La Porte, Indiana 

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Population

21,825

-1.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$37,225

Median Home Price

$164,500

Best Places to Live in La Porte, Indiana

Small-town complex - Extreme northern Indiana, at the Michigan border. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in La Porte, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Chicago
-Cost of living and housing
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Harsh winters
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in La Porte
 $230,000 
1819 Michigan Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3860 SqFt
 $198,000 
2109 I St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1828 SqFt
 $164,900 
3595 W Village Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1940 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Michigan City-La Porte Metro Area

It’s kind of hard to call any place in Indiana a “beach town,” but Michigan City probably comes the closest to earning this designation. Located right on Lake Michigan and almost adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Seashore, the area picks up its share of tourist activity from Chicago and all over the Midwest in the late spring, summer and fall. Otherwise, both Michigan City and LaPorte have a strong industrial heritage, with an important but somewhat declining old-economy manufacturing base.


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City: La Porte
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 608 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in La Porte is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. La Porte jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, La Porte's cost of living is 13.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare La Porte's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in La Porte, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
LaPorte county flipped Republican in the last Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
La Porte's population is 21,825 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in La Porte is $164,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
La Porte public schools spend $10,979 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.6 students per teacher in La Porte. More Education


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Cost of Living - 5/27/2014
La Porte is close to Chicago without all of the big city prices. Easy to visit several cities which a relatively... Read More

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twenty-seven inches and counting - 1/8/2010
You might not believe it, but being in the snow belt has unexpected benefits -- like spending the day at home when you planned to go to work but couldn't get out of the... Read More

Theater, Music, Art, and Orchards - 11/28/2009
Some of the good things about La Porte. It has the La Porte County Symphony for music lovers, La Porte Little Theater for those who like plays, an art gallery with... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN LA PORTE
$230,000
1819 Michigan Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$198,000
2109 I St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$164,900
3595 W Village Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$69,000
3390 S State Road 104
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$419,000
320 Oak Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$154,900
2522 E 800 N
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$99,900
813 E Jefferson Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2

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