Michigan City, Indiana

Michigan City: City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States

About

Michigan City is a city located in the county of LaPorte in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 31,479 and a population density of 530 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 31,015 inhabitants.

The city was created 194 years ago in 1829.

Michigan City locator map
Location of Michigan City on Indiana map.

Quick Facts about Michigan City

Population : 31,015 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : LaPorte County
Postal code : 46360–46361
Phone Area Codes : 219
Area : 59.38 km2
Altitude : 627 feet / 191 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1830 (194 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:21:31 (15th July 2024)
Density : 522 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.5% (2010-2019)
07 21 09 042xRP - Flickr - drewj1946 image
07 21 09 042xRP - Flickr - drewj1946
07 21 09 042xRP - Flickr - drewj1946 image

Geography

Michigan City is located at 41°42'27"N 86°53'42"W (41.7075400, -86.8950300).

Michigan City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Michigan City decreased by 1.5% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,479 - census
2011 31,212 -0.86% estimation process
2012 31,077 -0.43% estimation process
2013 31,422 1.1% estimation process
2014 31,494 0.23% estimation process
2015 31,320 -0.56% estimation process
2016 31,083 -0.76% estimation process
2017 31,040 -0.14% estimation process
2018 31,061 0.07% estimation process
2019 31,015 -0.15% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,969
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,886
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,985
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,886
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.4%
People over 65 (%) : 20.0%
Female persons, % : 49.4%
White only, percent : 97.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 96.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,162
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,425

Michigan City zip code is 46360. County name: LaPorte, County fips: 18091

MGC, Michigan-Siti, Michigen Siti, mishiganshiti, misigana sahara, myshygan syty ayndyana, myshyghan syty, Мичиган-Сити, Мичиген Сити, مشی گن سٹی، انڈیانا, ميشيغان سيتي, میشیگان سیتی، ایندیانا, मिशिगन शहर, ミシガンシティ

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,425
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $81,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $969
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $436
2015-2019 median gross rent : $638
Permits for construction, 2020 : 2
2015-2019 Households : 4,949
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.60
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,945
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 125,553
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,248
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,885
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,414
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 210
2019 total employment : 1,580
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 55,432
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 767
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 974
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 597
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 251
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 919
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 102
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 836
2010 population per square mile : 25.6
2010 land area in square miles : 543.02

Best Things to Do in Michigan City

1 Washington Park Zoo

Rating: 4.5 (1369)

115 Lake Shore Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198731510 🔗 Url

Washington Park Zoo

2 Friendship Botanic Gardens

Rating: 4.6 (396)

2055 East, US-12, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198789885 🔗 Url

Friendship Botanic Gardens

3 Michigan City East Pierhead Lighthouse

Rating: 4.7 (328)

Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ 🔗 Url

Michigan City East Pierhead Lighthouse

4 Old Lighthouse Museum

Rating: 4.5 (291)

1 Washington St, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198726133 🔗 Url

Old Lighthouse Museum

5 1933 Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Homes

Rating: 4.6 (257)

127 W Lake Front Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12193951882 🔗 Url

1933 Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Homes

Where ot Eat in Michigan City

1 Hacienda Mexican Restaurants

Rating: 4.2 (1921)

2148 N Karwick Rd, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198794404 🔗 Url

Hacienda Mexican Restaurants

2 Schoop's Hamburgers

Rating: 4.5 (1380)

4105 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198720170 🔗 Url

Schoop's Hamburgers

3 Red Lobster

Rating: 4.1 (1358)

FAMOUS LIGHTHOUSE SHOPPING OUTLET, 4353 Franklin St NEAR, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198791328 🔗 Url

Red Lobster

4 Buffalo Wild Wings

Rating: 3.7 (1085)

5000 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198729464 🔗 Url

Buffalo Wild Wings

5 Starbucks

Rating: 4.3 (814)

4103 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198795592 🔗 Url

Starbucks

Where to Stay in Michigan City

1 Beachwalk Vacation Rentals

Rating: 4.4 (220)

202 Beachwalk Ln, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +12198797874 🔗 Url

Beachwalk Vacation Rentals

2 Beachwalk Vacation Rentals - Queen Bee & Buzz Inn Vacation Rental

Rating: 4.5 (15)

323 Childers Ln, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +18008147501 🔗 Url

Beachwalk Vacation Rentals - Queen Bee & Buzz Inn Vacation Rental

3 SunShine Inn

Rating: 4.5 (8)

107 Power Ln, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +18008147501 🔗 Url

SunShine Inn

4 Beachwalk Vacation Rentals - Black Dog

Rating: 4.3 (4)

103 Mary St, Michigan City, IN 46360, United States ➦ Show Map

☎ +18008147501 🔗 Url

Beachwalk Vacation Rentals - Black Dog

People born in Michigan City (47)

People born in Michigan City, including actress Anne Baxter, singer, songwriter Pebe Sebert, professional baseball player, pitcher Don Larsen, .

List

  • Dick Cathcart (American musician (1924-1993)) he was born in 06/11/1924
  • Douglas Lute (United States general) he was born in 03/11/1952
  • Allan Spear (American politician) he was born in 24/06/1937
  • Charles Arnt (actor (1906-1990)) he was born in 20/08/1906
  • Emil Konopinski (American physicist) he was born in 25/12/1911
  • Abe Gibron (American football player (1925-1997)) he was born in 22/09/1925
  • Amy Spindler (American journalist) she was born in 01/01/1963
  • Anita King (American racing driver (1884-1963)) she was born in 14/08/1884
  • Daniel D. Bruce (United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 18/05/1950
  • Eilaine Roth (All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player) she was born in 17/01/1929
  • Elaine Roth (American baseball player) she was born in 17/01/1929
  • Herman W. Snow (American politician) he was born in 03/07/1836
  • Charlotte Georgia Nast (American botanist (1905-1991)) she was born in 19/01/1905
  • Jason Matheson (American journalist) he was born in 05/08/1974
  • Jeff Peterek (American baseball player) he was born in 22/09/1963
  • Jim Arnold (American politician) he was born in 02/12/1950
  • John Huppenthal (Republican Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction) he was born in 03/03/1954
  • Mike LaRocco (American motorcycle racer) he was born in 12/02/1971

Schools in Michigan City

College & universities near Michigan City, IN

Code Name City ZIP
150251 College of Court Reporting Inc Valparaiso (IN) 46385

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Michigan City, IN

Code Name Address Type
MCI Michigan City 100 Washington St. RAIL
NBU New Buffalo 226 North Whittaker Street RAIL
NBM New Buffalo, Michigan 517 South Whittaker Street RAIL
GRY Gary, IN 100 West 4th Avenue BUS
SOB South Bend station 2702 West Washington Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Michigan City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Michigan City Post Office Michigan City (IN) 46360

Other cities in LaPorte County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in LaPorte County , IN.

City Name Population Title
LaPorte 22,053 Human settlement in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Westville 5,854 Borough of New Jersey
Trail Creek 1,985 City in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Kingsford Heights 1,379 Town of the United States
Long Beach 1,139 Town in Michigan Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, United States
Davis 1,007 Township in Starke County, Indiana
Wanatah 999 Human settlement in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Kankakee 982 Township in LaPorte County, Indiana
Hanna 955 Census-designated place in LaPorte County, Indiana
Hamlet 754 City in Indiana, USA
La Crosse 511 Town in Indiana
Smith 368 Unincorporated community in Indiana, United States
Michiana Shores 296 Human settlement in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Kingsbury 239 Human settlement in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America
Pottawattamie Park 221 Human settlement in LaPorte County, Indiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Michigan City distances to largest Indiana cities