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La Porte City is a city in Black Hawk County, in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area.
The community was named after La Porte, IN
The latitude of La Porte City is 42.315N. The longitude is -92.191W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 830 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,324.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Porte City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Black Hawk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Waterloo-Cedar Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50651 ZIP code.
45% of La Porte City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Porte City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Porte City was $19,266, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of La Porte City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Porte City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $297. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $693.
Libraries in La Porte City include Hawkins Memorial Library ... View libraries
Black Hawk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Porte City political report.
The average commute time for La Porte City workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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