Lake County MI Information


Lake County Subdivisions

Lake County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,440
Population in Households 11,043
Population in Familes 8,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 397
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $31,648
Average Household Income $42,890
Per Capita Income $19,934


Total Housing Units 15,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,154 (26.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,016 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,257 (66.5%)
Median Home Value $93,697
Average Home Value $134,058


Total Households 5,170
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 3,131
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.1% -0.21%
Households 0.03% -0.06%
Families -0.21% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.22%


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, 2018 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 # 73 13th
Population Density # 70 17th
Diversity Index # 26 70th
Median Household Income # 83 1st
Per Capita Income # 82 2nd

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