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Lake township, IN map Land area: 35.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,985 (all rural)
Males: 966  (48.7%)
Females: 1,019  (51.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,985 (1,698 owner occupied, 287 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

29%


Races in Lake township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 94.6%
  • Black: 0.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.5%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 38.5
Median age of females: 38.4

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Average household size: 2.68

Lake township:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $53,360 ($48,110 in 1999)
This township:

$53,360
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $453 (lower quartile is $409, upper quartile is $508)
Here:

$453
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $131,474 (it was $101,700 in 2000)
Lake township:

$131,474
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,192 - $176,579

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $175,619
Here:

$175,619
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $90,752
Here:

$90,752
State:

$33,761
Population density: 55 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

0.7%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Arcola Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake township include: Lake Chapel (A), Saint Johns Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 

76% of Lake township 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, 54% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 1625
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 177
  • South: 115
  • West: 44

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,000

Lake township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 747
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • Mobile homes: 35

Median worth of mobile homes: $61,900


Housing units in Lake township with a mortgage: 287 (51 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 164

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 24
  • 1995 to 1998: 45
  • 1990 to 1994: 41
  • 1980 to 1989: 62
  • 1970 to 1979: 122
  • 1960 to 1969: 86
  • 1950 to 1959: 132
  • 1940 to 1949: 75
  • 1939 or earlier: 215

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lake township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 52
  • 5 rooms: 101
  • 6 rooms: 179
  • 7 rooms: 132
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9 or more rooms: 75

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 19
  • 6 rooms: 32
  • 7 rooms: 35
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lake township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 18
  • 2 bedrooms: 103
  • 3 bedrooms: 379
  • 4 bedrooms: 114
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 18

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lake township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 30
  • 2 bedrooms: 19
  • 3 bedrooms: 55
  • 4 bedrooms: 25
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 37
  • 1 vehicle: 120
  • 2 vehicles: 296
  • 3 vehicles: 152
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Cars and other vehicles available in Lake township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 96
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5 or more vehicles: 10

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Machinery (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Lake township:

  • German (44.3%)
  • United States or American (21.1%)
  • Irish (4.9%)
  • English (4.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3.1%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 856 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 31 (3%)
  • Other means: 27 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

97.9% of residents of Lake township speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,961
  • In family households: 1,773 (503 male householders, 71 female householders)
    511 spouses, 656 children (557 natural, 57 adopted, 42 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 12 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 188 (61 male householders (50 living alone)), 97 female householders (86 living alone)), 30 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 269 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 136 1-person, 18 2-persons, 4 3-persons,

443 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (27 men, 46 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 85
Here:

34.3%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

8.3%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

34.0%
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.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Lake township:

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