Santa Claus, Indiana Population 2020

2,386

Santa Claus is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,386, it is the 177th largest city in Indiana and the 6983rd largest city in the United States. Santa Claus is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -3.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,481 in 2010. Santa Claus reached it's highest population of 2,479 in 2011. Spanning over 7 miles, Santa Claus has a population density of 371 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Claus is $93,471 with a poverty rate of 5.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $163,500. The median age in Santa Claus is 42.8 years, 42.7 years for males, and 43 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Santa Claus Demographics

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

  • White: 97.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Santa Claus, Indiana is 2,386, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,410.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,481.

Santa Claus, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,52897.19%
Two or More Races261.00%
Black or African American250.96%
Some Other Race140.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.31%

Santa Claus Population Pyramid 2020

Santa Claus Median Age

42.8


Total

42.7


Male

43


Female

Santa Claus Adults

There are 1,946 adults, (399 of whom are seniors) in Santa Claus.

Santa Claus Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Claus Sex Ratio

Female

1,276

49.06%

Male

1,325

50.94%

Santa Claus Households and Families

Santa Claus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Santa Claus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95%5%
All89.7%10.3%
Female84%16%
Non Family75.8%24.2%
Male75.8%24.2%

89.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9452.7589.7
Married6553.0495
Non Family1491.0775.8
Female752.7984
Male663.7175.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Santa Claus Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade331.89%
9th to 12th Grade462.63%
High School Graduate56032.05%
Some College29416.83%
Associates Degree20911.96%
Bachelors Degree37721.58%
Graduate Degree22813.05%

Santa Claus Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7021,623591
Hispanic25256
Black16168
Other Race11116
Native American44

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 other race people with a rate of 54.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,105$59,740$29,861
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,080$34,375$17,500
Some College$37,500$55,750$29,906
Bachelors Degree$52,054$83,125$35,968
Graduate Degree$53,875$67,143$50,568

$41,105

Average Earnings

$59,740

Average Male

$29,861

Average Female

Santa Claus Language

Santa Claus Language by Age

Santa Claus Language

96.83% of Santa Claus residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Santa Claus Poverty

Santa Claus Poverty by Race

5.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.75%

Male Poverty Rate

6.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Claus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Claus is White, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Claus is White, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.92%
High School13.04%
Some College0.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.50%
Name Poverty
Male Employed2.37%
Female Employed2.31%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Santa Claus Income

Santa Claus Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,125$93,471
Families$82,857$101,200
Married Families$87,337-
Non Families$31,875$44,083

Santa Claus Marital Status

Santa Claus Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Claus Married by Age and Sex

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

Santa Claus Veterans

229

Number of Veterans

220

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam83
First Gulf War51
Korea38
Second Gulf War38
World War II5
Age Group Veterans
75+56
65 to 7454
55 to 6454
35 to 5450
18 to 3415
Name Veterans % of Total
White22411.81%
Hispanic823.53%
Other545.45%

$Santa Claus Veterans by Education

2.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Claus Employment Status

67%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Claus 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

70.20%

Born in Indiana

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.96% of Santa Claus residents were born in the United States, with 70.20% having been born in Indiana. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,386-12-0.50%
20192,398-12-0.50%
20182,410-4-0.17%
20172,414-12-0.49%
20162,426-21-0.86%
20152,447-13-0.53%
20142,46030.12%
20132,45720.08%
20122,455-24-0.97%
20112,47930.12%
20102,4760.00%