Nappanee, Indiana Population 2021

6,897
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Nappanee is a city located in Elkhart County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 6,897, it is the 96th largest city in Indiana and the 3986th largest city in the United States . Nappanee is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 3.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,648 in 2010. Nappanee reached it's highest population of 6,897 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Nappanee has a population density of 1,559 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nappanee is $63,314 with a poverty rate of 8.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $123,200. The median age in Nappanee is 34.9 years, 33.9 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Nappanee Demographics

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

  • White: 92.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.95%
  • Asian: 2.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Nappanee, Indiana is 6,897 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,816.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,648.

Nappanee, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,50792.52%
Two or More Races2783.95%
Asian1932.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.43%
Black or African American250.36%
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Nappanee Population by Race

Nappanee Population Pyramid $2021

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Nappanee Median Age

34.9


Total

33.9


Male

35.1


Female

Nappanee Adults

There are 5,069 adults, (919 of whom are seniors) in Nappanee.

Nappanee Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nappanee Sex Ratio

Female

3,689

52.45%

Male

3,344

47.55%

Nappanee Population by Age

Nappanee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nappanee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All63.2%36.8%
Non Family53.8%46.2%
Male41.7%58.3%
Female15.3%84.7%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nappanee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6342.6763.2
Married1,3313.3683.9
Non Family7941.1453.8
Female3463.2715.3
Male1633.2341.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Nappanee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3567.84%
9th to 12th Grade4088.98%
High School Graduate1,61035.44%
Some College98921.77%
Associates Degree4399.66%
Bachelors Degree3948.67%
Graduate Degree3477.64%
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Nappanee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nappanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0903,565687
Hispanic25671
Asian11965
2+ Races484824
Islander303030

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 100.00%.

Nappanee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,975$47,523$31,449
Less Than 9th Grade$25,625$26,901$19,044
High School Graduate$37,913$50,849$33,565
Some College$36,833$44,455$30,893
Bachelors Degree$44,474$43,487$48,472
Graduate Degree$52,766$54,043$34,500

$36,975

Average Earnings

$47,523

Average Male

$31,449

Average Female

Nappanee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nappanee Language by Age

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Nappanee Language

86.79% of Nappanee residents speak only English, while 13.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.48% of the population.

Nappanee Language

Nappanee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8733125.31%
Hispanic84327432.50%
Multiple27821075.54%

8.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.33%

Male Poverty Rate

11.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nappanee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nappanee is Multiple, with 75.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nappanee is White, with 5.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.11%.

Nappanee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.07%
High School5.65%
Some College1.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nappanee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed52.38%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Employed0.75%

Nappanee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nappanee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,125$63,314
Families$61,786$70,134
Married Families$73,324-
Non Families$31,591$41,008
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Income by Household Type

Nappanee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nappanee Married by Age and Sex

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Nappanee 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 45-54.

Nappanee Marital Status by Race

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Nappanee Marital Status

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303

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
Second Gulf War45
World War II40
First Gulf War23
Korea15

Nappanee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6495
75+87
35 to 5457
65 to 7443
18 to 3421

Nappanee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2976.13%
2+ Races612.50%

Nappanee Veterans by Race

Nappanee Veterans by Education

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16.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nappanee Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

68%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nappanee Employment by Age

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Nappanee Employment by Race

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Nappanee 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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69.69%

Born in Nappanee

94.94%

Native Born

5.06%

Foreign Born

4.41%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.94% of Nappanee residents were born in the United States, with 69.69% having been born in Indiana. 4.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nappanee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,897270.39%
20206,870270.39%
20196,843270.40%
20186,816190.28%
20176,797150.22%
20166,78240.06%
20156,778580.86%
20146,720190.28%
20136,701260.39%
20126,67570.10%
20116,668100.15%
20106,658-52-0.08%
20006,7101,2001.99%
19905,5108161.62%
19804,6945351.22%
19704,1592640.66%
19603,8955021.39%
19503,3933651.14%
19403,028710.24%
19302,9572791.00%
19202,6780.00%

Nappanee Population by Year