Lake Station Real Estate
Lake Station is located in Indiana. Lake Station, Indiana has a population of 11,922. Lake Station is lessfamily-centric than the surrounding county with 28% of the households containing married families with children. The county average for households married with children is 29%.
The median household income in Lake Station, Indiana is $35,589. The median household income for the surrounding county is $45,471 compared to the national median of $49,877. The median age of people living in Lake Station is 37.3 years.
Lake Station Weather
The average high temperature in July is 83.93 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 14.61 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 37.55 inches per year, with inches of snow per year. No weather information available.
Home to the 43 acre Riverview Park, which includes a swimming pool, shelters, sand volleyball, fitness trail, picnic area, nature area, boating access, baseball, basketball, horseshoes, playground, tennis, fishing and archery. Other city parks include, Four Winds Park, Columbus Park, Riverview Park, Miller Park, Mock Park, Deep River Outdoor Recreation Center, Johnson Park, Bicentennial Park, Warrick Park, and Riley Park.
Only minutes away from Indiana Dunes State Park and National Lakeshore.
Lake Station chamber of commerce hosts Festivals, the 4th July Parade, and other events to draw the public in to support our local businesses.
East Gary is the former name of Lake Station. The city was known as Lake Station from as far back as 1852 when it served as a depot on Michigan Central Railroad's Detroit to Chicago line. The name was officially changed to East Gary in 1908 in an attempt to lure executives from the nearby US Steel plant in Gary, Indiana into creating a suburban community. With another name change in 1977, the city reverted to its more historical designation of Lake Station.
Lake Station plays host to some events such as the Fuzz Follies, which is a car show that takes place in Riverview Park every year. The newest event is Septemberfest, which is held around Labor Day weekend.
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