Blackford County, Indiana Population 2019

Blackford County, Indiana's estimated population is 12,027 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blackford County, Indiana is the 85th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,930-97-0.81%
201712,027-78-0.64%
201612,105-132-1.08%
201512,237-109-0.88%
201412,346-112-0.90%
201312,458-70-0.56%
201212,528-126-1.00%
201112,654-117-0.92%
201012,771-1,296-9.21%
199014,067-1,503-9.65%
198015,570-318-2.00%
197015,8881,0967.41%
196014,7927665.46%
195014,0262431.76%
194013,7831661.22%
193013,617-467-3.32%
192014,084-1,736-10.97%
191015,820-1,393-8.09%
190017,2136,75264.54%
189010,4612,44130.44%
18808,0201,74827.87%
18706,2722,15052.16%
18604,1221,26244.13%
18502,8601,634133.28%
18401,2260.00%

How Many People Live in Blackford County, Indiana?

12,027

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,90197.44%
Two or More Races2021.65%
Asian550.45%
Black or African American290.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.20%
Some Other Race20.02%

Blackford County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Blackford County, Indiana Median Age

43.7


Total

42.6


Male

46


Female

Blackford County, Indiana Adults

There are 9,548 adults, (2,460 of whom are seniors) in Blackford County, Indiana.

Blackford County, Indiana Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackford County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

6,167

50.49%

Male

6,047

49.51%

Blackford County, Indiana Households and Families

Blackford County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blackford County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
Male77.1%22.9%
All76.4%23.6%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female59.4%40.6%

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1992.3276.4
Married2,6742.8790.1
Non Family1,7251.1461.4
Female6302.8659.4
Male1703.6377.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blackford County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2883.34%
9th to 12th Grade7708.94%
High School Graduate4,29749.91%
Some College1,59918.57%
Associates Degree6968.08%
Bachelors Degree5065.88%
Graduate Degree4545.27%

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3337,352956
Multiple Races9845
Hispanic98744
Asian4141
Native American2525
Black1515
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,153$35,494$25,897
Less Than High School$27,368$28,935$26,627
High School Grad$26,860$31,563$21,944
Some College$30,825$40,045$24,621
Bachelors Degree$35,197$40,357$33,438
Graduate Degree$54,423$54,808$43,750

$30,153

Average Earnings

$35,494

Average Male

$25,897

Average Female

Blackford County, Indiana Language

Blackford County, Indiana Language by Age

Blackford County, Indiana Language

97.22% of Blackford County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4941,49913.04%
Multiple2023517.33%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.60%

Male Poverty Rate

14.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackford County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is Multiple, with 17.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is White, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.62%
Some College13.22%
High School7.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.50%
Male Unemployed43.96%
Female Employed7.88%
Male Employed4.56%

Blackford County, Indiana Income

Blackford County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,622$52,253
Families$51,837$59,489
Married Families$56,398-
Non Families$22,164$27,471

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Blackford County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans

923

Number of Veterans

896

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam406
First Gulf War123
Second Gulf War97
Korea51
World War II18

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9059.69%
2 or More1412.28%
Hispanic55.00%
Indian416.00%

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Employment Status

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.65%

Born in Indiana

98.37%

Native Born

1.63%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.37% of Blackford County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 82.65% having been born in Indiana. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Blackford County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hartford City62205920-300-4.82%
Dunkirk 23622329-33-1.40%
Montpelier18051714-91-5.04%
Shamrock Lakes231222-9-3.90%
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