Mishawaka, Indiana Population 2024

50,751

Mishawaka is a city located in St. Joseph County Indiana. Mishawaka has a 2024 population of 50,751. Mishawaka is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,044 in 2020.

The average household income in Mishawaka is $68,087 with a poverty rate of 15.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mishawaka is 35.8 years, 32.9 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Mishawaka Demographics

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

  • White: 79.71%
  • Black or African American: 8.59%
  • Two or more races: 7.38%
  • Asian: 2.51%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
17.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,875.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.57% (-293)
The current population of Mishawaka, Indiana is 50,751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 51,044.

Mishawaka, Indiana Population 2024

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Mishawaka Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White40,57179.71%
Black or African American4,3738.59%
Two or more races3,7567.38%
Asian1,2792.51%
Other race8081.59%
Native American900.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander220.04%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mishawaka Population by Race

Mishawaka Population Pyramid 2024

Mishawaka Median Age

35.8

Total

32.9

Male

39

Female

Mishawaka Adults

There are 40,451 adults, (8,488 of whom are seniors) in Mishawaka.

Mishawaka Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mishawaka Sex Ratio

Female25,13449.38%
Male25,76550.62%

Mishawaka Population by Age

Mishawaka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All23,1912.1548.451.6
Non Family11,7521.1534.965.1
Married7,5893.0169.930.1
Female2,7473.5842.357.7
Male1,1033.2959.140.9
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

48.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mishawaka 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

Mishawaka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mishawaka Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Mishawaka Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,887

Average Earnings

$45,813

Average Male

$34,857

Average Female

Mishawaka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mishawaka Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mishawaka Language

92.08% of Mishawaka residents speak only English, while 7.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.75% of the population.

Mishawaka Language

Mishawaka Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White38,0964,77512.53%
Multiple3,6191,41239.02%
Black4,26994022.02%
Hispanic3,08832810.62%
Asian1,24720916.76%
Other8019511.86%
Native9055.56%
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15.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mishawaka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mishawaka is Multiple, with 39.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mishawaka is Native, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.46%.

Mishawaka Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.31%
High School12.52%
Some College9.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
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Mishawaka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50.52%
Female Unemployed23.09%
Female Employed7.3%
Male Employed4.44%
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Mishawaka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mishawaka Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mishawaka Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mishawaka Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mishawaka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Mishawaka Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mishawaka Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,406

Number of Veterans

2,236

Male Veterans

170

Female Veterans

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Mishawaka Veterans by War

count

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Mishawaka Veterans by Age

count

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Mishawaka Veterans by Race

Mishawaka Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mishawaka Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mishawaka Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mishawaka Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mishawaka 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

65.76%

Born in Mishawaka

94.26%

Native Born

5.74%

Foreign Born

3.29%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.26% of Mishawaka residents were born in the United States, with 65.76% having been born in Indiana. 3.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mishawaka Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202950,346-81-0.16%
202850,427-81-0.16%
202750,508-81-0.16%
202650,589-81-0.16%
202550,670-81-0.16%
202450,751-81-0.16%
202350,832-81-0.16%
202250,913-81-0.16%
202150,994-50-0.1%
202051,0446721.33%
201950,3725301.06%
201849,8427881.61%
201749,0541650.34%
201648,8895271.09%
201548,362220.05%
201448,3401530.32%
201348,187720.15%
201248,115-55-0.11%
201148,170-90-0.19%
201048,2601,7033.66%
200046,5573,9499.27%
199042,6082,4075.99%
198040,2014,14111.48%
197036,0602,6998.09%
196033,3614481.36%
195032,9134,61516.31%
194028,298-332-1.16%
193028,63013,43588.42%
192015,1953,30927.84%
191011,8866,326113.78%
19005,5602,18964.94%
18903,37173127.69%
18802,640230.88%
18702,617
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Mishawaka Population by Year