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LaPorte County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 598.3 square miles
Population Density 186.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 111,281
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 6%
Under 18 22.1%
65 and over 15.3%
Females 48.2%
White 85.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.9
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 11.2%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.3%
Veterans 8,961
Households and Housing
Households 42,690
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.2%
Median household income $47,538
The per capita income $22,852
Live below the poverty line. 16.5%
housing units 48,625
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,800
Residents owning their homes. 72.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 7,314
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 1%
Hispanic-owned firms 1.3%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,363,592
Retail sales per capita $12,355
Manufacturers shipments $2,364,020
Merchant wholesaler sales $856,204