La Porte, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 22,010 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 10,064  (45.7%)
Females: 11,946  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46350.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,081 (it was $35,376 in 2000)
La Porte:

$34,081
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,149 (it was $17,900 in 2000)

La Porte city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,152 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
La Porte:

$91,152
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $649.

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  • Races in La Porte, IN (2013)

    La Porte races chart
    • 18,31982.8%White alone
    • 2,94913.3%Hispanic
    • 4372.0%Black alone
    • 2661.2%Two or more races
    • 560.3%American Indian alone
    • 570.3%Asian alone
    • 470.2%Other race alone

Races in La Porte detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in La Porte: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.4%), Irish (14.8%), Polish (9.1%), English (6.8%), United States (5.8%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,921 people per square mile   (low).

La Porte,IN real estate house value index trend

La Porte, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in La Porte:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Porte city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

1,324 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

This city:

6.0%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in La Porte, Indiana as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in La Porte to the number of sex offenders is 417 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $780 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $812 (0.9%)

La Porte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (24.3 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (52.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kingsbury, IN (2.4 miles ), Rolling Prairie, IN (2.6 miles ), Kingsford Heights, IN (3.0 miles ), Fish Lake, IN (3.0 miles ), Trail Creek, IN (3.1 miles ), Westville, IN (3.3 miles ), Pottawattamie Park, IN (3.3 miles ), Michigan City, IN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $131,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 86.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,124 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,573 (48.3%)

Area code: 219

La Porte household income distribution La Porte home values distribution

Crime rates in La Porte by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2002000000101
per 100,000 9.20.00.09.40.00.00.00.00.00.04.50.04.5
Rapes 615534351075642
per 100,000 27.668.523.314.119.014.123.647.533.123.527.118.19.0
Robberies 11117167181517151810916
per 100,000 50.650.232.775.433.284.870.880.871.084.645.140.772.4
Assaults 31494826142311202413261525
per 100,000 142.6223.7224.1122.666.4108.351.995.1113.661.1117.367.9113.1
Burglaries 145146123135137184175226197186193188150
per 100,000 666.9666.7574.3636.5649.4866.6826.31,074.6932.4874.0870.7850.6678.4
Thefts 9181,0309539521,2351,2531,2171,192990895886855690
per 100,000 4,222.04,703.24,449.34,488.45,853.65,901.55,746.55,667.84,685.74,205.43,997.13,868.43,120.5
Auto thefts 62616652619570584530423629
per 100,000 285.1278.5308.1245.2289.1447.4330.5275.8213.0141.0189.5162.9131.2
Arson 00020021075932
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.40.00.09.447.533.123.540.613.69.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 320.2369.0313.9318.7338.7388.1362.1402.4337.8294.9301.5265.7241.7

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Crime rate in La Porte detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Indiana average:

1.97
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in La Porte: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in La Porte, Indiana

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Tornado activity:

La Porte-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the La Porte city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

Earthquake activity:

La Porte-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 227.0 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 202.5 miles away from La Porte 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 277.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.1 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 256.8 miles away from La Porte 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 224.8 miles away from the city 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 La Crosse County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
La Porte topographic map

Birthplace of: Brian Ebersole - Martial artist, Chuck Baldwin - Anti–Iraq War activist, Daniel Edwards - Artist, Abram Andrew - Politician, Thelma Paddock Hope - Artist, Don Hanski - Major League Baseball player, Jim Purnell - Football player, Matt Grott - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in La Porte:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH LA PORTE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1007 LINCOLNWAY)
  • PARENTS AND FRIENDS INC (1738 FIFTH ST)
  • DSI - DIALYSIS - LA PORTE (103 WEST 18TH STREET)
  • FMC - NEPHROLOGY - LA PORTE (2910 MONROE ST)
  • CONTINUING CARE CENTER OF LAPORTE HOSPITAL (1007 LINCOLNWAY)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-FOUNTAINVIEW TERRACE (1900 ANDREW AVE)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-LAPORTE (1700 I ST)

Airports and heliports located in La Porte:

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Amtrak stations near La Porte:

  • 13 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: NEW BUFFALO (WHITAKER & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Porte:

  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 10 miles; Westville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,682)
  • Valparaiso University (about 20 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 26 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 26 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Andrews University (about 31 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 33 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 38 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Library in La Porte:

  • LA PORTE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,249,966; Location: 904 INDIANA AVENUE; 319,232 books; 1,054 e-books; 27,412 audio materials; 33,669 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 15 other licensed databases; 595 print serial subscriptions; 1,010 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You have left off at least 3 colleges - Purdue Calumet, IVY Tech South Bend and IVY Tech Michigan City

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Notable locations in La Porte: La Porte City Fire Department Station 1 (A), La Porte City Fire Department Station 3 (B), Scipio Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C), La Porte City Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Porte include: Grace Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Lake Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Patton Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Stone Lake (A), Clear Lake (B), Lily Lake (C), Lower Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in La Porte include: Allesee Park (1), Clark Field (2), Soldiers Memorial Park (3), Memorial Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fay's Marina- Premier®Care Bayliner-Tracker SuperCenter & Boat Storage (Tours & Charters; 909 Pine Lake Ave Hwy35/39 at beautiful Pine Lake), Fay's Marina Premier®Care Fiberglass Boat Repair & Boat Storage (Tours & Charters; 909 Pine Lake Ave Hwy 35/39 @ beautiful Pine Lake).

Hotels: Hidden Pond Bed & Breakfast (5342 North US Highway 35), Hampton Inn LaPorte- IN (1777 West HI-POINT Drive), Best Value Inn & Suites Of Laporte (444 Pine Lake Road), Holiday Inn Express La Porte (100 East Shore Court), Arbor Hill Inn (263 West Johnson Road), Super 8 La Porte IN (438 Pine Lake Avenue), Max Carry (Phileo Damansara 1).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 169. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

169
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.0% for other race residents, 23.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in La Porte in 2010:

  • 340 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 247 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in La Porte in 2000:

  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 229 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 45 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

La Porte, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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La Porte compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in La Porte (2011 data):

  • The La Porte Savings Bank: at 710 Indiana Ave, branch established on 1871/01/01; Westside Branch at 1222 State Road 2 West, branch established on 2000/01/17. Info updated 2007/11/19: Bank assets: $475.9 mil, Deposits: $335.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices
  • 1st Source Bank: Laporte West Branch at 2044 W. St. Rd. 2, branch established on 2001/01/02; La Porte Boyd Branch at 1100 East Boyd Boulevard, branch established on 1987/07/27. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Laporte Northside Branch at 611 North Pine Lake Avenue, branch established on 1966/05/21; Laporte Downtown at 800 Lincolnway, branch established on 1863/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: La Porte Main Branch at 601 Jackson Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Fifth Third Bank: Laporte Branch at 801 Monroe Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Centier Bank: La Porte Branch at 702 East Lincolnway, branch established on 2003/09/12. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $2,123.9 mil, Deposits: $1,840.9 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: La Porte In Walmart Branch at 333 Boyd Blvd, branch established on 2008/07/30. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in La Porte, Indiana:

  • Super 8 Motel, 438 Pinelake Ave, La Porte, IN 46350 , Phone: (219) 325-3808, Fax: (219) 324-6873
  • Arbor Hill Inn, 263 W Johnson Rd, La Porte, IN 46350 , Phone: (219) 362-9200
  • Ramada Inn, 444 Pne LK Ave, La Porte, IN 46350 , Phone: (219) 362-4585, Fax: (219) 324-6993
  • Hampton Inn Of Laporte, 1777 W Hi-Point Dr, La Porte, IN 46350 , Phone: (219) 362-6100, Fax: (219) 362-0002
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in La Porte, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Indiana average:

11.1

La Porte travel time to work - commute La Porte mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in La Porte (La Porte, Indiana Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for La Porte city (based on LaPorte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,83813
Evangelical Protestant12,55683
Mainline Protestant9,01631
Black Protestant2,14911
Other1,61410
Orthodox462
None71,248-
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: 22
LaPorte County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
LaPorte County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
LaPorte County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
LaPorte County:

29.5%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 7$14,097$24,1665$4,853
Parks and Recreation 21$50,152$28,6584$2,546
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,432$41,1840$0
Water Supply 22$59,787$32,6110$0
Transit 11$20,220$22,0587$5,032
Financial Administration 3$8,573$34,2920$0
Sewerage 18$60,537$40,3581$1,266
Other Government Administration 13$23,967$22,1233$1,625
Judicial and Legal 1$2,176$26,1120$0
Police Protection - Officers 45$153,412$40,9108$3,897
Streets and Highways 17$56,428$39,8320$0
Firefighters 45$139,595$37,2250$0
Police - Other 6$12,961$25,9221$987
Totals for Government 210$605,336$34,59129$20,207

La Porte government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $399,000 ($18.13)
    Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,764,000 ($307.31)
    Sewerage: $2,361,000 ($107.27)
    Police Protection: $2,333,000 ($106.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,168,000 ($98.50)
    Water Utilities: $2,161,000 ($98.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,692,000 ($76.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,320,000 ($59.97)
    Central Staff Services: $1,163,000 ($52.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $998,000 ($45.34)
    Air Transportation: $604,000 ($27.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($5.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $63,000 ($2.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $447,000 ($20.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,155,000 ($97.91)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($1.77)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($1.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($1.54)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($1.50)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($1.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.55)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,022,000 ($500.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($1.77)

La Porte government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,112,000 ($141.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $914,000 ($41.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000 ($19.85)
    All Other: $279,000 ($12.68)
    Air Transportation: $279,000 ($12.68)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($4.59)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $174,000 ($7.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $159,000 ($7.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,012,000 ($45.98)
    Highways: $232,000 ($10.54)
    All Other: $77,000 ($3.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,547,000 ($115.72)
    Sale of Property: $352,000 ($15.99)
    Interest Earnings: $147,000 ($6.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $102,000 ($4.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $91,000 ($4.13)
    Special Assessments: $48,000 ($2.18)
    Rents: $31,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,667,000 ($121.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,469,000 ($112.18)
    Highways: $981,000 ($44.57)
    All Other: $639,000 ($29.03)
  • Tax - Property: $6,633,000 ($301.36)
    Individual Income: $988,000 ($44.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $172,000 ($7.81)
    Other License: $77,000 ($3.50)
    NEC: $49,000 ($2.23)

La Porte government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,788,000 ($762.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,777,000 ($716.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,709,000 ($213.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,698,000 ($168.01)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $657,000 ($29.85)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $584,000 ($26.53)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $73,000 ($3.32)

La Porte government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000 ($20.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,111,000 ($368.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,897,000 ($86.19)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Porte:

  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; daytime; 0 kW; LA PORTE, IN)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Porte:

  • W203AJ (88.5 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W295AF (106.9 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: MICHIGAN CITY FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWLV (102.3 FM; NEW CARLISLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: LAPORTE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • 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.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around La Porte:

  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of La Porte fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 76m249ftTotal length
  • 41,640Total average daily traffic
  • 2,081Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in La Porte)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in La Porte, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 174 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in La Porte)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in La Porte)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 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 ORIGINATED66$92,98952$101,471216$107,42926$54,64237$62,4811$57,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$107,0505$258,50637$110,6585$49,3465$86,9021$126,930
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$81,74613$88,88286$102,86911$21,60514$78,3492$35,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$96,8223$158,38038$118,7832$70,8953$121,0101$90,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$68,15011$133,1414$32,2052$32,1800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0420.00 , 0421.00, 0422.00, 0423.00, 0424.00, 0425.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$115,20011$126,572
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$142,1135$121,518
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$109,1401$118,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$146,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0420.00 , 0421.00, 0422.00, 0423.00, 0424.00, 0425.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 137
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - La Porte

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Porte, IN
Most common first names in La Porte, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John29574.9 years
Mary29279.7 years
Robert24870.7 years
William23875.5 years
Helen19680.8 years
Charles19373.9 years
James17870.9 years
George16876.6 years
Dorothy14877.3 years
Edward14375.6 years
Most common last names in La Porte, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10974.4 years
Miller10077.0 years
Johnson8876.5 years
Jones6176.7 years
Brown5074.8 years
Anderson4976.9 years
Schultz4778.5 years
Swanson4074.4 years
Wright3881.0 years
Nelson3681.1 years
Businesses in La Porte, IN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King2Nike3
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Payless1
DHL1Penske1
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
FedEx4SAS Shoes1
Ford1Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS10
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

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  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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