Cedar Lake, Indiana Population 2021

14,039
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Cedar Lake is a city located in Lake County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 14,039, it is the 63rd largest city in Indiana and the 2421st largest city in the United States . Cedar Lake is currently growing at a rate of 3.14% annually and its population has increased by 21.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,560 in 2010. Cedar Lake reached it's highest population of 14,039 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Cedar Lake has a population density of 1,660 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cedar Lake is $79,765 with a poverty rate of 9.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $927 per month, and the median house value is $182,600. The median age in Cedar Lake is 35.7 years, 35 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Cedar Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 96.02%
  • Other race: 2.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cedar Lake, Indiana is 14,039 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,755.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,560.

Cedar Lake, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,99496.02%
Some Other Race3322.66%
Two or More Races920.74%
Asian420.34%
Black or African American160.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.12%
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Cedar Lake Population by Race

Cedar Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Cedar Lake Median Age

35.7


Total

35


Male

36.6


Female

Cedar Lake Adults

There are 9,305 adults, (1,558 of whom are seniors) in Cedar Lake.

Cedar Lake Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cedar Lake Sex Ratio

Female

5,956

47.68%

Male

6,535

52.32%

Cedar Lake Population by Age

Cedar Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cedar Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male76%24%
All75.4%24.6%
Female69.7%30.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cedar Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6432.6975.4
Married2,4303.1680.8
Non Family1,3871.2167.6
Female4593.569.7
Male3674.0876

3.2

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Cedar Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1511.80%
9th to 12th Grade4985.95%
High School Graduate3,16437.81%
Some College2,26627.08%
Associates Degree6457.71%
Bachelors Degree1,18314.14%
Graduate Degree4625.52%
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Cedar Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cedar Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0137,3851,507
Hispanic301280129
Other Race207194112
Asian42428
2+ Races77
Black661

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 54.11%.

Cedar Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,627$51,332$31,271
Less Than 9th Grade$21,953$31,806$11,932
High School Graduate$39,063$44,028$25,091
Some College$38,517$50,190$29,529
Bachelors Degree$59,731$66,045$49,038
Graduate Degree$56,169$64,167$55,060

$42,627

Average Earnings

$51,332

Average Male

$31,271

Average Female

Cedar Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cedar Lake Language by Age

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Cedar Lake Language

94.13% of Cedar Lake residents speak only English, while 5.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.45% of the population.

Cedar Lake Language

Cedar Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,7891,0729.09%
Hispanic5238917.02%
Multiple926267.39%
Other3323811.45%
Black16531.25%

9.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.87%

Male Poverty Rate

12.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cedar Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cedar Lake is Multiple, with 67.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cedar Lake is White, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.45%.

Cedar Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.42%
High School6.70%
Some College6.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%

Cedar Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.36%
Female Employed4.67%
Male Unemployed3.17%
Male Employed2.80%

Cedar Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cedar Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,322$79,765
Families$72,375$82,560
Married Families$81,117-
Non Families$45,301$66,697
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Income by Household Type

Cedar Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cedar Lake Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Cedar Lake Marital Status by Race

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Cedar Lake Marital Status

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784

Number of Veterans

695

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam251
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War158
Korea89
World War II11

Cedar Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54222
65 to 74176
55 to 64173
75+166
18 to 3447

Cedar Lake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7848.75%
Hispanic92.36%

Cedar Lake Veterans by Race

Cedar Lake Veterans by Education

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7.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cedar Lake Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cedar Lake Employment by Age

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Cedar Lake Employment by Race

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Cedar Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.15%

Born in Cedar Lake

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

1.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Cedar Lake residents were born in the United States, with 57.15% having been born in Indiana. 0.79% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,0394283.14%
202013,6114283.25%
201913,1834283.36%
201812,7553012.42%
201712,4542381.95%
201612,2161881.56%
201512,0281331.12%
201411,8951561.33%
201311,739570.49%
201211,682-1-0.01%
201111,683810.70%
201011,6022,3232.26%
20009,2793940.43%
19908,8851310.15%
19808,7541,1651.44%
19707,5891,8232.79%
19605,7660.00%

Cedar Lake Population by Year