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Lake County, Indiana

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Population:

  • Total Population: 484,564
  • Males: 232,912
  • Females: 251,652

Ethnicity:

  • White: 293,292
  • Black/African American: 121,342
  • Hispanic: 58,798
  • Native American/Eskimo: 738
  • Asian: 3,840
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 114
  • Other: 430
  • 2 or more: 6,010

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (389,525)
  2. Spanish (39,105)
  3. Polish (3,150)
  4. Serbian (2,580)
  5. German (2,075)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 25,848

  1. Mexico (10,801)
  2. Yugoslavia (1,582)
  3. Poland (1,113)
  4. Germany (1,055)
  5. India (941)
  6. Greece (871)
  7. Philippines (736)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (128,404)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (10,837)
  3. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (9,349)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (7,763)
  5. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (6,191)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 160,330
    • Sensory: 15,298
    • Physical: 39,199
    • Mental: 21,555
    • Self-care: 13,423
    • Go outside home: 34,198
    • Employment: 35,376

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 5,804

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 181,633
    • Utility gas: 160,878
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,042
    • Electricity: 14,189
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,404
    • Coal or Coke: 6
    • Wood: 222
    • Solar Energy: 38
    • Other fuel: 905
    • No fuel used: 949

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 314,814
    • No vehicle: 28,840
    • 1 or more vehicle: 285,974

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 3,245
    • No High School: 16,489
    • Some High School: 40,137
    • High School: 115,681
    • Some College: 68,204
    • Associate's Degree: 16,157
    • College Degree: 33,327
    • Master's Degree: 12,489
    • Professional Degree: 3,344
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,147

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 181,633
    • Owners with phone: 124,135
    • Owners without phone: 1,188
    • Renters with phone: 52,575
    • Renters without phone: 3,735

    10 closest counties:

    1. Porter County, Indiana
    2. Cook County, Illinois
    3. Jasper County, Indiana
    4. Newton County, Indiana
    5. Kankakee County, Illinois
    6. LaPorte County, Indiana
    7. Will County, Illinois
    8. DuPage County, Illinois
    9. Starke County, Indiana
    10. Pulaski County, Indiana

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    46303, 46307, 46308, 46311, 46312, 46319, 46320, 46321, 46322, 46323, 46324, 46325, 46327, 46342, 46355, 46356, 46373, 46375, 46376, 46377, 46394, 46401, 46402, 46403, 46404, 46405, 46406, 46407, 46408, 46409, 46410, 46411

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WYIN (722 TV) MERRILLVILLE, IN
    • WGVE-FM (88.7 FM) GARY, IN
    • WSMK (99.1 FM) GARY, IN
    • WXXB (102.9 FM) DYER, IN
    • WZVN (107.1 FM) HAMMOND, IN
    • WSTT (730 AM) GARY, IN
    • WJOB (1230 AM) HAMMOND, IN
    • WLTH (1370 AM) GARY, IN
    • WIMS (1420 AM) HAMMOND, IN
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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