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Indiana




La Porte County, Indiana

   People QuickFactsLa Porte CountyIndiana
Population, 2005 estimate 110,5126,271,973
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 0.4%3.1%
Population, 2000 110,1066,080,485
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.1%6.9%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 24.0%25.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 13.6%12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 48.7%50.8%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)87.7%88.6%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)10.3%8.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.4%1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.3%1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)3.9%4.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 84.1%84.3%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 58.3%55.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 2.5%3.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 5.9%6.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 80.6%82.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 14.0%19.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 18,7941,054,757
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.022.6
 
Housing units, 2005 47,5552,724,429
Homeownership rate, 2000 75.2%71.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 17.3%19.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $93,500$94,300
 
Households, 2000 41,0502,336,306
Persons per household, 2000 2.522.53
Median household income, 2003 $40,127$43,323
Per capita money income, 1999 $18,913$20,397
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 9.9%10.0%
   Business QuickFactsLa Porte CountyIndiana
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 2,555149,3811
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 35,3182,586,7991
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -12.3%-2.4%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 5,219350,962
 
Total number of firms, 2002 6,981433,907
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.3%27.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 1,738,069160,924,188
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D79,806,006
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,128,08667,261,298
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,234$10,922
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 340,9589,409,270
Building permits, 2005 57738,476
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 532,31237,918,4521
   Geography QuickFactsLa Porte CountyIndiana
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 59835,866
Persons per square mile, 2000 184.1169.5
FIPS Code 09118
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:04:26 EST

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