Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN

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2020 Population
115,770
0.236% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.2
3.35% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
7.38%
0.00255% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$72,606
4.22% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$175,000
3.86% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
55,333
0.0832% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN had a population of 116k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $72,606. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN grew from 115,497 to 115,770, a 0.236% increase and its median household income grew from $69,665 to $72,606, a 4.22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.7%), Other (Hispanic) (3.91%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.05%).

13.5% of the households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.7% of the residents in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland (120 degrees awarded in 2020), Paul Mitchell the School-Merrillville (52 degrees), and DeVry University-Indiana (482486) (13 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was $175,000, and the homeownership rate was 80%.

Most people in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN is home to a population of 116k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 7.12% of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN residents were born outside of the country (8.25k people).

In 2020, there were 4.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.4k people) in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.92k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are Spanish (7,725 households), Greek (946 households), and Arabic (866 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,157
Women
51.9%
55,666
Men
48.1%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 115,823 inhabitants, with 48.1% men, and 51.9% women.

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Citizenship

97.7%
2020 Citizenship
97.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.7% of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.4k ± 2.18k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.2k ± 1.11k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.92k ± 1.33k
15.1%
Hispanic Population
17.5k people

In 2020, there were 4.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.4k people) in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.92k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.1% of the people in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are hispanic (17.5k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,928 ± 1,069 people
  2. India
    877 ± 724 people
  3. Korea
    603 ± 601 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was Mexico, the natal country of 1,928 Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN residents, followed by India with 877 and Korea with 603.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.12%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
8.25k people
6.98%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
8.21k people

As of 2018, 7.12% of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN residents (8.25k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was 6.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,725 households (7.06%)
  2. Greek
    946 households (0.865%)
  3. Arabic
    866 households (0.792%)

13.5% of the households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was Spanish. 7.06% of the households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,303 ± 368
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,105 ± 289
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,062 ± 315

Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN employs 55.3k people. The largest industries in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,955 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,426 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,742 people), and the highest paying industries are Real estate property managers, offices of real estate appraisers, and other activities related to real estate ($140,496), Legal services ($133,702), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($131,248).

Males in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,606. The income inequality in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,401
Women
47.7%
28,932
Men
52.3%

The workforce of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN in 2020 was 55,333 people, with 47.7% woman, and 52.3% men.

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Occupations

55.3k
2020 Value
0.0832%
1 Year growth
± 0.0832%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN grew at a rate of 0.0832%, from 55.3k employees to 55.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN, are Registered nurses (1,870 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,555 people), and Other managers (1,377 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.3k
2020 Value
0.0832%
1 Year growth
± 0.0832%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN grew at a rate of 0.0832%, from 55.3k employees to 55.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,955 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,426 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,742 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN, though some of these residents may live in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$55,450
Median earning men ± $2,893
$34,666
Median earning women ± $1,886

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,606), Manufacturing ($77,554), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,545).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($52,045), Manufacturing ($51,774), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,711).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

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Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN awarded 195 degrees. The student population of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 26 male students and 401 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are White (82 and 42.1%), followed by Black or African American (69 and 35.4%), Hispanic or Latino (31 and 15.9%), and Two or More Races (7 and 3.59%).

The largest universities in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN by number of degrees awarded are Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland (120 and 61.5%), Paul Mitchell the School-Merrillville (52 and 26.7%), and DeVry University-Indiana (482486) (13 and 6.67%).

The most popular majors in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (87 and 44.6%), General Cosmetology (82 and 42.1%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (7 and 3.59%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 427 (6.09% men and 93.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 427 students enrolled in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN, 6.09% men and 93.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 193 records, of which 94.3% were women and 5.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 82 degree-majors awarded
  2. 7 degree-majors awarded
  3. 2 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was General Cosmetology with 82 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 120 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland with 120 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 10 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN, which is 0.0541 times less than the 185 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 82 degrees mean that there were 1.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 69 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,588) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($640) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.278% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.464% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (29.8k), Some college (21.6k), and Bachelors Degree (18.1k).

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The median property value in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was $175,000 in 2020, which is 0.762 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $168,500 to $175,000, a 3.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN is 80%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN is $72,606. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was Carmel City & Fishers Town (West) PUMA, IN with a value of $103,803, followed by Noblesville City & Fishers Town (East) PUMA, IN and Boone & Hamilton (Northwest) Counties PUMA, IN, with respective values of $100,373 and $87,888.

Property

$175,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,619
$37,212
Median Property Taxes
±$1,488

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80%
Homeownership
2020
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80% of the housing units in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was Carmel City & Fishers Town (West) PUMA, IN with a value of $103,803, followed by Noblesville City & Fishers Town (East) PUMA, IN and Boone & Hamilton (Northwest) Counties PUMA, IN, with respective values of $100,373 and $87,888.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,606
Median Household Income
± $3,338
46.5k
Number of Households
± 1,787

In 2020, the median household income of the 46.5k households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN grew to $72,606 from the previous year's value of $69,665.

The following chart displays the households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.437
2020 Wage GINI in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN
0.435
2019 Wage GINI in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN

In 2020, the income inequality in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.337% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (85.7%)
  2. Carpooled (5.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.15%)

In 2020, 85.7% of workers in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.6%) and those who worked at home (4.15%).

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.83% of the workforce in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.38% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN (8.46k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.9% of the population of Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN has health coverage, with 59% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 0.975% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1498 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.86% decrease from the previous year (1511 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1752 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 594 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,498 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Indiana

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,498 patients per year. This represents a 0.86% decrease from the previous year (1,511 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.2% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 41.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.1%
Uninsured
59%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
15.1%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
0.975%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake County (Central) PUMA, IN declined by 12.7% from 4.7% to 4.1%.

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