Snapshot

People Quick Facts

Michigan City

La Porte County

Population, 2013 estimate

31,494

111,467

Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base

31,479

111,256

Population, percent change – April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013

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Z

Population, 2010

31,479

111,256

Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010

6.9%

6.0%

Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010

23.5%

22.1%

Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010

13.5%

15.3%

Female persons, percent, 2010

48.6%

48.2%

White alone, percent, 2010 (a)

64.9%

85.8%

Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)

28.1%

11.2%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)

0.4%

0.4%

Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)

0.7%

0.6%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)

Z

Z

Two or More Races, percent, 2010

3.7%

2.0%

Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)

5.9%

5.9%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010

62.2%

80.6%

Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013

81.5%

85.2%

Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013

3.8%

3.0%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013

5.8%

5.3%

High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013

83.4%

86.5%

Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013

15.6%

17.3%

Veterans, 2009-2013

2,228

8,961

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013

19.2

22.3

Housing units, 2010

14,435

48,625

Homeownership rate, 2009-2013

56.1%

72.7%

Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013

32.3%

17.2%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013

$93,100

$122,800

Households, 2009-2013

12,748

42,690

Persons per household, 2009-2013

2.22

2.41

Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013

$19,027

$22,852

Median household income, 2009-2013

$35,601

$47,538

Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013

26.3%

16.5%

Business QuickFacts

Michigan City

La Porte County

Total number of firms, 2007

2,045

7,314

Black-owned firms, percent, 2007

12.9%

1.5%

American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007

F

S

Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007

S

S

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007

F

1.0%

Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007

F

1.3%

Women-owned firms, percent, 2007

28.6%

S

Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)

1,107,176

2,364,020

Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)

332,940

856,204

Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)

730,078

1,363,592

Retail sales per capita, 2007

$22,623

12,355

Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)

313,938

389,663

Geography QuickFacts

Michigan City

La Porte County

Land area in square miles, 2010

19.59

598

Persons per square mile, 2010

1,607.1

186.3