In 2018, Lake County, IN had a population of 484k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $55,154. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lake County, IN declined from 485,640 to 484,411, a -0.253% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,981 to $55,154, a 0.315% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23%), Other (Hispanic) (10.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.5%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.17%). 0% of the households in Lake County, IN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.1% of the residents in Lake County, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lake County, IN are Purdue University Northwest (2,516 degrees awarded in 2019), Indiana University-Northwest (766 degrees), and Calumet College of Saint Joseph (238 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Lake County, IN was $154,000, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%. Most people in Lake County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IN was 2 cars per household.