Lake Station is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 12,054 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake Station is the 66th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities, Lake Station isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lake Station are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Station is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Station who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (9.84%), and food service (8.63%).
The population of Lake Station has a very low overall level of education: only 7.71% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lake Station in 2010 was $16,433, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,732 for a family of four.
Lake Station is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lake Station also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Station include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Lake Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.