Lake County MI Information


Lake County Subdivisions

Lake County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,871
Population in Households 11,458
Population in Familes 8,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 413
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 5,352
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 3,269
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,299 (27.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,053 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,227 (65.6%)
Median Home Value $93,406
Average Home Value $114,265


Median Household Income $30,135
Average Household Income $40,560
Per Capita Income $18,493
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 0.17%
Households 0.87% 0.34%
Families 0.61% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lake County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 72 14th
Population Density1 # 70 17th
Diversity Index2 # 26 70th
Median Household Income # 83 1st
Per Capita Income # 83 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.