Sweetser, Indiana Population 2020

1,135

Sweetser is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,135, it is the 284th largest city in Indiana and the 9819th largest city in the United States. Sweetser is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -7.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,229 in 2010. Sweetser reached it's highest population of 1,226 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sweetser has a population density of 1,126 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sweetser is $62,257 with a poverty rate of 10.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $102,400. The median age in Sweetser is 43.5 years, 44.8 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Sweetser Demographics

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

  • White: 98.14%
  • Black or African American: 1.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sweetser, Indiana is 1,135, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,157.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,229.

Sweetser, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42598.14%
Black or African American271.86%

Sweetser Population Pyramid 2020

Sweetser Median Age

43.5


Total

44.8


Male

42


Female

Sweetser Adults

There are 1,123 adults, (327 of whom are seniors) in Sweetser.

Sweetser Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweetser Sex Ratio

Female

726

50.00%

Male

726

50.00%

Sweetser Households and Families

Sweetser Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sweetser Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.7%6.3%
Female82.1%17.9%
All81.9%18.1%
Non Family59.2%40.8%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6352.2981.9
Married3482.8493.7
Non Family211059.2
Female394.0882.1
Male372.49100

2.86

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sweetser Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade212.00%
9th to 12th Grade656.20%
High School Graduate51649.24%
Some College15314.60%
Associates Degree918.68%
Bachelors Degree14714.03%
Graduate Degree555.25%

Sweetser Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White972899202
Hispanic7158
Black99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,244$44,800$30,524
Less Than High School$$$8,906
High School Grad$34,712$41,579$31,094
Some College$38,333$43,417$33,125
Bachelors Degree$40,208$63,393$23,438
Graduate Degree$69,167$69,875$63,125

$37,244

Average Earnings

$44,800

Average Male

$30,524

Average Female

Sweetser Language

Sweetser Language by Age

Sweetser Language

97.36% of Sweetser residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Sweetser Poverty

Sweetser Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,3031299.90%
Hispanic144139.03%
Black27518.52%

10.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.23%

Male Poverty Rate

11.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweetser

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweetser is Black, with 18.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweetser is Hispanic, with 9.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.19%
Some College7.38%
High School3.88%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed76.92%
Male Unemployed43.33%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed0.00%

Sweetser Income

Sweetser Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,850$62,257
Families$65,000$73,178
Married Families$75,385-
Non Families$27,240$38,398

Sweetser Marital Status

Sweetser Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweetser Married by Age and Sex

Sweetser 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.

Sweetser Marital Status by Race

Sweetser Veterans

122

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
Second Gulf War26
World War II12
First Gulf War12
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7468
75+24
18 to 3414
35 to 5412
55 to 644

$Sweetser Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweetser Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sweetser 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

82.02%

Born in Indiana

99.72%

Native Born

0.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.72% of Sweetser residents were born in the United States, with 82.02% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,135-11-0.96%
20191,146-11-0.95%
20181,157-5-0.43%
20171,162-11-0.94%
20161,173-9-0.76%
20151,182-17-1.42%
20141,199-9-0.75%
20131,208-4-0.33%
20121,212-8-0.66%
20111,220-6-0.49%
20101,2260.00%