Lake Station employment information

IndexLake StationIndianaNational
Income per capita$16,432$24,953$28,555
Median household income$35,625$48,737$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,826$60,618$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,949$27,534$33,219
Median earnings male$28,317$35,272$36,116
Median earnings female$17,664$22,933$25,692
Unemployment rate9.3%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level24.3%15.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Station is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Station is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Station is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Station is 56% higher than the national average.

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Lake Station median earnings by income bracket

Lake Station employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.0%1.5%
Manufacturing sector21.4%4.3%
Financial & insurance services0.3%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%20.1%
Public administration1.8%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%2.2%
Education, health & social services7.9%41.5%

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Dune Acres, IN235$143,750169%
Shorewood Forest, IN2,495$114,479114%
Ogden Dunes, IN1,236$100,00087%
Aberdeen, IN1,831$95,33378%
St. John, IN15,456$93,80275%
Lake Station, IN12,369$35,62533%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Northlake, IL12,368$58,2629%
Winnetka, IL12,366$207,540288%
Luling, LA12,375$62,17616%
Calera, AL12,376$61,48115%
Marion, AR12,354$62,74017%
Lake Station, IN12,369$35,62533%
Source: The Lake Station, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.