Seymour, Indiana Population 2020

20,043

Seymour is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 20,043, it is the 45th largest city in Indiana and the 1848th largest city in the United States. Seymour is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 14.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,503 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Seymour has a population density of 1,651 people per square mile.

The average household income in Seymour is $56,090 with a poverty rate of 20.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $740 per month, and the median house value is $111,200. The median age in Seymour is 36.6 years, 35.1 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males.

Seymour Demographics

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

  • White: 84.20%
  • Other race: 8.27%
  • Asian: 3.34%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Seymour, Indiana is 20,043, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,731.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,503.

Seymour, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044,3591240.28%
201944,2351240.28%
201844,1111240.28%
201743,987-17-0.04%
201644,0041180.27%
201543,8861830.42%
201443,7032670.61%
201343,4364521.04%
201242,984720.17%
201142,9123260.76%
201042,5860.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,29884.20%
Some Other Race1,6018.27%
Asian6463.34%
Black or African American3912.02%
Two or More Races3902.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.16%

Seymour Population Pyramid 2020

Seymour Median Age

36.6


Total

35.1


Male

37.5


Female

Seymour Adults

There are 14,201 adults, (2,782 of whom are seniors) in Seymour.

Seymour Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Seymour Sex Ratio

Female

9,779

50.52%

Male

9,578

49.48%

Seymour Households and Families

Seymour Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Seymour Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All63.6%36.4%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Male47.5%52.5%
Female43.8%56.2%

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6712.4863.6
Married3,5153.0777.4
Non Family2,6721.255.8
Female9933.2843.8
Male4913.5747.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Seymour Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8596.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,2629.73%
High School Graduate4,98438.44%
Some College2,47619.10%
Associates Degree9627.42%
Bachelors Degree1,45411.21%
Graduate Degree9697.47%

Seymour Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,9799,5132,084
Hispanic1,09968867
Other Race80645133
Asian501319196
Black263211
Multiple Races14013076
Native American2622

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 54.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,494$40,191$26,395
Less Than High School$21,775$27,623$17,813
High School Grad$30,478$35,137$25,631
Some College$29,884$40,124$24,078
Bachelors Degree$49,712$54,113$39,394
Graduate Degree$47,265$47,088$47,782

$33,494

Average Earnings

$40,191

Average Male

$26,395

Average Female

Seymour Language

Seymour Language by Age

Seymour Language

87.31% of Seymour residents speak only English, while 12.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.06% of the population.

Seymour Poverty

Seymour Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,1782,72917.98%
Hispanic2,43158824.19%
Asian64627742.88%
Other1,56221213.57%
Black38316743.60%
Multiple39016642.56%
Native31929.03%

20.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.70%

Male Poverty Rate

22.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seymour

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seymour is Black, with 43.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seymour is Other, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.28%
High School15.22%
Some College12.33%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.87%
Male Unemployed21.65%
Female Employed11.34%
Male Employed8.79%

Seymour Income

Seymour Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,091$56,090
Families$52,908$62,893
Married Families$66,188-
Non Families$25,917$39,828

Seymour Marital Status

Seymour Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Seymour Married by Age and Sex

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

Seymour Veterans

1,013

Number of Veterans

951

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam373
First Gulf War173
Korea108
Second Gulf War105
World War II62
Name Veterans % of Total
White9717.89%
2 or More2615.20%
Indian830.77%
Black82.76%

$Seymour Veterans by Education

17.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seymour Employment Status

64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Seymour 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

72.06%

Born in Indiana

91.62%

Native Born

8.38%

Foreign Born

6.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.62% of Seymour residents were born in the United States, with 72.06% having been born in Indiana. 6.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,0431560.78%
201919,8871560.79%
201819,7312101.08%
201719,5211560.81%
201619,3651911.00%
201519,1742381.26%
201418,9362271.21%
201318,7093011.64%
201218,408870.47%
201118,3211911.05%
201018,130290.02%
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%