Kingsford Heights is a town in Union Township, LaPorte County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,435 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Michigan City, Indiana-La Porte, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. Also known as "Victory City", the city was built for workers that worked in the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant also known as KOP a munitions plant that served World War II and later the Korean War.
Kingsford Heights had its start during World War II as a residential district for civilian workers at the Kingsbury Ordnance Plant which at one point employed over 20,000 people.
Kingsford Heights is located at 41°28′52″N 86°41′33″W (41.481237, -86.692406).
According to the 2010 census, Kingsford Heights has a total area of 0.94 square miles (2.43 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,435 people, 509 households, and 374 families living in the town. The population density was 1,526.6 inhabitants per square mile (589.4/km2). There were 548 housing units at an average density of 583.0 per square mile (225.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 86.3% White, 8.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 3.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.
There were 509 households, of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 21.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.5% were non-families.