Decatur County, Indiana Population 2019

Decatur County, Indiana's estimated population is 26,652 with a growth rate of 0.34% 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
201826,7941420.53%
201726,652900.34%
201626,5622260.86%
201526,336-78-0.30%
201426,4141800.69%
201326,2341930.74%
201226,0411430.55%
201125,8981000.39%
201025,7982,1539.11%
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%

How Many People Live in Decatur County, Indiana?

26,652

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,43696.06%
Asian4191.58%
Two or More Races2490.94%
Black or African American1770.67%
Some Other Race1060.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native930.35%

Decatur County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Decatur County, Indiana Median Age

38.8


Total

37.7


Male

39.7


Female

Decatur County, Indiana Adults

There are 19,958 adults, (4,179 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Indiana.

Decatur County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,368

50.48%

Male

13,112

49.52%

Decatur County, Indiana Households and Families

Decatur County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female45.1%54.9%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3542.5269.4
Married5,4943.0884.5
Non Family3,3041.2253.8
Female870345.1
Male6863.6853.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5493.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,3067.35%
High School Graduate7,77743.80%
Some College3,09017.40%
Associates Degree1,5348.64%
Bachelors Degree2,28112.85%
Graduate Degree1,2206.87%

Decatur County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,95915,1853,200
Asian324324223
Hispanic21617124
Multiple Races1321313
Black1319639
Native American815812
Other Race292924

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 other race people with a rate of 82.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,111$41,840$27,903
Less Than High School$30,557$31,853$13,929
High School Grad$31,313$37,047$23,452
Some College$36,732$43,656$27,464
Bachelors Degree$44,393$56,458$37,909
Graduate Degree$58,203$57,539$60,574

$36,111

Average Earnings

$41,840

Average Male

$27,903

Average Female

Decatur County, Indiana Language

Decatur County, Indiana Language by Age

Decatur County, Indiana Language

95.77% of Decatur County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,6532,85511.58%
Multiple2495321.29%
Hispanic495448.89%
Asian419112.63%
Black145117.59%

11.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.63%

Male Poverty Rate

13.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Indiana is Multiple, with 21.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Indiana is Asian, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.26%
High School10.85%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.44%
Male Unemployed25.36%
Female Employed6.10%
Male Employed3.95%

Decatur County, Indiana Income

Decatur County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,270$64,519
Families$60,637$75,520
Married Families$71,154-
Non Families$32,689$37,169

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans

1,337

Number of Veterans

1,276

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam440
Second Gulf War173
First Gulf War164
Korea128
World War II52

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2906.73%
2 or More1912.03%
Asian153.99%
Black139.92%

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Indiana Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur 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

81.08%

Born in Indiana

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.34% of Decatur County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.08% having been born in Indiana. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  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