Linton, Indiana Population 2020

5,196

Linton is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 5,196, it is the 118th largest city in Indiana and the 4645th largest city in the United States. Linton is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually and its population has decreased by -4.01% 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 1,715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Linton is $44,863 with a poverty rate of 21.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $65,800. The median age in Linton is 41.5 years, 35.9 years for males, and 46.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.8 males.

Linton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Linton, Indiana is 5,196, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,210.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,413.

Linton, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,10897.07%
Two or More Races1172.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.38%
Black or African American170.32%

Linton Population Pyramid 2020

Linton Median Age

41.5


Total

35.9


Male

46.7


Female

Linton Adults

There are 4,070 adults, (1,019 of whom are seniors) in Linton.

Linton Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Linton Sex Ratio

Female

2,634

50.06%

Male

2,628

49.94%

Linton Households and Families

Linton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Linton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.8%5.2%
Married81.6%18.4%
All68.8%31.2%
Female63%37%
Non Family53.7%46.3%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2982.2768.8
Non Family9711.153.7
Married9353.0981.6
Female2382.9863
Male1543.694.8

3.03

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Linton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1995.43%
9th to 12th Grade38810.59%
High School Graduate1,51441.33%
Some College63017.20%
Associates Degree3589.77%
Bachelors Degree3509.56%
Graduate Degree2246.12%

Linton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4502,883451
Hispanic137137123
Multiple Races696916
Islander20
Black171714

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 89.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,107$37,039$19,978
Less Than High School$25,114$31,848$16,648
High School Grad$25,119$34,904$17,708
Some College$33,846$37,444$18,884
Bachelors Degree$36,619$66,875$35,281
Graduate Degree$32,857$36,250$30,774

$31,107

Average Earnings

$37,039

Average Male

$19,978

Average Female

Linton Language

Linton Language by Age

Linton Language

97.36% of Linton residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Linton Poverty

Linton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,8691,05121.59%
Hispanic2633714.07%
Multiple1082119.44%

21.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.83%

Male Poverty Rate

23.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Linton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Linton is White, with 21.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Linton is Hispanic, with 14.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.29%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.16%
High School24.60%
Some College16.63%
Bachelors or Greater12.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed47.69%
Female Employed16.06%
Male Employed6.24%

Linton Income

Linton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,450$44,863
Families$51,964$57,469
Married Families$56,549-
Non Families$16,795$26,121

Linton Marital Status

Linton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Linton Married by Age and Sex

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

Linton Veterans

335

Number of Veterans

288

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
Second Gulf War78
First Gulf War42
Korea13
World War II

$Linton Veterans by Education

20.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Linton Employment Status

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Linton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.35%

Born in Indiana

97.91%

Native Born

2.09%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.91% of Linton residents were born in the United States, with 86.35% having been born in Indiana. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,196-7-0.13%
20195,203-7-0.13%
20185,210-31-0.59%
20175,241-7-0.13%
20165,248-33-0.62%
20155,281-39-0.73%
20145,320-16-0.30%
20135,336-33-0.61%
20125,369-15-0.28%
20115,384-30-0.55%
20105,414-360-0.64%
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%