Santa Claus, Indiana Population 2021

2,403
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Santa Claus is a city located in Spencer County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,403, it is the 177th largest city in Indiana and the 6955th largest city in the United States . Santa Claus is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,481 in 2010. Santa Claus reached it's highest population of 2,480 in 2011. Spanning over 7 miles, Santa Claus has a population density of 373 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Claus is $97,417 with a poverty rate of 6.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,022 per month, and the median house value is $166,700. The median age in Santa Claus is 44 years, 42.8 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Santa Claus Demographics

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

  • White: 98.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Santa Claus, Indiana is 2,403 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,415.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,481.

Santa Claus, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,62998.46%
Black or African American250.94%
Two or More Races160.60%
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Santa Claus Population by Race

Santa Claus Population Pyramid $2021

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Santa Claus Median Age

44


Total

42.8


Male

44.8


Female

Santa Claus Adults

There are 1,986 adults, (461 of whom are seniors) in Santa Claus.

Santa Claus Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Claus Sex Ratio

Female

1,310

49.06%

Male

1,360

50.94%

Santa Claus Population by Age

Santa Claus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Claus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.6%4.4%
Female92.9%7.1%
All91.7%8.3%
Non Family82.9%17.1%
Male71.6%28.4%

91.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Claus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9852.7191.7
Married6842.9995.6
Non Family1641.0582.9
Female702.7692.9
Male673.8271.6

2.95

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Santa Claus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.50%
9th to 12th Grade412.29%
High School Graduate61334.28%
Some College30016.78%
Associates Degree22612.64%
Bachelors Degree36720.53%
Graduate Degree23212.98%
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Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7561,706591
Hispanic1616
Black16168

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 black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,797$65,673$30,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,011$45,764$25,000
Some College$40,417$60,000$30,921
Bachelors Degree$80,272$86,985$36,750
Graduate Degree$51,420$63,750$45,208

$44,797

Average Earnings

$65,673

Average Male

$30,500

Average Female

Santa Claus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Claus Language by Age

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Santa Claus Language

97.11% of Santa Claus residents speak only English, while 2.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Santa Claus Language

Santa Claus Poverty by Race

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6.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.83%

Male Poverty Rate

6.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Claus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Claus is White, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Claus is White, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.78%.

Santa Claus Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.64%
Less Than 9th Grade12.00%
Some College0.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.50%

Santa Claus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed2.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.89%

Santa Claus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Claus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,426$97,417
Families$89,107$108,511
Married Families$96,667-
Non Families$32,222$35,833
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Income by Household Type

Santa Claus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Claus Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Santa Claus Marital Status

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263

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam72
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War50
Korea34
World War II6

Santa Claus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+71
35 to 5465
55 to 6460
65 to 7450
18 to 3417

Santa Claus Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26313.46%
Hispanic311.54%

Santa Claus Veterans by Race

Santa Claus Veterans by Education

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2.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Claus Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Claus Employment by Age

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Santa Claus Employment by Race

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Santa Claus 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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67.94%

Born in Santa Claus

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Santa Claus residents were born in the United States, with 67.94% having been born in Indiana. 0.22% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,403-4-0.17%
20202,407-4-0.17%
20192,411-4-0.17%
20182,41530.12%
20172,412-13-0.54%
20162,425-20-0.82%
20152,445-13-0.53%
20142,458-1-0.04%
20132,45970.29%
20122,452-28-1.13%
20112,48040.16%
20102,4760.00%

Santa Claus Population by Year