New Chicago, Indiana Population 2020

1,905

New Chicago is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,905, it is the 211th largest city in Indiana and the 7787th largest city in the United States. New Chicago is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -6.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,035 in 2010. New Chicago reached it's highest population of 2,032 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, New Chicago has a population density of 2,828 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Chicago is $47,781 with a poverty rate of 27.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $827 per month, and the median house value is $76,800. The median age in New Chicago is 39.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.5 males.

New Chicago Demographics

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

  • White: 78.04%
  • Other race: 12.95%
  • Black or African American: 4.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Chicago, Indiana is 1,905, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,937.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,035.

New Chicago, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,29078.04%
Some Other Race21412.95%
Black or African American794.78%
Two or More Races442.66%
Asian130.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.79%

New Chicago Population Pyramid 2020

New Chicago Median Age

39.2


Total

37.2


Male

41


Female

New Chicago Adults

There are 1,350 adults, (242 of whom are seniors) in New Chicago.

New Chicago Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

New Chicago Sex Ratio

Female

789

47.73%

Male

864

52.27%

New Chicago Households and Families

New Chicago Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Chicago Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Male78.8%21.2%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female44.5%55.5%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6842.4269.3
Non Family3061.2166.3
Married1983.2287.4
Female1283.6444.5
Male523.4878.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

15.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Chicago Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade655.52%
9th to 12th Grade25521.67%
High School Graduate46239.25%
Some College28724.38%
Associates Degree494.16%
Bachelors Degree574.84%
Graduate Degree20.17%

New Chicago Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White82162435
Hispanic29517516
Other Race115789
Black3939
Native American13104
Multiple Races1212
Asian774

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 asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$41,875$22,279
Less Than High School$12,841$21,094$9,773
High School Grad$27,071$50,341$24,750
Some College$32,344$45,625$22,917
Bachelors Degree$52,917$76,000$39,844
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,750

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$22,279

Average Female

New Chicago Language

New Chicago Language by Age

New Chicago Language

80.56% of New Chicago residents speak only English, while 19.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.41% of the population.

New Chicago Poverty

New Chicago Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic52221941.95%
White1,00717317.18%
Other2145827.10%
Black794556.96%
Multiple441022.73%
Asian13646.15%
Native13430.77%

27.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.16%

Male Poverty Rate

29.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Chicago

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Chicago is Black, with 56.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Chicago is White, with 17.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.25%
Bachelors or Greater27.12%
Some College18.75%
High School17.53%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.00%
Female Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed20.19%
Male Employed10.17%

New Chicago Income

New Chicago Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,037$47,781
Families$48,750$55,496
Married Families$64,167-
Non Families$23,182$35,110

New Chicago Marital Status

New Chicago Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

New Chicago Married by Age and Sex

New Chicago Marriage

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

New Chicago Marital Status by Race

New Chicago Veterans

90

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War28
First Gulf War9
Korea2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
65 to 7423
55 to 6417
35 to 5414
75+8
Name Veterans % of Total
White807.36%
Hispanic153.89%
Other106.54%

$New Chicago Veterans by Education

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Chicago Employment Status

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

New Chicago 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

62.86%

Born in Indiana

90.87%

Native Born

9.13%

Foreign Born

5.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.87% of New Chicago residents were born in the United States, with 62.86% having been born in Indiana. 5.51% 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
20201,905-16-0.83%
20191,921-16-0.83%
20181,937-15-0.77%
20171,952-16-0.81%
20161,968-15-0.76%
20151,983-19-0.95%
20142,002-8-0.40%
20132,010-7-0.35%
20122,017-5-0.25%
20112,022-10-0.49%
20102,0320.00%