Skelton, Indiana Population 2024

1,601

Skelton is a city located in Spencer County and Warrick County Indiana. Skelton has a 2024 population of 1,601. Skelton is currently growing at a rate of 1.01% annually and its population has increased by 4.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,534 in 2020.

The average household income in Skelton is $84,114 with a poverty rate of 14.93%. The median age in Skelton is 44.6 years: 46.7 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Skelton Demographics

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

  • White: 99.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
39.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
40.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.37% (67)
The current population of Skelton, Indiana is 1,601 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,534.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,43099.72%
Black or African American20.14%
Other race20.14%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Skelton Population by Race

Skelton Population Pyramid 2024

Skelton Median Age

44.6

Total

46.7

Male

43.3

Female

Skelton Adults

There are 1,086 adults, (229 of whom are seniors) in Skelton.

Skelton Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Skelton Sex Ratio

Female70749.3%
Male72750.7%

Skelton Population by Age

Skelton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5322.78812
Married2442.93937
Non Family1671.1175.424.6
Male663.1592.47.6
Female555.9598.21.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Skelton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade12613.26%
Associates Degree808.42%
Bachelors Degree13414.11%
Graduate Degree565.89%
High School Graduate43345.58%
Less Than 9th Grade80.84%
Some College11311.89%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Skelton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Skelton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White946812188
Other Race222
Black220

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 100%.

Skelton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,750$63,929$52,798
Graduate Degree$87,727$0$89,318
High School Graduate$34,028$38,281$22,250
Less Than 9th Grade$58,413$58,606$0
Overall$47,898$46,544$48,889
Some College$51,944$0$37,212

$47,898

Average Earnings

$46,544

Average Male

$48,889

Average Female

Skelton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Skelton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Skelton Language

100% of Skelton residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Skelton Language

Skelton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,40921114.98%

14.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.9%

Male Poverty Rate

17.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Skelton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Skelton is White, with 14.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Skelton is White, with 14.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Skelton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.18%
High School11.09%
Some College3.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Skelton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed6.41%
Male Employed3.94%

Skelton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Skelton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,161$95,204
Households$71,000$84,114
Married Families$110,714$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,625$39,857

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Skelton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Skelton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Skelton 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.

Skelton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Skelton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War31
Vietnam26
First Gulf War2
Korea0
World War II0

Skelton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5445
65 to 7419
75+16
18 to 3412
55 to 640

Skelton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White928.5%

Skelton Veterans by Race

Skelton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Skelton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Skelton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Skelton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Skelton 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

85.56%

Born in Skelton

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Skelton residents were born in the United States, with 85.56% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Skelton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,681160.96%
20281,665160.97%
20271,649160.98%
20261,633160.99%
20251,617161%
20241,601161.01%
20231,585161.02%
20221,569161.03%
20211,553191.24%
20201,534-232-13.14%
20191,766140.8%
20181,75290.52%
20171,743201.16%
20161,723191.12%
20151,704211.25%
20141,68390.54%
20131,674191.15%
20121,65590.55%
20111,646140.86%
20101,63200%

Skelton Population by Year