Spencer, Indiana Population 2020

2,220

Spencer is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,220, it is the 189th largest city in Indiana and the 7224th largest city in the United States. Spencer is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually but its population has increased by 0.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,217 in 2010. Spencer reached it's highest population of 2,344 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Spencer has a population density of 1,392 people per square mile.

The average household income in Spencer is $45,142 with a poverty rate of 20.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $637 per month, and the median house value is $91,900. The median age in Spencer is 39 years, 36.4 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.2 males.

Spencer Demographics

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

  • White: 91.64%
  • Two or more races: 3.21%
  • Asian: 2.60%
  • Black or African American: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Spencer, Indiana is 2,220, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,248.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,217.

Spencer, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08291.64%
Two or More Races733.21%
Asian592.60%
Black or African American411.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.75%

Spencer Population Pyramid 2020

Spencer Median Age

39


Total

36.4


Male

41.4


Female

Spencer Adults

There are 1,735 adults, (530 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

88.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

1,282

56.43%

Male

990

43.57%

Spencer Households and Families

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family50%50%
Female47.3%52.7%
Male28.1%71.9%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0212.1855.4
Non Family5381.1250
Married3353.0671
Female914.7447.3
Male57328.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spencer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade523.41%
9th to 12th Grade16410.74%
High School Graduate55536.35%
Some College48431.70%
Associates Degree926.02%
Bachelors Degree1338.71%
Graduate Degree473.08%

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4151,225167
Asian39208
Black3333
Multiple Races2222
Native American17115
Hispanic1

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 native american people with a rate of 29.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,806$33,026$28,654
Less Than High School$19,732$20,114$
High School Grad$22,070$27,679$20,000
Some College$33,939$36,369$30,972
Bachelors Degree$35,795$39,688$35,000
Graduate Degree$66,458$$

$30,806

Average Earnings

$33,026

Average Male

$28,654

Average Female

Spencer Language

Spencer Language by Age

Spencer Language

97.07% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 2.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Spencer Poverty

Spencer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,95135718.30%
Hispanic1009292.00%

20.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

22.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Hispanic, with 92.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 18.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.78%
High School19.41%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.56%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.38%
Female Employed13.66%
Male Employed8.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Spencer Income

Spencer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,701$45,142
Families$53,125$59,217
Married Families$65,341-
Non Families$22,321$29,592

Spencer Marital Status

Spencer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer Married by Age and Sex

Spencer 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 35-44.

Spencer Marital Status by Race

Spencer Veterans

151

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War16
Korea15
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7462
55 to 6443
75+20
35 to 5414
18 to 3412
Name Veterans % of Total
White1338.26%
2 or More1238.71%
Indian635.29%

$Spencer Veterans by Education

23.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Employment Status

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer 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

76.98%

Born in Indiana

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.67% of Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 76.98% having been born in Indiana. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,220-14-0.63%
20192,234-14-0.62%
20182,24810.04%
20172,247-14-0.62%
20162,26140.18%
20152,257-23-1.01%
20142,280-15-0.65%
20132,295-25-1.08%
20122,320-15-0.64%
20112,335-9-0.38%
20102,3440.00%