Lake County, IN has a population of 485,846 people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $53,681. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Lake County, IN declined from 487,865 to 485,846, a 0.41% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,582 to $53,681, a 6.13% increase.
The population of Lake County, IN is 54.2% White, 23.9% Black, and 18.7% Hispanic. 15.1% of the people in Lake County, IN speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lake County, IN are Purdue University-Calumet Campus, with 1,994 graduates, Indiana University-Northwest, with 738 graduates, and Calumet College of Saint Joseph, with 272 graduates.
The median property value in Lake County, IN is $148,100, and the homeownership rate is 69%. Most people in Lake County, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, IN is 2 cars per household.
Lake County, IN is the 2nd most populated county in Indiana and borders Cook County, IL; Kankakee County, IL; Will County, IL; Jasper County, IN; Newton County, IN; and Porter County, IN& 1 more.