Whitley County, Indiana Population 2019

Whitley County, Indiana's estimated population is 33,777 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitley County, Indiana is the 47th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201834,0742970.88%
201733,7772840.85%
201633,493400.12%
201533,45360.02%
201433,4471610.48%
201333,286-51-0.15%
201233,337-20-0.06%
201133,35710.00%
201033,3565,70520.63%
199027,6511,4365.48%
198026,2152,82012.05%
197023,3952,44111.65%
196020,9542,12611.29%
195018,8281,82710.75%
194017,0011,0706.72%
193015,9312711.73%
192015,660-1,232-7.29%
191016,892-436-2.52%
190017,328-440-2.48%
189017,7688274.88%
188016,9412,54217.65%
187014,3993,66934.19%
186010,7305,540106.74%
18505,1903,953319.56%
18401,2370.00%

How Many People Live in Whitley County, Indiana?

33,777

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,33096.56%
Two or More Races6421.92%
Asian1710.51%
Black or African American1460.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.31%
Some Other Race870.26%

Whitley County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Whitley County, Indiana Median Age

41


Total

39.5


Male

42.8


Female

Whitley County, Indiana Adults

There are 25,677 adults, (5,609 of whom are seniors) in Whitley County, Indiana.

Whitley County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitley County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,765

50.07%

Male

16,716

49.93%

Whitley County, Indiana Households and Families

Whitley County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitley County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All79.5%20.5%
Male74.2%25.8%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female64.7%35.3%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4692.4579.5
Married7,7882.9889.5
Non Family3,8771.1764.9
Female1,1772.9664.7
Male6272.9174.2

2.89

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitley County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6262.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,4346.21%
High School Graduate9,41840.81%
Some College4,82720.91%
Associates Degree2,2839.89%
Bachelors Degree2,88012.48%
Graduate Degree1,6126.98%

Whitley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,29020,4354,354
Hispanic327168
Multiple Races28521956
Asian1399656
Black117854
Other Race84588
Native American828214

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 40.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,741$45,542$27,311
Less Than High School$19,853$25,639$13,750
High School Grad$33,364$41,947$22,357
Some College$36,851$44,795$28,581
Bachelors Degree$44,635$65,597$33,670
Graduate Degree$58,686$65,341$54,214

$36,741

Average Earnings

$45,542

Average Male

$27,311

Average Female

Whitley County, Indiana Language

Whitley County, Indiana Language by Age

Whitley County, Indiana Language

97.81% of Whitley County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,6142,6878.50%
Multiple61527945.37%
Hispanic62722535.89%
Asian1714325.15%
Black933335.48%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

10.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitley County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is Multiple, with 45.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is White, with 8.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.21%
Some College6.54%
High School6.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.18%
Female Unemployed36.86%
Female Employed5.85%
Male Employed2.36%

Whitley County, Indiana Income

Whitley County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,041$69,572
Families$67,560$79,909
Married Families$74,735$87,463
Non Families$32,208$39,636

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Whitley 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 55-64.

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans

2,403

Number of Veterans

2,196

Male Veterans

207

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,138
Second Gulf War378
First Gulf War328
Korea148
World War II87

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3979.63%
Hispanic389.16%
Black64.26%

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Whitley 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

79.70%

Born in Indiana

99.00%

Native Born

1.00%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.00% of Whitley County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.70% having been born in Indiana. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Whitley County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Columbia City874788611141.30%
Churubusco17961811150.84%
South Whitley17841740-44-2.47%
Larwill283281-2-0.71%
  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