Carbon, Indiana Population 2021

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Carbon is a city located in Clay County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 379, it is the 449th largest city in Indiana and the 14469th largest city in the United States . Carbon is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -4.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 397 in 2010. Carbon reached it's highest population of 385 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Carbon has a population density of 2,547 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carbon is $48,888 with a poverty rate of 12.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $716 per month, and the median house value is $60,000. The median age in Carbon is 37.7 years, 36.5 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Carbon Demographics

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

  • White: 99.75%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Carbon, Indiana is 379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 376.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 397.

Carbon, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40199.75%
Two or More Races10.25%
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Carbon Population by Race

Carbon Population Pyramid $2021

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Carbon Median Age

37.7


Total

36.5


Male

37.7


Female

Carbon Adults

There are 300 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in Carbon.

Carbon Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

14.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon Sex Ratio

Female

212

52.74%

Male

190

47.26%

Carbon Population by Age

Carbon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carbon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.8%4.2%
All84.6%15.4%
Male77.8%22.2%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Female71.4%28.6%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carbon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1562.5884.6
Married713.2495.8
Non Family39076.9
Female282.6871.4
Male183.2277.8

2.95

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Carbon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.75%
9th to 12th Grade145.49%
High School Graduate17367.84%
Some College239.02%
Associates Degree2610.20%
Bachelors Degree114.31%
Graduate Degree10.39%
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Carbon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.72%.

Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,000$48,036$22,262
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,625$47,000$25,625
Some College$24,167$61,667$21,786
Bachelors Degree$46,875$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,000

Average Earnings

$48,036

Average Male

$22,262

Average Female

Carbon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon Language by Age

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Carbon Language

100.00% of Carbon residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Carbon Language

Carbon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3995012.53%
Multiple11100.00%

12.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

17.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon is White, with 12.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.63%.

Carbon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.86%
Some College10.20%
High School8.67%
Bachelors or Greater8.33%

Carbon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed1.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.89%

Carbon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,222$48,888
Families$53,125$53,909
Married Families$68,438-
Non Families$21,250$24,400
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Income by Household Type

Carbon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon Married by Age and Sex

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Carbon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carbon Marital Status by Race

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Carbon Marital Status

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9

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II3
Second Gulf War2
Vietnam1
First Gulf War1
Korea

Carbon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+4
35 to 543
65 to 742
55 to 64
18 to 34

Carbon Veterans by Age

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Carbon Veterans by Race

Carbon Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon Employment by Age

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Carbon Employment by Race

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Carbon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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91.54%

Born in Carbon

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Carbon residents were born in the United States, with 91.54% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carbon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137910.26%
202037810.27%
201937710.27%
201837610.27%
201737510.27%
2016374-2-0.53%
2015376-1-0.27%
2014377-4-1.05%
2013381-2-0.52%
2012383-2-0.52%
20113850.00%
20103850.00%

Carbon Population by Year