Jay County, Indiana Population 2018

Jay County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,945 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jay County, Indiana is the 68th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,1071620.77%
201720,945-95-0.45%
201621,040-101-0.48%
201521,14110.00%
201421,140-128-0.60%
201321,268-78-0.37%
201221,346140.07%
201121,3321530.72%
201021,179-333-1.55%
199021,512-1,727-7.43%
198023,239-336-1.43%
197023,5751,0034.44%
196022,572-585-2.53%
195023,1575562.46%
194022,6011,7558.42%
193020,846-2,472-10.60%
192023,318-1,643-6.58%
191024,961-1,857-6.92%
190026,8183,34014.23%
189023,4784,19621.76%
188019,2824,28228.55%
187015,0003,60131.59%
186011,3994,35261.76%
18507,0473,18482.42%
18403,8630.00%

Jay County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,584
Two or More Races220
Asian111
Some Other Race92
Black or African American70
American Indian and Alaska Native29
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Jay County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Jay County, Indiana Median Age

39.8


Total

37.3


Male

41.7


Female

Jay County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,661 adults, (3,614 of whom are seniors) in Jay County, Indiana.

Jay County, Indiana Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jay County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,747

50.92%

Male

10,360

49.08%

Jay County, Indiana Households and Families

Jay County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Jay County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female51.6%48.4%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jay County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1952.5474.1
Married4,1633.1486.9
Non Family2,8121.363.4
Female8513.0951.6
Male3693.9962.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jay County, Indiana Households

Jay County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7685.54%
9th to 12th Grade1,61311.63%
High School Graduate6,63747.85%
Some College2,33816.86%
Associates Degree1,0657.68%
Bachelors Degree9166.60%
Graduate Degree5343.85%

Jay County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,35811,1441,364
Hispanic2301248
Multiple Races10284
Asian998878
Black5339
Native American2911
Other Race25258

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 78.79%.

Jay County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,609$35,690$25,391
Less Than High School$24,741$26,328$16,776
High School Grad$29,184$36,449$22,356
Some College$30,983$36,320$27,473
Bachelors Degree$40,063$47,031$38,264
Graduate Degree$51,705$54,583$50,568

$30,609

Average Earnings

$35,690

Average Male

$25,391

Average Female

Jay County, Indiana Language

Jay County, Indiana Language by Age

Jay County, Indiana Language

94.72% of Jay County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Jay County, Indiana Poverty

Jay County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,7863,43117.34%
Hispanic57418031.36%
Other896775.28%
Multiple1773620.34%
Native2929100.00%
Black401947.50%
Asian111109.01%

17.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.08%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jay County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jay County, Indiana is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jay County, Indiana is Asian, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.06%.

Jay County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.24%
High School16.31%
Some College10.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%

Jay County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.61%
Male Unemployed29.08%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Employed6.16%

Jay County, Indiana Income

Jay County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,878$51,770
Families$55,376$61,576
Married Families$62,612$
Non Families$23,339$29,557

Jay County, Indiana Marital Status

Jay County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jay County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Jay County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Jay County, Indiana Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Jay County, Indiana Veterans

Jay County, Indiana Veterans by War

1,121

Number of Veterans

1,079

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam453
Korea183
Second Gulf War94
First Gulf War88
World War II26

Jay County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+312
65 to 74299
55 to 64252
35 to 54181
18 to 3477

Jay County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1047.21%
Black1422.58%
Hispanic30.86%
Other37.50%

Jay County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jay County, Indiana Employment Status

Jay County, Indiana Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jay County, Indiana Employment by Race

Jay County, Indiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jay County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Portland62236161-62-1.00%
Dunkirk 23622329-33-1.40%
Redkey13531338-15-1.11%
Pennville701690-11-1.57%
Bryant25225751.98%
Salamonia157156-1-0.64%
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