Sullivan, Indiana Population 2020

4,087

Sullivan is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 4,087, it is the 139th largest city in Indiana and the 5338th largest city in the United States. Sullivan is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -3.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,249 in 2010. Sullivan reached it's highest population of 5,423 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, Sullivan has a population density of 2,179 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sullivan is $45,533 with a poverty rate of 16.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $76,300. The median age in Sullivan is 43.9 years, 39.5 years for males, and 52.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.1 males.

Sullivan Demographics

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

  • White: 97.74%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.68%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sullivan, Indiana is 4,087, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,097.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,249.

Sullivan, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,01697.74%
Asian651.58%
Two or More Races280.68%

Sullivan Population Pyramid 2020

Sullivan Median Age

43.9


Total

39.5


Male

52.2


Female

Sullivan Adults

There are 3,251 adults, (776 of whom are seniors) in Sullivan.

Sullivan Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sullivan Sex Ratio

Female

1,901

46.26%

Male

2,208

53.74%

Sullivan Households and Families

Sullivan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sullivan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.5%31.5%
Female67%33%
All55.6%44.4%
Male48.9%51.1%
Non Family40.4%59.6%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8462.1855.6
Married7312.8968.5
Non Family7171.140.4
Female2242.7667
Male1742.8848.9

2.79

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sullivan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1896.41%
9th to 12th Grade2378.04%
High School Graduate1,20240.79%
Some College69723.65%
Associates Degree34111.57%
Bachelors Degree1023.46%
Graduate Degree1796.07%

Sullivan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8542,472260
Asian652121
Multiple Races2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,060$36,382$21,373
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,991$32,332$11,000
Some College$32,827$62,455$21,762
Bachelors Degree$93,229$93,229$
Graduate Degree$63,141$$62,569

$31,060

Average Earnings

$36,382

Average Male

$21,373

Average Female

Sullivan Language

Sullivan Language by Age

Sullivan Language

99.90% of Sullivan residents speak only English, while 0.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.10% of the population.

Sullivan Poverty

Sullivan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,90464416.50%
Hispanic3535100.00%

16.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.10%

Male Poverty Rate

20.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sullivan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sullivan is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sullivan is White, with 16.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.24%
High School14.90%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed20.54%
Female Employed14.05%
Male Unemployed6.51%

Sullivan Income

Sullivan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,690$45,533
Families$46,946$58,371
Married Families$52,218-
Non Families$17,639$23,544

Sullivan Marital Status

Sullivan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sullivan Married by Age and Sex

Sullivan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sullivan Marital Status by Race

Sullivan Veterans

295

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
World War II24
Korea20
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War16
Age Group Veterans
75+126
35 to 5478
65 to 7450
55 to 6441
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White2678.45%
2 or More28100.00%

$Sullivan Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sullivan Employment Status

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sullivan Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.43%

Born in Indiana

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.83% of Sullivan residents were born in the United States, with 71.43% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,087-5-0.12%
20194,092-5-0.12%
20184,097150.37%
20174,082-5-0.12%
20164,087-35-0.85%
20154,122-27-0.65%
20144,149-30-0.72%
20134,179-21-0.50%
20124,20030.07%
20114,197-39-0.92%
20104,236-381-0.86%
20004,617-46-0.10%
19904,663-111-0.23%
19804,774910.19%
19704,683-296-0.61%
19604,979-444-0.85%
19505,4233460.66%
19405,077-229-0.44%
19305,3068171.69%
19204,4893740.87%
19104,1159972.81%
19003,1180.00%