Fish Lake, Indiana Population 2024

506

Fish Lake is a city located in LaPorte County, Marshall County, St. Joseph County, and Starke County Indiana. Fish Lake has a 2024 population of 506. Fish Lake is currently declining at a rate of -21.43% annually and its population has decreased by -62.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,335 in 2020.

The average household income in Fish Lake is $81,670 with a poverty rate of 8.18%. The median age in Fish Lake is 36 years: 35.9 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Fish Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 87.21%
  • Two or more races: 11%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
328.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-62.1% (-829)
The current population of Fish Lake, Indiana is 506 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,335.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White68287.21%
Two or more races8611%
Native American141.79%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fish Lake Population by Race

Fish Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Fish Lake Median Age

36

Total

35.9

Male

41.2

Female

Fish Lake Adults

There are 661 adults, (177 of whom are seniors) in Fish Lake.

Fish Lake Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

Fish Lake Sex Ratio

Female35545.4%
Male42754.6%

Fish Lake Population by Age

Fish Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2942.6669.430.6
Married1983.1260.139.9
Non Family5901000
Female213.947.652.4
Male161.51000

3.08

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fish Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8915.61%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree7412.98%
Graduate Degree101.75%
High School Graduate26546.49%
Less Than 9th Grade162.81%
Some College11620.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fish Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fish Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White35632550
Hispanic17411927
2+ Races866734
Native American14140

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 39.53%.

Fish Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$53,125
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$45,223
Less Than 9th Grade$36,699$37,372$0
Overall$35,754$36,442$29,734
Some College$29,122$0$29,122

$35,754

Average Earnings

$36,442

Average Male

$29,734

Average Female

Fish Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fish Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fish Lake Language

87.6% of Fish Lake residents speak only English, while 12.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.4% of the population.

Fish Lake Language

Fish Lake Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2714516.61%
White471194.03%

8.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.96%

Male Poverty Rate

8.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fish Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fish Lake is Hispanic, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fish Lake is White, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.26%.

Fish Lake Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.38%
High School5.28%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Fish Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fish Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fish Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,174$94,207
Households$66,554$81,670
Married Families$76,364$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,701$31,734

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fish Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.5%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fish Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fish Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fish Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fish Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam18
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Fish Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+18
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Fish Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White183.21%

Fish Lake Veterans by Race

Fish Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fish Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fish Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fish Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fish 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

63.55%

Born in Fish Lake

98.21%

Native Born

1.79%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.21% of Fish Lake residents were born in the United States, with 63.55% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fish Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024506-138-21.43%
2023644-138-17.65%
2022782-138-15%
2021920-415-31.09%
20201,335-270-16.82%
20191,60590.56%
20181,596966.4%
20171,50015411.44%
20161,34643147.1%
201591516421.84%
2014751-111-12.88%
2013862111.29%
2012851-3-0.35%
2011854-162-15.94%
20101,01600%

Fish Lake Population by Year