Lake County , Indiana

Lake County: County in Indiana, United States

Lake County locator map
Location of Lake County on Indiana map.

About

Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 496,005 and a population density of 306 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 485,493 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crown Point. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.

Geography

Lake County is located at 41°28'20"N 87°22'35"W (41.4722100, -87.3763700). It has 6 neighbors: Cook County, Kankakee County, Will County, Jasper County, Newton County and Porter County.

Lake County Indiana Courthouse image
Lake County Indiana Courthouse

The largest city of Lake County is City of Gary with a population of 80,294. Other cities include, Gary population 74,879, Ross population 47,615, Hobart population 37,887 and Crown Point population 30,488. See all Lake County cities & populated places.

Lake County Indiana Courthouse image

Lake County map

Lake County Quick Facts

Population : 485,493 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Different from : Lake County, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Lake County, Lake County, Lake of the Woods County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County
Postal code : 46401-11, 46319-25, 46355-56, 46375-77, 46394, 46373, 46303, 46311-12, 46341-42, 46307-08, 46327
Phone Area Codes : +1 219
Area : 1622 km2
Official name : Lake County
Named for : Lake Michigan
Altitude : 2,175 feet / 663 meters
Capital : Crown Point
Establishment : January 01, 1837
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:09:04 (14th June 2021)
Density : 299 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.17% (2010-2019)

Lake County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lake County decreased by 2.17% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 496,005 - census
2011 494,954 -0.21% estimation process
2012 493,390 -0.32% estimation process
2013 491,732 -0.34% estimation process
2014 491,027 -0.14% estimation process
2015 487,908 -0.64% estimation process
2016 486,092 -0.37% estimation process
2017 484,601 -0.31% estimation process
2018 484,440 -0.03% estimation process
2019 485,493 0.22% estimation process

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People born in Lake County (1)

American politician Steve Carter was born in Lake County

Other places with the same name (11)

Lake County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lake County.

City Name Population Title
Gary 74,879 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Ross 47,615 Unincorporated community in Lake County, Indiana
Hobart 37,887 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States of America
Merrillville 34,792 Town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana
Crown Point 30,488 City in Indiana, USA
Schererville 28,527 Town in northwest Indiana, USA
East Chicago 27,817 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Munster 22,476 Town in the U.
Griffith 16,060 Town in Calumet and St.
Dyer 15,976 Town in Indiana
Cedar Lake 13,183 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Lake Station 11,845 City in Indiana, United States
Winfield 5,987 Town of the United States
Whiting 4,765 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Shelby 2,738 Census-designated place in Indiana, United States
New Chicago 1,940 Town in Lake County, Indiana, U.

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