Michiana Shores Indiana Real Estate
Michiana Shores is a town on Lake Michigan which lies within 2 townships in LaPorte County, Indiana: Springfield Township and Michigan Township. Michiana Shores is considered the only incorporated community in Springfield Township and is a popular tourist destination on Lake Michigan.
Michiana Shores, IN Geography
Michiana Shores only covers 0.35 square miles of land of which none is water. The primary landscape in Michiana Shores is beaches.
Michiana Shores, IN Demographics
There are only about 330 people living in Michiana Shores in about 165 households – about 61% of which are occupied by multi-person families. The ethnic population of Michiana Shores is primarily Caucasian, with Whites representing 90.92% of the population. The next largest group is those belonging to 2 or more races – accounting for 3.64% of the population. Asians are next at 3.33%, followed by Hispanic/Latino races at 1.21% and an equal representation of African Americans, Native Americans, and those who identify as ‘other’ each at 0.30%. The female population leads the male population by around 3%.
The median household income in Michiana Shores, IN is just above $46K, the median family income is right at $65K, and the per capita income is just over $42K. Men generally earn around $12K more than women each year.
Michiana Shores, IN History
When the area was first developed as a logging town in the 1860’s it was referred to as Corymbo. This community, however, never flourished and the land was sold in the 1920’s. Development of the town as it is known today took place in the 1830’s, and in 1947 the town was incorporated.
Michiana Shores, IN Schools
Michiana Shores does not have any public schools. Adolescent residents of Michiana Shores, Indiana attend school primarily in Michigan City.
Michiana Shores, IN Industry
Since the time of its modern development in the 1930’s Michiana Shores has been a popular destination for tourism. Tourists and real estate developers are the primary contributors to the local economy.