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Lake County, Indiana (IN)


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County population in 2012: 493,618 (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: 997 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake County: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (28.8%), Manufacturing (17.8%), Educational,health and social services (12.3%).

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, Indiana:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years

Males: 239,383  (47.0%)
Females: 256,622  (53.0%)

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Lake County,IN real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Lake County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,075 ($41,829 in 1999)
This county:

$47075
Indiana:

$45424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $617 (lower quartile is $491, upper quartile is $764)
This county:

$617
State:

$545


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $133,700 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Lake County:

$133,700
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,900 - $193,500

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $147,049
Here:

$147,049
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $126,327
Here:

$126,327
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $183,355
Here:

$183,355
State:

$103,490

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,440
Here:

$122,440
State:

$111,630

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,178
Here:

$112,178
State:

$131,334

Mobile homes: $54,831
Here:

$54,831
State:

$33,761
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,250
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $433

Institutionalized population: 3,659

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Lake County, IN map from a distance

Health of residents in Lake County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
66.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
50.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
79.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
59.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 201 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 less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,773 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,435 (1.3%)


Lake County household income distribution in 2009 Lake County home values distribution


Lake County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.0%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 16.0%
Lake County:

16.0%
Indiana:

14.4%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 27 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

2005 air pollution in Lake County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.13 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.018 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.116 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 32 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 183 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 44 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.042 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.


Local government website: www.lakecountyin.com

Click to draw/clear Lake County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lake County: Palmira Golf Course (A), Oak Knoll Golf Course (B), Lake County Fairground (C), Pheasant Valley Country Club (D), Youche Country Club (E), Shelby Volunteer Fire Department (F), Lake Hills Volunteer Fire Department (G), Maple Grove Greenhouse and Nursery (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake County include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Saint Matthias Church (D), Lake Hills Baptist Church (E), Lake Prairie Church (F), Zion United Church of Christ (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West Creek Cemetery (1), Brunswick Cemetery (2), Fuller Cemetery (3), Sanders Cemetery (4), German Cemetery (5), Zion Evangelical Cemetery (6), Plum Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Fancher Lake (A), Fisher Pond (B), Hermit Lake (C), J C Murphey Lake (D), Golf Lake (E), Hidden Lake (F), Lake Dalecarlia (G), Lake Seven (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Run (A), West Creek (B), Stony Run (C), Eagle Creek (D), Cedar Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lake County include: Camp Area Number Five (1), Shelby Community Park (2), Lemon Lake County Park (3), Buckley Homestead County Park (4), Leroy Community Park (5), Deep River County Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Cook County, Illinois , Jasper County , Kankakee County, Illinois , Newton County , Porter County , Will County, Illinois .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 24,644
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 25,848 (55% naturalized citizens)

Lake County:

5.3%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


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:


Housing units in Lake County with a mortgage: 78,206 (8,805 second mortgage, 8,731 home equity loan, 370 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 34,893

Here:

69.1% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Here44.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 217,068
Total congregations: 346

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents128,404 (59.2%)10,837 (5.0%)9,349 (4.3%)7,763 (3.6%)6,191 (2.9%)
Congregations59 (17.1%)30 (8.7%)21 (6.1%)22 (6.4%)19 (5.5%)
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4,437 (2.0%)4,334 (2.0%)4,034 (1.9%)3,956 (1.8%)37,763 (17.4%)
Congregations3 (0.9%)12 (3.5%)13 (3.8%)9 (2.6%)158 (45.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Lake County - Gary, Hammond, East Chicago, Merrillville, Hobart

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.
State:

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.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Lake County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
Indiana:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

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 slightly above Indiana state average. It is 3.2 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 23 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/12/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 78.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Lake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Lake County (%):





Lake County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 168,666 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 23,566 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,048 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 30 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 383 (0%)
  • Railroad: 4,067 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 169 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 87 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 278 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,136 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,309 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,208 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $49,827.

5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Indiana average:

6.54%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.10%

1.20% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($7,787 average AGI)
3.84% relocated from other states ($29,827 average AGI)
Lake County:

3.84%
Indiana average:

2.47%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cook County, IL  2.28% ($39,640 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.62% ($34,915)
from Will County, IL  0.19% ($56,174)
from Marion County, IN  0.12% ($26,645)
from LaPorte County, IN  0.07% ($32,190)
from DuPage County, IL  0.06% ($58,947)
from Jasper County, IN  0.06% ($35,108)


5.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Indiana average:

6.56%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($174 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

2.11% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($14,705 average AGI)
3.25% relocated to other states ($22,015 average AGI)
Lake County:

3.25%
Indiana average:

2.55%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.06% ($33,307 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  1.03% ($43,404)
to Marion County, IN  0.30% ($20,343)
to Jasper County, IN  0.12% ($47,403)
to Will County, IL  0.11% ($46,737)
to LaPorte County, IN  0.10% ($32,098)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.09% ($39,803)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

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 2006: 10.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 72,840 (61,501 aged, 11,339 disabled)
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: 18731
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 470.410
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46488.7

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1378.480
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 941.220
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15.61

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43.28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.94

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.51
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: 489,656

Size of family households: 50,186 2-persons, 30,481 3-persons, 24,844 4-persons, 12,856 5-persons, 5,381 6-persons, 3,899 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 51,612 1-person, 7,698 2-persons, 815 3-persons, 262 4-persons, 70 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

86.5% of residents of Lake County speak English at home.
8.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,777,048,000 ($5658 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:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 90
  • 2 rooms: 767
  • 3 rooms: 2,592
  • 4 rooms: 12,496
  • 5 rooms: 33,727
  • 6 rooms: 31,403
  • 7 rooms: 20,392
  • 8 rooms: 13,177
  • 9+ rooms: 10,679
  • 1 room: 1,547
  • 2 rooms: 4,182
  • 3 rooms: 10,248
  • 4 rooms: 17,584
  • 5 rooms: 12,943
  • 6 rooms: 5,759
  • 7 rooms: 2,198
  • 8 rooms: 1,227
  • 9+ rooms: 622
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 362
  • 1 bedroom: 2,747
  • 2 bedrooms: 28,570
  • 3 bedrooms: 67,722
  • 4 bedrooms: 21,488
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,434
  • no bedroom: 2,264
  • 1 bedroom: 14,884
  • 2 bedrooms: 25,809
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,737
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,098
  • 5+ bedrooms: 518
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,499
  • 1 vehicle: 37,474
  • 2 vehicles: 54,641
  • 3 vehicles: 19,208
  • 4 vehicles: 5,866
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,635
  • no vehicle: 12,825
  • 1 vehicle: 28,544
  • 2 vehicles: 12,236
  • 3 vehicles: 2,147
  • 4 vehicles: 351
  • 5+ vehicles: 207

62% of Lake County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 20% lived in Indiana.

Lake County:

62.2%
State average:

55.7%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $79,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.3%)
  • Electricity (2.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (75.7%)
  • Electricity (19.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,908
Here:

11.7%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,784
Here:

9.1%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,445
Here:

20.7%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Lake County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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-Eleven4La Quinta1
ALDO1La-Z-Boy3
AT&T5Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture5
Abercrombie Kids1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware7Little Caesars Pizza8
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's8
American Eagle Outfitters2Lowe's2
Applebee's3Macy's1
Arby's7Marriott5
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets26
AutoZone11McDonald's25
Avenue1Meijer1
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Bakers Square2Menards3
Baskin-Robbins12Motel 62
Bath & Body Works2Motherhood Maternity2
Bed Bath & Beyond2New Balance9
Best Western3New York & Co1
Blockbuster1Nike27
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings3OfficeMax1
Burger King15Old Navy2
CVS7Olive Garden1
CarMax1Outback1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Panda Express2
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chipotle1Papa John's Pizza6
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless8
Church's Chicken4Penske4
Cinnabon 1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn2Pizza Hut8
Comfort Suites1Popeyes5
Costco1Quality1
Cracker Barrel2Quiznos2
Cricket Wireless20RadioShack9
Curves7Ramada1
Dairy Queen19Red Lobster2
Decora Cabinetry2Red Robin2
Dennys3Red Roof Inn1
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
DressBarn1Sears6
Dunkin Donuts16Sephora1
Express1Shoe Carnival2
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
Fashion Bug3Sprint Nextel12
FedEx45Staples2
Finish Line1Starbucks9
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Steak 'n Shake2
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Subway30
GNC5Super 82
GameStop9T-Mobile20
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's2
Goodwill8T.J.Maxx2
Gymboree1Taco Bell10
H&R Block24Target3
Hobby Lobby1The Limited1
Holiday Inn3The Room Place2
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot3True Value5
Hot Topic1U-Haul26
Houlihan's1U.S. Cellular2
IHOP1UPS75
JCPenney2Value City Furniture1
Jamba Juice1Vans1
Jewel-Osco3Verizon Wireless4
Jimmy John's69Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York5Walgreens24
Journeys1Walmart3
KFC16Wendy's11
Kincaid1Wet Seal1
Kmart3White Castle11
Kohl's1YMCA3
Kroger2
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