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Where is Lake County, Indiana?

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Lake County is a county equivalent area found in Indiana, USA. The county government of Lake is found in the county seat of Crown Point.

With a total 1,622.8 sq. km of land and water area, Lake County, Indiana is the 1647th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 490,228 people, Lake County has a total 209357 households earning 49035 on average per year.

Lake County, Indiana - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 18089
Area Codes 219
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Gary (population: 84,759), Hammond (population: 73,213), Crown Point (population: 60,371), Merrillville (population: 38,155), Hobart (population: 31,109), East Chicago (population: 29,555), Schererville (population: 23,705), Highland (population: 23,612), Munster (population: 23,489), Dyer (population: 20,715)
Land Area 189,278 sq miles
Water Area 499 sq miles
Household Income $49,035
Housing Units 209,357
Median Home Value $136,600
High School Grads 87% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 20% of population
Retail Spending $14,455 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $1,069,166 per capita
Universities and Colleges Calumet College of Saint Joseph, Merrillville Beauty College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.