WIC Offices in Lake County, Indiana

There are 7 WIC Offices in Lake County, Indiana, serving a population of 488,694 people in an area of 499 square miles. There is 1 WIC Office per 69,813 people, and 1 WIC Office per 71 square miles.

In Indiana, Lake County is ranked 75th of 92 counties in WIC Offices per capita, and 2nd of 92 counties in WIC Offices per square mile.

List of Lake County WIC Offices

Find Lake County, Indiana WIC Offices.

Crown Point WIC Office 1450 East Joliet Street Crown Point, IN

East Chicago WIC Office 100 West Chicago Avenue East Chicago, IN

Gary University Park WIC Office 3229 Broadway Gary, IN

Hammond Northwest Family Services Incorporation WIC Office 5927 Columbia Avenue Hammond, IN

Hessville WIC Office 3442 169th Street Hammond, IN

Lake Station WIC Office 2490 Central Avenue Lake Station, IN

Merrillville WIC Office 6111 Harrison Street Merrillville, IN

About Lake County WIC Offices

Lake County WIC Offices are branch locations of the agency that provides access to the Women, Infants, and Children nutritional programs offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service agency in Lake County, IN. The WIC program promotes the health of Lake County low-income women, infants, and children by providing food, nutrition education, and referrals to health care.

You may contact the WIC Office for questions about:
  • Lake County WIC program
  • WIC program eligibility
  • WIC program application and enrollment
  • WIC participants in Lake County, Indiana
  • Lake County Department of Health

Lake County Children & Family Household Statistics

Find Lake County Demographics of Children Living in Households, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Children With Disabilities Living in Single-Parent Family Households, Relationship of Children to Householder, and Income of Family Households with Children. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Lake County Demographics of Children Living in Households
 Lake CountyIndiana
Children Living in Households116,0411,567,755
Children Under Age 6 Living in Households30.8%32.0%
Children Age 6 to 11 Living in Households33.2%33.7%
Children Age 12 to 17 Living in Households35.9%34.3%
Children With Disabilities4.1%4.7%
Lake County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 Lake CountyIndiana
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units60.9%67.2%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units39.1%32.8%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households66,4221,025,878
Children Living With Male Householder9,889131,884
Children Living With Female Householder38,765394,208
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present9.2%8.9%
Lake County Children With Disabilities Living in Single-Parent Family Households
 Lake CountyIndiana
Children With Disabilities Living With Male Householder3.1%4.5%
Children With Disabilities Living With Female Householder5.4%6.9%
Lake County Relationship of Children to Householder
 Lake CountyIndiana
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)88.1%89.2%
Grandchild8.1%6.9%
Other Relatives1.8%1.6%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child2.0%2.3%
Lake County Income of Family Households with Children
 Lake CountyIndiana
Median Income of Households with Children$60,304$65,127
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance32.1%24.1%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line26.8%19.7%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line73.2%80.3%