IN

National Population : 333,590,059
Indiana State Population : 6,842,150

About Lake Station, IN

Lake Station, IN is located in Lake County in the state of Indiana.

The total City Population for Lake Station is about 11,845 with about 550 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 12,184.

The Average Home Value is $83,000.00, which is roughly 31% lower than the Average Home Value of $120,925.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 56% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $40,859.00, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,001.00 for the state of Indiana, and roughly 29% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Lake Station is about 11.7%.

Indiana is ranked #38 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Lake County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 26.51% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.77%
Republican: 41.72%
Libertarian: 1.46%
Green: 0.03%
Other: 0.02%


Nearby Locations

New Chicago, IN (3.55 mi.)
Hobart, IN (3.55 mi.)
Ogden Dunes, IN (5.06 mi.)
Portage, IN (5.06 mi.)
Merrillville, IN (6.52 mi.)
Griffith, IN (8.23 mi.)
Highland, IN (9.73 mi.)
East Chicago, IN (10.70 mi.)
Schererville, IN (11.05 mi.)
Winfield, IN (11.16 mi.)
Crown Point, IN (11.16 mi.)
Valparaiso, IN (11.50 mi.)
Munster, IN (11.80 mi.)
Hammond, IN (12.49 mi.)
Valpo, IN (12.66 mi.)
Porter, IN (12.91 mi.)
Chesterton, IN (12.91 mi.)
Burns Harbor, IN (12.91 mi.)
Dune Acres, IN (12.91 mi.)
Saint John, IN (13.39 mi.)
Dyer, IN (13.52 mi.)
Whiting, IN (13.95 mi.)
Cedar Lake, IN (15.97 mi.)
Hebron, IN (16.19 mi.)
Westville, IN (19.20 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 46405
Latitude : 41.572731
Longitude : -87.265592
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 598 ft.
Area Code(s) : 219

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.74
Male Population Estimate : 48.19%
Female Population Estimate : 48.22%
Median Age : 35.6
Male Median Age : 34.9
Female Median Age : 36.4

White Population Estimate : 79.92%
Black Population Estimate : 5.06%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 27.40%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.35%
Other Population Estimate : 13.77%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Lake Station specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Lake County: About 16 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lake County: About 395 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lake County is about 75% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 27% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.