Starke County, Indiana Population 2018

Starke County, Indiana's estimated population is 22,893 with a growth rate of -0.76% 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
201722,893-176-0.76%
201623,069770.33%
201622,9921370.60%
201522,855-97-0.42%
201422,952-184-0.80%
201323,136-19-0.08%
201223,155-10-0.04%
201123,165-180-0.77%
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%

Starke County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,277
Two or More Races319
Some Other Race275
Black or African American96
Asian70
American Indian and Alaska Native32

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

Starke 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

Starke County, Indiana Median Age

41.9


Total

41.5


Male

42.3


Female

Starke County, Indiana Adults

There are 17,740 adults, (3,876 of which are seniors) in Starke County, Indiana.

Starke County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,708

50.75%

Male

11,361

49.25%

Starke County, Indiana Households and Families

Starke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Starke County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All81.1%18.9%
Non Family79.8%20.2%
Male64.6%35.4%
Female62.4%37.6%

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Starke County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7272.6481.1
Married4,5303.1388.4
Non Family2,5781.2179.8
Female1,0833.5962.4
Male5363.3864.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Starke County, Indiana Households

Starke County, Indiana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8185.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,89711.97%
High School Graduate6,56841.44%
Some College3,21320.27%
Associates Degree1,5129.54%
Bachelors Degree1,2828.09%
Graduate Degree5583.52%

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,17212,6291,792
Hispanic422251
Other Race17763
Multiple Races15815830
Asian424218
Black2928
Native American2525

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 native american people with a rate of 42.86%.

Starke County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,554$36,721$21,012
Less Than High School$21,240$25,336$15,505
High School Grad$30,046$36,335$16,920
Some College$30,000$39,352$23,995
Bachelors Degree$35,000$50,294$31,741
Graduate Degree$55,500$62,379$49,018

$30,554

Average Earnings

$36,721

Average Male

$21,012

Average Female

Starke County, Indiana Language

Starke County, Indiana Language by Age

Starke County, Indiana Language

96.73% of Starke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Starke County, Indiana Poverty

Starke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7083,37915.57%
Hispanic79014217.97%
Multiple3107724.84%
Other2756925.09%
Black963233.33%
Native321650.00%

15.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.57%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is White, with 15.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Starke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.49%
High School13.34%
Some College12.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Starke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.81%
Male Unemployed17.64%
Female Employed10.47%
Male Employed4.58%

Starke County, Indiana Income

Starke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,401$54,500
Families$50,743$59,616
Married Families$58,613$67,503
Non Families$24,024$39,128

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Starke County, Indiana Veterans

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by War

1,727

Number of Veterans

1,627

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam532
First Gulf War302
Korea234
Second Gulf War197
World War II28

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54439
65 to 74438
55 to 64371
75+350
18 to 34129

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6639.67%
2 or More4519.91%
Hispanic275.02%
Other146.80%
Indian515.63%

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke County, Indiana Employment Status

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Age

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Race

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Education

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%
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