Santa Claus, Indiana Population 2024

2,614

Santa Claus is a city located in Dubois County, Perry County, Spencer County, and Warrick County Indiana. Santa Claus has a 2024 population of 2,614. Santa Claus is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,592 in 2020.

The average household income in Santa Claus is $121,080 with a poverty rate of 3.15%. The median age in Santa Claus is 42.8 years: 40.8 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Santa Claus Demographics

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

  • White: 96.65%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
403.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.85% (22)
The current population of Santa Claus, Indiana is 2,614 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,592.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,65496.65%
Two or more races562.04%
Black or African American301.09%
Other race60.22%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Santa Claus Population by Race

Santa Claus Population Pyramid 2024

Santa Claus Median Age

42.8

Total

40.8

Male

43.7

Female

Santa Claus Adults

There are 1,994 adults, (445 of whom are seniors) in Santa Claus.

Santa Claus Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Claus Sex Ratio

Female1,27146.29%
Male1,47553.71%

Santa Claus Population by Age

Santa Claus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9802.892.77.3
Married6843.1897.12.9
Non Family1971.0383.816.2
Female532.8162.337.7
Male464.741000

3.17

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

92.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Santa Claus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade351.93%
Associates Degree1689.25%
Bachelors Degree38521.2%
Graduate Degree28915.91%
High School Graduate55130.34%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College38821.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7581,723646
2+ Races282811
Black242411
Hispanic161610
Other Race666

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

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

Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$75,905$98,500$72,813
Graduate Degree$54,375$60,000$52,273
High School Graduate$49,500$51,583$34,886
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$52,170$61,281$46,300
Some College$45,852$65,714$36,528

$52,170

Average Earnings

$61,281

Average Male

$46,300

Average Female

Santa Claus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Claus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Santa Claus Language

98.4% of Santa Claus residents speak only English, while 1.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Santa Claus Language

Santa Claus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,627803.05%
Hispanic28621.43%
Multiple56610.71%

3.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.64%

Male Poverty Rate

4.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Claus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Claus is Hispanic, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Claus is White, with 3.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.09%.

Santa Claus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
High School8.53%
Some College3.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Santa Claus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.47%
Male Employed0.99%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Santa Claus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Claus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$119,464$139,466
Households$107,083$121,080
Married Families$124,286$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,750$43,606

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Santa Claus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Claus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Santa Claus 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 35-44.

Santa Claus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Santa Claus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

268

Number of Veterans

253

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam92
First Gulf War49
Korea25
Second Gulf War22
World War II7

Santa Claus Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+81
55 to 6480
35 to 5464
65 to 7436
18 to 347

Santa Claus Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26813.99%

Santa Claus Veterans by Race

Santa Claus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Claus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Claus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Claus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Claus 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

69.81%

Born in Santa Claus

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Santa Claus residents were born in the United States, with 69.81% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Santa Claus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,64250.19%
20282,63760.23%
20272,63160.23%
20262,62550.19%
20252,62060.23%
20242,61450.19%
20232,609250.97%
20222,584-1-0.04%
20212,585-7-0.27%
20202,5921797.42%
20192,413-3-0.12%
20182,416-2-0.08%
20172,418-11-0.45%
20162,429-20-0.82%
20152,449-13-0.53%
20142,46220.08%
20132,46050.2%
20122,455-28-1.13%
20112,48340.16%
20102,47900%

Santa Claus Population by Year