LaPorte County, Indiana Population 2018

LaPorte County, Indiana's estimated population is 110,029 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. LaPorte County, Indiana is the 16th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017110,029-964-0.87%
2016110,9937850.71%
2016110,208-617-0.56%
2015110,825-892-0.80%
2014111,7173030.27%
2013111,4141240.11%
2012111,290-19-0.02%
2011111,309-149-0.13%
2010111,4584,3924.10%
1990107,066-1,566-1.44%
1980108,6323,2903.12%
1970105,34210,23110.76%
196095,11118,30323.83%
195076,80813,14820.65%
194063,6603,1705.24%
193060,49010,04719.92%
192050,4434,64610.14%
191045,7977,41119.31%
190038,3863,94111.44%
189034,4453,46011.17%
188030,9853,92314.50%
187027,0624,14318.08%
186022,91910,77488.71%
185012,1453,96148.40%
18408,1840.00%

LaPorte County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White92,765
Black or African American12,162
Two or More Races3,066
Some Other Race2,022
Asian627
American Indian and Alaska Native316
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander35

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

LaPorte County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

LaPorte County, Indiana Median Age

40


Total

38.1


Male

42.4


Female

LaPorte County, Indiana Adults

There are 86,464 adults, (17,426 of which are seniors) in LaPorte County, Indiana.

LaPorte County, Indiana Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

LaPorte County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

53,613

48.30%

Male

57,380

51.70%

LaPorte County, Indiana Households and Families

LaPorte County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

LaPorte County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All71%29%
Male65.2%34.8%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female48.4%51.6%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

LaPorte County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,0522.3771
Married20,6002.9686.5
Non Family14,6561.2158.8
Female5,6263.0148.4
Male2,1703.0265.2

2.89

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

LaPorte County, Indiana Households

LaPorte County, Indiana Education

LaPorte County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4363.16%
9th to 12th Grade7,1709.31%
High School Graduate29,97738.90%
Some College17,12222.22%
Associates Degree6,7988.82%
Bachelors Degree8,84011.47%
Graduate Degree4,7126.12%

LaPorte County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64,59357,99012,239
Black7,6815,982590
Hispanic3,3982,228248
Other Race1,329804127
Multiple Races789676153
Asian436402284
Native American29423838
Islander1111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 65.14%.

LaPorte County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,226$42,069$24,171
Less Than High School$20,682$25,060$13,595
High School Grad$29,820$38,881$20,397
Some College$32,036$43,355$25,271
Bachelors Degree$43,280$57,576$33,663
Graduate Degree$60,505$71,607$52,774

$32,226

Average Earnings

$42,069

Average Male

$24,171

Average Female

LaPorte County, Indiana Language

LaPorte County, Indiana Language by Age

LaPorte County, Indiana Language

94.19% of LaPorte County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 5.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.86% of the population.

LaPorte County, Indiana Poverty

LaPorte County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84,23111,11113.19%
Black8,6483,92045.33%
Hispanic6,0901,83130.07%
Multiple2,83494033.17%
Other1,96561231.15%
Asian6038514.10%
Native2725118.75%
Islander352468.57%

17.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in LaPorte County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in LaPorte County, Indiana is Islander, with 68.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in LaPorte County, Indiana is White, with 13.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.12%.

LaPorte County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.74%
High School11.66%
Some College11.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%

LaPorte County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.45%
Male Unemployed31.29%
Female Employed10.77%
Male Employed5.35%

LaPorte County, Indiana Income

LaPorte County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,165$63,205
Families$59,146$72,708
Married Families$71,180$86,101
Non Families$30,044$41,482

LaPorte County, Indiana Marital Status

LaPorte County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

LaPorte County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

LaPorte County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

LaPorte County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

LaPorte County, Indiana Veterans

LaPorte County, Indiana Veterans by War

7,980

Number of Veterans

7,587

Male Veterans

393

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,991
Second Gulf War1,042
First Gulf War984
Korea793
World War II475

LaPorte County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,179
35 to 541,773
75+1,747
55 to 641,584
18 to 34697

LaPorte County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,2029.76%
Black5425.85%
Hispanic1894.50%
Other905.58%
2 or More888.50%
Asian449.54%
Indian144.76%

LaPorte County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

LaPorte County, Indiana Employment Status

LaPorte County, Indiana Employment by Age

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

LaPorte County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaPorte County, Indiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in LaPorte County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Michigan City3148431157-327-1.04%
La Porte2204321732-311-1.41%
Westville58035577-226-3.89%
Trail Creek20672012-55-2.66%
Kingsford Heights14351409-26-1.81%
Long Beach11641161-3-0.26%
Wanatah10471017-30-2.87%
La Crosse555531-24-4.32%
Michiana Shores307302-5-1.63%
Kingsbury248243-5-2.02%
Pottawattamie Park235231-4-1.70%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990