Lake Village, Indiana

Coordinates: 41°8′10″N 87°26′58″W / 41.13611°N 87.44944°W / 41.13611; -87.44944
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Lake Village, Indiana
Location of Lake Village in Newton County, Indiana.
Location of Lake Village in Newton County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 41°8′10″N 87°26′58″W / 41.13611°N 87.44944°W / 41.13611; -87.44944
CountryUnited States
 • Total3.94 sq mi (10.21 km2)
 • Land3.94 sq mi (10.21 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation659 ft (201 m)
 • Total748
 • Density189.66/sq mi (73.23/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code219
FIPS code18-41652[3]
GNIS feature ID437545

Lake Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake Township, Newton County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[4] The population was 765 at the 2010 census.


Lake Village was laid out in 1876.[5] The town did not grow much until the railroad was built through it in 1905.[6] A post office has been in operation at Lake Village since 1876.[7]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all land.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 855 people, 292 households, and 221 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 215.0 inhabitants per square mile (83.0/km2). There were 305 housing units at an average density of 76.7 per square mile (29.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.22% White, 0.12% African American, 1.87% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 2.57% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74% of the population.

There were 292 households, out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 29.9% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,474, and the median income for a family was $50,179. Males had a median income of $50,161 versus $21,688 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,280. About 2.6% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.


Lake Village has a public library, a branch of the Newton County Public Library.[9]


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Lake Village, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2017-05-06.
  5. ^ Ade, John (1911). Newton County: A Collection of Historical Facts and Personal Recollections Concerning Newton County, Indiana, from 1853 to 1911. Bobbs-Merrill. p. 195.
  6. ^ A standard history of Jasper and Newton counties, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1916. p. 345.
  7. ^ "Newton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 6, 2017.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  9. ^ "Locations, hours and contacts". Newton County Public Library. Retrieved 11 March 2018.