Cedar Lake, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 12,470 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.4%
Males: 6,318  (50.7%)
Females: 6,152  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46303, 46307, 46356.

Cedar Lake Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,818 (it was $43,987 in 2000)
Cedar Lake:

$57,818
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,610 (it was $17,825 in 2000)

Cedar Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $148,881 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Cedar Lake:

$148,881
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,018; detached houses: $171,854; townhouses or other attached units: $166,523; in 2-unit structures: $99,996; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,219; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,243; mobile homes: $36,983

Median gross rent in 2017: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cedar Lake: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.0%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Black residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for other race residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cedar Lake, IN (2017)
    • 10,58389.9%White alone
    • 7696.5%Hispanic
    • 3002.5%Two or more races
    • 450.4%Asian alone
    • 360.3%Black alone
    • 170.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Other race alone

Races in Cedar Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Cedar Lake, Indiana as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cedar Lake is 471 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Cedar Lake by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.7)
3
(26.8)
3
(26.3)
3
(25.8)
2
(17.3)
3
(25.7)
1
(8.5)
6
(50.3)
3
(24.8)
N/A4
(31.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
5
(48.3)
3
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(35.1)
6
(51.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
3
(25.6)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.3)
2
(16.3)
1
(7.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(110.4)
11
(106.3)
4
(37.0)
2
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.6)
12
(103.6)
9
(77.0)
16
(136.3)
6
(50.3)
9
(74.5)
7
(57.0)
2
(15.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
79
(792.6)
81
(782.6)
55
(508.5)
71
(634.6)
57
(499.5)
65
(559.4)
61
(526.5)
57
(487.7)
37
(315.3)
35
(293.6)
44
(364.1)
40
(325.6)
24
(190.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
312
(3,130)
318
(3,072)
231
(2,136)
341
(3,048)
341
(2,988)
299
(2,573)
225
(1,942)
179
(1,531)
174
(1,483)
156
(1,309)
161
(1,332)
145
(1,180)
159
(1,262)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(130.4)
16
(154.6)
28
(258.9)
15
(134.1)
19
(166.5)
15
(129.1)
10
(86.3)
12
(102.7)
11
(93.7)
9
(75.5)
13
(107.6)
13
(105.8)
10
(79.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(10.0)
4
(38.6)
2
(18.5)
3
(26.8)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.2)
3
(25.9)
1
(8.6)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)224.2245.1179.6202.1199.4190.3173.2142.1130.6148.5124.6114.3101.1

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City-data.com crime index in Cedar Lake, IN

Crime rate in Cedar Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (18.8%), Irish (14.1%), Polish (13.4%), English (8.2%), American (7.4%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1970

Elevation: 725 feet

Land area: 6.79 square miles.

Population density: 1,836 people per square mile   (low).

Cedar Lake, Indiana map

400 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,793 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,436 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gary, IN (15.5 miles , pop. 102,746).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (35.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Dalecarlia, IN (1.7 miles ),
Lowell, IN (2.3 miles ),
Crown Point, IN (2.4 miles ),
St. John, IN (2.4 miles ),
Schererville, IN (2.9 miles ),
Winfield, IN (3.1 miles ),
Merrillville, IN (3.1 miles ),
Beecher, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 87.44 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,469 (-29.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 689 (12.6%)

Area code: 219

Distribution of median household income in Cedar Lake, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cedar Lake, IN in 2017
Cedar Lake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 71 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2003: 106 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2005: 143 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2006: 182 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2007: 139 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2008: 110 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2009: 62 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2010: 63 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2013: 98 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2014: 110 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2015: 126 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2016: 148 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2017: 169 buildings, average cost: $168,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Cedar Lake, IN residents
Average permit cost in Cedar Lake, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Cedar Lake, IN
Historical housing units in Cedar Lake, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +332 (+3.7%).
Most common industries in Cedar Lake, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Cedar Lake, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Cedar Lake, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cedar Lake, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.7. This is about average.

City:

87.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.24
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0317. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0317
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Cedar Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Cedar Lake town center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cedar Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.5 miles away from Cedar Lake center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from Cedar Lake center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 286.9 miles away from Cedar Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cedar Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cedar Lake:

  • FRANCISCAN ST ANTHONY HEALTH - CROWN POINT Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)
  • FRANCISCAN HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)
  • ST ANTHONY HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)
  • IN-PACT INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)
  • FMC - CROWN POINT (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)
  • TRADEWINDS REHAB CENTER INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)
  • ARC BRIDGES, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CROWN POINT, IN)

Amtrak stations near Cedar Lake:

  • 10 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 19 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cedar Lake:

  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 15 miles; Gary, IN; Full-time enrollment: 4,390)
  • Prairie State College (about 16 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 16 miles; Hammond, IN; FT enrollment: 7,343)
  • Governors State University (about 16 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)
  • South Suburban College (about 20 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Valparaiso University (about 22 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 25 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)

Public high school in Cedar Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cedar Lake:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cedar Lake: Monastery Golf Club (A), South Shore Country Club (B), Cedar Lake Volunteer Fire Department (C), Cedar Lake Emergency Medical Services (D), South Lake County Community Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cedar Lake include: Community Bible Church (A), Hope Lutheran Church (B), Holy Name Catholic Church (C), New Life Bible Church (D), Apostolic Fellowship Church (E), Cedar Lake United Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Lakeside Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Name Cemetery (1), Schubert Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Cedar Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cedar Lake: Onehundredthirtyseventh Avenue Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Carriage Plaza (11617 Wicker Avenue), Sarti Katherine (12551 Wicker Avenue), Crestview Inn & Suites (12551 Wicker Avenue).

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cedar Lake and their reported violations in the past:

CEDAR LAKE WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,741, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CEDAR LAKE - ROBINS NEST (Population served: 761, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-18-2008 to MAR-17-2010)
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
CEDAR LAKE BIBLE CONFERENCE GROUNDS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SOUTH SHORE COUNTRY CLUB, INC. (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
NOBLE OAKS SUBDIVISION WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PIER 74 (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
CEDAR GARDENS MHP (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-10-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2006)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-29-1998 to JUN-01-2006)
REICHERTS TAVERN (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-27-2010 to DEC-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cedar Lake that have no violations reported:

  • LAKESHORE SUBDIVISION ASSOCIATION, INC. (Population served: 265, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CEDAR LAKE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
21 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Cedar Lake in 2000:

  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Cedar Lake (2011 data):

  • DeMotte State Bank: Cedar Lake Banking Center at 9603 W. 133rd Avenue, branch established on 1999/10/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.4 mil, Deposits: $277.9 mil, headquarters in Demotte, IN, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Demotte Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Cedar Lake Branch at 9717 W 133rd Ave, branch established on 1970/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Lake:

Marital status in Cedar Lake, IN
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Cedar Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cedar Lake
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cedar Lake, IN (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic101,09658
Evangelical Protestant98,213266
Mainline Protestant28,94378
Black Protestant25,45974
Orthodox13,99014
Other7,46029
None220,844-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lake County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Lake County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 175
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

11.7%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cedar Lake:

46.7%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Cedar Lake:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cedar Lake:

21.4%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cedar Lake:

8.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cedar Lake:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cedar Lake, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$101,784$58,1620$0
Streets and Highways 14$47,654$40,8464$3,344
Firefighters 10$44,339$53,20743$8,534
Financial Administration 7$22,103$37,8910$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,349$43,04727$5,213
Police - Other 4$13,394$40,1822$279
Water Supply 3$11,375$45,5001$1,240
Other and Unallocable 2$7,797$46,7821$1,326
Fire - Other 1$2,710$32,5200$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$454
Totals for Government 66$265,505$48,27479$20,390

Cedar Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,429,000 ($114.60)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($3.05)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.64)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($0.48)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,810,000 ($225.34)
    Police Protection: $1,776,000 ($142.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,288,000 ($103.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,215,000 ($97.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $903,000 ($72.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $818,000 ($65.60)
    Water Utilities: $637,000 ($51.08)
    General - Other: $475,000 ($38.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $375,000 ($30.07)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($5.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $483,000 ($38.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $310,000 ($24.86)
    Police Protection: $271,000 ($21.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $269,000 ($21.57)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($13.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $136,000 ($10.91)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($10.34)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($1.36)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,186,000 ($255.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($9.22)

Cedar Lake government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,924,000 ($314.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $896,000 ($71.85)
    Other: $606,000 ($48.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($1.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($3.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $214,000 ($17.16)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,101,000 ($489.25)
    Rents: $69,000 ($5.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $64,000 ($5.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($1.04)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($0.80)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $973,000 ($78.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $950,000 ($76.18)
    Highways: $836,000 ($67.04)
  • Tax - Property: $3,914,000 ($313.87)

Cedar Lake government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,146,000 ($1695.75)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,846,000 ($1591.50)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,300,000 ($104.25)

Cedar Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $887,000 ($71.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,319,000 ($1308.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,156,000 ($253.09)

4.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Indiana average:

6.06%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($120 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.89% ($44,600 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.61% ($42,248)
from Will County, IL  0.21% ($63,224)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,596 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.19%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.13% ($38,911 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.91% ($47,223)
to Marion County, IN  0.32% ($25,124)
Businesses in Cedar Lake, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
CVS1Subway1
Dairy Queen2True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar Lake:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar Lake:

  • WZVN (107.1 FM; LOWELL, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRD (103.9 FM; CROWN POINT, IN; Owner: M & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYBA (102.3 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: DONTRON INC.)
  • WBMF (88.1 FM; CRETE, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar Lake:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Cedar Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cedar Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • $1,974,000Total costs
  • 20,579Total average daily traffic
  • 833Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,764Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cedar Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cedar Lake, IN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cedar Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1004M , Serial Number: 17259404, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Flying Griffins Flight Club LLC, 12510 Pintail Ct, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
  • Aircraft: MD HELICOPTERS INC 369E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON 250-C20 SER (420 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 369SD , Serial Number: 0548E, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Pyramid Property Development And Management LLC, 8209 Lake Shore Dr, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/13/2001
  • Aircraft: BLUE HERON MARATHON (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6166Y , Serial Number: BH18016, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Frank L Witt, 14005 W 132nd Pl, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8049U , Serial Number: 4670, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Paul W Kleine, 12515 Calumet Ave, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8179Z , Serial Number: 32-8006024, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Monte J Watt, 11411 W 135th Pl, Cedar Lake, IN 46303
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER SPRINT II SPRINT II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9637S , Serial Number: 0657, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 02/04/2008
    Registrant (Individual): John A Gengul, 13938 Laque Dr, Cedar Lake, IN 46303

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$162,45626$147,878152$157,5787$69,77712$176,1732$113,575
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$183,5903$192,33013$150,4611$25,1401$94,8001$63,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$118,2433$194,23055$152,4544$63,6105$175,5061$115,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$157,0802$132,02529$164,1120$02$238,7901$95,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$167,3300$010$160,9400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0429.00 , 0431.01, 0432.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$160,0634$222,543
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,7103$153,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$164,0103$216,323
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$182,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0429.00 , 0431.01, 0432.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cedar Lake, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cedar Lake, IN - Value

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 96 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Cedar Lake, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.8%), and Outside Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cedar Lake, IN
    • 30744.8%Structure Fires
    • 26638.8%Outside Fires
    • 578.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 568.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cedar Lake, IN
Most common first names in Cedar Lake, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8673.0 years
William7571.7 years
Joseph5674.4 years
Robert5668.5 years
James5470.4 years
Mary4879.3 years
Charles4275.6 years
George3673.3 years
Edward3072.8 years
Helen3078.9 years
Most common last names in Cedar Lake, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schreiber1675.2 years
Smith1569.9 years
Miller1474.1 years
Brown1470.6 years
Anderson1370.5 years
Davis969.6 years
Martin975.5 years
Moore977.0 years
Hall874.8 years
Johnson873.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cedar Lake, IN
  • 91.5%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cedar Lake, IN
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cedar Lake compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Cedar Lake on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 21 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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