Sullivan, Indiana Population 2024

4,186

Sullivan is a city located in Sullivan County Indiana. Sullivan has a 2024 population of 4,186. It is also the county seat of Sullivan County.Sullivan is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,257 in 2020.

The average household income in Sullivan is $53,223 with a poverty rate of 18.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sullivan is 34.5 years, 28.7 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Sullivan Demographics

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

  • White: 95.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.61%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,231.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.67% (-71)
The current population of Sullivan, Indiana is 4,186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,257.

Sullivan, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,04295.26%
Two or more races1533.61%
Other race431.01%
Black or African American50.12%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sullivan Population by Race

Sullivan Population Pyramid 2024

Sullivan Median Age

34.5

Total

28.7

Male

36.5

Female

Sullivan Adults

There are 3,124 adults, (751 of whom are seniors) in Sullivan.

Sullivan Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sullivan Sex Ratio

Female2,28453.83%
Male1,95946.17%

Sullivan Population by Age

Sullivan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7672.3664.935.1
Married7023.0580.919.1
Non Family6061.2160.439.6
Female3782.7734.965.1
Male813.091000
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sullivan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sullivan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sullivan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 12.28%.

Sullivan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,815

Average Earnings

$31,811

Average Male

$31,845

Average Female

Sullivan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sullivan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sullivan Language

99.29% of Sullivan residents speak only English, while 0.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Sullivan Language

Sullivan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,94066916.98%
Multiple1537750.33%
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18.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.56%

Male Poverty Rate

19.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sullivan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sullivan is Multiple, with 50.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sullivan is White, with 16.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.95%.

Sullivan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.58%
High School16.61%
Some College13.88%
Bachelors or Greater
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Sullivan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed37.14%
Male Employed8.1%
Female Employed6.48%
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Sullivan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sullivan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sullivan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sullivan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sullivan 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 35-44.

Sullivan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sullivan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

213

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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Sullivan Veterans by War

count

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Sullivan Veterans by Age

count

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Sullivan Veterans by Race

Sullivan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sullivan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sullivan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sullivan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sullivan 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

71.67%

Born in Sullivan

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sullivan residents were born in the United States, with 71.67% having been born in Indiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sullivan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,071-23-0.56%
20284,094-23-0.56%
20274,117-23-0.56%
20264,140-23-0.55%
20254,163-23-0.55%
20244,186-23-0.55%
20234,209-23-0.54%
20224,232-23-0.54%
20214,255-2-0.05%
20204,2571664.06%
20194,09160.15%
20184,085140.34%
20174,071-2-0.05%
20164,073-35-0.85%
20154,108-24-0.58%
20144,132-28-0.67%
20134,160-23-0.55%
20124,18350.12%
20114,178-37-0.88%
20104,215-402-8.71%
20004,617-46-0.99%
19904,663-111-2.33%
19804,774911.94%
19704,683-296-5.94%
19604,979-444-8.19%
19505,4233466.82%
19405,077-229-4.32%
19305,30681718.2%
19204,4893749.09%
19104,11599731.98%
19003,118
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Sullivan Population by Year