Posey County, Indiana Population 2019

Posey County, Indiana's estimated population is 25,566 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Posey County, Indiana is the 61st largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201825,540-26-0.10%
201725,566-68-0.27%
201625,634260.10%
201525,608120.05%
201425,596390.15%
201325,557-55-0.21%
201225,612-78-0.30%
201125,690-169-0.65%
201025,859-109-0.42%
199025,968-446-1.69%
198026,4144,67421.50%
197021,7402,52613.15%
196019,214-604-3.05%
195019,8186353.31%
194019,1831,3307.45%
193017,853-1,481-7.66%
192019,334-2,336-10.78%
191021,670-663-2.97%
190022,3338043.73%
189021,5296723.22%
188020,8571,6728.72%
187019,1853,01818.67%
186016,1673,61828.83%
185012,5492,86629.60%
18409,6833,13447.85%
18306,5492,48861.27%
18204,0610.00%

How Many People Live in Posey County, Indiana?

25,566

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,80996.91%
Black or African American3901.52%
Two or More Races2561.00%
Asian1110.43%
Some Other Race280.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.02%

Posey County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Posey County, Indiana Median Age

42.5


Total

42.1


Male

43.2


Female

Posey County, Indiana Adults

There are 19,883 adults, (4,372 of whom are seniors) in Posey County, Indiana.

Posey County, Indiana Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Posey County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,823

50.09%

Male

12,776

49.91%

Posey County, Indiana Households and Families

Posey County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Posey County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All83.1%16.9%
Male73.1%26.9%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Female66.3%33.7%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1402.583.1
Married5,920392.5
Non Family2,8211.1770.5
Female9833.0366.3
Male4163.0873.1

2.94

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Posey County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2711.52%
9th to 12th Grade8624.83%
High School Graduate6,71337.65%
Some College4,27823.99%
Associates Degree2,01611.31%
Bachelors Degree2,38813.39%
Graduate Degree1,3017.30%

Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,31816,2433,545
Hispanic216198125
Black2151868
Multiple Races848463
Asian54439
Other Race2828
Native American552

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,227$52,102$29,254
Less Than High School$16,842$47,721$11,806
High School Grad$34,259$47,130$24,805
Some College$39,391$52,561$25,438
Bachelors Degree$46,593$61,820$35,604
Graduate Degree$59,349$81,458$57,943

$39,227

Average Earnings

$52,102

Average Male

$29,254

Average Female

Posey County, Indiana Language

Posey County, Indiana Language by Age

Posey County, Indiana Language

98.63% of Posey County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Posey County, Indiana Poverty

Posey County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,3672,1868.97%
Black3449627.91%
Hispanic2847426.06%
Asian1063533.02%
Multiple24972.81%

9.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.61%

Male Poverty Rate

10.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Posey County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Posey County, Indiana is Asian, with 33.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Posey County, Indiana is Multiple, with 2.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.21%
High School9.65%
Some College6.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.00%
Male Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed6.37%
Male Employed4.02%

Posey County, Indiana Income

Posey County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,992$75,709
Families$72,642$86,842
Married Families$81,418-
Non Families$31,990$44,850

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Posey County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Posey 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 55-64.

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Posey County, Indiana Veterans

1,905

Number of Veterans

1,815

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam713
First Gulf War306
Second Gulf War181
Korea174
World War II74

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8609.61%
Hispanic5726.39%
Asian1820.22%
Black155.21%
2 or More1210.08%

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Posey County, Indiana Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Posey 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

77.94%

Born in Indiana

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.39% of Posey County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.94% having been born in Indiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Posey County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mount Vernon67016507-194-2.90%
Poseyville10451028-17-1.63%
New Harmony791763-28-3.54%
Cynthiana545538-7-1.28%
Griffin172166-6-3.49%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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