Decatur County, Indiana Population 2018

Decatur County, Indiana's estimated population is 26,737 with a growth rate of 1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Indiana is the 59th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,7373971.51%
201626,340-301-1.13%
201626,6412610.99%
201526,380-47-0.18%
201426,4272110.80%
201326,2161960.75%
201226,0201400.54%
201125,880910.35%
201025,7892,1449.07%
199023,645-196-0.82%
198023,8411,1034.85%
197022,7382,71913.58%
196020,0191,8019.89%
195018,2184962.80%
194017,7224142.39%
193017,308-505-2.84%
192017,813-980-5.21%
191018,793-725-3.71%
190019,5182411.25%
189019,277-502-2.54%
188019,7797263.81%
187019,0531,75910.17%
186017,2942,18714.48%
185015,1072,93624.12%
184012,1716,284106.74%
18305,8870.00%

Decatur County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White25,387
Asian349
Two or More Races241
Black or African American149
Some Other Race134
American Indian and Alaska Native80

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

Decatur 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

Decatur County, Indiana Median Age

39.1


Total

38.3


Male

39.7


Female

Decatur County, Indiana Adults

There are 19,781 adults, (4,135 of which are seniors) in Decatur County, Indiana.

Decatur County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,307

50.52%

Male

13,033

49.48%

Decatur County, Indiana Households and Families

Decatur County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Male54.4%45.6%
Female43.9%56.1%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Decatur County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1202.5770.8
Married5,4692.9986.6
Non Family2,9031.1954.8
Female1,0513.343.9
Male6973.8654.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Indiana Households

Decatur County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5843.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,3507.63%
High School Graduate7,70343.54%
Some College3,25018.37%
Associates Degree1,5888.98%
Bachelors Degree2,10611.90%
Graduate Degree1,1106.27%

Decatur County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,94415,0972,985
Asian298298168
Hispanic22217316
Multiple Races1241237
Black1036628
Native American664912
Other Race191916

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.21%.

Decatur County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,113$40,337$26,674
Less Than High School$30,709$35,213$13,398
High School Grad$28,374$34,435$22,484
Some College$35,619$42,285$26,951
Bachelors Degree$47,348$65,198$38,705
Graduate Degree$57,083$55,208$60,000

$34,113

Average Earnings

$40,337

Average Male

$26,674

Average Female

Decatur County, Indiana Language

Decatur County, Indiana Language by Age

Decatur County, Indiana Language

95.71% of Decatur County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,6473,28013.31%
Multiple2415422.41%
Hispanic485316.39%
Black1272217.32%

13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

14.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Indiana is Multiple, with 22.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 6.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.34%.

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.76%
High School10.85%
Some College8.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.92%
Female Unemployed28.90%
Female Employed8.27%
Male Employed5.46%

Decatur County, Indiana Income

Decatur County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,185$61,728
Families$57,249$70,157
Married Families$69,715$
Non Families$33,326$35,932

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Decatur County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by War

1,618

Number of Veterans

1,551

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam511
Second Gulf War220
First Gulf War155
Korea137
World War II48

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54454
55 to 64373
75+351
65 to 74333
18 to 34107

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5918.32%
Asian196.07%
Hispanic104.42%
2 or More85.71%

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Indiana Employment Status

Decatur County, Indiana Employment by Age

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur County, Indiana Employment by Race

Decatur County, Indiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Decatur County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Greensburg11492118593673.19%
Westport13791426473.41%
St. Paul 10331050171.65%
New Point33134092.72%
Millhousen12713143.15%
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