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The county is in the Michigan City-La Porte metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 109,755. This was a decrease of -.32% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in La Porte County was $24,773. This was an increase of 13.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 80% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
26% of La Porte County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Porte County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in La Porte County include Beattys Corner Cemetery, Clinton Chapel Cemetery, Cross Cemetery, Eaheart Cemetery, Foster Cemetery, Greenwood Cemetery, Griffin Cemetery, Hanna Cemetery, Heckman Memorial Cemetery, Lows Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in La Porte County include Cass, Center, Clinton, Coolspring, Dewey, Galena, Hanna, Hudson, Johnson, Kankakee ... View communities
Colleges in La Porte County include Purdue University North Central ... View colleges
School districts in La Porte County include Cass Township Schools, Dewey Township Schools, Laporte Community Schools, M S D of New Durham Township, Michigan City Area Schools, New Prairie United Schools, Prairie Township Schools, South Central Countym Schools ... View school districts
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Libraries in La Porte County include Coolspring Branch, Hanna Branch, Kingsford Heights Branch, La Crosse Public Library, La Porte County Public Library, Michigan City Public Library, Rolling Prairie Branch, Union Mills Branch, Wanatah Public Library, Westville-New Durham Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in La Porte County include La Porte Herald Argus, News Dispatch ... View newspapers
La Porte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Porte County political report.
Hotels in La Porte County include Americas Best Value Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Holiday Inn of Michigan City, Knights Inn, Red Roof Michigan City, Super 8, Super 8
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