La Porte, Indiana Population 2020

21,416

La Porte is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 21,416, it is the 44th largest city in Indiana and the 1752nd largest city in the United States. La Porte is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -2.89% 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 $50,269 with a poverty rate of 20.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $95,200. The median age in La Porte is 36.3 years, 32.8 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.9 males.

La Porte Demographics

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

  • White: 86.98%
  • Other race: 5.71%
  • Black or African American: 3.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.01%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of La Porte, Indiana is 21,416, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,610.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,053.

La Porte, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020110,199960.09%
2019110,103960.09%
2018110,007960.09%
2017109,911-343-0.31%
2016110,254-599-0.54%
2015110,853-884-0.80%
2014111,7373160.28%
2013111,4211250.11%
2012111,296-3-0.00%
2011111,299-156-0.14%
2010111,4550.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,02686.98%
Some Other Race1,2485.71%
Black or African American8033.67%
Two or More Races6583.01%
Asian860.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.10%

La Porte Population Pyramid 2020

La Porte Median Age

36.3


Total

32.8


Male

40.2


Female

La Porte Adults

There are 16,483 adults, (3,710 of whom are seniors) in La Porte.

La Porte Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

La Porte Sex Ratio

Female

11,223

51.31%

Male

10,651

48.69%

La Porte Households and Families

La Porte Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

La Porte Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All57.9%42.1%
Female54.8%45.2%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Male25%75%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2142.357.9
Non Family3,9041.2949.2
Married3,2962.9975.4
Female1,4253.0454.8
Male5893.4425

2.92

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

La Porte Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6854.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,3759.57%
High School Graduate5,72339.83%
Some College3,14921.92%
Associates Degree1,1247.82%
Bachelors Degree1,55810.84%
Graduate Degree7535.24%

La Porte Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,50411,0602,162
Hispanic1,27679346
Other Race6914006
Black49136245
Multiple Races1259426
Asian323232
Native American15155

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,003$35,579$24,243
Less Than High School$23,144$24,923$19,531
High School Grad$28,565$34,017$23,869
Some College$26,205$33,676$24,090
Bachelors Degree$41,659$54,262$31,475
Graduate Degree$63,125$57,361$63,158

$29,003

Average Earnings

$35,579

Average Male

$24,243

Average Female

La Porte Language

La Porte Language by Age

La Porte Language

89.10% of La Porte residents speak only English, while 10.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.70% of the population.

La Porte Poverty

La Porte Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,3363,38319.51%
Hispanic2,64156221.28%
Other1,20141834.80%
Black70426637.78%
Multiple64313721.31%
Asian8686100.00%
Islander2222100.00%

20.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.46%

Male Poverty Rate

23.27%

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 White, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.01%
Some College17.52%
High School11.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.76%
Male Unemployed39.19%
Female Employed15.14%
Male Employed8.18%

La Porte Income

La Porte Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,402$50,269
Families$44,731$58,965
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$27,400$34,648

La Porte Marital Status

La Porte Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Porte Married by Age and Sex

La Porte Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

La Porte Marital Status by Race

La Porte Veterans

1,416

Number of Veterans

1,359

Male Veterans

57

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam638
Second Gulf War210
Korea98
First Gulf War97
World War II82
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2338.39%
Black16123.96%
Hispanic231.36%
Other171.92%
2 or More52.81%

$La Porte Veterans by Education

5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Porte Employment Status

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

La Porte Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.79%

Born in Indiana

94.35%

Native Born

5.65%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.35% of La Porte residents were born in the United States, with 67.79% having been born in Indiana. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,416-97-0.45%
201921,513-97-0.45%
201821,610-59-0.27%
201721,669-97-0.45%
201621,766-128-0.58%
201521,894-150-0.68%
201422,044270.12%
201322,017-74-0.33%
201222,091110.05%
201122,080380.17%
201022,0424210.19%
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%