Carbon, Indiana Population 2024

259

Carbon is a city located in Clay County Indiana. Carbon has a 2024 population of 259. Carbon is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 260 in 2020.

The average household income in Carbon is $69,787 with a poverty rate of 10.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carbon is 27.9 years, 27.5 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Carbon Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,740.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.38% (-1)
The current population of Carbon, Indiana is 259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 260.

Carbon, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White328100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Carbon Population by Race

Carbon Population Pyramid 2024

Carbon Median Age

27.9

Total

27.5

Male

40.7

Female

Carbon Adults

There are 241 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Carbon.

Carbon Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon Sex Ratio

Female12638.41%
Male20261.59%

Carbon Population by Age

Carbon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1073.0787.912.1
Married543.798.11.9
Non Family221.0986.413.6
Female193.4778.921.1
Male123.1758.341.7
showing: 5 rows

3.29

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

87.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carbon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carbon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.81%.

Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,583

Average Earnings

$48,468

Average Male

$40,547

Average Female

Carbon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carbon Language

100% of Carbon residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Carbon Language

Carbon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3273410.4%
showing: 1 rows

10.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

14.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.81%.

Carbon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16%
High School10.38%
Some College5.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
showing: 4 rows

Carbon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.9%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Carbon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carbon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carbon 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 35-44.

Carbon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carbon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Carbon Veterans by War

count

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Carbon Veterans by Age

count

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Carbon Veterans by Race

Carbon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon 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

85.06%

Born in Carbon

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Carbon residents were born in the United States, with 85.06% having been born in Indiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Carbon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029259
2028259
2027259
2026259
2025259
2024259
2023259
2022259
2021259-1-0.38%
2020260-120-31.58%
201938041.06%
201837610.27%
2017375-1-0.27%
2016376-2-0.53%
2015378-1-0.26%
2014379-2-0.52%
2013381-2-0.52%
2012383-2-0.52%
2011385
2010385
showing: 20 rows

Carbon Population by Year