La Porte, Indiana Population 2021

21,417
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La Porte is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 21,417, it is the 43rd largest city in Indiana and the 1753rd largest city in the United States . La Porte is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -2.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,053 in 2010. La Porte reached it's highest population of 22,140 in 1970. Spanning over 12 miles, La Porte has a population density of 1,836 people per square mile.

The average household income in La Porte is $52,977 with a poverty rate of 19.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $99,300. The median age in La Porte is 36.8 years, 32.4 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

La Porte Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Porte was:

  • White: 86.95%
  • Other race: 5.00%
  • Two or more races: 4.04%
  • Black or African American: 3.44%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of La Porte, Indiana is 21,417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,645.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,053.

La Porte, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021109,702-93-0.08%
2020109,795-93-0.08%
2019109,888-93-0.08%
2018109,9811390.13%
2017109,842-380-0.35%
2016110,222-613-0.56%
2015110,835-900-0.81%
2014111,7353120.28%
2013111,4231190.11%
2012111,304-13-0.01%
2011111,317-142-0.13%
2010111,4590.00%

La Porte Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,76286.95%
Some Other Race1,0785.00%
Two or More Races8714.04%
Black or African American7423.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.26%
Asian560.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.05%
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La Porte Population by Race

La Porte Population Pyramid $2021

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La Porte Median Age

36.8


Total

32.4


Male

41.3


Female

La Porte Adults

There are 16,426 adults, (3,647 of whom are seniors) in La Porte.

La Porte Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Porte Sex Ratio

Female

11,163

51.74%

Male

10,414

48.26%

La Porte Population by Age

La Porte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Porte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.5%23.5%
All60.5%39.5%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family53%47%
Male41.1%58.9%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Porte Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2532.2660.5
Non Family3,8011.2253
Married3,1942.9676.5
Female1,6182.9454.1
Male6403.2141.1

2.85

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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La Porte Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8365.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,2568.85%
High School Graduate5,72640.32%
Some College2,84720.05%
Associates Degree1,1758.27%
Bachelors Degree1,65711.67%
Graduate Degree7034.95%
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La Porte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,41510,9662,194
Hispanic1,23874965
Other Race5082699
Black40926340
2+ Races11010135
Native American38385
Asian262626

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,228$38,223$26,980
Less Than 9th Grade$23,633$24,533$20,515
High School Graduate$31,800$36,595$25,240
Some College$30,408$35,000$26,778
Bachelors Degree$42,847$56,197$36,212
Graduate Degree$58,553$58,000$59,167

$32,228

Average Earnings

$38,223

Average Male

$26,980

Average Female

La Porte Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Porte Language by Age

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La Porte Language

89.00% of La Porte residents speak only English, while 11.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.80% of the population.

La Porte Language

La Porte Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,9393,00017.71%
Hispanic2,67436413.61%
Black63628444.65%
Multiple85228333.22%
Other1,02726726.00%
Asian5656100.00%
Islander1111100.00%

19.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.05%

Male Poverty Rate

19.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Porte

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Porte is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Porte is Hispanic, with 13.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.85%.

La Porte Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.30%
Some College13.58%
High School11.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

La Porte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.76%
Female Unemployed29.66%
Female Employed13.96%
Male Employed7.18%

La Porte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Porte Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,231$52,977
Families$49,103$61,326
Married Families$69,328-
Non Families$27,676$36,330
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Income by Household Type

La Porte Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

La Porte Married by Age and Sex

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La Porte 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 55-64.

La Porte Marital Status by Race

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La Porte Marital Status

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1,202

Number of Veterans

1,147

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam519
Second Gulf War231
World War II83
Korea60
First Gulf War56

La Porte Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74397
75+322
55 to 64175
18 to 34163
35 to 54145

La Porte Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0457.07%
Black8914.52%
Hispanic744.38%
Other Race658.34%
2+ Races31.63%

La Porte Veterans by Race

La Porte Veterans by Education

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6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Porte Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

La Porte Employment by Age

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La Porte Employment by Race

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La Porte 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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67.63%

Born in La Porte

94.52%

Native Born

5.48%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

2.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.52% of La Porte residents were born in the United States, with 67.63% having been born in Indiana. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

La Porte Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,417-76-0.35%
202021,493-76-0.35%
201921,569-76-0.35%
201821,645-42-0.19%
201721,687-103-0.47%
201621,790-127-0.58%
201521,917-153-0.69%
201422,070250.11%
201322,045-72-0.33%
201222,117120.05%
201122,105430.19%
201022,0624410.20%
200021,6211140.05%
199021,507-289-0.13%
198021,796-344-0.16%
197022,1409830.46%
196021,1573,2751.70%
195017,8821,7021.01%
194016,1804250.27%
193015,7555970.39%
192015,1584,6333.72%
191010,5253,4124.00%
19007,113-13-0.02%
18907,1269311.41%
18806,195-386-0.60%
18706,5811,5532.73%
18605,0280.00%

La Porte Population by Year