Spencer, Indiana Population 2022

2,502
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Spencer is a city located in Owen County Indiana. Spencer has a 2020 population of 2,502. It is also the county seat of Owen County. Spencer is currently growing at a rate of 0.97% annually and its population has increased by 1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,454 in 2010.

The average household income in Spencer is $52,276 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $98,400. 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 Spencerwas:

  • White: 93.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.16%
  • Native American: 1.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Other race: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Spencer, Indiana is 2,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,454.

Spencer, Indiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,06993.03%
Black or African American20.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native321.44%
Asian482.16%
Some Other Race10.04%
Two or More Races723.24%
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Spencer Population by Race

Spencer Population Pyramid 2022

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Spencer Median Age

44.8


Total

43.3


Male

45.1


Female

Spencer Adults

There are 1,793 adults, (586 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

1,293

58.14%

Male

931

41.86%

Spencer Population by Age

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family52%48%
Male50%50%
Female26.8%73.2%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1271.9456.8
Married3472.9473.2
Male682.7950
Female713.9626.8
Non Family6411.0952

2.93

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Spencer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade553.41%
9th to 12th Grade21913.56%
High School Graduate60237.28%
Some College40525.08%
Associates Degree1016.25%
Bachelors Degree16610.28%
Graduate Degree674.15%
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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
Native American32208
Asian35198
White1,5071,263217
2+ Races3939
Other Race1
Hispanic2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 25.00%.

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,963$35,208$29,583
Less Than 9th Grade$40,833$$58,594
High School Graduate$24,097$21,406$26,786
Some College$28,750$36,607$22,167
Bachelors Degree$36,250$57,750$33,750
Graduate Degree$65,536$75,833$41,042

$32,963

Average Earnings

$35,208

Average Male

$29,583

Average Female

Spencer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spencer Language by Age

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Spencer Language

96.93% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 3.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Spencer Language

Spencer Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,00932115.98%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic544481.48%

16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.05%

Male Poverty Rate

16.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is White, with 15.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Hispanic, with 81.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.40%.

Spencer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.90%
High School12.69%
Some College13.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.86%

Spencer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.61%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed8.14%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Spencer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spencer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,306$48,322
Families$55,400$68,009
Married Families$68,393-
Non Families$21,593$31,104
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Income by Household Type

Spencer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

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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176

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War33
Vietnam68
Korea13
World War II

Spencer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 5424
55 to 6464
65 to 7464
75+16

Spencer Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1358.05%
Native American1237.50%
2+ Races2960.42%

Spencer Veterans by Race

Spencer Veterans by Education

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21.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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79.36%

Born in Spencer

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 79.36% having been born in Indiana. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Spencer Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,2170.00%
20112,241241.08%
20122,265241.07%
20132,289241.06%
20142,313241.05%
20152,337241.04%
20162,361241.03%
20172,385241.02%
20182,409241.01%
20192,433241.00%
20202,454210.86%
20212,478240.98%
20222,502240.97%

Spencer Population by Year