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LaPorte County, IN Public Records

Circuit Court
813 Lincolnway, Ste 105
LaPorte, IN 46350 www.laportecounty.org/JudiciaryLa...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 219-326-6808
F: 219-326-6626
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Juvenile, Family
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
Microfilm department- x2435/2276. The Clerk also has an office where the Superior Courts are located in Michigan City. This location can be reached at 219-874-5611 for all courts.
Superior Court I
300 Washington Street
Michigan City, IN 46350 www.laportecounty.org/JudiciaryLa...
Hours: 8AM-12: 1PM-4PM CST
P: 219-874-5611
F: 219-873-3021
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Family, Probate, Family, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
Microfilm department- x2435/2276.
Superior Court III
813 Lincolnway, 2nd Floor
Michigan City, IN 46350 www.laportecounty.org/JudiciaryLa...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 219-326-6808, 219-326-2243
F: 219-326-6626
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
Superior Court II
300 Washington Street
Michigan City, IN 46350 www.laportecounty.org/JudiciaryLa...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 219-874-5611 ext. 7736
F: 219-873-7002
Jurisdiction: Civil, Family, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
Microfilm department- x2435/2276. Traffic cases heard by Court IV. Most criminal cases disposed of in Superior Court No. IV will eventually be placed on probation.
Superior Court IV
300 Washington Street
Michigan City, IN 46350 www.laportecounty.org/JudiciaryLa...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 219-874-5611 ext. 7748
F: 219-878-9523
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Family, Probate, Family, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released
Microfilm department- x2435/2276. Traffic cases heard by Court IV. Most criminal cases disposed of in Superior Court No. IV will eventually be placed on probation.

LaPorte County, IN Vital Records

Contact the La Porte County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

La Porte County
County Recorder
555 Michigan Ave #201
La Porte, IN 46350-3488 www.laportecounty.org/Recorder/
8AM-4PM (recording hours 8AM-3PM) CST
Phone: 219-326-6808
Fax: 219-326-0828
Recorded Documents

LaPorte County Vital Certificates

LaPorte County Vital Certificates

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LaPorte County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 598.24 sq mi
Population (2009): 111,063
  • Females: 48.6%
  • White: 87.0%
  • Black/African American: 10.6%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 82.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 957
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.52
Housing Units (2000): 45,621
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.2%
Migration Flow to LaPorte County, IN from (2007-2008):

LaPorte County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $2,155,706
  • Construction: $177,856
  • Retail Trade: $154,091
  • Professional and Technical Services: $56,222
  • Healthcare: $266,877
  • Banking: $48,838
  • Retail Trade: $154,091
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $55,027
  • Manufacturing: $536,818
  • Farms: $30,729
  • Government: $347,936
Employed (2000): 51,097
Unemployed (2000): 2,311
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,945
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,538
Local Government Revenue (2007): $337,965 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $168,464 (thou. dol.)

LaPorte County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,437
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.0
Deaths (2007): 1,079
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 19
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.2

LaPorte County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 204
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 5
  • Forcible rape: 27
  • Robbery: 93
  • Aggravated Assault: 79
Property Crimes (2008): 4,306
  • Burglary: 864
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,193
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 249

LaPorte County Genealogy Records