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Population data for
NORTHWEST INDIANA REGION (REGION 1)
Indiana's Economic Growth Region 1 includes Lake, Porter,
LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Pulaski Counties Combined

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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Region 1 County and City data
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NORTHWEST INDIANA (REGION 1) POPULATION
.                                                 CHANGE         CHANGE
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010      #      %        #     %  
REGION 1           785,493  823,388  856,302  37,895   4.8%  32,914   4.0%
LAKE CO            475,594  484,564  496,005   8,970   1.9%  11,441   2.4%
PORTER CO          128,932  146,798  164,343  17,866  13.9%  17,545  12.0%
LAPORTE CO         107,066  110,106  111,467   3,040   2.8%    1361   1.2%
NEWTON CO           13,551   14,566   14,244   1,015   7.5%    -322  -2.2%
JASPER CO           24,960   30,043   33,478   5,083  20.4%   3,435  11.4%
STARKE CO           22,747   23,556   23,363     809   3.6%    -193  -0.8%
PULASKI CO          12,643   13,755   13,402   1,112   8.8%    -353  -2.6%
NWI (REGION 1) POPULATION 1940 TO 2010
                             CHANGE FROM        %   
YEAR       POPULATION        PRIOR TOTAL      CHANGE 
1940        434,177              NA             NA  
1950        540,848            106,671         24.6%
1960        729,751            188,903         34.9%
1970        802,558             72,807         10.0%
1980        827,650             25,092          3.1%
1990        785,493            -42,157         -5.1%
2000        823,388             37,895          4.8%
2010        856,302             32,914          4.0%
Population Data for:  Indiana | Lake | Porter | LaPorte | Jasper | Newton | Pulaski | Starke
POPULATION DATA FOR THE REGION'S COUNTIES AND CITIES
LAKE  COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION
                              
CITIES / TOWNS                                 1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
(10,000 or more)     1990     2000     2010      #      %        #     %  
LAKE CO            475,594  484,564  496,005   8,970    1.9%  11,441  2.4%
Hammond             84,236   83,048   80,830  -1,188   -1.4%  -2,218 -2.7%
Gary               116,646  102,746   80,294 -13,900  -11.9% -22,452-21.9%
Merrillville        27,257   30,560   35,246   3,303   12.1%   4,686 15.3%
East Chicago        33,892   32,414   29,698  -1,478   -4.4%  -2,716 -8.4%
Schererville        20,155   24,851   29,243   4,696   23.3%   4,392 17.7%
Hobart              24,440   25,363   29,059     923    3.8%   3,696 14.6%
Crown Point         17,728   19,806   27,317   2,078   11.7%   7,511 37.9%
Highland            23,696   23,546   23,727    -150   -0.6%     181  0.8%
Munster             19,949   21,511   23,603   1,562    7.8%   2,092  9.7%
Griffith            17,914   17,334   16,893    -580   -3.2%    -441 -2.5%
Dyer                10,923   13,895   16,390   2,972   27.2%   2,495 18.0%
Lake Station        13,899   13,948   12,572      49    0.4%  -1,376 -9.9%
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PORTER  COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION
                              
.                                                 CHANGE         CHANGE    
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010      #      %        #      %  
PORTER CO          128,932  146,798  164,343 17,866   13.9%   17,545  12.0%
Portage             29,062   33,496   36,828  4,434   15.3%    3,332   9.9%
Valparaiso          24,414   27,428   31,730  3,014   12.3%    4,302  15.7%
Chesterton           9,118   10,488   13,068  1,370   15.0%    2,580  24.6%
Porter               3,118    4,972    4,858  1,854   59.5%     -114  -2.3%
Hebron               3,183    3,596    3,724    413   13.0%      128   3.6%
Kouts                1,603    1,698    1,879     95    5.9%      181  10.7%
Burns Harbor           786      766    1,156    -20   -2.5%      390  50.9%
Ogden Dunes          1,499    1,313    1,110   -186  -12.4%     -203 -15.5%
Town of Pines          789      798      708      9    1.1%      -90 -11.3%
Beverly Shores         622      708      613     86   13.8%      -95 -13.4%
Dune Acres             263      213      182    -50  -19.0%      -31 -14.6%
...
LAPORTE  COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION 
                             
.                                                 CHANGE         CHANGE    
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010      #      %        #      %  
LAPORTE CO          107,066 110,106  111,467  3,040    2.8%   1,361    1.2%
Michigan City        33,822  32,900   31,479   -922   -2.7%  -1,421   -4.3%
LaPorte              21,507  21,621   22,053    114    0.5%     432    2.0%
Westville             5,255   5,230    5,853    -25   -0.5%     623   11.9%
Trail Creek           2,463   2,296    2,052   -167   -6.8%    -244  -10.6%
Kingsford Heights     1,486   1,453    1,435    -33   -2.2%     -18   -1.2%
Long Beach            2,044   1,559    1,179   -485  -23.7%    -380  -24.4%
Wanatah                 852   1,013    1,048    161   18.9%      35    3.5%
LaCrosse                677     561      551   -116  -17.1%     -10   -1.8%
Michiana Shores         378     330      313    -48  -12.7%     -17   -5.2%
Kingsbury               258     229      242    -29  -11.2%      13    5.7%
Pottawattomie Park      281     300      235     19    6.8%     -65  -21.7%
...
JASPER  COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION
.                                              CHANGE         CHANGE
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010     #       %        #     %  
JASPER CO           24,960   30,043   33,478  5,083   20.4%   3,435  11.4%
Rensselaer           5,045    5,294    5,859    249    4.9%     565  10.7%
De Motte             2,482    3,234    3,814    752   30.3%     580  17.9%
Remington            1,247    1,323    1,185     76    6.1%    -138 -10.4%
Wheatfield             621      772      853    151   24.3%      81  10.5%
...
NEWTON  COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION 
                              
.                                                 CHANGE         CHANGE   
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010      #      %        #     %  
NEWTON CO           13,551   14,566   14,244   1,015   7.5%    -322  -2.2%
Kentland             1,798    1,822    1,748      24   1.3%     -74  -4.1%
Morocco              1,044    1,127    1,129      83   8.0%       2   0.2%
Goodland             1,033    1,096    1,043      63   6.1%     -53  -4.8%
Brook                  899    1,062      997     163  18.1%     -65  -6.1%
Mount Ayr              151      147      122      -4  -2.6%     -25 -17.0%
...
STARKE   COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION
 
.                                                 CHANGE         CHANGE    
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010      #      %        #     %  
STARKE CO           22,747   23,556   23,363    809    3.6%    -193  -0.8%
Knox                 3,705    4,282    3,704    577   15.6%    -578 -13.5%
North Judson         1,582    1,588    1,772      6    0.4%     184  11.6%
Hamlet                 789      825      800     36    4.6%     -25  -3.0%
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PULASKI  COUNTY  AND  CITY  POPULATION 
                             
.                                                 CHANGE         CHANGE
COUNTY AND                                     1990 - 2000     2000 - 2010
CITIES / TOWNS       1990     2000     2010      #      %        #     %  
PULASKI CO          12,643   13,755   13,402  1,112    8.8%    -353  -2.6%
Winamac              2,262    2,418    2,490    156    6.9%      72   3.0%
Francesville           969      905      879    -64   -6.6%     -26  -2.9%
Medaryville            689      565      614   -124  -18.0%      49   8.7%
Monterey               230      231      218      1    0.4%     -13  -5.6%
Population Data for:  Indiana | Lake | Porter | LaPorte | Jasper | Newton | Pulaski | Starke
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