Beech Grove, Indiana Population 2020

14,891

Beech Grove is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 14,891, it is the 61st largest city in Indiana and the 2315th largest city in the United States. Beech Grove is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 4.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,192 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Beech Grove has a population density of 3,327 people per square mile.

The average household income in Beech Grove is $53,134 with a poverty rate of 19.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $98,800. The median age in Beech Grove is 37.2 years, 34.5 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.7 males.

Beech Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beech Grove was:

  • White: 89.39%
  • Black or African American: 7.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Beech Grove, Indiana is 14,891, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,839.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,192.

Beech Grove, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,33089.39%
Black or African American1,1417.65%
Two or More Races2091.40%
Some Other Race1240.83%
Asian1080.72%

Beech Grove Population Pyramid 2020

Beech Grove Median Age

37.2


Total

34.5


Male

40.3


Female

Beech Grove Adults

There are 11,201 adults, (2,334 of whom are seniors) in Beech Grove.

Beech Grove Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Beech Grove Sex Ratio

Female

8,073

54.14%

Male

6,839

45.86%

Beech Grove Households and Families

Beech Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Beech Grove Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All54.6%45.4%
Female43.2%56.8%
Male40.3%59.7%
Non Family38.3%61.7%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8622.4954.6
Non Family2,5141.2638.3
Married2,0803.0981.7
Female9633.9343.2
Male305440.3

3.23

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Beech Grove Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3153.14%
9th to 12th Grade9759.72%
High School Graduate3,94839.34%
Some College2,38923.81%
Associates Degree5885.86%
Bachelors Degree1,26312.59%
Graduate Degree5575.55%

Beech Grove Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2548,0461,684
Black37735227
Hispanic23919038
Other Race928311
Asian928453
Multiple Races604428

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,891$35,434$31,030
Less Than High School$22,574$23,264$21,094
High School Grad$30,480$32,145$26,097
Some College$32,047$36,078$31,468
Bachelors Degree$44,258$58,026$37,415
Graduate Degree$41,438$60,000$38,750

$31,891

Average Earnings

$35,434

Average Male

$31,030

Average Female

Beech Grove Language

Beech Grove Language by Age

Beech Grove Language

97.65% of Beech Grove residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Beech Grove Poverty

Beech Grove Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5771,89615.08%
Black1,11067560.81%
Hispanic49312725.76%
Multiple1777341.24%
Asian1082422.22%

19.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.67%

Male Poverty Rate

19.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beech Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beech Grove is Black, with 60.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beech Grove is White, with 15.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.34%
High School15.39%
Some College13.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.29%
Male Unemployed37.23%
Male Employed9.81%
Female Employed9.04%

Beech Grove Income

Beech Grove Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,741$53,134
Families$52,833$64,156
Married Families$70,409-
Non Families$28,047$35,722

Beech Grove Marital Status

Beech Grove Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Beech Grove Married by Age and Sex

Beech Grove 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.

Beech Grove Marital Status by Race

Beech Grove Veterans

973

Number of Veterans

840

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
First Gulf War205
Korea128
Second Gulf War124
World War II46
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54282
75+235
65 to 74200
55 to 64184
18 to 3472
Name Veterans % of Total
White9619.19%
Hispanic125.02%
Other1213.04%

$Beech Grove Veterans by Education

3.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beech Grove Employment Status

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Beech Grove 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

80.15%

Born in Indiana

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.43% of Beech Grove residents were born in the United States, with 80.15% having been born in Indiana. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,891260.17%
201914,865260.18%
201814,839500.34%
201714,789260.18%
201614,7631601.10%
201514,603310.21%
201414,572610.42%
201314,5111350.94%
201214,376990.69%
201114,277730.51%
201014,204-676-0.46%
200014,8801,4971.07%
199013,3831870.14%
198013,196-363-0.27%
197013,5592,5862.14%
196010,9735,2886.80%
19505,6851,7783.82%
19403,9073550.96%
19303,5520.00%