In 2020, Lake County, IN had a population of 486k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $57,530. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lake County, IN grew from 485,707 to 485,983, a 0.0568% increase and its median household income grew from $56,128 to $57,530, a 2.5% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.4%), Other (Hispanic) (8.47%), White (Hispanic) (7.54%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.98%).
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 (2,335 degrees awarded in 2020), Indiana University-Northwest (712 degrees), and Calumet College of Saint Joseph (163 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Lake County, IN was $156,100, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%. Most people in Lake County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IN was 2 cars per household.