St. Joseph County, Indiana Population 2020

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 Percentage
White211,73078.64%
Black or African American34,96512.99%
Two or More Races9,0963.38%
Asian6,1632.29%
Some Other Race5,7882.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2550.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2430.09%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

St. Joseph County, Indiana Median Age

36.5


Total

35.4


Male

37.9


Female

St. Joseph County, Indiana Adults

There are 205,044 adults, (40,544 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph County, Indiana.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

138,408

51.41%

Male

130,832

48.59%

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%
All67.8%32.2%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female46.1%53.9%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All101,2412.5467.8
Married47,0933.1986.5
Non Family36,8981.2352.6
Female13,0383.5946.1
Male4,2123.4459.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

St. Joseph County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,3383.61%
9th to 12th Grade13,9157.94%
High School Graduate53,75130.66%
Some College36,05420.56%
Associates Degree14,0388.01%
Bachelors Degree31,21417.80%
Graduate Degree20,02211.42%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White138,300126,23243,547
Black19,77316,1962,876
Hispanic10,4926,7351,792
Asian3,7593,3092,437
Other Race2,9501,644225
Multiple Races2,8122,512672
Native American73651343
Islander15615033

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,957$43,176$29,822
Less Than High School$22,634$27,912$17,420
High School Grad$30,229$37,608$21,973
Some College$32,861$41,897$27,894
Bachelors Degree$45,560$57,726$38,756
Graduate Degree$61,611$74,277$52,072

$35,957

Average Earnings

$43,176

Average Male

$29,822

Average Female

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language by Age

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language

90.36% of St. Joseph County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 9.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.55% of the population.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White187,85220,40510.86%
Black33,89410,99632.44%
Hispanic22,0645,73626.00%
Multiple8,6582,19725.38%
Other5,7361,66429.01%
Asian5,4971,43826.16%
Native1,24516613.33%

15.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.16%

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 32.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana is White, with 10.86% 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 18.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.13%
High School14.84%
Some College11.31%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Income

St. Joseph County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,938$69,685
Families$66,073$84,020
Married Families$80,645$99,641
Non Families$29,701$42,097

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

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

13,649

Number of Veterans

12,722

Male Veterans

927

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,071
First Gulf War1,912
Second Gulf War1,543
Korea1,311
World War II710

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,4906.87%
Black1,7007.21%
Hispanic3232.35%
2 or More2335.55%
Indian10010.42%
Asian601.20%
Other340.94%
Hawaiian3217.30%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph County, Indiana Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph 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

63.76%

Born in Indiana

93.61%

Native Born

6.39%

Foreign Born

3.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.61% of St. Joseph County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 63.76% having been born in Indiana. 3.73% 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 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
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990