Lake County MI Information


Lake County Subdivisions

Lake County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,330
Daytime Population: Workers 2,750
Daytime Population: Residents 7,280
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 10,973
Population in Familes 8,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $32,534
Average Household Income $43,394
Per Capita Income $20,152


Total Housing Units 15,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,102 (26.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,029 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,503 (67.2%)
Median Home Value $91,043
Average Home Value $130,296


Total Households 5,131
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 3,116
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.25% -0.26%
Households -0.07% -0.18%
Families -0.31% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.52%


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, 2017 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 16th
Diversity Index # 28 67th
Median Household Income # 83 1st
Per Capita Income # 82 2nd

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