In 2019, Lake County, IN had a population of 485k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $57,081. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lake County, IN grew from 484,411 to 485,493, a 0.223% increase and its median household income grew from $55,154 to $57,081, a 3.49% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.4%), White (Hispanic) (9.71%), Other (Hispanic) (8.04%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.58%). 0% of the households in Lake County, IN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97% of the residents in Lake County, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lake County, IN are Purdue University Northwest (2,516 degrees awarded in 2019), Indiana University-Northwest (766 degrees), and Calumet College of Saint Joseph (238 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Lake County, IN was $163,100, and the homeownership rate was 69%. Most people in Lake County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IN was 2 cars per household.