South Whitley, Indiana Population 2021

1,709
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South Whitley is a city located in Whitley County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,709, it is the 227th largest city in Indiana and the 8218th largest city in the United States . South Whitley is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -2.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,751 in 2010. South Whitley reached it's highest population of 1,785 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, South Whitley has a population density of 1,963 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Whitley is $55,627 with a poverty rate of 19.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $594 per month, and the median house value is $85,600. The median age in South Whitley is 37.6 years, 38.8 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

South Whitley Demographics

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

  • White: 93.15%
  • Two or more races: 5.44%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Whitley, Indiana is 1,709 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,757.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,751.

South Whitley, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,45693.15%
Two or More Races855.44%
Some Other Race100.64%
Black or African American90.58%
Asian30.19%
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South Whitley Population by Race

South Whitley Population Pyramid $2021

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South Whitley Median Age

37.6


Total

38.8


Male

36.2


Female

South Whitley Adults

There are 1,203 adults, (218 of whom are seniors) in South Whitley.

South Whitley Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

South Whitley Sex Ratio

Female

792

50.67%

Male

771

49.33%

South Whitley Population by Age

South Whitley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Whitley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All78%22%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Female55%45%
Male52%48%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Whitley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6762.378
Married2952.9692.5
Non Family2761.1771.4
Female803.3555
Male253.5252

2.96

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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South Whitley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade353.32%
9th to 12th Grade938.83%
High School Graduate51048.43%
Some College21720.61%
Associates Degree1009.50%
Bachelors Degree343.23%
Graduate Degree646.08%
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South Whitley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Whitley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,01590398
Hispanic3317
2+ Races215
Other Race1010
Black33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.66%.

South Whitley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,269$40,398$23,375
Less Than 9th Grade$21,429$23,125$
High School Graduate$33,667$40,208$19,750
Some College$34,896$43,359$24,375
Bachelors Degree$39,375$54,167$
Graduate Degree$58,750$58,125$60,500

$34,269

Average Earnings

$40,398

Average Male

$23,375

Average Female

South Whitley Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Whitley Language by Age

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South Whitley Language

96.41% of South Whitley residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

South Whitley Language

South Whitley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,39823116.52%
Hispanic1296147.29%
Multiple852731.76%
Asian33100.00%

19.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.26%

Male Poverty Rate

21.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Whitley

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Whitley is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Whitley is White, with 16.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.18%.

South Whitley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.22%
Some College13.56%
High School10.59%
Bachelors or Greater8.16%

South Whitley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed75.00%
Female Unemployed17.24%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed4.62%

South Whitley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Whitley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,111$55,627
Families$59,615$63,115
Married Families$66,488-
Non Families$30,185$41,031
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Income by Household Type

South Whitley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

South Whitley Married by Age and Sex

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South Whitley 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.

South Whitley Marital Status by Race

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South Whitley Marital Status

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85

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
First Gulf War21
Korea11
Second Gulf War11
World War II

South Whitley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7429
35 to 5421
75+13
55 to 6413
18 to 349

South Whitley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White847.30%
Black133.33%

South Whitley Veterans by Race

South Whitley Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Whitley Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

South Whitley Employment by Age

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South Whitley Employment by Race

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South Whitley 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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81.25%

Born in South Whitley

97.82%

Native Born

2.18%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.82% of South Whitley residents were born in the United States, with 81.25% having been born in Indiana. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Whitley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,709-16-0.93%
20201,725-16-0.92%
20191,741-16-0.91%
20181,757110.63%
20171,746-2-0.11%
20161,748-3-0.17%
20151,751-8-0.45%
20141,759-2-0.11%
20131,761-7-0.40%
20121,768-6-0.34%
20111,774-11-0.62%
20101,7850.00%

South Whitley Population by Year