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Lake Station is a city in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Lake Station is 41.575N. The longitude is -87.238W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 620 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,818.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Station demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Gary area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46403 ZIP code.
16% of Lake Station residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Station ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Station was $15,319, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Lake Station residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Station, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.
Libraries in Lake Station include Lake Station Branch ... View libraries
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Station political report.
The average commute time for Lake Station workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lake Station between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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