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Population (year 2000): 21,621. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,092 (-2.4% change)
Males: 10,450 (48.3%), Females: 11,171 (51.7%)

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $35,376 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,400 (year 2000)

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Races in La Porte:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (3.4%)
  • Black (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (11.8%), Polish (10.9%), United States (9.3%), English (8.2%), Swedish (3.0%).Porte, Indiana forum

Land area: 11.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in La Porte

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Porte city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

4.2% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+0.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, IN South (32.1 miles pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (68.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN (5.8 miles Kingsbury, Heights, IN (9.0 miles Kingsford Creek, IN (11.4 miles Trail Shores, IN (12.3 miles Michiana Beach, MI (12.4 miles Grand Michiana, MI (12.4 miles) , Buffalo, MI (12.7 miles New Park, IN (12.9 miles Pottawattamie


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 40 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2002: 37 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $96,200

Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 86.72 W

Area code: 219


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.2%), Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,150 (+19.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,596 (55.2%)


 

Crime in La Porte by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 2 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 9.3 9.3 0.0 0.0 9.3
Rapes 3 3 6 15 5 3
    per 100,000 13.9 13.9 27.8 69.4 23.1 13.9
Robberies 16 10 11 11 7 16
    per 100,000 74.0 46.3 50.9 50.9 32.4 74.0
Assaults 10 11 31 49 48 26
    per 100,000 46.3 50.9 143.4 226.6 222.0 120.3
Burglaries 126 125 145 146 123 135
    per 100,000 582.8 578.1 670.6 675.3 568.9 624.4
Thefts 927 857 918 1,030 953 952
    per 100,000 4287.5 3963.7 4245.9 4763.9 4407.8 4403.1
Auto thefts 75 73 62 61 66 52
    per 100,000 346.9 337.6 286.8 282.1 305.3 240.5
277.0 264.9 304.0 348.7 303.9 300.1

Average climate in La Porte, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Porte-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the La Porte city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 3 tornado 12.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in La Porte:
  • LA PORTE HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (1007 LINCOLNWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near La Porte:
  • ST ANTHONY MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTERS (about 14 miles; MICHIGAN CITY, IN)
  • STARKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; KNOX, IN)
  • PORTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; VALPARAISO, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Porte:
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 23 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
  • SOUTH BEND REGIONAL (about 29 miles; SOUTH BEND, IN; ID: SBN)
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 48 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Porte:
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 4 miles; LA PORTE, IN; ID: PPO)
  • MICHIGAN CITY MUNI (about 10 miles; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; ID: MGC)
  • FLYING U RANCH (about 12 miles; UNION MILLS, IN; ID: 4C1)

Amtrak stations near La Porte:
  • 13 miles: NEW BUFFALO (WHITAKER & RAILROAD TRACKS). Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 16 miles: MICHIGAN CITY (100 WASHINGTON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Transit 11 $20,220 $22,058 7 $5,032
Water Supply 22 $59,787 $32,611 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $56,428 $39,831 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $14,097 $24,166 5 $4,853
Sewerage 18 $60,537 $40,358 1 $1,266
Parks and Recreation 21 $50,152 $28,658 4 $2,546
Firefighters 45 $139,595 $37,225 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,432 $41,184 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $12,961 $25,922 1 $987
Financial Administration 3 $8,573 $34,292 0 $0
Other Government Administration 13 $23,967 $22,123 3 $1,625
Police Protection - Officers 45 $153,412 $40,909 8 $3,897
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,176 $26,112 0 $0
Totals for Government 210 $605,336 $34,590 29 $20,207
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Porte:
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-NORTH CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 14 miles; WESTVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; FT enrollment: 3,376)
  • ANDREWS UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTH BEND (about 30 miles; SOUTH BEND, IN; FT enrollment: 4,725)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME (about 34 miles; NOTRE DAME, IN; FT enrollment: 10,633)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 43 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 45 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 3,208)
Private high school in La Porte:
  • LALUMIERE SCHOOL INC (Students: 111; Location: PO BOX 5005; Grades: 9 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in La Porte:
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 101 C STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 111 KINGSBURY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in La Porte:
  • LA PORTE COUNTY PL (Operating income: $2,909,281; Location: 904 INDIANA AVE; 257,328 books; 13,260 audio materials; 10,368 video materials; 593 serial subscriptions)

Churches in La Porte include: Grace Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B).

Cemeteries: Pine Lake Cemetery (1), Patton Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4).

Lakes: Stone Lake (A), Clear Lake (B), Lily Lake (C), Crane Lake (D), Lower Lake (E).

Parks in La Porte include: Soldiers Memorial Park (1), Allesee Park (2), Clark Field (3), Memorial Park (4).


La Porte compared to Indiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in La Porte:
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WLOI (1540 AM; daytime; 0 kW; LA PORTE, IN)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in La Porte:
  • W203AJ (88.5 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • W295AF (106.9 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WLJE (105.5 FM; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: PORTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEFM (95.9 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: MICHIGAN CITY FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCOE (96.7 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: LAPORTE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WWLV (102.3 FM; NEW CARLISLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVI-FM (99.3 FM; KNOX, IN; Owner: KANKAKEE VALLEY B/CING. CO., INC.)
TV broadcast stations around La Porte:
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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