Spencer, Indiana Population 2021

2,234
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Spencer is a city located in Owen County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Owen County. With a 2020 population of 2,234, it is the 189th largest city in Indiana and the 7202nd largest city in the United States . Spencer is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually but its population has increased by 0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,217 in 2010. Spencer reached it's highest population of 2,361 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Spencer has a population density of 1,401 people per square mile.

The average household income in Spencer is $52,276 with a poverty rate of 19.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $665 per month, and the median house value is $95,500. The median age in Spencer is 40.6 years, 40.3 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Spencer Demographics

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

  • White: 91.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.30%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Spencer, Indiana is 2,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,267.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,217.

Spencer, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,14791.95%
Two or More Races773.30%
Asian451.93%
Black or African American431.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.99%
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Spencer Population by Race

Spencer Population Pyramid $2021

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Spencer Median Age

40.6


Total

40.3


Male

41.3


Female

Spencer Adults

There are 1,800 adults, (503 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

1,287

55.12%

Male

1,048

44.88%

Spencer Population by Age

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.6%29.4%
All57.9%42.1%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Male46.4%53.6%
Female43.8%56.3%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0462.257.9
Non Family5261.1352.7
Married3712.9270.6
Female805.4643.8
Male692.5846.4

3.14

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Spencer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade422.63%
9th to 12th Grade18811.78%
High School Graduate56035.09%
Some College50331.52%
Associates Degree1137.08%
Bachelors Degree1237.71%
Graduate Degree674.20%
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Spencer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4681,264177
Black4040
Asian34187
2+ Races3030
Native American23146
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 26.09%.

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,448$36,447$30,536
Less Than 9th Grade$26,771$$
High School Graduate$24,091$23,750$24,688
Some College$33,831$36,417$31,786
Bachelors Degree$34,821$58,250$26,875
Graduate Degree$65,250$90,500$39,306

$33,448

Average Earnings

$36,447

Average Male

$30,536

Average Female

Spencer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spencer Language by Age

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Spencer Language

97.44% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Spencer Language

Spencer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,00634117.00%
Hispanic12711691.34%

19.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.89%

Male Poverty Rate

22.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Hispanic, with 91.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 17.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.46%.

Spencer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.67%
High School15.38%
Some College7.05%
Bachelors or Greater0.53%

Spencer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed8.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Spencer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spencer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,981$52,276
Families$53,500$67,603
Married Families$67,578-
Non Families$24,688$34,146
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Income by Household Type

Spencer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Spencer Marital Status

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171

Number of Veterans

148

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War30
Korea13
Second Gulf War8
World War II

Spencer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7467
55 to 6459
35 to 5420
75+17
18 to 348

Spencer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1448.64%
2+ Races1952.78%
Native American834.78%

Spencer Veterans by Race

Spencer Veterans by Education

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19.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer Employment by Age

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Spencer Employment by Race

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Spencer 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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77.60%

Born in Spencer

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 77.60% having been born in Indiana. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Spencer Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,234-11-0.49%
20202,245-11-0.49%
20192,256-11-0.49%
20182,26740.18%
20172,263-15-0.66%
20162,27850.22%
20152,273-24-1.04%
20142,297-16-0.69%
20132,313-26-1.11%
20122,339-15-0.64%
20112,354-7-0.30%
20102,3610.00%

Spencer Population by Year