La Porte demographics profile

StatisticLa PorteIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,87418091
Median age36.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish8%5%13%
La Porte, IN has a population of 21,876 and is the 1,990th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,874 per sq mi which is 944% higher than the Indiana average and 1968% higher than the national average. The median age in La Porte is 37 which is approximately 2% lower than the Indiana average of 37. In La Porte, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 68% of La Porte residents were born in Indiana, 27% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in La Porte is 944% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in La Porte is 2% lower than Indiana.
  • In La Porte 90.46% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In La Porte 2.36% of the population is African American.
  • In La Porte 0.32% of the population is Asian.

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La Porte population breakdown by race

RaceLa PorteIndianaNational
African American2.36%9.23%12.63%
American Indian0.40%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.11%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.05%2.22%3.06%
Other race4.30%2.30%4.75%
In La Porte, 10.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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La Porte age breakdown

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Source: The La Porte, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).