|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Lake Station is 13,160. Lake Station, Indiana is the 2,583rd largest city in the US.
Lake Station is located entirely in Lake County.
The peak population of Lake Station was in 2000, when its population was 13,937. In 2000, Lake Station was the 2,124th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,583rd largest city in the US. Lake Station is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Lake Station has shrunk 5.5% since the year 2000. Lake Station, Indiana's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Lake Station has a population density of 1,515.4 people per square mile.
|2578||Newton, North Carolina||13,187||3.7%|
|2582||Port Royal, South Carolina||13,169||40.4%|
|2583||Lake Station, Indiana||13,160||-5.5%|
|2584||La Grande, Oregon||13,158||4.8%|
|2585||Las Vegas, New Mexico||13,157||-9.6%|
|2586||Florham Park, New Jersey||13,149||22.9%|
|2589||Ridgefield Park, New Jersey||13,136||2.0%|
The total voting age population of Lake Station, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,253. The voting age population is 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.2% of the residents of Lake Station are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Lake Station are 77.4% White, 11.0% Other, 5.6% Black, 5.3% Two or more races, 0.4% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 29.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Lake Station, 24.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.6%. On a per-household basis, 16.5% of families are below the poverty line in Lake Station.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Lake Station residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.0% of Lake Station residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.0% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Lake Station residents aged 5 and older, 18.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Lake Station is 9.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Lake Station, 8.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Lake Station is $47,857.
In Lake Station, 70.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.2% of housing units in Lake Station.
Of all the housing units in Lake Station, 12.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Lake Station, 5.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Lake Station is $953.
In Lake Station, 79.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.