Mecca, Indiana Population 2021

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Mecca is a city located in Parke County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 324, it is the 468th largest city in Indiana and the 15036th largest city in the United States . Mecca is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -3.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 335 in 2010. Mecca reached it's highest population of 328 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Mecca has a population density of 825 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mecca is $46,175 with a poverty rate of 8.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $51,200. The median age in Mecca is 46.9 years, 46.9 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Mecca Demographics

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

  • White: 98.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mecca, Indiana is 324 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 335.

Mecca, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35998.36%
Two or More Races61.64%
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Mecca Population by Race

Mecca Population Pyramid $2021

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Mecca Median Age

46.9


Total

46.9


Male

47


Female

Mecca Adults

There are 279 adults, (104 of whom are seniors) in Mecca.

Mecca Age Dependency

108.6

Age Dependency Ratio

59.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mecca Sex Ratio

Female

172

47.12%

Male

193

52.88%

Mecca Population by Age

Mecca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mecca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.1%8.9%
All84.5%15.5%
Female81.8%18.2%
Non Family78.1%21.9%
Male42.9%57.1%

84.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mecca Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1292.8384.5
Married793.6191.1
Non Family321.0378.1
Female112.5581.8
Male72.7142.9

3.32

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Mecca Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade187.09%
9th to 12th Grade3212.60%
High School Graduate16364.17%
Some College228.66%
Associates Degree145.51%
Bachelors Degree51.97%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Mecca Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mecca Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 1.98%.

Mecca Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,313$19,625$23,125
Less Than 9th Grade$40,714$40,714$
High School Graduate$17,266$17,625$15,833
Some College$26,875$26,250$26,875
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,313

Average Earnings

$19,625

Average Male

$23,125

Average Female

Mecca Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mecca Language by Age

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Mecca Language

99.41% of Mecca residents speak only English, while 0.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Mecca Language

Mecca Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White356277.58%
Multiple6233.33%

8.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

7.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mecca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mecca is Multiple, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mecca is White, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.45%.

Mecca Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College16.67%
High School6.13%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Mecca Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.43%
Male Employed7.79%
Female Employed3.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mecca Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mecca Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,625$46,175
Families$45,625$52,635
Married Families$53,250-
Non Families$20,000$24,516
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Income by Household Type

Mecca Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mecca Married by Age and Sex

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Mecca 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 55-64.

Mecca Marital Status by Race

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Mecca Marital Status

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30

Number of Veterans

30

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
Korea2
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Mecca Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7420
75+8
55 to 642
35 to 54
18 to 34

Mecca Veterans by Age

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Mecca Veterans by Race

Mecca Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mecca Veterans by Education

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mecca Employment by Age

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Mecca Employment by Race

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Mecca 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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85.75%

Born in Mecca

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mecca residents were born in the United States, with 85.75% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mecca Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021324-1-0.31%
2020325-1-0.31%
2019326-1-0.31%
201832720.62%
2017325-1-0.31%
201632630.93%
2015323-4-1.22%
2014327-1-0.30%
201332810.31%
201232720.62%
2011325-3-0.91%
20103280.00%

Mecca Population by Year