Linton, Indiana Population 2021

5,152
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Linton is a city located in Greene County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 5,152, it is the 118th largest city in Indiana and the 4686th largest city in the United States . Linton is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,413 in 2010. Linton reached it's highest population of 6,315 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Linton has a population density of 1,700 people per square mile.

The average household income in Linton is $47,046 with a poverty rate of 21.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $67,600. The median age in Linton is 41.7 years, 37.9 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Linton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Other race: 0.48%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Linton, Indiana is 5,152 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,230.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,413.

Linton, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,06996.66%
Two or More Races1122.14%
Some Other Race250.48%
Black or African American210.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.32%
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Linton Population by Race

Linton Population Pyramid $2021

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Linton Median Age

41.7


Total

37.9


Male

46.6


Female

Linton Adults

There are 4,097 adults, (1,099 of whom are seniors) in Linton.

Linton Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Linton Sex Ratio

Female

2,647

50.48%

Male

2,597

49.52%

Linton Population by Age

Linton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Linton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.2%5.8%
Married81.1%18.9%
All70.4%29.6%
Female60.1%39.9%
Non Family58.9%41.1%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Linton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3042.2670.4
Married9632.9481.1
Non Family9491.1658.9
Female2533.0260.1
Male1393.6394.2

2.91

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Linton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1594.31%
9th to 12th Grade41711.30%
High School Graduate1,50640.81%
Some College67518.29%
Associates Degree40210.89%
Bachelors Degree3649.86%
Graduate Degree1674.53%
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Linton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Linton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4742,915415
Hispanic140140116
2+ Races707018
Black212114
Islander17

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 82.86%.

Linton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,615$40,099$17,992
Less Than 9th Grade$15,461$35,625$
High School Graduate$25,938$38,875$14,808
Some College$35,326$40,833$18,578
Bachelors Degree$39,528$65,625$38,354
Graduate Degree$36,034$36,552$

$31,615

Average Earnings

$40,099

Average Male

$17,992

Average Female

Linton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Linton Language by Age

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Linton Language

97.28% of Linton residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.72% of the population.

Linton Language

Linton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,8461,07222.12%
Hispanic2644416.67%
Multiple1042221.15%

21.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.84%

Male Poverty Rate

22.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Linton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Linton is White, with 22.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Linton is Hispanic, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.86%.

Linton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.56%
High School24.05%
Some College20.11%
Bachelors or Greater10.55%

Linton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed49.04%
Female Employed17.73%
Male Employed8.87%

Linton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Linton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,842$47,046
Families$50,972$58,896
Married Families$56,368-
Non Families$20,081$28,039
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Income by Household Type

Linton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Linton Married by Age and Sex

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Linton 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 35-44.

Linton Marital Status by Race

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Linton Marital Status

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363

Number of Veterans

313

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War113
Vietnam89
First Gulf War60
Korea15
World War II12

Linton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
18 to 3480
35 to 5473
65 to 7463
55 to 6454

Linton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3568.98%
Hispanic106.06%
Black733.33%

Linton Veterans by Race

Linton Veterans by Education

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27.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Linton Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Linton Employment by Age

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Linton Employment by Race

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Linton 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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84.53%

Born in Linton

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Linton residents were born in the United States, with 84.53% having been born in Indiana. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Linton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,152-26-0.50%
20205,178-26-0.50%
20195,204-26-0.50%
20185,230-21-0.40%
20175,251-13-0.25%
20165,264-34-0.64%
20155,298-39-0.73%
20145,337-17-0.32%
20135,354-35-0.65%
20125,389-16-0.30%
20115,405-30-0.55%
20105,435-339-0.60%
20005,774-40-0.07%
19905,814-501-0.82%
19806,3158651.48%
19705,450-286-0.51%
19605,736-237-0.40%
19505,973-290-0.47%
19406,2631,1782.11%
19305,085-771-1.40%
19205,856-50-0.08%
19105,9062,8356.76%
19003,0710.00%

Linton Population by Year