Sweetser, Indiana Population 2021

1,092
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Sweetser is a city located in Grant County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,092, it is the 292nd largest city in Indiana and the 9954th largest city in the United States . Sweetser is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -11.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,229 in 2010. Sweetser reached it's highest population of 1,175 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Sweetser has a population density of 1,083 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sweetser is $67,791 with a poverty rate of 2.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $98,400. The median age in Sweetser is 46 years, 46.7 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Sweetser Demographics

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

  • White: 99.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • 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 1,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,110.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,229.

Sweetser, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,28899.69%
Black or African American40.31%
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Sweetser Population by Race

Sweetser Population Pyramid $2021

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Sweetser Median Age

46


Total

46.7


Male

43.5


Female

Sweetser Adults

There are 993 adults, (313 of whom are seniors) in Sweetser.

Sweetser Age Dependency

90

Age Dependency Ratio

46

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweetser Sex Ratio

Female

633

48.99%

Male

659

51.01%

Sweetser Population by Age

Sweetser Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sweetser Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92%8%
All83.4%16.6%
Female67.3%32.7%
Non Family64.3%35.7%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sweetser Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5302.4483.4
Married3262.9692
Non Family1261.0464.3
Female522.4667.3
Male262.62100

2.82

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Sweetser Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.96%
9th to 12th Grade636.49%
High School Graduate47548.97%
Some College16817.32%
Associates Degree808.25%
Bachelors Degree12412.78%
Graduate Degree414.23%
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Sweetser Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweetser Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White908835165
Hispanic6253
Black44

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 18.17%.

Sweetser Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,750$44,621$31,801
Less Than 9th Grade$42,788$43,269$
High School Graduate$34,732$45,833$31,184
Some College$42,679$44,010$31,705
Bachelors Degree$37,375$37,125$
Graduate Degree$73,750$81,250$64,375

$38,750

Average Earnings

$44,621

Average Male

$31,801

Average Female

Sweetser Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweetser Language by Age

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Sweetser Language

97.33% of Sweetser residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Sweetser Language

Sweetser Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,171312.65%
Hispanic12154.13%

2.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.34%

Male Poverty Rate

2.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweetser

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweetser is Hispanic, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweetser is White, with 2.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.53%.

Sweetser Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.76%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
High School3.58%
Some College0.00%

Sweetser Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sweetser Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweetser Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,426$67,791
Families$59,512$72,459
Married Families$59,674-
Non Families$34,844$49,313
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Income by Household Type

Sweetser Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweetser Married by Age and Sex

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Sweetser 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.

Sweetser Marital Status by Race

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Sweetser Marital Status

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115

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War12
World War II11
Korea4

Sweetser Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7466
75+25
35 to 5412
55 to 649
18 to 343

Sweetser Veterans by Age

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Sweetser Veterans by Race

Sweetser Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweetser Veterans by Education

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52%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sweetser Employment by Age

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Sweetser Employment by Race

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Sweetser Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.44%

Born in Sweetser

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sweetser residents were born in the United States, with 83.44% 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 Europe.

Sweetser Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,092-6-0.55%
20201,098-6-0.54%
20191,104-6-0.54%
20181,110-5-0.45%
20171,115-7-0.62%
20161,122-11-0.97%
20151,133-16-1.39%
20141,149-9-0.78%
20131,158-4-0.34%
20121,162-7-0.60%
20111,169-6-0.51%
20101,1750.00%

Sweetser Population by Year