In 2021, Lake County, IN had a population of 496k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $62,052. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Lake County, IN grew from 485,983 to 495,925, a 2.05% increase and its median household income grew from $57,530 to $62,052, a 7.86% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23%), Other (Hispanic) (8.3%), White (Hispanic) (6.82%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.22%).
None of the households in Lake County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.1% of the residents in Lake County, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lake County, IN are Purdue University Northwest (2,033 degrees awarded in 2021), Indiana University-Northwest (681 degrees), and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland (188 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Lake County, IN was $167,800, and the homeownership rate was 70.7%.
Most people in Lake County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IN was 2 cars per household.