Lake County, Indiana 

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Population

488,694

-1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$49,617

Median Home Price

$149,500

United States / Indiana / No Metro Area / Lake County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Lake County, Indiana

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Lake County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Economic and cultural diversity
Arts and culture
Historic interest and preservation
Cons
Harsh climate
Cost of living
Violent crime
Local Listings in Lake
 $30,000 
607 S Howard St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 804 SqFt
 $257,700 
1313 N Wood St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2160 SqFt
 $74,900 
1110 E 39th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 900 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Indiana
County: Lake County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: North township (Lake Cnty), Calumet, 33 total
Zip Codes: 46307, 46410, 46342, 46312, 46375, 46321, 46322, 46324, 46323, 46311, 27 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lake County is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake County jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake County's cost of living is 13.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lake County's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Lake county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lake County's population is 488,694 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lake County is $149,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lake County public schools spend $11,728 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.7 students per teacher in Lake County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN LAKE COUNTY, INDIANA
46307, 46410, 46342, 46312, 46375, 46321, 46322, 46324, 46323, 46311, 27 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAKE
$30,000
607 S Howard St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$257,700
1313 N Wood St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$74,900
1110 E 39th Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$179,900
840 E Home Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1

$155,000
4226 S Dearborn Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$286,000
943 Luther Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$179,900
238 N Viant St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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