In 2017, Lake County, IN had a population of 486k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $54,981. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lake County, IN declined from 485,846 to 485,640, a -0.0424% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,681 to $54,981, a 2.42% increase.
The population of Lake County, IN is 54.1% White Alone, 23.5% Black or African American Alone, and 19.1% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Lake County, IN speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lake County, IN are Purdue University-Calumet Campus (2,038 degrees awarded in 2016), Indiana University-Northwest (786 degrees), and Brightwood College-Hammond (256 degrees).
The median property value in Lake County, IN is $147,200, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Lake County, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IN is 2 cars per household.