South Whitley, Indiana Population 2024

1,818

South Whitley is a city located in Whitley County Indiana. South Whitley has a 2024 population of 1,818. South Whitley is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,822 in 2020.

The average household income in South Whitley is $64,803 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Whitley is 40.8 years, 36.6 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

South Whitley Demographics

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

  • White: 95.92%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,088.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.22% (-4)
The current population of South Whitley, Indiana is 1,818 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,822.

South Whitley, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,22195.92%
Asian211.65%
Two or more races201.57%
Black or African American70.55%
Native American40.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Whitley Population by Race

South Whitley Population Pyramid 2024

South Whitley Median Age

40.8

Total

36.6

Male

46.4

Female

South Whitley Adults

There are 989 adults, (224 of whom are seniors) in South Whitley.

South Whitley Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Whitley Sex Ratio

Female60647.6%
Male66752.4%

South Whitley Population by Age

South Whitley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5902.148119
Non Family2641.1374.625.4
Married2062.990.39.7
Female962.8383.316.7
Male24462.537.5
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2.8

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Whitley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Whitley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Whitley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 white people with a rate of 12.3%.

South Whitley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,929

Average Earnings

$47,083

Average Male

$27,168

Average Female

South Whitley Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Whitley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Whitley Language

96.91% of South Whitley residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

South Whitley Language

South Whitley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,21820516.83%
Multiple20420%
Hispanic33100%
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16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Whitley

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Whitley is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Whitley is White, with 16.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

South Whitley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College18.94%
Less Than 9th Grade14.53%
High School10.07%
Bachelors or Greater7.48%
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South Whitley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.66%
Female Employed8.57%
Male Employed3.97%
Female Unemployed
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South Whitley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Whitley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Whitley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

South Whitley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Whitley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

South Whitley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Whitley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

75

Number of Veterans

69

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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South Whitley Veterans by War

count

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South Whitley Veterans by Age

count

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South Whitley Veterans by Race

South Whitley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

32%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Whitley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

South Whitley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Whitley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Whitley 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 South Whitley

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of South Whitley residents were born in the United States, with 74.71% having been born in Indiana. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

South Whitley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,818
20281,818
20271,818
20261,818
20251,818
20241,818
20231,818
20221,818
20211,818-4-0.22%
20201,822925.32%
20191,730-24-1.37%
20181,754110.63%
20171,743-3-0.17%
20161,746-3-0.17%
20151,749-10-0.57%
20141,759-3-0.17%
20131,762-6-0.34%
20121,768-6-0.34%
20111,774-10-0.56%
20101,784
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South Whitley Population by Year