South Haven, Indiana Population 2024

9,457

South Haven is a city located in Porter County Indiana. South Haven has a 2024 population of 9,457. South Haven is currently growing at a rate of 13.3% annually and its population has increased by 88.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,017 in 2020.

The average household income in South Haven is $85,942 with a poverty rate of 12.88%. The median age in South Haven is 38.3 years: 38.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

South Haven Demographics

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

  • White: 87.52%
  • Two or more races: 4.91%
  • Black or African American: 4.24%
  • Other race: 3.08%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,162.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
88.5% (4,440)
The current population of South Haven, Indiana is 9,457 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,017.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,33487.52%
Two or more races3554.91%
Black or African American3074.24%
Other race2233.08%
Native American120.17%
Asian30.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.04%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Haven Population by Race

South Haven Population Pyramid 2024

South Haven Median Age

38.3

Total

38.1

Male

38.4

Female

South Haven Adults

There are 5,603 adults, (954 of whom are seniors) in South Haven.

South Haven Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Haven Sex Ratio

Female3,63650.24%
Male3,60149.76%

South Haven Population by Age

South Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7512.6371.528.5
Married1,3643.1270.529.5
Non Family7871.3168.731.3
Female3673.1371.928.1
Male2333.4286.713.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Haven Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3336.81%
Associates Degree4859.92%
Bachelors Degree3978.12%
Graduate Degree1462.99%
High School Graduate2,27646.55%
Less Than 9th Grade1082.21%
Some College1,14423.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Haven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Haven Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1303,740403
Hispanic455434125
Black2252170
2+ Races21817671
Other Race1311319
Native American12120
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

South Haven Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$44,784$46,667$43,352
Graduate Degree$63,750$74,010$61,250
High School Graduate$40,089$53,583$31,278
Less Than 9th Grade$34,773$42,792$0
Overall$42,867$52,957$37,757
Some College$41,694$68,427$38,187

$42,867

Average Earnings

$52,957

Average Male

$37,757

Average Female

South Haven Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Haven Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Haven Language

98.19% of South Haven residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

South Haven Language

South Haven Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,06975812.49%
Black30611437.25%
Hispanic753597.84%
Multiple355287.89%

12.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.33%

Male Poverty Rate

12.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Haven is Black, with 37.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Haven is Hispanic, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.6%.

South Haven Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.26%
High School11.69%
Bachelors or Greater10.5%
Some College7.73%

South Haven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.68%
Female Employed10.3%
Male Employed3.33%
Female Unemployed0%

South Haven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Haven Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,426$79,952
Households$72,068$85,942
Married Families$84,844$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,581$92,794

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Haven Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South Haven Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Haven 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 35-44.

South Haven Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Haven Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

326

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War122
Vietnam67
Second Gulf War60
Korea14
World War II0

South Haven Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54104
75+90
18 to 3444
55 to 6444
65 to 7444

South Haven Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2915.83%
Hispanic479.63%
Other Race3525.36%

South Haven Veterans by Race

South Haven Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Haven Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

South Haven Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Haven Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Haven 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

70.68%

Born in South Haven

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of South Haven residents were born in the United States, with 70.68% having been born in Indiana. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Haven Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20249,4571,11013.3%
20238,3471,11015.34%
20227,2372,52053.42%
20214,717-300-5.98%
20205,017-75-1.47%
20195,092-67-1.3%
20185,159951.88%
20175,064220.44%
20165,042-103-2%
20155,145-159-3%
20145,3042114.14%
20135,093-321-5.93%
20125,414210.39%
20115,3931112.1%
20105,28200%

South Haven Population by Year