La Porte, Indiana Population 2024

21,754

La Porte is a city located in LaPorte County Indiana. La Porte has a 2024 population of 21,754. It is also the county seat of LaPorte County.La Porte is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,421 in 2020.

The average household income in La Porte is $68,632 with a poverty rate of 18.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Porte is 35 years, 31.5 years for males, and 37 years for females.

La Porte Demographics

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

  • White: 81.76%
  • Two or more races: 8.38%
  • Other race: 5.89%
  • Black or African American: 3.12%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
11.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,864.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.97% (-667)
The current population of La Porte, Indiana is 21,754 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,421.

La Porte, Indiana Population 2024

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La Porte Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,32281.76%
Two or more races1,8778.38%
Other race1,3215.89%
Black or African American7003.12%
Asian1130.5%
Native American760.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

La Porte Population by Race

La Porte Population Pyramid 2024

La Porte Median Age

35

Total

31.5

Male

37

Female

La Porte Adults

There are 16,629 adults, (3,289 of whom are seniors) in La Porte.

La Porte Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

La Porte Sex Ratio

Female11,61951.85%
Male10,79048.15%

La Porte Population by Age

La Porte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1772.3761.238.8
Non Family3,6601.1952.647.4
Married3,3073.148020
Female1,3223.2152.547.5
Male8883.1839.260.8
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Porte Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

La Porte Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 asian people with a rate of 71.59%.

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,521

Average Earnings

$45,796

Average Male

$34,992

Average Female

La Porte Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Porte Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Porte Language

90.22% of La Porte residents speak only English, while 9.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.35% of the population.

La Porte Language

La Porte Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,9602,75916.27%
Multiple1,83976141.38%
Hispanic2,82649817.62%
Other1,29737829.14%
Black605294.79%
Asian1132522.12%
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18.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

19.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Porte

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Porte is Multiple, with 41.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Porte is Black, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.8%.

La Porte Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.86%
High School14.24%
Some College12.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%
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La Porte Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.46%
Male Unemployed32.91%
Female Employed13.11%
Male Employed8.99%
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La Porte Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Porte Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Porte Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

La Porte Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

La Porte Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Porte Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,217

Number of Veterans

1,007

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

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La Porte Veterans by War

count

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La Porte Veterans by Age

count

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La Porte Veterans by Race

La Porte Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Porte Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

La Porte Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Porte Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Porte 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

73.48%

Born in La Porte

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

1.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.05% of La Porte residents were born in the United States, with 73.48% having been born in Indiana. 3.58% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,644-222-1.06%
202820,866-222-1.05%
202721,088-222-1.04%
202621,310-222-1.03%
202521,532-222-1.02%
202421,754-222-1.01%
202321,976-222-1%
202222,198-222-0.99%
202122,420-10%
202022,4218573.97%
201921,564-77-0.36%
201821,641-36-0.17%
201721,677-102-0.47%
201621,779-119-0.54%
201521,898-146-0.66%
201422,044240.11%
201322,020-71-0.32%
201222,091150.07%
201122,076420.19%
201022,0344131.91%
200021,6211140.53%
199021,507-289-1.33%
198021,796-344-1.55%
197022,1409834.65%
196021,1573,27518.31%
195017,8821,70210.52%
194016,1804252.7%
193015,7555973.94%
192015,1584,63344.02%
191010,5253,41247.97%
19007,113-13-0.18%
18907,12693115.03%
18806,195-386-5.87%
18706,5811,55330.89%
18605,028
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La Porte Population by Year