Spencer County, Indiana Population 2018

Spencer County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,394 with a growth rate of -1.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spencer County, Indiana is the 71st largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,394-383-1.84%
201620,7772841.39%
201620,493-148-0.72%
201520,641-120-0.58%
201420,7610.00%
201320,761-23-0.11%
201220,784-184-0.88%
201120,968560.27%
201020,9121,4227.30%
199019,4901290.67%
198019,3612,22713.00%
197017,1341,0606.59%
196016,074-100-0.62%
195016,174-37-0.23%
194016,211-502-3.00%
193016,713-1,687-9.17%
192018,400-2,276-11.01%
191020,676-1,731-7.73%
190022,4073471.57%
189022,060-62-0.28%
188022,1224,12422.91%
187017,9983,44223.65%
186014,5565,94068.94%
18508,6162,31136.65%
18406,3053,10997.28%
18303,1961,31469.82%
18201,8820.00%

Spencer County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,061
Some Other Race291
Two or More Races192
Black or African American132
American Indian and Alaska Native53
Asian32
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Spencer County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Spencer County, Indiana Median Age

42.8


Total

42.5


Male

43.1


Female

Spencer County, Indiana Adults

There are 16,061 adults, (3,698 of which are seniors) in Spencer County, Indiana.

Spencer County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,247

49.32%

Male

10,530

50.68%

Spencer County, Indiana Households and Families

Spencer County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spencer County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All81.7%18.3%
Male69.7%30.3%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female60.6%39.4%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0652.5481.7
Married5,0373.0290.3
Non Family2,1661.1968.7
Female5153.1960.6
Male3472.9969.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spencer County, Indiana Households

Spencer County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4373.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,0947.56%
High School Graduate6,36743.99%
Some College2,85319.71%
Associates Degree1,50410.39%
Bachelors Degree1,4359.92%
Graduate Degree7835.41%

Spencer County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,02012,6632,183
Hispanic24410612
Other Race1728012
Black9595
Multiple Races474718
Native American293
Asian25135
Islander1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 38.30%.

Spencer County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,645$43,843$25,550
Less Than High School$24,826$29,968$19,375
High School Grad$32,472$41,996$20,737
Some College$35,584$45,808$26,606
Bachelors Degree$44,974$62,731$29,355
Graduate Degree$55,875$58,000$55,167

$35,645

Average Earnings

$43,843

Average Male

$25,550

Average Female

Spencer County, Indiana Language

Spencer County, Indiana Language by Age

Spencer County, Indiana Language

97.10% of Spencer County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,4721,8129.31%
Hispanic57512621.91%
Other2915017.18%
Multiple1923216.67%
Native532547.17%
Asian321959.38%
Black11143.60%

9.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Asian, with 59.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Black, with 3.60% 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 8.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.85%.

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.38%
High School6.47%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.32%
Male Unemployed12.42%
Male Employed4.53%
Female Employed3.53%

Spencer County, Indiana Income

Spencer County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,870$65,298
Families$66,309$75,904
Married Families$70,780$
Non Families$25,849$35,040

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Spencer County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by War

1,607

Number of Veterans

1,458

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam781
Korea168
First Gulf War131
Second Gulf War97
World War II89

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74576
75+444
55 to 64281
35 to 54241
18 to 3465

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,58810.19%
Black98.57%
Hispanic51.56%
2 or More44.82%
Other41.97%
Indian26.45%

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Employment Status

Spencer County, Indiana Employment by Age

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Employment by Race

Spencer County, Indiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Spencer County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Santa Claus24802463-17-0.69%
Rockport22702209-61-2.69%
Dale15931532-61-3.83%
Grandview749723-26-3.47%
Chrisney485483-2-0.41%
Richland426402-24-5.63%
Gentryville26826800.00%
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