St. Joseph County, Indiana Population 2019

St. Joseph County, Indiana's estimated population is 269,994 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Joseph County, Indiana is the 5th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018270,7717770.29%
2017269,9945100.19%
2016269,4841,2810.48%
2015268,2034540.17%
2014267,7497650.29%
2013266,9844880.18%
2012266,496-200-0.07%
2011266,696-113-0.04%
2010266,80919,7578.00%
1990247,0525,4352.25%
1980241,617-3,428-1.40%
1970245,0456,4312.70%
1960238,61433,55616.36%
1950205,05843,23526.72%
1940161,8231,7901.12%
1930160,03356,72954.91%
1920103,30418,99222.53%
191084,31225,43143.19%
190058,88116,42438.68%
189042,4579,27927.97%
188033,1787,85631.02%
187025,3226,86737.21%
186018,4557,50168.48%
185010,9544,52970.49%
18406,4256,1382138.68%
18302870.00%

How Many People Live in St. Joseph County, Indiana?

269,994

Population by Race

Race Population
White212,328
Black or African American34,814
Two or More Races8,442
Asian5,822
Some Other Race5,782
American Indian and Alaska Native1,152
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander273

St. Joseph County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

St. Joseph County, Indiana Median Age

36.5


Total

35.4


Male

37.7


Female

St. Joseph County, Indiana Adults

There are 204,349 adults, (39,579 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph County, Indiana.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

138,141

51.43%

Male

130,472

48.57%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Households and Families

St. Joseph County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

St. Joseph County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All67.9%32.1%
Male63.2%36.8%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female44.9%55.1%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All100,6942.5567.9
Married46,7343.286.5
Non Family36,4921.2452.9
Female13,1423.5244.9
Male4,3263.4863.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Joseph County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,5603.76%
9th to 12th Grade14,5828.36%
High School Graduate53,57530.71%
Some College36,58720.97%
Associates Degree13,5277.75%
Bachelors Degree30,38717.42%
Graduate Degree19,23711.03%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White138,418125,60942,462
Black19,47215,8582,701
Hispanic10,1986,1551,538
Asian3,6453,3082,465
Other Race2,9801,559245
Multiple Races2,4662,149465
Native American69048857
Islander17016234

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,175$41,242$28,392
Less Than High School$22,192$28,010$16,152
High School Grad$28,086$35,391$21,284
Some College$31,174$39,984$26,455
Bachelors Degree$44,692$55,899$37,055
Graduate Degree$58,564$67,792$50,798

$34,175

Average Earnings

$41,242

Average Male

$28,392

Average Female

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language by Age

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language

90.63% of St. Joseph County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 9.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.46% of the population.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White188,65222,90612.14%
Black33,91912,14535.81%
Hispanic21,5975,79026.81%
Multiple8,0092,32228.99%
Other5,7301,74430.44%
Asian5,1311,28024.95%
Native1,13418316.14%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.44%

Male Poverty Rate

18.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana is Black, with 35.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana is White, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.82%
High School15.55%
Some College12.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.48%
Male Unemployed37.52%
Female Employed10.33%
Male Employed6.49%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Income

St. Joseph County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,121$66,247
Families$62,331$79,653
Married Families$76,213$94,917
Non Families$28,777$40,171

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

St. Joseph 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 45-54.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans

14,345

Number of Veterans

13,548

Male Veterans

797

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,550
First Gulf War1,851
Second Gulf War1,506
Korea1,422
World War II819

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,1717.26%
Black1,6727.11%
Hispanic3132.34%
2 or More2677.44%
Indian9110.14%
Asian771.63%
Hawaiian3616.98%
Other310.84%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph County, Indiana Employment Status

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in St. Joseph County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
South Bend1010591017356760.67%
Mishawaka48307486793720.77%
Osceola24632479160.65%
Walkerton214522621175.45%
North Liberty1913192070.37%
New Carlisle18291865361.97%
Lakeville78678820.25%
Roseland62662820.32%
Indian Village13313300.00%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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