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La Porte County, Indiana

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Population:

  • Total Population: 110,106
  • Males: 56,430
  • Females: 53,676

Ethnicity:

  • White: 93,445
  • Black/African American: 10,846
  • Hispanic: 3,158
  • Native American/Eskimo: 242
  • Asian: 330
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 31
  • Other: 89
  • 2 or more: 1,965

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (96,955)
  2. Spanish (3,160)
  3. German (665)
  4. Polish (595)
  5. French (340)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 2,730

  1. Mexico (884)
  2. Germany (342)
  3. Poland (192)
  4. United Kingdom (143)
  5. Lebanon (143)
  6. Canada (139)
  7. India (103)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (25,296)
  2. Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (3,780)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (3,064)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (3,056)
  5. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (2,601)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 33,607
    • Sensory: 3,384
    • Physical: 8,445
    • Mental: 5,025
    • Self-care: 2,730
    • Go outside home: 6,273
    • Employment: 7,203

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 919

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 41,050
    • Utility gas: 34,912
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,388
    • Electricity: 2,517
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 572
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 417
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 141
    • No fuel used: 103

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 78,604
    • No vehicle: 5,428
    • 1 or more vehicle: 73,176

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 494
    • No High School: 3,212
    • Some High School: 10,608
    • High School: 30,234
    • Some College: 14,804
    • Associate's Degree: 4,059
    • College Degree: 6,633
    • Master's Degree: 2,615
    • Professional Degree: 907
    • Doctoral Degree: 157

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 41,050
    • Owners with phone: 30,559
    • Owners without phone: 307
    • Renters with phone: 9,488
    • Renters without phone: 696

    10 closest counties:

    1. Porter County, Indiana
    2. Starke County, Indiana
    3. Berrien County, Michigan
    4. St. Joseph County, Indiana
    5. Pulaski County, Indiana
    6. Marshall County, Indiana
    7. Lake County, Indiana
    8. Jasper County, Indiana
    9. Fulton County, Indiana
    10. Cass County, Michigan

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    46340, 46345, 46346, 46348, 46350, 46352, 46360, 46361, 46365, 46371, 46382, 46390, 46391

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WEFM (95.9 FM) MICHIGAN CITY, IN
    • WCOE (96.7 FM) LAPORTE, IN
    • WXRD (103.9 FM) MERRILLVILLE, IN
    • WLOI (1540 AM) LAPORTE, IN
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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