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There are 135 USDA backed residential loans in LaPorte county with an average loan balance of $120,001. Over 84% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 36 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $119,408. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,356 SqFt. LaPorte county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of LaPorte County is roughly 1,562 square kilometers. USDA defined regions of rural loan ineligibility in LaPorte cover 365 square kilometers of the county. Approximately 23.4% of LaPorte County is ineligible for traditional USDA home loans. The influence score for LaPorte County is 3. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Alida   •   Ambler   •   Andry   •   Birchim   •   Door Village   •   Duneland Beach   •   *Fish Lake   •   *Hanna   •   Hesston   •   Hicks   •   Hillside   •   Holmesville   •   *Hudson Lake   •   Kankakee   •   *Kingsbury   •   *Kingsford Heights   •   *La Crosse   •   La Porte   •   Lake Park   •   Long Beach   •   Magee   •   Michiana Shores   •   Michigan City   •   Monroe Manor   •   Oakwood   •   Orchard Highlands   •   Otis   •   Pinola   •   Pottawattamie Park   •   *Rolling Prairie   •   Salem Heights   •   Smith   •   South Center   •   South Wanatah   •   Springfield   •   Springville   •   Stillwell   •   Tee Lake   •   Thomaston   •   Tracy   •   Trail Creek   •   Union Center   •   Union Mills   •   *Wanatah   •   Waterford   •   Wellsboro   •   *Westville   •   Wilders

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in LaPorte County.

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LaPorte County, Indiana
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LaPorte County, situated in the great state of Indiana, is known for its historical significance and natural beauty. Established in 1832, LaPorte County derived its name from the French phrase 'La Porte,' which means 'The Door.' The name signifies its function as a gateway for pioneers to the lands westward due to its location at Indiana's border.

The county, which covers approximately 613 square miles, is home to several cities and towns, including the City of La Porte - the county seat - and Michigan City. A fun fact about LaPorte County is that it boasts two time zones - Central Time and Eastern Time - giving it a unique geographic quirk.

The history of LaPorte County is rich with industry and innovation. Throughout the mid-1800s, the area experienced rapid economic growth fueled by the construction of railways and the development of the lumber, agricultural machinery, and manufacturing industries. The Haskell & Barker Car Company, established in 1852, was a major employer in Michigan City.

LaPorte County is also home to another notable historic event. In 1919, gold bullion worth $1 million (equivalent to over $16 million today) was loaded onto a train in Valparaiso and headed for Michigan City's second largest employer at the time, Interpower Railway Company. However, it was hijacked by members of a corrupt labor union, leading to an intense chase and gun battle with police. Eventually, the criminals were captured, and the gold was recovered.

Today, LaPorte County continues to be an integral part of Indiana's culture and economy. Visitors can explore its beautiful parks, lakes, and historical landmarks, as well as enjoy local events, shops, and dining experiences.

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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of LaPorte County
824 Quentin Ct
Kingsford Heights, IN

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17743 S 1050 W
Wanatah, IN

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708 Independence Ave
Westville, IN

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