Seymour, Indiana Population 2021

20,389
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Seymour is a city located in Jackson County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 20,389, it is the 46th largest city in Indiana and the 1826th largest city in the United States . Seymour is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 16.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,503 in 2010. Seymour reached it's highest population of 20,389 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, Seymour has a population density of 1,680 people per square mile.

The average household income in Seymour is $59,620 with a poverty rate of 20.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $119,800. The median age in Seymour is 36.4 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Seymour Demographics

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

  • White: 82.22%
  • Other race: 8.80%
  • Asian: 4.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Seymour, Indiana is 20,389 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,744.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,503.

Seymour, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202144,5571630.37%
202044,3941630.37%
201944,2311630.37%
201844,0681130.26%
201743,955-42-0.10%
201643,9971220.28%
201543,8751720.39%
201443,7032660.61%
201343,4374511.04%
201242,986690.16%
201142,9173310.77%
201042,5860.00%

Seymour Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,13582.22%
Some Other Race1,7278.80%
Asian8494.33%
Two or More Races4582.33%
Black or African American4012.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.07%
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Seymour Population by Race

Seymour Population Pyramid $2021

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Seymour Median Age

36.4


Total

35.2


Male

37.1


Female

Seymour Adults

There are 14,462 adults, (2,790 of whom are seniors) in Seymour.

Seymour Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Seymour Sex Ratio

Female

9,889

50.39%

Male

9,734

49.61%

Seymour Population by Age

Seymour Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seymour Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All60.1%39.9%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Male45.2%54.8%
Female42%58%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seymour Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8662.4560.1
Married3,5273.0873.3
Non Family2,8061.2652.9
Female1,0063.1742
Male5273.1845.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Seymour Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7215.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,36110.34%
High School Graduate4,70235.73%
Some College2,75820.96%
Associates Degree9887.51%
Bachelors Degree1,74213.24%
Graduate Degree8876.74%
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Seymour Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seymour Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,8309,4232,145
Hispanic1,155749110
Other Race89253635
Asian677429293
Black341320
2+ Races217217118
Native American2310
Islander1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 54.38%.

Seymour Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,229$41,407$25,537
Less Than 9th Grade$19,267$20,592$14,882
High School Graduate$33,218$40,059$24,538
Some College$28,522$36,894$21,966
Bachelors Degree$52,516$61,759$42,928
Graduate Degree$49,574$$49,400

$35,229

Average Earnings

$41,407

Average Male

$25,537

Average Female

Seymour Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seymour Language by Age

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Seymour Language

86.27% of Seymour residents speak only English, while 13.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.63% of the population.

Seymour Language

Seymour Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0242,58517.21%
Hispanic2,54858122.80%
Asian84938144.88%
Other1,68723914.17%
Black38017746.58%
Multiple45811424.89%
Native392974.36%

20.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.96%

Male Poverty Rate

23.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seymour

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seymour is Native, with 74.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seymour is Other, with 14.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.35%.

Seymour Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.10%
Some College15.20%
High School14.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Seymour Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.15%
Male Unemployed36.10%
Female Employed12.83%
Male Employed9.01%

Seymour Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seymour Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,944$59,620
Families$53,740$66,201
Married Families$66,927-
Non Families$29,464$44,996
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Income by Household Type

Seymour Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Seymour Married by Age and Sex

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Seymour 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 45-54.

Seymour Marital Status by Race

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Seymour Marital Status

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947

Number of Veterans

925

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam309
First Gulf War168
Korea114
Second Gulf War92
World War II49

Seymour Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+283
55 to 64242
65 to 74196
35 to 54195
18 to 3431

Seymour Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9187.57%
2+ Races2911.24%

Seymour Veterans by Race

Seymour Veterans by Education

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21.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seymour Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Seymour Employment by Age

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Seymour Employment by Race

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Seymour 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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69.73%

Born in Seymour

91.00%

Native Born

9.00%

Foreign Born

6.21%

Non Citizen

2.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.00% of Seymour residents were born in the United States, with 69.73% having been born in Indiana. 6.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Seymour Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,3892151.07%
202020,1742151.08%
201919,9592151.09%
201819,7442071.06%
201719,5371490.77%
201619,3881941.01%
201519,1942341.23%
201418,9602281.22%
201318,7323051.66%
201218,427870.47%
201118,3401921.06%
201018,148470.03%
200018,1012,5251.51%
199015,5765260.34%
198015,0501,6981.20%
197013,3521,7231.39%
196011,6292,0001.91%
19509,6291,0091.11%
19408,6201,1121.39%
19307,5081600.22%
19207,3481,0431.54%
19106,305-140-0.22%
19006,4451,1081.90%
18905,3371,0872.30%
18804,2500.00%

Seymour Population by Year