Dale, Indiana Population 2024

1,522

Dale is a city located in Spencer County Indiana. Dale has a 2024 population of 1,522. Dale is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -1.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,542 in 2020.

The average household income in Dale is $59,536 with a poverty rate of 6.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dale is 34.8 years, 36 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Dale Demographics

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

  • White: 89.63%
  • Two or more races: 8.2%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
629.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.3% (-20)
The current population of Dale, Indiana is 1,522 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,542.

Dale, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,27989.63%
Two or more races1178.2%
Other race312.17%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dale Population by Race

Dale Population Pyramid 2024

Dale Median Age

34.8

Total

36

Male

33.9

Female

Dale Adults

There are 957 adults, (282 of whom are seniors) in Dale.

Dale Age Dependency

111.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

69.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dale Sex Ratio

Female75552.91%
Male67247.09%

Dale Population by Age

Dale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4992.7366.933.1
Married3073.367228
Non Family1461.0252.747.3
Female284.6464.335.7
Male182.781000
showing: 5 rows

3.41

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dale 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

Dale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dale 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 92.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.2%.

Dale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,103

Average Earnings

$46,406

Average Male

$35,069

Average Female

Dale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dale Language

80.58% of Dale residents speak only English, while 19.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.42% of the population.

Dale Language

Dale Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White965495.08%
Hispanic3654512.33%
showing: 2 rows

6.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.98%

Male Poverty Rate

9.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dale is Hispanic, with 12.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dale is White, with 5.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.8%.

Dale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.4%
Some College7.66%
Less Than 9th Grade6.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%
showing: 4 rows

Dale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed5.5%
Male Employed1.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Dale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Dale Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

68

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Dale Veterans by War

count

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Dale Veterans by Age

count

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Dale Veterans by Race

Dale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dale 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

66.71%

Born in Dale

88.86%

Native Born

11.14%

Foreign Born

7.64%

Non Citizen

3.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.86% of Dale residents were born in the United States, with 66.71% having been born in Indiana. 7.64% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,502-4-0.27%
20281,506-4-0.26%
20271,510-4-0.26%
20261,514-4-0.26%
20251,518-4-0.26%
20241,522-4-0.26%
20231,526-4-0.26%
20221,530-4-0.26%
20211,534-8-0.52%
20201,542513.42%
20191,491-12-0.8%
20181,503-6-0.4%
20171,509-11-0.72%
20161,520-19-1.23%
20151,539-13-0.84%
20141,552-9-0.58%
20131,561-7-0.45%
20121,568-18-1.13%
20111,586-3-0.19%
20101,589
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Dale Population by Year