Spencer County, Indiana Population 2019

Spencer County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,417 with a growth rate of -0.36% 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
201820,327-90-0.44%
201720,417-74-0.36%
201620,491-148-0.72%
201520,639-119-0.57%
201420,758-1-0.00%
201320,759-21-0.10%
201220,780-184-0.88%
201120,964520.25%
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%

How Many People Live in Spencer County, Indiana?

20,417

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,93896.74%
Two or More Races2171.05%
Some Other Race2111.02%
Black or African American1280.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.26%
Asian470.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.08%

Spencer County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Spencer County, Indiana Median Age

43.2


Total

42.5


Male

44.1


Female

Spencer County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,977 adults, (3,730 of whom are seniors) in Spencer County, Indiana.

Spencer County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,179

49.39%

Male

10,431

50.61%

Spencer County, Indiana Households and Families

Spencer County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spencer County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All82%18%
Male69.8%30.2%
Female67.8%32.2%
Non Family67.5%32.5%

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1012.5182
Married4,9663.0391
Non Family2,3271.267.5
Female5433.167.8
Male2652.9969.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spencer County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3752.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,0857.55%
High School Graduate6,39144.45%
Some College2,78319.36%
Associates Degree1,46210.17%
Bachelors Degree1,47910.29%
Graduate Degree8025.58%

Spencer County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,90312,6272,228
Hispanic24811317
Other Race1134017
Black8777
Multiple Races656520
Asian392616
Native American324
Islander1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,537$45,585$26,756
Less Than High School$27,500$31,750$21,250
High School Grad$35,021$42,102$22,719
Some College$35,265$50,613$26,391
Bachelors Degree$46,653$64,485$35,888
Graduate Degree$55,063$51,953$55,625

$36,537

Average Earnings

$45,585

Average Male

$26,756

Average Female

Spencer County, Indiana Language

Spencer County, Indiana Language by Age

Spencer County, Indiana Language

96.74% of Spencer County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,3231,8189.41%
Hispanic5907612.88%
Multiple2172913.36%
Asian472144.68%
Native532037.74%
Other211104.74%
Black10754.67%

9.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Asian, with 44.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Black, with 4.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.79%
High School6.23%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.27%
Male Unemployed6.31%
Male Employed4.35%
Female Employed3.31%

Spencer County, Indiana Income

Spencer County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,280$71,264
Families$69,184$85,459
Married Families$73,991-
Non Families$28,971$34,304

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans

1,576

Number of Veterans

1,411

Male Veterans

165

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam747
First Gulf War203
Second Gulf War163
Korea109
World War II84

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,56310.06%
Hispanic102.96%
Other64.00%
2 or More55.00%
Indian25.56%

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer 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

71.00%

Born in Indiana

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.63% of Spencer County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 71.00% having been born in Indiana. 0.69% 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 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%
  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