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La Porte,IN index of house prices

Total population: 22,007 (Urban population: 21,089, Rural population: 508 (5 farm, 503 nonfarm))

Houses: 10,305 (9,142 occupied: 5,319 owner occupied, 3,602 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

40%
State:

32%

Housing density: 899 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $180,757.

Median contract rent in 2016: $405 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $491)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $680


Median gross rent in La Porte, IN in 2016: $477

Housing units in La Porte with a mortgage: 3,446 (136 second mortgage, 264 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,865

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,782

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,159

Median monthly housing costs: $668


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La Porte, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,376 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
La Porte:

$93,376
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,742 - $136,644

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $116,185
Here:

$116,185
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $96,075
Here:

$96,075
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $526,110
Here:

$526,110
State:

$132,743

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,511
Here:

$303,511
State:

$104,726

Mobile homes: $14,787
Here:

$14,787
State:

$57,226
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,683
  • In family households: 16,193 (2,781 male householders, 2,490 female householders)
    3,289 spouses, 5,863 children (5,457 natural, 30 adopted, 338 stepchildren), 669 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 262 parents, 214 other relatives, 469 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,986 (1,817 male householders (1,332 living alone)), 2,050 female householders (1,651 living alone)), 1,123 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 611

Size of family households: 2,347 2-persons, 1,482 3-persons, 744 4-persons, 465 5-persons, 226 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,981 1-person, 767 2-persons, 51 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 77 5-persons.

2,082 married couples with children.
2,256 single-parent households (520 men, 1,736 women).

90.5% of residents of La Porte speak English at home.
8.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,028 (4.7%)
(40.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in La Porte, Indiana:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1,6562 bedrooms
  • 2,8103 bedrooms
  • 6634 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Porte, Indiana:

  • 267no bedroom
  • 9971 bedroom
  • 1,2162 bedrooms
  • 9363 bedrooms
  • 1084 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in La Porte in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 263no vehicle
  • 1,4811 vehicle
  • 2,4692 vehicles
  • 6963 vehicles
  • 2424 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population

Cars and other vehicles available in La Porte in renter-occupied apartments

  • 583no vehicle
  • 1,6511 vehicle
  • 1,1032 vehicles
  • 1303 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in La Porte, Indiana:

  • 01 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 7874 rooms
  • 1,3165 rooms
  • 1,2806 rooms
  • 7917 rooms
  • 4808 rooms
  • 5819+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in La Porte, Indiana:

  • 2191 room
  • 1452 rooms
  • 6563 rooms
  • 9024 rooms
  • 6735 rooms
  • 5926 rooms
  • 1567 rooms
  • 1008 rooms
  • 1179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • La Porte, IN household income distribution

  • La Porte, IN household income distribution
  • 613Less than $10,000
  • 484$10,000 to $14,999
  • 732$15,000 to $19,999
  • 777$20,000 to $24,999
  • 522$25,000 to $29,999
  • 597$30,000 to $34,999
  • 731$35,000 to $39,999
  • 476$40,000 to $44,999
  • 498$45,000 to $49,999
  • 922$50,000 to $59,999
  • 713$60,000 to $74,999
  • 979$75,000 to $99,999
  • 299$100,000 to $124,999
  • 209$125,000 to $149,999
  • 155$150,000 to $199,999
  • 75$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in La Porte, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in La Porte, IN
  • 94Less than $10,000
  • 67$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 29$30,000 to $34,999
  • 117$35,000 to $39,999
  • 88$40,000 to $49,999
  • 193$50,000 to $59,999
  • 357$60,000 to $69,999
  • 711$70,000 to $79,999
  • 668$80,000 to $89,999
  • 850$90,000 to $99,999
  • 690$100,000 to $124,999
  • 510$125,000 to $149,999
  • 361$150,000 to $174,999
  • 170$175,000 to $199,999
  • 57$200,000 to $249,999
  • 158$250,000 to $299,999
  • 57$300,000 to $399,999
  • 18$400,000 to $499,999
  • 56$500,000 to $749,999
  • 46$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in La Porte, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in La Porte, IN
  • 13Less than $100
  • 32$150 to $199
  • 131$200 to $249
  • 149$250 to $299
  • 146$300 to $349
  • 211$350 to $399
  • 222$400 to $449
  • 178$450 to $499
  • 388$500 to $549
  • 180$550 to $599
  • 609$600 to $649
  • 220$650 to $699
  • 304$700 to $749
  • 84$750 to $799
  • 227$800 to $899
  • 24$900 to $999
  • 17$1,000 to $1,249
  • 68$1,250 to $1,499
  • 17$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 179No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 52010 or later
  • 4082000 to 2009
  • 2571990 to 1999
  • 1391980 to 1989
  • 661970 to 1979
  • 254Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to La Porte population
La Porte commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 343
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,436
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,781
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 872
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 920
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 412
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,059
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 263
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 193
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 575
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 219
  • 90 or more minutes: 190
La Porte, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.0%
Number of people working at home: 220 (2.3% of all workers)

La Porte mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,860 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 1,255 (9%)
  • Taxi: 73 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 154 (1%)
  • Walked: 192 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 220 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,870
 American: 1,049
 English: 604
 Irish: 560
 Polish: 501
 European: 224
 Italian: 191
 Swedish: 105
 Dutch: 95
 Scottish: 89
 Norwegian: 68
 Greek: 65
 Scotch-Irish: 51
 Ukrainian: 48
 Welsh: 43
 French (except Basque): 41
 Lebanese: 35
 Serbian: 35
 Danish: 30
 Czechoslovakian: 28
 Austrian: 25
 British: 22
 French Canadian: 22
 Nigerian: 16
 Slovak: 15
 Swiss: 15
 Lithuanian: 14
 Russian: 14
 Hungarian: 6
 Haitian: 4
 Czech: 3
 Pennsylvania German: 2

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

  • 66%Mexico
  • 8%Poland
  • 5%Russia
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%Lithuania
  • 3%Netherlands
  • 2%Peru

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

  • This state: 14,715
  • Other state: 5,758
  • Northeast: 525
  • Midwest: 2,938
  • South: 1,566
  • West: 738

82% of La Porte residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Indiana.

La Porte:

82.0%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 74
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 45
  • 7th and 8th grade: 107
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 225
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,347
  • Less than 1 year of college: 391
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 997
  • Associate degree: 408
  • Bachelor's degree: 562
  • Master's degree: 223
  • Professional school degree: 40
  • Doctorate degree: 45

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 96
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 94
  • 10th grade: 284
  • 11th grade: 420
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 38
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,656
  • Less than 1 year of college: 402
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,260
  • Associate degree: 1,095
  • Bachelor's degree: 920
  • Master's degree: 230
  • Professional school degree: 120
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 59.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 8.6%Females
La Porte marital status for males
La Porte marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,407
  • One, attached: 1,040
  • Two: 576
  • 3 or 4: 510
  • 5 to 9: 328
  • 10 to 19: 258
  • 20 to 49: 420
  • 50 or more: 179
  • Mobile homes: 458

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,400

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in La Porte:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in La Porte
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.1%)
  • Electricity (3.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (69.9%)
  • Electricity (26.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 297
Here:

12.6%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

5.5%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 119
Here:

21.4%
Indiana:

20.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)