Calumet, Indiana Population 2024

89,136

Calumet is a city located in Lake County and Porter County Indiana. Calumet has a 2024 population of 89,136. Calumet is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -2.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 91,840 in 2020.

The average household income in Calumet is $57,489 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median age in Calumet is 37.2 years: 36 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Calumet Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.5%
  • White: 25.83%
  • Two or more races: 7.35%
  • Other race: 3.4%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
61.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,451.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.94% (-2,704)
The current population of Calumet, Indiana is 89,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 91,840.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American57,46262.5%
White23,74625.83%
Two or more races6,7577.35%
Other race3,1283.4%
Asian6240.68%
Native American2240.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Calumet Population by Race

Calumet Population Pyramid 2024

Calumet Median Age

37.2

Total

36

Male

38.7

Female

Calumet Adults

There are 68,001 adults, (16,022 of whom are seniors) in Calumet.

Calumet Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Calumet Sex Ratio

Female48,41952.66%
Male43,52647.34%

Calumet Population by Age

Calumet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All36,8862.4754.345.7
Non Family14,9541.1653.646.4
Married9,6743.378.921.1
Female9,6383.5333.966.1
Male2,6203.0242.957.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calumet Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5,0768.42%
Associates Degree5,0648.4%
Bachelors Degree6,34010.52%
Graduate Degree3,5005.81%
High School Graduate23,54639.07%
Less Than 9th Grade2,2473.73%
Some College14,49224.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Calumet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calumet Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black36,30831,7664,898
White16,09614,6703,236
Hispanic5,9194,7651,088
2+ Races3,5233,060694
Other Race1,8271,208247
Asian512456267
Native American2131672
Islander400

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.15%.

Calumet Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,292$55,565$39,677
Graduate Degree$57,614$74,821$50,472
High School Graduate$33,679$39,919$28,952
Less Than 9th Grade$24,302$35,551$15,583
Overall$35,213$42,313$31,651
Some College$34,102$41,274$31,267

$35,213

Average Earnings

$42,313

Average Male

$31,651

Average Female

Calumet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calumet Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calumet Language

93.88% of Calumet residents speak only English, while 6.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Calumet Language

Calumet Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black57,18117,87831.27%
White20,0923,13815.62%
Hispanic10,4052,76926.61%
Multiple6,6281,72726.06%
Other3,11589228.64%
Native2246729.91%
Asian624477.53%

27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.29%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calumet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calumet is Black, with 31.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calumet is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.4%.

Calumet Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.77%
High School23.46%
Some College17.43%
Bachelors or Greater7.4%

Calumet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.15%
Male Unemployed27.96%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed6.86%

Calumet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calumet Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$51,491$67,091
Households$43,213$57,489
Married Families$82,356$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,471$40,383

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calumet Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Calumet Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calumet 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 55-64.

Calumet Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calumet Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,075

Number of Veterans

4,593

Male Veterans

482

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,758
First Gulf War861
Second Gulf War758
Korea246
World War II103

Calumet Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 741,480
35 to 541,164
75+1,107
55 to 641,066
18 to 34258

Calumet Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black3,2907.99%
White1,5698.08%
Hispanic2413.32%
2+ Races1513.45%
Other Race572.54%
Native American83.76%

Calumet Veterans by Race

Calumet Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calumet Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Calumet Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calumet Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calumet Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.51%

Born in Calumet

97.45%

Native Born

2.55%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.45% of Calumet residents were born in the United States, with 59.51% having been born in Indiana. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calumet Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202985,596-708-0.82%
202886,304-708-0.81%
202787,012-708-0.81%
202687,720-708-0.8%
202588,428-708-0.79%
202489,136-708-0.79%
202389,844-708-0.78%
202290,552-708-0.78%
202191,260-580-0.63%
202091,840-6,119-6.25%
201997,959-287-0.29%
201898,246-581-0.59%
201798,827-821-0.82%
201699,648-842-0.84%
2015100,490-1,054-1.04%
2014101,544-631-0.62%
2013102,175-734-0.71%
2012102,909-638-0.62%
2011103,547-598-0.57%
2010104,14500%

Calumet Population by Year