Cedar Lake, Indiana Population 2024

16,694

Cedar Lake is a city located in Lake County and Porter County Indiana. Cedar Lake has a 2024 population of 16,694. Cedar Lake is currently growing at a rate of 3.9% annually and its population has increased by 17.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,190 in 2020.

The average household income in Cedar Lake is $106,301 with a poverty rate of 3.71%. The median age in Cedar Lake is 39.5 years: 39.1 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Cedar Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cedar Lake was:

  • White: 95.38%
  • Two or more races: 3.07%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
9.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,814.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.65% (2,504)
The current population of Cedar Lake, Indiana is 16,694 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,190.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,55895.38%
Two or more races4363.07%
Other race1380.97%
Asian680.48%
Black or African American150.11%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cedar Lake Population by Race

Cedar Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Cedar Lake Median Age

39.5

Total

39.1

Male

39.6

Female

Cedar Lake Adults

There are 10,868 adults, (2,279 of whom are seniors) in Cedar Lake.

Cedar Lake Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Cedar Lake Sex Ratio

Female7,17250.45%
Male7,04349.55%

Cedar Lake Population by Age

Cedar Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2742.6979.820.2
Married2,9943.1489.910.1
Non Family1,4041.1770.429.6
Female5823.453.846.2
Male2943.9874.125.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cedar Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3733.84%
Associates Degree8809.05%
Bachelors Degree1,44114.82%
Graduate Degree7637.85%
High School Graduate3,68837.93%
Less Than 9th Grade1781.83%
Some College2,40124.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cedar Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cedar Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,2608,7532,093
Hispanic24420089
2+ Races19917019
Other Race968144
Asian45450
Black15153

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.83%.

Cedar Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,361$75,804$58,636
Graduate Degree$74,398$103,942$56,364
High School Graduate$56,250$72,908$28,456
Less Than 9th Grade$41,750$0$0
Overall$55,075$73,396$37,925
Some College$44,353$71,269$34,500

$55,075

Average Earnings

$73,396

Average Male

$37,925

Average Female

Cedar Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cedar Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cedar Lake Language

94.47% of Cedar Lake residents speak only English, while 5.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.68% of the population.

Cedar Lake Language

Cedar Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,3474633.47%
Other1386547.1%
Hispanic4756513.68%

3.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.49%

Male Poverty Rate

3.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cedar Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cedar Lake is Other, with 47.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cedar Lake is White, with 3.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.18%.

Cedar Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.43%
High School4.56%
Some College2.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Cedar Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.62%
Male Unemployed2.93%
Female Employed1.65%
Male Employed1.53%

Cedar Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cedar Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$94,976$119,855
Households$84,444$106,301
Married Families$112,669$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,343$64,560

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cedar Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cedar Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cedar Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cedar Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cedar Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

766

Number of Veterans

685

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War225
First Gulf War209
Vietnam201
Korea65
World War II13

Cedar Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54184
65 to 74177
75+168
55 to 64164
18 to 3473

Cedar Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7246.89%
2+ Races3014.35%
Hispanic145.74%
Black1280%

Cedar Lake Veterans by Race

Cedar Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cedar Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cedar Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cedar Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cedar Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.23%

Born in Cedar Lake

97.42%

Native Born

2.58%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.42% of Cedar Lake residents were born in the United States, with 54.23% having been born in Indiana. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cedar Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202919,8246263.26%
202819,1986263.37%
202718,5726263.49%
202617,9466263.61%
202517,3206263.75%
202416,6946263.9%
202316,0685033.23%
202215,5658145.52%
202114,7515613.95%
202014,1909927.52%
201913,1984353.41%
201812,7633112.5%
201712,4522341.92%
201612,2181941.61%
201512,0241281.08%
201411,8961581.35%
201311,738600.51%
201211,67810.01%
201111,677820.71%
201011,59500%
20009,2793944.43%
19908,8851311.5%
19808,7541,16515.35%
19707,5891,82331.62%
19605,766-14,058-70.91%
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Cedar Lake Population by Year