Sullivan County, Indiana Population 2019

Sullivan County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,699 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sullivan County, Indiana is the 70th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201820,690-9-0.04%
201720,699-10-0.05%
201620,709-161-0.77%
201520,870-123-0.59%
201420,993-144-0.68%
201321,137-65-0.31%
201221,202-14-0.07%
201121,216-173-0.81%
201021,3892,39612.62%
199018,993-2,114-10.02%
198021,1071,2186.12%
197019,889-1,832-8.43%
196021,721-1,946-8.22%
195023,667-3,347-12.39%
194027,014-1,119-3.98%
193028,133-3,497-11.06%
192031,630-809-2.49%
191032,4396,43424.74%
190026,0054,12818.87%
189021,8771,5417.58%
188020,3361,88310.20%
187018,4533,38922.50%
186015,0644,92348.55%
185010,1411,82621.96%
18408,3153,68579.59%
18304,6301,13232.36%
18203,4980.00%

How Many People Live in Sullivan County, Indiana?

20,699

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,49793.29%
Black or African American8113.88%
Two or More Races3431.64%
Asian1650.79%
Some Other Race480.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.17%

Sullivan County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Sullivan County, Indiana Median Age

41.4


Total

40.4


Male

42.8


Female

Sullivan County, Indiana Adults

There are 16,677 adults, (3,485 of whom are seniors) in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Sullivan County, Indiana Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Sullivan County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

9,665

46.24%

Male

11,235

53.76%

Sullivan County, Indiana Households and Families

Sullivan County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sullivan County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All72.7%27.3%
Male65.2%34.8%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female51.1%48.9%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6012.4772.7
Married3,8893.0784.7
Non Family2,3151.1562.1
Female8162.9451.1
Male5813.0965.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sullivan County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5193.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,49810.02%
High School Graduate6,52043.61%
Some College2,68217.94%
Associates Degree1,86712.49%
Bachelors Degree1,2718.50%
Graduate Degree5953.98%

Sullivan County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,78612,1031,711
Black66844915
Hispanic20614941
Multiple Races20118053
Asian863434
Other Race483737
Native American363612

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 other race people with a rate of 77.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,345$40,597$22,766
Less Than High School$14,741$16,481$13,333
High School Grad$31,175$37,382$19,178
Some College$32,882$47,195$22,830
Bachelors Degree$48,897$70,455$40,854
Graduate Degree$51,849$50,833$51,994

$32,345

Average Earnings

$40,597

Average Male

$22,766

Average Female

Sullivan County, Indiana Language

Sullivan County, Indiana Language by Age

Sullivan County, Indiana Language

98.89% of Sullivan County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Sullivan County, Indiana Poverty

Sullivan County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,9702,85815.90%
Hispanic2487229.03%
Multiple27572.55%

15.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.71%

Male Poverty Rate

19.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sullivan County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 29.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Indiana is Multiple, with 2.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.73%
High School15.34%
Some College11.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.11%
Male Unemployed12.72%
Female Employed11.66%
Male Employed6.80%

Sullivan County, Indiana Income

Sullivan County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,031$59,088
Families$57,337$70,936
Married Families$67,690-
Non Families$21,363$30,248

Sullivan County, Indiana Marital Status

Sullivan County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sullivan County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Sullivan 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 35-44.

Sullivan County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans

1,366

Number of Veterans

1,303

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam395
Second Gulf War219
First Gulf War172
Korea107
World War II79

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2237.89%
Black7810.67%
2 or More6526.64%

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by Education

2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sullivan County, Indiana Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sullivan 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

82.47%

Born in Indiana

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.96% of Sullivan County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 82.47% having been born in Indiana. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Sullivan County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sullivan42474124-123-2.90%
Shelburn12541216-38-3.03%
Farmersburg11181088-30-2.68%
Dugger920891-29-3.15%
Hymera795768-27-3.40%
Carlisle692671-21-3.03%
Merom228224-4-1.75%
  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