Jennings County, Indiana Population 2019

Jennings County, Indiana's estimated population is 27,638 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jennings County, Indiana is the 58th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201827,611-27-0.10%
201727,638-4-0.01%
201627,642-187-0.67%
201527,829-86-0.31%
201427,915-310-1.10%
201328,225830.29%
201228,142-10-0.04%
201128,152-330-1.16%
201028,4824,82120.38%
199023,6618073.53%
198022,8543,40017.48%
197019,4542,18712.67%
196017,2672,01713.23%
195015,2501,57011.48%
194013,6801,88015.93%
193011,800-1,480-11.14%
192013,280-923-6.50%
191014,203-1,554-9.86%
190015,7571,1497.87%
189014,608-1,845-11.21%
188016,4532351.45%
187016,2181,4699.96%
186014,7492,65321.93%
185012,0963,26737.00%
18408,8294,855122.17%
18303,9741,97498.70%
18202,0000.00%

How Many People Live in Jennings County, Indiana?

27,638

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,04097.13%
Black or African American3801.36%
Some Other Race1550.56%
Asian1230.44%
Two or More Races800.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.22%

Jennings County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Jennings County, Indiana Median Age

39.6


Total

39


Male

41


Female

Jennings County, Indiana Adults

There are 21,182 adults, (4,229 of whom are seniors) in Jennings County, Indiana.

Jennings County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jennings County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,857

49.77%

Male

13,983

50.23%

Jennings County, Indiana Households and Families

Jennings County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jennings County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family62.7%37.3%
Male61.5%38.5%
Female58.8%41.2%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7532.5674.3
Married5,3563.1487
Non Family3,5241.2262.7
Female1,2343.3458.8
Male6393.4961.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jennings County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8514.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,87310.03%
High School Graduate8,59746.02%
Some College3,89320.84%
Associates Degree1,4677.85%
Bachelors Degree1,3757.36%
Graduate Degree6243.34%

Jennings County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,02715,5141,914
Hispanic25516834
Black22918325
Other Race8958
Native American6218
Asian624926
Multiple Races4524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,104$40,274$25,106
Less Than High School$16,689$21,648$15,257
High School Grad$31,927$37,635$22,233
Some College$33,488$48,221$25,369
Bachelors Degree$42,017$43,795$40,565
Graduate Degree$59,792$77,887$51,333

$33,104

Average Earnings

$40,274

Average Male

$25,106

Average Female

Jennings County, Indiana Language

Jennings County, Indiana Language by Age

Jennings County, Indiana Language

98.16% of Jennings County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,1603,45913.22%
Black35316145.61%
Hispanic63912920.19%
Multiple744054.05%
Asian1232621.14%
Other155149.03%

13.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.50%

Male Poverty Rate

14.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jennings County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jennings County, Indiana is Multiple, with 54.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jennings County, Indiana is Other, with 9.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.48%
High School10.54%
Some College9.15%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.87%
Male Unemployed30.92%
Female Employed6.58%
Male Employed4.72%

Jennings County, Indiana Income

Jennings County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,362$57,744
Families$57,721$66,016
Married Families$64,269-
Non Families$28,640$36,450

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Jennings 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 35-44.

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans

2,262

Number of Veterans

2,186

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam791
First Gulf War487
Second Gulf War183
Korea117
World War II31

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,21810.76%
Hispanic4211.54%
Other2521.55%
Black197.63%

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Jennings 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

77.91%

Born in Indiana

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.67% of Jennings County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.91% having been born in Indiana. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Jennings County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
North Vernon70046859-145-2.07%
Vernon318309-9-2.83%
  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