Dale, Indiana Population 2021

1,473
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Dale is a city located in Spencer County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,473, it is the 252nd largest city in Indiana and the 8782nd largest city in the United States . Dale is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -7.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,593 in 2010. Dale reached it's highest population of 1,589 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Dale has a population density of 610 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dale is $53,878 with a poverty rate of 12.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $91,800. The median age in Dale is 40.8 years, 39.1 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Dale Demographics

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

  • White: 97.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Other race: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dale, Indiana is 1,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,500.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,593.

Dale, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,45297.98%
Two or More Races231.55%
Some Other Race70.47%
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Dale Population by Race

Dale Population Pyramid $2021

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Dale Median Age

40.8


Total

39.1


Male

42.5


Female

Dale Adults

There are 1,140 adults, (339 of whom are seniors) in Dale.

Dale Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dale Sex Ratio

Female

768

51.82%

Male

714

48.18%

Dale Population by Age

Dale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.9%23.1%
Married76.9%23.1%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female47.9%52.1%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6132.2765.4
Married2952.9576.9
Non Family2441.0353.7
Female483.9847.9
Male262.9676.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Dale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11811.32%
9th to 12th Grade10610.17%
High School Graduate54552.30%
Some College12211.71%
Associates Degree767.29%
Bachelors Degree555.28%
Graduate Degree201.92%
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Dale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White85773775
Hispanic18076
2+ Races1515
Other Race77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.75%.

Dale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,031$39,375$35,909
Less Than 9th Grade$29,712$30,764$
High School Graduate$36,969$43,000$32,083
Some College$40,357$44,063$38,125
Bachelors Degree$41,719$61,250$40,156
Graduate Degree$47,917$$49,167

$37,031

Average Earnings

$39,375

Average Male

$35,909

Average Female

Dale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dale Language by Age

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Dale Language

85.52% of Dale residents speak only English, while 14.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.19% of the population.

Dale Language

Dale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3619626.59%
White1,023817.92%

12.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dale is Hispanic, with 26.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dale is White, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.64%.

Dale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.21%
Some College11.11%
High School9.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%

Dale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.85%
Male Employed6.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,097$53,878
Families$67,917$66,730
Married Families$73,068-
Non Families$23,804$31,723
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Income by Household Type

Dale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dale Married by Age and Sex

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Dale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dale Marital Status by Race

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Dale Marital Status

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84

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War15
World War II10
Korea7
First Gulf War7

Dale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+31
65 to 7416
55 to 6415
35 to 5411
18 to 3411

Dale Veterans by Age

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Dale Veterans by Race

Dale Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dale Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dale Employment by Age

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Dale Employment by Race

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Dale 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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74.70%

Born in Dale

90.22%

Native Born

9.78%

Foreign Born

7.69%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.22% of Dale residents were born in the United States, with 74.70% having been born in Indiana. 7.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dale Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,473-9-0.61%
20201,482-9-0.60%
20191,491-9-0.60%
20181,500-9-0.60%
20171,509-11-0.72%
20161,520-19-1.23%
20151,539-13-0.84%
20141,552-7-0.45%
20131,559-9-0.57%
20121,568-18-1.13%
20111,586-3-0.19%
20101,5890.00%

Dale Population by Year