Mishawaka, Indiana Population 2021

51,469
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Mishawaka is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 51,469, it is the 19th largest city in Indiana and the 768th largest city in the United States . Mishawaka is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,252 in 2010. Mishawaka reached it's highest population of 51,469 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Mishawaka has a population density of 2,916 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mishawaka is $55,411 with a poverty rate of 15.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. The median age in Mishawaka is 35.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Mishawaka Demographics

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

  • White: 83.08%
  • Black or African American: 7.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Asian: 2.27%
  • Native American: 1.14%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Mishawaka, Indiana is 51,469 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,810.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,252.

Mishawaka, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021325,4459160.28%
2020324,5299160.28%
2019323,6139160.28%
2018322,6971,1590.36%
2017321,5383940.12%
2016321,1441,4410.45%
2015319,7032930.09%
2014319,4107710.24%
2013318,6393430.11%
2012318,296-588-0.18%
2011318,884-160-0.05%
2010319,0440.00%

Mishawaka Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,91383.08%
Black or African American3,9277.97%
Two or More Races2,1884.44%
Asian1,1192.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native5631.14%
Some Other Race4931.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.09%
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Mishawaka Population by Race

Mishawaka Population Pyramid $2021

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Mishawaka Median Age

35.2


Total

33.9


Male

37.4


Female

Mishawaka Adults

There are 38,461 adults, (7,624 of whom are seniors) in Mishawaka.

Mishawaka Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Mishawaka Sex Ratio

Female

25,493

51.77%

Male

23,752

48.23%

Mishawaka Population by Age

Mishawaka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mishawaka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
Male60.1%39.9%
All51%49%
Female38.4%61.6%
Non Family35.9%64.1%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mishawaka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,3362.2651
Non Family10,2831.2235.9
Married7,2833.1675.6
Female2,7083.3738.4
Male1,0623.2960.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Mishawaka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9162.74%
9th to 12th Grade2,7938.37%
High School Graduate11,50034.46%
Some College6,73220.17%
Associates Degree3,0739.21%
Bachelors Degree5,40216.19%
Graduate Degree2,9588.86%
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Mishawaka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mishawaka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,51425,3387,154
Black2,0441,809265
Hispanic1,1261,034219
Asian779719469
2+ Races761707248
Native American2891859
Other Race25925946
Islander343423

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.65%.

Mishawaka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,239$39,059$28,592
Less Than 9th Grade$27,095$30,275$20,268
High School Graduate$28,281$33,531$22,702
Some College$32,247$43,795$29,092
Bachelors Degree$39,944$44,690$35,259
Graduate Degree$48,896$49,116$48,351

$32,239

Average Earnings

$39,059

Average Male

$28,592

Average Female

Mishawaka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mishawaka Language by Age

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Mishawaka Language

93.31% of Mishawaka residents speak only English, while 6.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Mishawaka Language

Mishawaka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,1425,46814.34%
Multiple2,11880638.05%
Black3,78772219.07%
Asian1,06232030.13%
Hispanic2,7622689.70%
Native563346.04%
Other489336.75%

15.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.60%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mishawaka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mishawaka is Multiple, with 38.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mishawaka is Native, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.00%.

Mishawaka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.21%
High School14.47%
Some College12.35%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%

Mishawaka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.18%
Female Unemployed33.02%
Female Employed7.85%
Male Employed6.91%

Mishawaka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mishawaka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,248$55,411
Families$55,540$66,976
Married Families$69,853-
Non Families$30,329$40,174
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Income by Household Type

Mishawaka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mishawaka Married by Age and Sex

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Mishawaka 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.

Mishawaka Marital Status by Race

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Mishawaka Marital Status

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2,508

Number of Veterans

2,327

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam994
Second Gulf War334
First Gulf War258
Korea194
World War II83

Mishawaka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74768
75+603
35 to 54579
55 to 64370
18 to 34188

Mishawaka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2546.86%
Black1485.69%
2+ Races514.64%
Hispanic392.58%
Asian383.69%
Islander1750.00%

Mishawaka Veterans by Race

Mishawaka Veterans by Education

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9.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mishawaka Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mishawaka Employment by Age

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Mishawaka Employment by Race

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Mishawaka 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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67.53%

Born in Mishawaka

94.73%

Native Born

5.27%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

1.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.73% of Mishawaka residents were born in the United States, with 67.53% having been born in Indiana. 3.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mishawaka Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202151,4695531.09%
202050,9165531.10%
201950,3635531.11%
201849,8108261.69%
201748,9841700.35%
201648,8145351.11%
201548,279190.04%
201448,2601490.31%
201348,111660.14%
201248,045-61-0.13%
201148,106-97-0.20%
201048,2031,6460.35%
200046,5573,9490.89%
199042,6082,4070.58%
198040,2014,1411.09%
197036,0602,6990.78%
196033,3614480.14%
195032,9134,6151.52%
194028,298-332-0.12%
193028,63013,4356.54%
192015,1953,3092.49%
191011,8866,3267.89%
19005,5602,1895.13%
18903,3717312.47%
18802,640230.09%
18702,6170.00%

Mishawaka Population by Year