Department   (14) Laporte County Emergency Medical Services - Michigan City   (15) Laporte County Emergency Medical Services - Wanatah   (16) Lincoln Township Volunteer Fire Department   (17) Long Beach Fire Department   (18) Long Beach Police Department   (19) Michiana Shores Volunteer Fire Department   (20) Michigan City Fire Department Administration Offices And Training Center   (21) Michigan City Fire Department Station 1   (22) Michigan City Fire Department Station 2   (23) Michigan City Fire Department Station 3   (24) Michigan City Fire Department Station 4   (25) Michigan City Police Department   (26) Noble Township Fire Department   (27) Pleasant Township Fire Department   (28) Scipio Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (29) Scipio Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (30) Springfield Township Volunteer Fire Department   (31) Wanatah Fire Department   (32) Westville Correctional Facility   (33) Westville Town Marshal  

Canal


(1) Barringer Ditch   (2) Beck Ditch   (3) Bessler Ditch   (4) Bock Arm   (5) Breckenridge Ditch   (6) Brown Ditch   (7) Bull Ditch   (8) Collins Ditch   (9) Conlon Arm   (10) County Line Ditch   (11) Crumpacker Arm   (12) Davidson Drain   (13) Downing Arm   (14) Eckert Ditch   (15) Forbes Ditch   (16) Freyer Ditch   (17) Gloor Arm   (18) Gloor Ditch   (19) Greiger Ditch   (20) Gropp Ditch   (21) Guse Arm   (22) Hanna Arm Of Tuesburg Ditch   (23) Hickleson Ditch   (24) Hildebrandt Ditch   (25) Hillman Ditch   (26) Hoffman Arm   (27) Hundt Ditch   (28) Hunsley Ditch   (29) Johanni Ditch   (30) Kieffer Gruenke Ditch   (31) Kimball Ditch   (32) Kline Arm   (33) Kreuter Ditch   (34) Kuehn Ditch   (35) Laramore Ditch   (36) Lee Ditch   (37) Lemke Ditch   (38) Long Ditch   (39) Lubke Arm   (40) Marquardt Ditch   (41) Marsh Ditch   (42) Maurey Ditch   (43) Miller Ditch   (44) Moon Ditch   (45) Murphy Arm   (46) Niespodziany Ditch   (47) North Arm   (48) North Arm Beck Ditch   (49) O Hara Ditch   (50) Pitner Ditch   (51) Porter Ditch   (52) Rice Ditch   (53) Richman Ditch   (54) Ridgeway Arm   (55) Roda Ditch   (56) Rosenbaum Arm   (57) Salisbury Ditch   (58) Shearin Ditch   (59) Sheldon Arm   (60) Slocum Ditch   (61) South Arm Beck Ditch   (62) Stassen Arm   (63) Stoltz Arm   (64) Travis Ditch   (65) Warwick Ditch   (66) West Arm Bull Ditch   (67) West Arm Ditch   (68) White Ditch   (69) Whitham Ditch   (70) William Arm Of Tuesburg Ditch   (71) Winchell Arm   (72) Wright Arm  

Cemetery


(1) Beattys Corner Cemetery   (2) Carter Cemetery   (3) Clinton Chapel Cemetery   (4) Cross Cemetery   (5) Eaheart Cemetery   (6) Eight Square Cemetery   (7) Foster Cemetery   (8) Greenwood Cemetery   (9) Griffin Cemetery   (10) Heckman Memorial Cemetery   (11) Lows Cemetery   (12) Morgan Cemetery   (13) Oak Grove Cemetery   (14) Patton Cemetery   (15) Pine Lake Cemetery   (16) Quaker Cemetery   (17) Quakerdom Cemetery   (18) Rossburg Cemetery   (19) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (20) Saint Cemetery   (21) Saint Johns Cemetery   (22) Saint Josephs Cemetery   (23) Saint Martins Cemetery   (24) Saint Stanislaus Cemetery   (25) Sauktown Cemetery   (26) Sharp Cemetery   (27) Shippeeburg Cemetery   (28) Swan Lake Memorial Gardens   (29) Teeter Cemetery  

Census


(1) Fish Lake Census Designated Place   (2) Hanna Census Designated Place   (3) Rolling Prairie Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Bible Church   (2) Carmel Chapel   (3) Davis Church   (4) Grace Bible Church   (5) Grace Church   (6) Immanuel Church   (7) Lambs Chapel   (8) Maple Grove Church   (9) Oak Grove Church   (10) Posey Chapel   (11) Saint Andrews Church   (12) Saint Johns Church   (13) Saint Joseph Novitiate   (14) Saint Peters Church   (15) Salem Chapel   (16) Sauktown Church   (17) Tracy Church   (18) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) City Of La Porte   (2) City Of Michigan City   (3) Laporte County   (4) Town Of Kingsbury   (5) Town Of Kingsford Heights   (6) Town Of La Crosse   (7) Town Of Long Beach   (8) Town Of Michiana Shores   (9) Town Of Pottawattamie Park   (10) Town Of Trail Creek   (11) Town Of Wanatah   (12) Town Of Westville   (13) Township Of Cass   (14) Township Of Center   (15) Township Of Clinton   (16) Township Of Coolspring   (17) Township Of Dewey   (18) Township Of Galena   (19) Township Of Hanna   (20) Township Of Jackson   (21) Township Of Kankakee   (22) Township Of Lincoln   (23) Township Of Michigan   (24) Township Of New Durham   (25) Township Of Noble   (26) Township Of Pleasant   (27) Township Of Prairie   (28) Township Of Scipio   (29) Township Of Springfield   (30) Township Of Union   (31) Township Of Washington   (32) Township Of Wills  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 5   (2) Interchange 6  

Dam


(1) Camp Red Mill Lake Dam   (2) Dingler Lake Dam   (3) Pretty Prairie Creek Road Dam   (4) Union Mills Dam   (5) Walton Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Beatty Memorial Hospital Historical   (2) Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital   (3) Memorial Hospital   (4) Saint Anthony Memorial   (5) Walter Hospital  

Island


(1) Holmes Island  

Lake


(1) Browdy Lake   (2) Clare Lake   (3) Clear Lake   (4) Crane Lake   (5) Finger Lake   (6) Fishtrap Lake   (7) Hildebrand Lake   (8) Hog Lake   (9) Horseshoe Lake   (10) Hudson Lake   (11) Hunt Lake   (12) Lake Lee   (13) Lily Lake   (14) Long Pond   (15) Lower Fish Lake   (16) Lower Lake   (17) Ohms Lake   (18) Orr Lake   (19) Pine Lake   (20) Porter Lake   (21) Pottawattamie Lake   (22) Round Lake   (23) Ryden Lakes   (24) Saugany Lake   (25) Silver Lake   (26) Stone Lake   (27) Swede Lake   (28) Tee Lake   (29) Tommy Pond   (30) Upper Fish Lake  

Locale


(1) Dunes Plaza   (2) Elks Country Club   (3) Kingsbury Industrial Park   (4) Laporte Fair Grounds   (5) Marquette Mall   (6) Pottawattamie Country Club   (7) Washington Park Marina  

Military


(1) Kingsbury Ordnance Plant Historical  

Mine


(1) Hunt Lake Pit  

Park


(1) Allesee Park   (2) Ames Field   (3) Camp To-pe-ne-bee   (4) Clark Field   (5) Cleveland Park   (6) Gardena Playground   (7) Gill Field   (8) Hanson Park   (9) Kaukakee State Fish And Wildlife Area   (10) Kingsbury State Fish And Game Area   (11) Kingsbury State Fish And Wildlife Area   (12) Krueger Memorial Park   (13) Memorial Park   (14) Motts Park   (15) Pottawattamie Park   (16) Soldiers Memorial Park   (17) Washington Park   (18) Zilla Park  

Populated Place


(1) Alida   (2) Ambler   (3) Andry   (4) Beattys Corner   (5) Beverly Hill   (6) Birchim   (7) Brems   (8) Byron   (9) Coburg   (10) Davis   (11) Door Village   (12) Duneland Beach   (13) Durham   (14) English Lake   (15) Fish Lake   (16) Hamlet   (17) Hanna   (18) Haskell   (19) Hesston   (20) Hicks   (21) Hillside   (22) Holmesville   (23) Kankakee   (24) Kingsbury   (25) Kingsford Heights   (26) La Crosse   (27) Lake Park   (28) Lalimere   (29) Laporte   (30) Long Beach   (31) Magee   (32) Merrick   (33) Michiana Shores   (34) Michigan City   (35) Monroe Manor   (36) Oakwood   (37) Orchard Highlands   (38) Otis   (39) Pinhook   (40) Pinola   (41) Pottawattamie Park   (42) Rolling Prairie   (43) Runnymede   (44) Salem Heights   (45) Smith   (46) South Center   (47) South Laporte   (48) South Wanatah   (49) Springfield   (50) Springville   (51) Stillwell   (52) Suman   (53) Summit   (54) Tee Lake   (55) Thomaston   (56) Tracy   (57) Trail Creek   (58) Union Center   (59) Union Mills   (60) Wanatah   (61) Waterford   (62) Wellsboro   (63) Westville   (64) Wilders  

Reservoir


(1) Dingler Lake   (2) Spychalskis Pond   (3) Union Mills Lake   (4) Walton Lake  

School


(1) Barker Junior High School   (2) Central Elementary School   (3) Coolspring Elementary School   (4) Door Village Elementary School   (5) Eastport Elementary School   (6) Edgewood Elementary School   (7) Galena Elementary School   (8) Garfield Special School   (9) Hailmann Elementary School   (10) Handley Elementary School   (11) Harrison School   (12) Isaac C Elston High School   (13) Jefferson Elementary School   (14) Joy Elementary School   (15) Kesling Junior High School   (16) Kingsbury Elementary School   (17) Kingsford Heights Elementary School   (18) Knapp Elementary School   (19) La Crosse Elementary And High School   (20) La Porte High School   (21) Lincoln Elementary School   (22) Long Beach Elementary School   (23) Maple School   (24) Marquette High School   (25) Marsh Elementary School   (26) Martin T Krueger Junior High School   (27) Mill Creek Elementary School   (28) Mullen Elementary School   (29) New Prairie High School   (30) New Prairie Junior High School   (31) Niemann Elementary School   (32) Park Elementary School   (33) Park School   (34) Paul F Boston Junior High School   (35) Purdue University North Central Campus   (36) Queen Of All Saints School   (37) Riley Elementary School   (38) Riley School   (39) Rolling Prairie Elementary School   (40) Saint John Lutheran School   (41) Saint Mary Elementary School   (42) Saint Paul Christian Day School And Kindergarten   (43) Saint Stanislaus School   (44) South Central Elementary School   (45) South Central Junior-senior High School   (46) Springfield Elementary School   (47) Stillwell Elementary School   (48) Wanatah Public School   (49) Washington School   (50) Westville Elementary School   (51) Westville High School  

Stream


(1) Bogus Run   (2) Bosserman Creek   (3) East Branch Trail Creek   (4) Fish Creek   (5) Kingsbury Creek   (6) Little Kankakee River   (7) Mill Creek   (8) Otter Creek   (9) Pine Creek   (10) Ridge Run   (11) Waterford Creek   (12) West Branch Trail Creek   (13) Wolf Run   (14) Yellow River  

Swamp


(1) Crosby Marsh   (2) Pinhook Bog  

Tower


(1) Wloi-am La Porte   (2) Wmbc  

Valley


(1) Hungry Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Laporte County, Indiana

46360 (pop. 46,107) 46350 (pop. 42,184) 46391 (pop. 7,802)
46371 (pop. 3,132) 46390 (pop. 2,505) 46382 (pop. 1,990)
46346 (pop. 1,438) 46348 (pop. 1,097) 46340 (pop. 1,068)
46365 (pop. 1,003) 46345 (pop. 185)  


Counties Nearby Laporte County, Indiana

Porter County, IN  (pop. 165,919) 16.7 Miles
Starke County, IN  (pop. 23,209) 23.5 Miles
St. Joseph County, IN  (pop. 266,624) 28.1 Miles
Lake County, IN  (pop. 493,136) 32.2 Miles
Marshall County, IN  (pop. 47,050) 32.3 Miles
Pulaski County, IN  (pop. 13,739) 38.6 Miles
Jasper County, IN  (pop. 33,405) 43.9 Miles
Elkhart County, IN  (pop. 199,449) 45.5 Miles
Fulton County, IN  (pop. 20,632) 46.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Laporte County, Indiana

219



Elevation in Laporte County, Indiana is 833.0 ft. (254.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Laporte County, Indiana

Lat: 41.599217 N        Long: -86.779261 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Laporte County, Indiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Indiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 6.05 4.07 8.08 0.00 5.36
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.94 4.04 7.91 0.00 5.32
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.86 6.00 4.00 8.19 0.00 5.30
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
  Total Electric Industry 6.67 5.83 3.88 9.00 0.00 5.17
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.78 5.91 3.97 9.02 0.00 5.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 5.92 3.94 9.12 0.00 5.24
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
  Total Electric Industry 6.77 5.94 3.93 9.19 0.00 5.23
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.04 3.91 9.44 0.00 5.29
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.08 3.95 9.83 0.00 5.34
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
  Total Electric Industry 6.96 6.05 3.89 9.70 0.00 5.29
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
  Total Electric Industry 6.87 5.93 3.81 9.37 0.00 5.18
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 5.29 4.11 9.06 0.00 5.30
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.98 3.95 9.75 0.00 5.34
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 6.12 3.92 0.00 8.36 5.37
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.30 6.31 4.13 0.00 8.76 5.58
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.50 6.57 4.42 0.00 9.14 5.88
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.22 7.21 4.95 0.00 9.66 6.46

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Laporte County, Indiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 2,959   (6.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,899   (3.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 3,336   (6.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 4,967   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 6,236   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 6,131   (12.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 6,473   (13.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 3,692   (7.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1,731   (3.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,674   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 730   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 281   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 4,520   (9.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 4,184   (8.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Laporte County, Indiana)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,973

1 vehicle available : 8,019

2 vehicles available : 2,006

3 vehicles available : 242

4 or more vehicles available : 194

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 635

1 vehicle available : 3,552

2 vehicles available : 7,808

3 vehicles available : 2,494

4 or more vehicles available : 600

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 272

1 vehicle available : 1,707

2 vehicles available : 2,347

3 vehicles available : 1,398

4 or more vehicles available : 604

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 235

1 vehicle available : 1,443

2 vehicles available : 3,656

3 vehicles available : 2,000

4 or more vehicles available : 1,562


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Laporte County, Indiana)

1-person household:

No workers : 6,309

1 worker : 6,125

2-person household:

No workers : 4,674

1 worker : 5,181

2 workers : 5,234

3-person household:

No workers : 732

1 worker : 2,368

2 workers : 2,277

3 workers : 951

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 786

1 worker : 3,096

2 workers : 3,568

3 or more workers : 1,446


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 39,521

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3,142

In 3-person carpool : 200

In 4-person carpool : 41

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 48

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 19

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 291

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 27

Railroad : 186

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 16

Motorcycle : 8

Bicycle : 128

Walked : 593

Other means : 359

Worked at home : 1,402


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,565

5 to 9 minutes : 7,330

10 to 14 minutes : 8,284

15 to 19 minutes : 6,259

20 to 24 minutes : 5,304

25 to 29 minutes : 2,625

30 to 34 minutes : 4,117

35 to 39 minutes : 1,216

40 to 44 minutes : 1,576

45 to 59 minutes : 3,236

60 to 89 minutes : 2,259

90 or more minutes : 808


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Laporte County, Indiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 5,806  (21.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,362  (12.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 4,039  (14.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 156  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5,757  (20.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 6,736  (28.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 4,698  (20.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 8,305  (35.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 57  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 215  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Laporte County, Indiana

Rail Station(s)


    100 Washington St.
    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    100 Washington St.
    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    100 Washington St.
    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    100 Washington St.
    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Laporte County, Indiana

Employed: 50,674
Unemployed: 3,060



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Laporte County, Indiana

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 26.3%
  • Other: 73.7%



Water Usage In Laporte County, Indiana

Ground Water

 
Fresh 13.52 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 13.52 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 25.98 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 25.98 Mgal/d





There are 1,102 Farms In Laporte County, Indiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Laporte County, Indiana

The La Porte Savings Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 7

Horizon Bank, National Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 34

1st Source Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $24.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 80

Pnc Bank, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $949.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Fifth Third Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $390.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Woodforest National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Centier Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 48

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Laporte County, Indiana

  • La Porte Municipal


    (about 3.0 miles in La Porte, Indiana; Airport Code: LPO)

  • Michigan City Municipal


    (about 7.2 miles in Long Beach, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field


    (about 7.5 miles in Michigan City, Indiana; Airport Code: MGC)

  • Porter County Municipal


    (about 15.5 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • Porter County Regional


    (about 15.5 miles in Valparaiso, Indiana; Airport Code: VPZ)

  • South Bend Regional


    (about 25.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend Airport


    (about 25.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • South Bend International


    (about 25.0 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Michiana Regional


    (about 25.2 miles in South Bend, Indiana; Airport Code: SBN)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 29.6 miles in Inwood, Indiana; Airport Code: PLY)

  • Gary/Chicago International


    (about 32.9 miles in Gary, Indiana; Airport Code: GYY)

  • Ross Field


    (about 40.7 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Southwest Michigan Regional


    (about 40.8 miles in Benton Harbor, Michigan; Airport Code: BEH)

  • Elkhart Municipal


    (about 41.5 miles in Elkhart, Indiana; Airport Code: EKI)

  • Nappanee Municipal


    (about 44.9 miles in Nappanee, Indiana; Airport Code: ZXV)

  • Lowell Airport


    (about 45.6 miles in Schneider, Indiana; Airport Code: RQL)

  • Meigs Field


    (about 46.4 miles in Chicago, Illinois; Airport Code: CGX)

  • Goshen Municipal


    (about 51.2 miles in Foraker, Indiana; Airport Code: GSH)

  • Chicago Midway International


    (about 51.8 miles in Bedford Park, Illinois; Airport Code: MDW)

  • Warsaw Municipal


    (about 53.1 miles in Warsaw, Indiana; Airport Code: WAR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Laporte County, Indiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.58%

Carpooled

9.84%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.53%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.01%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.34%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.09%

Motorcycle

0.05%

Bicycle

0.35%

Walked

2.01%

Other Means

0.58%

Worked At Home

2.61%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Laporte County, Indiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17,662

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,922

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,103

Renter-occupied housing units : 399

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,787

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,985

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9,029

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,860


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,744

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,423

Householder 45 to 54 years : 5,478

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,943

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,813

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,368

Householder 75 years and over : 937

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 443

Householder 35 to 44 years : 999

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,261

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,046

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,310

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,576

Householder 75 years and over : 3,240


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Less than 10.0 percent : 544

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 903

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,166

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,593

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,336

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,105

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 592

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 916

50.0 percent or more : 3,131

Not computed : 880


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Laporte County, Indiana)

Built 2010 or later : $216,000

Built 2000 to 2009 : $171,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $165,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $157,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $143,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $112,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $96,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $93,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $91,000


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Laporte County, Indiana: 66.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Indiana: 66.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Laporte County, Indiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 523 523 $52,767,434
  Two Family 3 6 $275,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $225,000
  Total

527 535 $53,267,434
2000        
  Single Family 401 401 $42,551,758
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $736,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

406 421 $43,287,758
2001        
  Single Family 365 365 $41,217,658
  Two Family 14 28 $1,400,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $335,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

381 401 $42,952,658
2002        
  Single Family 358 358 $43,805,031
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 5 15 $650,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

363 373 $44,455,031
2003        
  Single Family 307 307 $41,463,759
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

307 307 $41,463,759
2004        
  Single Family 336 336 $51,488,086
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 80 $3,960,000
  Total

343 416 $55,448,086
2005        
  Single Family 362 362 $56,999,716
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 9 126 $8,814,946
  Total

371 488 $65,814,662
2006        
  Single Family 316 316 $55,090,516
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

316 316 $55,090,516


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (LaPorte County, IN): $41,430
Median Household Income In 2000 (Indiana): $41,567


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (LaPorte County): $92,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Indiana): $92,500


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Laporte County, Indiana

Utility Gas: 85.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.8%
Electricity: 6.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Laporte County, Indiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 87.42%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.65%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 7.26%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.67%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (LaPorte County): $495
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Indiana): $521
Fair Market Rent in (LaPorte County): $0


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Laporte County, Indiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Laporte County, Indiana

Vna Homecare, Private Duty N Hospice


     Address: 901 S Woodland Ave, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 1/1/1967

Advanced Home Health Care Incorporated


     Address: 2588 Portage Mall, Portage, Indiana 46368
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/9/2006

Visiting Nurse Association Of Porter County


     Address: 501 Marquette St, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/7/1970

Home Health Crusaders Inc


     Address: 5465 Us Highway 6, Portage, Indiana 46368
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/6/1996

Associated Homecare Inc


     Address: 2255 Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/13/1993

Hospitals Close To Laporte County, Indiana

Laporte Hospital And Health Services


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Anthony Memorial Health Centers


     Address: 301 W Homer St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"porter, Valparaiso Hospital"


     Address: 814 Laporte Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Starke Memorial Hospital


     Address: 102 East Culver Road, Knox, Indiana 46534
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend


     Address: 801 E Lasalle Ave, South Bend, Indiana 46617
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Laporte County, Indiana

Golden Living Center-laporte


     Address: 1700 I Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Golden Living Center-fountainview Terrace


     Address: 1900 Andrew Avenue, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 161
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Arbors At Michigan City


     Address: 1101 E Coolspring Ave, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 153
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Continuing Care Center Of Laporte Hospital


     Address: 1007 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana 46350
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 37
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Life Care Center Of Michigan City


     Address: 802 Us Highway 20 East, Michigan City, Indiana 46360
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 82%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Laporte County, Indiana

Name: DC Cook
Address: 1 Cook Place; Bridgman, MI 49106
Distance: 26 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Laporte County, Indiana

    Retired Workers: 29,855
    Disabled Workers: 6,330
    Widowers Workers: 4,670
    Spouses Workers: 2,210
    Children Workers: 3,760


(updated 2007)



Laporte County, Indiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.56%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.09%
  • Other 1.35%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Laporte County, Indiana citizens.

Relocation to LaPorte County, IN

4.57 % of LaPorte County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,346

Indiana Average 6.54 %

0.04 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $19,563

Indiana Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to LaPorte County, IN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Porter County , IN 0.97 % ($37,095 AGI )
  • Lake County , IN 0.45 % ($32,098 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 0.43 % ($33,401 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.41 % ($54,488 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.24 % ($43,773 AGI )
  • Starke County , IN 0.15 % ($26,525 AGI )
  • Elkhart County , IN 0.09 % ($24,200 AGI )
  • Marion County , IN 0.08 % ($17,935 AGI )
  • Marshall County , IN 0.05 % ($30,238 AGI )
  • Du Page County , IL 0.05 % ($40,550 AGI )

Relocation away from LaPorte County, IN

4.92 % of LaPorte County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,375

Indiana Average 6.56 %

0.03 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $21,000

Indiana Average 0.04 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from LaPorte County, IN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Porter County , IN 0.70 % ($38,212 AGI )
  • St Joseph County , IN 0.50 % ($34,892 AGI )
  • Lake County , IN 0.30 % ($32,190 AGI )
  • Cook County , IL 0.28 % ($46,375 AGI )
  • Marion County , IN 0.19 % ($25,228 AGI )
  • Berrien County , MI 0.16 % ($43,246 AGI )
  • Starke County , IN 0.14 % ($32,091 AGI )
  • Elkhart County , IN 0.08 % ($27,559 AGI )
  • Tippecanoe County , IN 0.08 % ($25,697 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.07 % ($38,133 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Indiana

Low Bracket: $0 (3.40%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (3.40%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Indiana

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Laporte County, Indiana is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Laporte County, Indiana


On 03/03/1955, a tornado touched down 1.44 miles from the center of Laporte County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 3 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/21/1960, a tornado touched down 2.07 miles from the center of Laporte County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 2 (with heavy rain) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 08/25/2001, a tornado touched down 2.52 miles from the center of Laporte County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/25/1965, a tornado touched down 3.06 miles from the center of Laporte County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 10/06/1979, a tornado touched down 3.06 miles from the center of Laporte County, Indiana. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Laporte County, Indiana

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/27/2006, 08:00 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Lightning        
09/30/2006, 03:30 pm 0 7 -- --
05/09/2000, 12:25 am 0 0 $5K --
06/13/1994, 06:30 am 0 0 $500K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/16/1995, 03:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/07/1995, 05:35 pm 0 0 $1K --
04/26/1994, 10:12 pm 0 0 $5K --
08/23/1993, 09:55 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Laporte County, Indiana directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Indiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
7,300 8,500 8,652 9,486 11,951 10,515 9,053 10,030 14,585 11,196


(updated 2014)



Jails in Laporte County, Indiana


  • La Porte County Jail


    809 State Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
    Capacity: 368
    Confined: 240
    Avg. Population: 272
    Year Built: 2004

  • La Porte County Jail


    809 State Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
    Capacity: 368
    Confined: 240
    Avg. Population: 272
    Year Built: 2004

  • La Porte County Jail


    809 State Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
    Capacity: 368
    Confined: 240
    Avg. Population: 272
    Year Built: 2004

  • La Porte County Jail


    809 State Street, Michigan City, IN 46360
    Capacity: 368
    Confined: 240
    Avg. Population: 272
    Year Built: 2004


(updated 2006)



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