Lake County, IN Population by Age

The median age in Lake County, IN is 39.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.28% were under the age of 15, 19.12% aged 15 to 29, 45.13% aged 30 to 64, 14.43% aged 65 to 84, and 2.05% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Lake County, IN population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Lake County's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 29,255 5.9%
5 to 9 years 30,839 6.22%
10 to 14 years 35,499 7.16%
15 to 19 years 33,864 6.83%
20 to 24 years 30,238 6.1%
25 to 29 years 30,708 6.19%
30 to 34 years 29,630 5.97%
35 to 39 years 32,441 6.54%
40 to 44 years 31,210 6.29%
45 to 49 years 30,882 6.23%
50 to 54 years 31,420 6.34%
55 to 59 years 34,925 7.04%
60 to 64 years 33,292 6.71%
65 to 69 years 28,293 5.71%
70 to 74 years 20,628 4.16%
75 to 79 years 13,144 2.65%
80 to 84 years 9,484 1.91%
85 years and over 10,173 2.05%
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Lake County, IN population by age group

Key stats
159,695
Population under 25 years
123,989
Population aged 25-44
130,519
Population aged 45-64
81,722
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Lake County's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Lake County, IN population by age group. The largest age group was 10-14 years with a poulation of 35,499 (7.16% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Lake County, IN was for the group of age 10-14 years with a population of 35,499 (7.16%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Lake County, IN was the 80-84 years with a population of 9,484 (1.91%).

Lake County, IN population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Lake County, IN's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Lake County's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Lake County, IN population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 297,225 (59.93% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 116,978 23.59%
18 to 64 years 297,225 59.93%
85 years and over 81,722 16.48%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Lake County's population under 18 was 23.59%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Lake County's working population (between 18 and 64) was 59.93%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Lake County's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 16.48% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Lake County, IN population pyramid

Population pyramid for Lake County, IN is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Lake County's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lake County, IN, is 30.0.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lake County, IN, is 25.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for Lake County, IN is 55.7.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Lake County, IN is 3.9.
The graph shows Lake County's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Lake County, IN population pyramid i.e. Lake County population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Lake County, IN's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 14,954 14,301 29,255
5 to 9 years 15,805 15,034 30,839
10 to 14 years 18,085 17,414 35,499
15 to 19 years 17,294 16,570 33,864
20 to 24 years 15,356 14,882 30,238
25 to 29 years 15,196 15,512 30,708
30 to 34 years 14,503 15,127 29,630
35 to 39 years 15,687 16,754 32,441
40 to 44 years 15,275 15,935 31,210
45 to 49 years 15,073 15,809 30,882
50 to 54 years 15,399 16,021 31,420
55 to 59 years 17,494 17,431 34,925
60 to 64 years 15,508 17,784 33,292
65 to 69 years 13,395 14,898 28,293
70 to 74 years 9,430 11,198 20,628
75 to 79 years 5,932 7,212 13,144
80 to 84 years 3,880 5,604 9,484
85 years and over 3,222 6,951 10,173
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Things to know

What is the population of Lake County, IN under 18?

Lake County's population under the age of 18 is 116,978, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 23.59% of the total resident population of Lake County, IN.

What is the aging population in Lake County, IN?

Lake County's population aged 65 years and above was 81,722. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 16.48% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
Lake County, IN Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Lake County age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Lake County population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Lake County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Lake County by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Lake County.

Key observations

The largest age group in Lake County, IN was for the group of age 10-14 years with a population of 35,499 (7.16%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Lake County, IN was the 80-84 years with a population of 9,484 (1.91%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Lake County population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Lake County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Lake County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Lake County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Lake County, IN Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Lake County - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Lake County population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Lake County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Lake County population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Lake County population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Lake County is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Lake County is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Lake County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Lake County, IN Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Lake County, IN population pyramid, which represents the Lake County population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lake County, IN, is 30.0.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Lake County, IN, is 25.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for Lake County, IN is 55.7.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Lake County, IN is 3.9.

Lake County population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Lake County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Lake County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Lake County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Lake County for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Lake County Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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