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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Crown Point. The county was created 184 years ago in 1836.

Lake County Indiana Courthouse image
Lake County Indiana Courthouse
Lake County Indiana Courthouse image

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 map

The largest city of Lake County is City of Gary with a population of 80,294. Other cities include, Gary population 74,693, Crown Point population 30,906, East Chicago population 27,742 and Lake Station population 11,850. See all Lake County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lake County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 87. more

Lake County Quick Facts

Population : 487,536 (2020)
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 : 18:57:16 (19th September 2021)
Density : 301 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.74% (2010-2020)
Weather : 87℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Lake County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lake County decreased by 1.74% in 10 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
2020 487,536 0.42% 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 (12)

Lake County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Gary 74,693 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Merrillville 34,916 Town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana
Crown Point 30,906 City in Indiana, USA
Schererville 28,593 Town in northwest Indiana, USA
East Chicago 27,742 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Highland 22,936 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Munster 22,483 Town in the U.
Griffith 16,032 Town in Calumet and St.
Dyer 15,955 Town in Indiana
Cedar Lake 13,588 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Lake Station 11,850 City in Indiana, United States
Lowell 9,450 Town in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Winfield 5,486 Town of the United States
Whiting 4,814 City in Lake County, Indiana, United States
Shelby 2,343 Census-designated place in Indiana, United States
New Chicago 1,937 Town in Lake County, Indiana, U.

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