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Michiana Shores is a town in La Porte County, in the Michigan City-La Porte metro area.
The community name combines first syllable of MI and last syllables of IN
The latitude of Michiana Shores is 41.755N. The longitude is -86.816W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 610 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 328.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Michiana Shores demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the La Porte County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46360 ZIP code.
18% of Michiana Shores residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Michiana Shores ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Michiana Shores was $30,633, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Michiana Shores residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Michiana Shores, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $538. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,000.
La Porte County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Michiana Shores political report.
The average commute time for Michiana Shores workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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