La Porte County: Quality Of Life

Quality Of Life

La Porte County communities blend Midwestern charm and big-city resources, offering opportunities to live, work and play. It was named the second least expensive place to live in the U.S. by Wall Street Journal. The low cost of living, top-notch schools and nationally ranked hospitals make La Porte County a smart place to live and a promising place to grow.

La Porte County one of only three Indiana counties to offer access to the Great Lakes. Our parks and lakes provide one-of-a-kind activities and sight-seeing. The local and tourist favorite is the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on the southern shores of Lake Michigan. We’re proud of our many festivals and events, including powerboat racing and Fire in the Sky – the largest pyrotechnic display in the Midwest.

La Porte County is home to over 113,000 residents.

The average resident:

    • Is 39.6 years old.
    • Owns a home worth $130,000.
    • Has a household income of $59,561.

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