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|People QuickFacts||Lake Station||Indiana|
|Population, 2013 estimate||12,247||6,570,902|
|Population, 2012 estimate||12,359||6,537,782|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||12,572||6,483,797|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-2.6%||1.3%|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012||-1.7%||0.8%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||7.6%||6.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||26.4%||24.8%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||10.7%||13.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||50.0%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||79.7%||84.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||3.6%||9.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.5%||0.3%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.3%||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||4.1%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||28.0%||6.0%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||66.7%||81.5%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||88.7%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||4.1%||4.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||16.9%||8.1%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||76.9%||87.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||6.4%||23.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||25.0||23.2|
|Housing units, 2010||5,137||2,795,541|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||71.9%||70.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||9.3%||18.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$82,400||$123,400|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.73||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$16,953||$24,558|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$36,955||$48,374|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||22.6%||14.7%|
|Business QuickFacts||Lake Station||Indiana|
|Total number of firms, 2007||527||482,847|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||4.6%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||1.8%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||33.8%||26.8%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||221,877,814|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||8,827||67,634,947|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||305,679||78,745,589|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$22,926||$12,408|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||11,224||11,669,759|
|Geography QuickFacts||Lake Station||Indiana|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||8.30||35,826.11|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,515.4||181.0|