Blackford County, Indiana Population 2018

Blackford County, Indiana's estimated population is 11,976 with a growth rate of -3.14% 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
201711,976-388-3.14%
201612,3642892.39%
201612,075-149-1.22%
201512,224-115-0.93%
201412,339-116-0.93%
201312,455-70-0.56%
201212,525-128-1.01%
201112,653-118-0.92%
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%

Blackford County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White12,036
Two or More Races202
Black or African American75
Asian38
American Indian and Alaska Native11
Some Other Race2

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Blackford County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Blackford County, Indiana Median Age

43.4


Total

42.1


Male

45.8


Female

Blackford County, Indiana Adults

There are 9,669 adults, (2,448 of which are seniors) in Blackford County, Indiana.

Blackford County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackford County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

6,229

50.38%

Male

6,135

49.62%

Blackford County, Indiana Households and Families

Blackford County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blackford County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All73.9%26.1%
Male69.4%30.6%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female56.9%43.1%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blackford County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2072.3473.9
Married2,6862.8887.5
Non Family1,7141.1558.9
Female5982.7856.9
Male2093.9469.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blackford County, Indiana Households

Blackford County, Indiana Education

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3343.84%
9th to 12th Grade7999.18%
High School Graduate4,19548.22%
Some College1,66319.11%
Associates Degree7558.68%
Bachelors Degree5466.28%
Graduate Degree4084.69%

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4217,346954
Multiple Races10061
Hispanic8888
Black4040
Asian3819
Native American1111
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 black people with a rate of 11.33%.

Blackford County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,439$36,014$23,373
Less Than High School$24,488$25,000$24,199
High School Grad$26,564$31,957$20,943
Some College$29,367$38,375$22,309
Bachelors Degree$32,380$45,227$29,250
Graduate Degree$51,250$54,219$31,750

$28,439

Average Earnings

$36,014

Average Male

$23,373

Average Female

Blackford County, Indiana Language

Blackford County, Indiana Language by Age

Blackford County, Indiana Language

98.12% of Blackford County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6201,39812.03%
Multiple2024924.26%

11.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.53%

Male Poverty Rate

14.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackford County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is Multiple, with 24.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is White, with 12.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.15%.

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.51%
Some College12.41%
High School7.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.86%

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.75%
Female Unemployed36.44%
Female Employed8.16%
Male Employed3.99%

Blackford County, Indiana Income

Blackford County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,791$51,489
Families$51,007$58,936
Married Families$56,176$
Non Families$23,192$27,991

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by War

963

Number of Veterans

944

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam400
First Gulf War124
Korea63
World War II58
Second Gulf War50

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74321
75+222
35 to 54213
55 to 64178
18 to 3429

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9289.85%
Black1925.33%
2 or More1210.43%
Hispanic66.82%
Indian436.36%

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Employment Status

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Age

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990