St. Joseph, Indiana Population 2024

78,530

St. Joseph is a city located in Allen County Indiana. St. Joseph has a 2024 population of 78,530. St. Joseph is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,486 in 2020.

The average household income in St. Joseph is $85,803 with a poverty rate of 10.94%. The median age in St. Joseph is 34.8 years: 32.4 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

St. Joseph Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of St. Joseph was:

  • White: 76.51%
  • Black or African American: 9.2%
  • Two or more races: 7.1%
  • Asian: 5.13%
  • Other race: 1.86%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
35.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,234.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.67% (2,044)
The current population of St. Joseph, Indiana is 78,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 76,486.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58,49576.51%
Black or African American7,0379.2%
Two or more races5,4287.1%
Asian3,9205.13%
Other race1,4221.86%
Native American1430.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.01%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

St. Joseph Population by Race

St. Joseph Population Pyramid 2024

St. Joseph Median Age

34.8

Total

32.4

Male

37.5

Female

St. Joseph Adults

There are 57,959 adults, (12,723 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph.

St. Joseph Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph Sex Ratio

Female39,77152.02%
Male36,68147.98%

St. Joseph Population by Age

St. Joseph Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All30,9442.4171.228.8
Married13,8503.289.310.7
Non Family12,6761.2554.345.7
Female3,3253.3158.341.7
Male1,0933.0376.923.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

St. Joseph Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,6963.44%
Associates Degree5,34710.84%
Bachelors Degree10,50221.3%
Graduate Degree5,14510.43%
High School Graduate13,68827.76%
Less Than 9th Grade1,3362.71%
Some College11,59923.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White40,65139,20813,321
Black3,5073,202872
Asian1,9941,265452
2+ Races1,7471,579635
Hispanic1,6371,282368
Other Race859536266
Native American28220
Islander770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.35%.

St. Joseph Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$53,725$67,192$45,486
Graduate Degree$71,226$86,972$63,783
High School Graduate$37,771$49,139$30,591
Less Than 9th Grade$33,237$40,583$20,704
Overall$46,150$56,786$39,381
Some College$44,270$54,397$36,766

$46,150

Average Earnings

$56,786

Average Male

$39,381

Average Female

St. Joseph Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Joseph Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

St. Joseph Language

89.91% of St. Joseph residents speak only English, while 10.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

St. Joseph Language

St. Joseph Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White55,9384,4808.01%
Black6,7391,55323.04%
Multiple5,01588317.61%
Asian3,82387422.86%
Hispanic4,32585719.82%
Other1,40019013.57%
Native1436646.15%

10.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.17%

Male Poverty Rate

12.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is Native, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph is White, with 8.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.33%.

St. Joseph Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.44%
High School8.81%
Some College6.8%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.12%
Male Unemployed23.22%
Female Employed7.48%
Male Employed4.03%

St. Joseph Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Joseph Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$84,943$101,152
Households$65,947$85,803
Married Families$96,635$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,920$60,704

mean

median

Income by Household Type

St. Joseph Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph Married by Age and Sex

male

female

St. Joseph Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

St. Joseph Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

St. Joseph Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,652

Number of Veterans

4,234

Male Veterans

418

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,501
Second Gulf War1,175
First Gulf War1,012
Korea412
World War II278

St. Joseph Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1,275
35 to 541,243
65 to 741,078
55 to 64532
18 to 34524

St. Joseph Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4,0628.65%
Black2395.24%
2+ Races2199.34%
Asian1063.83%
Hispanic773.45%
Other Race262.29%

St. Joseph Veterans by Race

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

St. Joseph Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

St. Joseph 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

67.47%

Born in St. Joseph

93.34%

Native Born

6.66%

Foreign Born

2.88%

Non Citizen

3.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.34% of St. Joseph residents were born in the United States, with 67.47% having been born in Indiana. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

St. Joseph Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202980,9404820.6%
202880,4584820.6%
202779,9764820.61%
202679,4944820.61%
202579,0124820.61%
202478,5304820.62%
202378,0484820.62%
202277,5664820.63%
202177,0845980.78%
202076,4861340.18%
201976,3528011.06%
201875,5516630.89%
201774,8884500.6%
201674,4384240.57%
201574,0144650.63%
201473,5493790.52%
201373,1705180.71%
201272,6524050.56%
201172,2476260.87%
201071,62100%

St. Joseph Population by Year