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Lake County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2021: 498,558 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 484,564 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 94,655
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 35,805
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 125,323
Renter-occupied apartments: 57,697 (it was 56,310 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 497 sq. mi.

Water area: 129.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 1003 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake County: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.2%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lake County, IN (2021)
    • 259,84452.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 107,94921.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 101,51920.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 18,9613.8%Two or more races
    • 7,1421.4%Asian alone
    • 1,6480.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,4250.3%Some other race alone
    • 700.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years
Males: 242,798  (48.7%)
Females: 255,760  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
Lake County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $61,443 ($41,829 in 1999)
This county:

$61,443
Indiana:

$62,743

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $797 (lower quartile is $641, upper quartile is $1,004)
This county:

$797
State:

$730


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $201,100 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Lake:

$201,100
Indiana:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $128,300 - $286,900

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $223,971
Here:

$223,971
State:

$227,058

Townhouses or other attached units: $202,269
Here:

$202,269
State:

$203,135

In 2-unit structures: $111,699
Here:

$111,699
State:

$155,658

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $137,096
Here:

$137,096
State:

$181,418

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,294
Here:

$228,294
State:

$193,907

Mobile homes: $11,292
Here:

$11,292
State:

$73,721

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,346
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $497

Institutionalized population: 3,659

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 17
  • Thefts: 112
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 226
  • Auto thefts: 31
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Health of residents in Lake County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
40.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
58.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Lake County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
64.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
50.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
66.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
56.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 173 pounds. This is more than average.
27.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1735 buildings, average cost: $284,500
  • 2020: 1408 buildings, average cost: $272,600
  • 2019: 1207 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2018: 1236 buildings, average cost: $251,100
  • 2017: 1324 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2016: 1034 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2015: 830 buildings, average cost: $242,400
  • 2014: 813 buildings, average cost: $247,200
  • 2013: 786 buildings, average cost: $243,600
  • 2012: 675 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2011: 439 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2010: 572 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2009: 636 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2008: 629 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2007: 1425 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2006: 1769 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2005: 2211 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2004: 2084 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2003: 2042 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2002: 1546 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2001: 1470 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2000: 1549 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 1999: 1639 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 1998: 1415 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 1997: 1229 buildings, average cost: $135,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake, IN residents
Average permit cost in Lake, IN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,939 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,645 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Lake, IN in 2021
Distribution of house value in Lake, IN in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lake, IN in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 13.5%
Lake County:

13.5%
Indiana:

12.2%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.1% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 39.6 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 34.7 years old, American Indian residents: 44.6 years old, Asian residents: 37.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.1 years old, Other race residents: 32.3 years old)

Area name: Gary, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake County is $596 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $727 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $869 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gary, Hammond, East Chicago, Merrillville, Hobart, Schererville, Highland, Munster, Crown Point, Griffith.

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

2019 air pollution in Lake County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.341 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.019 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 17.3 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Creeks: Fish Creek (A), Nettle Creek (B), Bear Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Newport County, Rhode Island , Dutchess County, New York , Mercer County, Pennsylvania , LaPorte County , Ottawa County, Ohio , Starke County .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

5.4%
Indiana:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Lake, IN
County total employment by year in Lake, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Lake, IN

Current college students: 24,644
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 35,587 (59.2% naturalized citizens)

Lake County:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7,5122010 or later
  • 7,8192000 to 2009
  • 6,5641990 to 1999
  • 5,0801980 to 1989
  • 5,0841970 to 1979
  • 8,237Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.1%

Lake County marital status for males Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 153,873
  • One, attached: 19,237
  • Two: 5,848
  • 3 or 4: 7,297
  • 5 to 9: 7,409
  • 10 to 19: 10,208
  • 20 to 49: 3,731
  • 50 or more: 6,083
  • Mobile homes: 2,535

Housing units in Lake County with a mortgage: 86,137 (7,592 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 6,110 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,712

Here:

97.7% with mortgage
State:

96.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lake County

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-
Lake County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
Lake County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 175
Lake County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 288
This county:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

32.3%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Lake County:

Average size of farms: 265 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $80,796
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $320.50
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,315
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $111,948
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 21.41%
Corn for grain: 53801 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1381 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 51155 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,827 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 89 acres

Tornado activity:

Lake County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 10338519.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/6/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 39% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from Lake County 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 189.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 214.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 245.9 miles away from Lake County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2018 - March 4, 2018, FEMA Id: 4363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2009 to March 14, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1832: April 22, 2009, FEMA Id: 1832, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1740: January 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1740, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 15, 2007 to August 27, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1732: November 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 1732, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2006 to September 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1662: October 06, 2006, FEMA Id: 1662, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Lake

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 167,084 (80.4%)
  • Carpooled: 15,609 (7.5%)
  • Bus: 48 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 52 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 72 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 3,558 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 560 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 3,359 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 17,434 (8.4%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (44%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • North Macedonia (Macedonia) (4%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lake County


  • Polish (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • American (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lake County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 2,015 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,422 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,292 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 437 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 422 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 259 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 130 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 124 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 80 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 71 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 45 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 6 people in federal detention centers
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Lake County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 2,721 people in nursing homes
  • 772 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 709 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 561 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 202 people in other group homes
  • 110 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 95 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 78 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 73 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 64 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 45 people in religious group quarters
  • 44 people in halfway houses
  • 43 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 37 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 37 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 35 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $66,978.

5.29% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($54,961 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Indiana average:

6.66%


0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($91 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.01%
Indiana average:

0.00%

1.23% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($10,198 average AGI)
4.05% relocated from other states ($44,672 average AGI)
Lake County:

4.05%
Indiana average:

2.58%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Cook County, IL  2.32% ($55,694 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.64% ($48,207)
from Will County, IL  0.31% ($72,169)
from Marion County, IN  0.14% ($28,482)
from DuPage County, IL  0.09% ($148,677)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.08% ($38,650)
from Jasper County, IN  0.06% ($47,172)


5.38% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($50,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Indiana average:

6.55%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.05% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($19,316 average AGI)
3.33% relocated to other states ($30,734 average AGI)
Lake County:

3.33%
Indiana average:

2.46%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Cook County, IL  1.19% ($41,413 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  1.03% ($56,320)
to Marion County, IN  0.25% ($29,152)
to Will County, IL  0.13% ($56,604)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.13% ($39,764)
to Jasper County, IN  0.12% ($56,331)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.10% ($44,027)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2009: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2010 to 2018: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lake County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 74,923 (61,781 aged, 13,142 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 8,040 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lake County, Indiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (9,530)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (6,135)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,817)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (3,641)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,045)
  • Congestive heart failure (2,949)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2,910)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (2,154)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (2,086)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (2,004)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,731
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,489

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,378
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 941
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 198.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 157.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 12.6
  • Suffocation - 6.8
  • Other - 21.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 58.2
  • Suffocation - 23.8
  • Poisoning - 11.5
  • Other - 5.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 498,558
  • Male householders: 86,102 (24,558 living alone), Female householders: 106,154 (29,100 living alone)
  • 82,241 spouses (81,342 opposite-sex spouses), 13,919 unmarried partners, (13,660 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 156,665 children (146,268 natural, 4,708 adopted, 5,689 stepchildren), 15,941 grandchildren, 7,919 brothers or sisters, 7,469 parents, 553 foster children, 6,944 other relatives, 9,617 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 5,034

Size of family households: 58,313 2-persons, 28,810 3-persons, 22,935 4-persons, 12,515 5-persons, 4,400 6-persons, 1,801 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 53,658 1-person, 9,029 2-persons, 501 3-persons, 252 4-persons, 42 5-persons.

56,081 married couples with children.
44,636 single-parent households (9,710 men, 34,926 women).

85.7% of residents of Lake speak English at home.
10.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,777,048,000 ($5,658 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $50,224,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,221,696,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $736,975,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,836,000
Federal grants: $629,848,000
Federal procurement contracts: $59,828,000 ($29,880,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $112,865,000 ($9,337,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $17,926,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $269,951,000
Federal Government insurance: $497,654,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 36,926
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 25,122
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,352
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,831
Here -12 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 80.92 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lake County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Lake County, Indiana
  • 9092020 or later
  • 12,4782010 to 2019
  • 23,6632000 to 2009
  • 17,9661990 to 1999
  • 11,9871980 to 1989
  • 32,7501970 to 1979
  • 26,4801960 to 1969
  • 34,1571950 to 1959
  • 20,2561940 to 1949
  • 35,5751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, Indiana
  • 3331 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,2133 rooms
  • 11,7334 rooms
  • 27,3795 rooms
  • 31,9506 rooms
  • 24,8847 rooms
  • 17,7428 rooms
  • 20,4369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, Indiana
  • 1,8631 room
  • 1,1712 rooms
  • 8,1283 rooms
  • 17,5244 rooms
  • 14,1655 rooms
  • 8,1446 rooms
  • 2,4357 rooms
  • 1,7738 rooms
  • 1,3839+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake County, Indiana
  • 333no bedroom
  • 1,0271 bedroom
  • 26,2132 bedrooms
  • 69,5493 bedrooms
  • 31,4224 bedrooms
  • 7,1265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake County, Indiana
  • 1,897no bedroom
  • 11,1871 bedroom
  • 25,7162 bedrooms
  • 13,6963 bedrooms
  • 2,8374 bedrooms
  • 1,2535+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,615no vehicle
  • 38,9051 vehicle
  • 57,4612 vehicles
  • 24,0543 vehicles
  • 8,7854 vehicles
  • 3,8505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 8,513no vehicle
  • 28,0791 vehicle
  • 15,7212 vehicles
  • 2,9783 vehicles
  • 8644 vehicles
  • 4315+ vehicles

88.2% of Lake County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Indiana.

Lake County:

88.2%
State average:

85.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 274,102
  • Other state: 185,258
  • Northeast: 6,796
  • Midwest: 137,342
  • South: 31,567
  • West: 9,553
Year householders moved into unit in Lake County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 91.0%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 78.0%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,871
Here:

16.7%
Indiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,304
Here:

8.9%
Indiana:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,171
Here:

24.2%
Indiana:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,768,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,917,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,776,000
    Other: $5,696,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,106,000
    Sewerage: $471,000
    Sewerage: $437,000
    Parking Facilities: $79,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $43,223,000
    General - Other: $7,618,000
    Regular Highways: $6,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,090,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Central Staff Services: $161,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $45,444,000
    General - Other: $45,159,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,758,000
    General - Other: $27,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,212,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,243,000
    Police Protection: $15,952,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,919,000
    Police Protection: $14,404,000
    Financial Administration: $13,520,000
    Regular Highways: $13,332,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,455,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,651,000
    Regular Highways: $11,484,000
    Financial Administration: $8,996,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,518,000
    Health - Other: $3,210,000
    Health - Other: $2,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,506,000
    Corrections - Other: $817,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $647,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $558,000
    Sewerage: $443,000
    Local Fire Protection: $377,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $192,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Other: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,281,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,350,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,341,000
    Highways: $963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,022,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,857,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,753,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,502,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,363,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,720,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,666,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,273,000
    Interest Earnings: $646,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Rents: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,847,000
    General - Other: $3,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,876,000
    Housing and Community Development: $518,000
    Sewerage: $504,000
    Correctional Institutions: $419,000
    Sewerage: $385,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $309,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $256,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,991,000
    Cash and Securities: $135,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,698,000
    Cash and Securities: $11,328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $57,269,000
    Other: $34,841,000
    Other: $14,050,000
    Highways: $10,745,000
    Highways: $8,259,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,527,000
    Health and Hospitals: $273,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $130,346,000
    Property: $72,921,000
    Property: $67,573,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,643,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,558,000
    Other License: $690,000
    Other License: $588,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $88,099,000
    : $1,357,000

Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,768,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,917,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,776,000
    Other: $5,696,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,106,000
    Sewerage: $471,000
    Sewerage: $437,000
    Parking Facilities: $79,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $43,223,000
    General - Other: $7,618,000
    Regular Highways: $6,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,090,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Central Staff Services: $161,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $45,444,000
    General - Other: $45,159,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,758,000
    General - Other: $27,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,212,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,243,000
    Police Protection: $15,952,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,919,000
    Police Protection: $14,404,000
    Financial Administration: $13,520,000
    Regular Highways: $13,332,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,455,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,651,000
    Regular Highways: $11,484,000
    Financial Administration: $8,996,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,518,000
    Health - Other: $3,210,000
    Health - Other: $2,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,506,000
    Corrections - Other: $817,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $647,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $558,000
    Sewerage: $443,000
    Local Fire Protection: $377,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $192,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Other: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,281,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,350,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,341,000
    Highways: $963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,022,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,857,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,753,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,502,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,363,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,720,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,666,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,273,000
    Interest Earnings: $646,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Rents: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,847,000
    General - Other: $3,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,876,000
    Housing and Community Development: $518,000
    Sewerage: $504,000
    Correctional Institutions: $419,000
    Sewerage: $385,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $309,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $256,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,991,000
    Cash and Securities: $135,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,698,000
    Cash and Securities: $11,328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $57,269,000
    Other: $34,841,000
    Other: $14,050,000
    Highways: $10,745,000
    Highways: $8,259,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,527,000
    Health and Hospitals: $273,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $130,346,000
    Property: $72,921,000
    Property: $67,573,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,643,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,558,000
    Other License: $690,000
    Other License: $588,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $88,099,000
    : $1,357,000

Lake County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,768,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,917,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,776,000
    Other: $5,696,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,106,000
    Sewerage: $471,000
    Sewerage: $437,000
    Parking Facilities: $79,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $43,223,000
    General - Other: $7,618,000
    Regular Highways: $6,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,090,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Central Staff Services: $161,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $45,444,000
    General - Other: $45,159,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,758,000
    General - Other: $27,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,212,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,243,000
    Police Protection: $15,952,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,919,000
    Police Protection: $14,404,000
    Financial Administration: $13,520,000
    Regular Highways: $13,332,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,455,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,651,000
    Regular Highways: $11,484,000
    Financial Administration: $8,996,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,518,000
    Health - Other: $3,210,000
    Health - Other: $2,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,506,000
    Corrections - Other: $817,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $647,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $558,000
    Sewerage: $443,000
    Local Fire Protection: $377,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $192,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Other: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,281,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,350,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,341,000
    Highways: $963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,022,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,857,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,753,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,502,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,363,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,720,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,666,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,273,000
    Interest Earnings: $646,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Rents: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,847,000
    General - Other: $3,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,876,000
    Housing and Community Development: $518,000
    Sewerage: $504,000
    Correctional Institutions: $419,000
    Sewerage: $385,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $309,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $256,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,991,000
    Cash and Securities: $135,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,698,000
    Cash and Securities: $11,328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $57,269,000
    Other: $34,841,000
    Other: $14,050,000
    Highways: $10,745,000
    Highways: $8,259,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,527,000
    Health and Hospitals: $273,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $130,346,000
    Property: $72,921,000
    Property: $67,573,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,643,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,558,000
    Other License: $690,000
    Other License: $588,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $88,099,000
    : $1,357,000

Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,768,000
    Cash and Securities: $3,917,000
  • Charges - Other: $9,776,000
    Other: $5,696,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,106,000
    Sewerage: $471,000
    Sewerage: $437,000
    Parking Facilities: $79,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $43,223,000
    General - Other: $7,618,000
    Regular Highways: $6,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,090,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,481,000
    Regular Highways: $1,754,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $524,000
    Central Staff Services: $161,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $45,444,000
    General - Other: $45,159,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,758,000
    General - Other: $27,767,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,212,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,243,000
    Police Protection: $15,952,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,919,000
    Police Protection: $14,404,000
    Financial Administration: $13,520,000
    Regular Highways: $13,332,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,455,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,651,000
    Regular Highways: $11,484,000
    Financial Administration: $8,996,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,518,000
    Health - Other: $3,210,000
    Health - Other: $2,952,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,514,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,506,000
    Corrections - Other: $817,000
    Sewerage: $688,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $647,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $558,000
    Sewerage: $443,000
    Local Fire Protection: $377,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $197,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $192,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $192,000
    Other: $114,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,281,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,350,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,344,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,341,000
    Highways: $963,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,022,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,857,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,753,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,165,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,588,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,502,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,363,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,720,000
    General Revenue - Other: $3,666,000
    Interest Earnings: $3,273,000
    Interest Earnings: $646,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $34,000
    Rents: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,847,000
    General - Other: $3,064,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,876,000
    Housing and Community Development: $518,000
    Sewerage: $504,000
    Correctional Institutions: $419,000
    Sewerage: $385,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $309,000
    Police Protection: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $256,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $161,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Financial Administration: $68,000
    Police Protection: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $15,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $143,991,000
    Cash and Securities: $135,649,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,698,000
    Cash and Securities: $11,328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $57,269,000
    Other: $34,841,000
    Other: $14,050,000
    Highways: $10,745,000
    Highways: $8,259,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,527,000
    Health and Hospitals: $273,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $130,346,000
    Property: $72,921,000
    Property: $67,573,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,643,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,558,000
    Other License: $690,000
    Other License: $588,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $88,099,000
    : $1,357,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 11,492
  • Number of aged recipients: 665
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 10,827
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,769
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,224
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,499
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,755
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 5,934
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 111 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,018$139,6881,621$148,02510,192$152,019624$55,82258$624,862536$96,05432$115,813
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED101$139,703125$133,056948$152,13594$33,1172$232,50057$96,26310$77,700
APPLICATIONS DENIED385$118,961325$130,1754,154$140,663699$33,9767$940,571290$88,94130$80,033
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN148$123,068109$136,8072,229$148,156103$63,0970$0109$100,95410$114,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS45$138,40055$136,164690$148,58674$61,5540$032$76,3445$86,600
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 80 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED339$168,074359$185,8642$60,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED121$184,116148$180,4468$64,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED72$151,34789$184,1910$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$168,86240$186,1751$128,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$172,8335$181,6001$107,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake, IN - Value
Most common first names in Lake County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4,95873.8 years
Mary4,16978.9 years
William2,68672.3 years
James2,54768.8 years
Joseph2,38474.1 years
Robert2,20068.3 years
George2,16174.4 years
Helen1,84479.0 years
Charles1,69371.7 years
Frank1,54675.0 years
Most common last names in Lake County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,33271.6 years
Johnson1,09871.2 years
Williams1,07769.5 years
Jones85170.7 years
Brown81470.6 years
Davis61770.7 years
Miller53873.7 years
Wilson49172.0 years
Jackson47970.4 years
Anderson46373.1 years
Businesses in Lake County, IN
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Kohl's2
ALDI4Kroger2
ALDO1La Quinta1
AT&T5La-Z-Boy3
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Furniture5
Ace Hardware5LensCrafters1
Advance Auto Parts8Little Caesars Pizza7
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's7
Alco Stores1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters2Macy's1
Applebee's3Marriott5
Arby's7Marshalls1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets26
Audi1Mazda1
AutoZone11McDonald's26
Avenue2Meijer2
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Bakers Square2Menards3
Baskin-Robbins12Motel 62
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond2New Balance8
Best Western3New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental1Nike29
Buffalo Wild Wings2Nissan2
Burger King15Office Depot2
CVS7OfficeMax2
CarMax1Old Country Buffet1
Carson Pirie Scott1Old Navy2
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden1
Catherines2Outback1
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet4Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panda Express3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Church's Chicken4Papa John's Pizza5
Cinnabon 1Payless8
Circle K5Penske5
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart2
Comfort Inn2Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut7
Costco1Plato's Closet1
Cracker Barrel2Popeyes5
Cricket Wireless20Quality1
Curves7Quiznos2
DHL1RadioShack8
Dairy Queen18Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster2
Dennys3Red Robin2
Discount Tire2Red Roof Inn1
DressBarn1Sam's Club1
Dressbarn1Sears6
Dunkin Donuts17Sephora1
Express1Shoe Carnival2
Extended Stay America1Skechers USA1
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug4Sprint Nextel12
FedEx48Staples2
Finish Line1Starbucks9
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Steak 'n Shake2
Ford4Subaru1
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway30
GNC4Super 82
GameStop10T-Mobile20
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's2
Goodwill9T.J.Maxx2
Gymboree1Taco Bell9
H&R Block23Target4
Hilton1The Limited1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place2
Holiday Inn3Toyota2
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot3True Value5
Honda2U-Haul24
Hot Topic1U.S. Cellular2
Houlihan's1UPS74
Hyundai2Value City Furniture1
IHOP1Vans1
JCPenney2Verizon Wireless4
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret1
Jewel-Osco2Volkswagen2
Jimmy John's69Walgreens21
Jones New York7Walmart3
Journeys1Wendy's11
Justice2Wet Seal1
KFC15White Castle11
Kincaid1World Gym1
Kmart3YMCA2

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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"