Steele, Indiana Population 2024

917

Steele is a city located in Daviess County Indiana. Steele has a 2024 population of 917. Steele is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 927 in 2020.

The average household income in Steele is $77,139 with a poverty rate of 5.43%. The median age in Steele is 31.5 years: 33.5 years for males, and 29 years for females.

Steele Demographics

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

  • White: 90.08%
  • Two or more races: 9.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
42.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
21.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.08% (-10)
The current population of Steele, Indiana is 917 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 927.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White78190.08%
Two or more races849.69%
Black or African American20.23%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Steele Population by Race

Steele Population Pyramid 2024

Steele Median Age

31.5

Total

33.5

Male

29

Female

Steele Adults

There are 556 adults, (79 of whom are seniors) in Steele.

Steele Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele Sex Ratio

Female43550.17%
Male43249.83%

Steele Population by Age

Steele Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3082.816436
Married1843.6672.827.2
Non Family921.0742.457.6
Female262.9269.230.8
Male63.331000

3.53

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Steele Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade316.03%
Associates Degree6412.45%
Bachelors Degree438.37%
Graduate Degree112.14%
High School Graduate21541.83%
Less Than 9th Grade519.92%
Some College9919.26%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Steele Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White46638452
2+ Races46462
Hispanic40402
Black220

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.16%.

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,273$96,250$46,667
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$43,906$54,444$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$78,534$78,836$0
Overall$47,344$61,563$41,667
Some College$46,500$51,875$45,208

$47,344

Average Earnings

$61,563

Average Male

$41,667

Average Female

Steele Earnings by Educational Attainment

Steele Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Steele Language

85.61% of Steele residents speak only English, while 14.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.64% of the population.

Steele Language

Steele Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White779476.03%

5.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.94%

Male Poverty Rate

3.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steele

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steele is White, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steele is White, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.24%.

Steele Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.98%
High School9.3%
Some College0.61%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Steele Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed20%
Female Employed5.71%
Male Employed2.64%

Steele Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Steele Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,375$93,198
Households$66,667$77,139
Married Families$80,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,625$38,484

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Steele Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Steele Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Steele 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.

Steele Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Steele Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

Steele Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6421
35 to 548
18 to 347
65 to 747
75+7

Steele Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White448.66%
2+ Races613.04%

Steele Veterans by Race

Steele Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Steele Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Steele Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Steele 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

83.85%

Born in Steele

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.77% of Steele residents were born in the United States, with 83.85% having been born in Indiana. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Steele Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029907-2-0.22%
2028909-2-0.22%
2027911-2-0.22%
2026913-2-0.22%
2025915-2-0.22%
2024917-2-0.22%
2023919-2-0.22%
2022921-2-0.22%
2021923-4-0.43%
2020927-16-1.7%
201994320.21%
201894150.53%
201793630.32%
201693340.43%
201592940.43%
2014925111.2%
201391440.44%
201291030.33%
201190720.22%
201090500%

Steele Population by Year