Starke County, Indiana Population 2019

Starke County, Indiana's estimated population is 22,944 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Starke County, Indiana is the 66th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201822,935-9-0.04%
201722,944-71-0.31%
201623,0151580.69%
201522,857-96-0.42%
201422,953-185-0.80%
201323,138-18-0.08%
201223,156-11-0.05%
201123,167-178-0.76%
201023,3455982.63%
199022,7477503.41%
198021,9972,71714.09%
197019,2801,3697.64%
196017,9112,62917.20%
195015,2823,02424.67%
194012,2581,63815.42%
193010,6203423.33%
192010,278-289-2.73%
191010,5671361.30%
190010,4313,09242.13%
18907,3392,23443.76%
18805,1051,21731.30%
18703,8881,69377.13%
18602,1951,638294.08%
1850557408273.83%
18401490.00%

How Many People Live in Starke County, Indiana?

22,944

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,16796.52%
Two or More Races2971.29%
Some Other Race2841.24%
Asian1170.51%
Black or African American720.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.13%

Starke County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Starke County, Indiana Median Age

41.7


Total

41.6


Male

41.8


Female

Starke County, Indiana Adults

There are 17,584 adults, (3,884 of whom are seniors) in Starke County, Indiana.

Starke County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,671

50.82%

Male

11,295

49.18%

Starke County, Indiana Households and Families

Starke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Starke County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Male63.4%36.6%
Female59.6%40.4%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7922.6180.2
Married4,6643.1388.5
Non Family2,6891.2276.2
Female9913.5659.6
Male4483.3663.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Starke County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8225.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,84611.69%
High School Graduate6,32640.07%
Some College3,43121.73%
Associates Degree1,5719.95%
Bachelors Degree1,1937.56%
Graduate Degree5993.79%

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,12512,6561,712
Hispanic455257
Other Race18251
Multiple Races11411423
Asian484848
Black28279
Native American2424

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,335$37,470$22,987
Less Than High School$22,104$25,284$16,281
High School Grad$30,972$37,241$17,580
Some College$30,570$39,009$25,860
Bachelors Degree$35,385$53,594$31,543
Graduate Degree$58,382$64,226$52,292

$31,335

Average Earnings

$37,470

Average Male

$22,987

Average Female

Starke County, Indiana Language

Starke County, Indiana Language by Age

Starke County, Indiana Language

96.66% of Starke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Starke County, Indiana Poverty

Starke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,6253,57716.54%
Hispanic80519624.35%
Other28412042.25%
Multiple2846623.24%
Black711521.13%
Native291137.93%

16.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.48%

Male Poverty Rate

18.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Other, with 42.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is White, with 16.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.90%
High School13.53%
Some College12.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.10%
Male Unemployed30.72%
Female Employed10.51%
Male Employed5.30%

Starke County, Indiana Income

Starke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,526$56,211
Families$54,711$63,120
Married Families$61,430-
Non Families$24,264$37,700

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Starke County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Starke 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 35-44.

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Starke County, Indiana Veterans

1,449

Number of Veterans

1,378

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam482
First Gulf War244
Korea192
Second Gulf War167
World War II18

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4268.32%
Hispanic244.34%
2 or More107.81%
Other94.39%
Indian413.79%

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

4.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke County, Indiana Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Starke 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

74.66%

Born in Indiana

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.04% of Starke County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.66% having been born in Indiana. 0.71% 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 Starke County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Knox37043597-107-2.89%
North Judson17721739-33-1.86%
Hamlet800769-31-3.87%
  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