Jefferson County, Indiana Population 2019

Jefferson County, Indiana's estimated population is 32,047 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Indiana is the 52nd largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201832,2081610.50%
201732,047-183-0.57%
201632,230-68-0.21%
201532,298-105-0.32%
201432,40370.02%
201332,396-46-0.14%
201232,4421670.52%
201132,275-126-0.39%
201032,4012,6048.74%
199029,797-622-2.04%
198030,4193,41312.64%
197027,0062,94512.24%
196024,0612,44811.33%
195021,6131,7018.54%
194019,9127303.81%
193019,182-1,527-7.37%
192020,7092261.10%
191020,483-2,430-10.61%
190022,913-1,594-6.50%
189024,507-1,470-5.66%
188025,977-3,764-12.66%
187029,7414,70518.79%
186025,0361,1204.68%
185023,9167,30243.95%
184016,6145,14944.91%
183011,4653,42742.63%
18208,0380.00%

How Many People Live in Jefferson County, Indiana?

32,047

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,78495.33%
Black or African American6622.05%
Two or More Races3861.20%
Asian2630.81%
Some Other Race1130.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.26%

Jefferson County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Jefferson County, Indiana Median Age

40.6


Total

40.3


Male

40.9


Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Adults

There are 25,608 adults, (5,230 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Indiana.

Jefferson County, Indiana Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,876

52.26%

Male

15,417

47.74%

Jefferson County, Indiana Households and Families

Jefferson County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All71.7%28.3%
Non Family63.5%36.5%
Female52%48%
Male50.1%49.9%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6772.3471.7
Married6,1832.9185.5
Non Family3,9161.1663.5
Female1,6202.6752
Male9582.9250.1

2.78

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7033.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,7227.79%
High School Graduate8,88340.20%
Some College5,04222.82%
Associates Degree1,8968.58%
Bachelors Degree2,32410.52%
Graduate Degree1,5276.91%

Jefferson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,96718,6213,681
Black38534622
Hispanic342323
Multiple Races17917948
Asian13513561
Other Race696934
Native American66265

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 49.28%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,880$45,709$27,992
Less Than High School$21,169$29,303$10,375
High School Grad$32,044$40,313$23,546
Some College$36,735$44,697$28,414
Bachelors Degree$52,137$62,500$42,449
Graduate Degree$54,757$64,954$49,762

$36,880

Average Earnings

$45,709

Average Male

$27,992

Average Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

Jefferson County, Indiana Language by Age

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

98.27% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,7783,62113.04%
Hispanic77030038.96%
Asian2587529.07%
Black416337.93%
Multiple362267.18%

13.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.17%

Male Poverty Rate

16.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 38.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Multiple, with 7.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.31%
High School11.10%
Some College9.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.02%
Male Unemployed33.26%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed5.60%

Jefferson County, Indiana Income

Jefferson County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,722$63,739
Families$60,368$72,229
Married Families$72,934-
Non Families$29,841$37,023

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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 55-64.

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans

2,545

Number of Veterans

2,401

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam868
First Gulf War458
Second Gulf War237
Korea218
World War II198

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4439.95%
Black8216.94%
Hispanic386.40%
Indian1216.22%
2 or More83.39%

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Employment Status

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson 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

67.44%

Born in Indiana

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.91% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 67.44% having been born in Indiana. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Jefferson County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Madison1196711985180.15%
Hanover35463543-3-0.08%
Dupont339338-1-0.29%
Brooksburg818100.00%
  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