Seward, Indiana Population 2024

2,331

Seward is a city located in Fulton County, Kosciusko County, Marshall County, Miami County, and Wabash County Indiana. Seward has a 2024 population of 2,331. Seward is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,294 in 2020.

The average household income in Seward is $90,115 with a poverty rate of 6.6%. The median age in Seward is 53.3 years: 49.3 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.

Seward Demographics

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

  • White: 97.03%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
35.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
66.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.61% (37)
The current population of Seward, Indiana is 2,331 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,294.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,31797.03%
Other race321.34%
Two or more races220.92%
Black or African American170.71%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Seward Population by Race

Seward Population Pyramid 2024

Seward Median Age

53.3

Total

49.3

Male

55.5

Female

Seward Adults

There are 2,094 adults, (719 of whom are seniors) in Seward.

Seward Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Seward Sex Ratio

Female1,17849.33%
Male1,21050.67%

Seward Population by Age

Seward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0252.33955
Married6542.8196.33.7
Non Family3161.1991.58.5
Male463.261000
Female92.781000

2.83

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

95.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Seward Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade20610.76%
Associates Degree894.65%
Bachelors Degree1397.26%
Graduate Degree683.55%
High School Graduate93348.72%
Less Than 9th Grade1176.11%
Some College36318.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Seward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seward Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8871,569201
Hispanic20156
Other Race14146
Black880

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 42.86%.

Seward Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,886$68,352$95,560
Graduate Degree$106,250$0$0
High School Graduate$41,548$40,750$50,110
Less Than 9th Grade$51,161$52,344$22,422
Overall$51,770$55,743$50,445
Some College$55,549$64,018$46,750

$51,770

Average Earnings

$55,743

Average Male

$50,445

Average Female

Seward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seward Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Seward Language

97.04% of Seward residents speak only English, while 2.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Seward Language

Seward Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3111375.93%
Hispanic512039.22%
Other321959.38%

6.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seward is Other, with 59.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seward is White, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.82%.

Seward Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater7.25%
Some College5.53%
High School3.54%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Seward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed7%
Male Employed3.82%
Male Unemployed0%

Seward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seward Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$89,453$103,088
Households$71,301$90,115
Married Families$94,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,549$60,844

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Seward Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Seward Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Seward 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 Over 65.

Seward Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Seward Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam69
First Gulf War10
Korea10
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Seward Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7452
75+34
55 to 6417
35 to 5410
18 to 340

Seward Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1055.1%
Black861.54%

Seward Veterans by Race

Seward Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seward Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Seward Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Seward Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Seward 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

74.71%

Born in Seward

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Seward residents were born in the United States, with 74.71% having been born in Indiana. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Seward Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,386110.46%
20282,375110.47%
20272,364110.47%
20262,353110.47%
20252,342110.47%
20242,331110.47%
20232,320110.48%
20222,309110.48%
20212,29840.17%
20202,294-307-11.8%
20192,601-1-0.04%
20182,60280.31%
20172,59460.23%
20162,58830.12%
20152,58520.08%
20142,583110.43%
20132,57270.27%
20122,56560.23%
20112,559-3-0.12%
20102,56200%

Seward Population by Year