Tell City, Indiana Population 2021

7,195
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Tell City is a city located in Perry County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Perry County. With a 2020 population of 7,195, it is the 94th largest city in Indiana and the 3898th largest city in the United States . Tell City is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,272 in 2010. Tell City reached it's highest population of 8,704 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Tell City has a population density of 1,587 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tell City is $56,069 with a poverty rate of 15.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $544 per month, and the median house value is $101,700. The median age in Tell City is 40.6 years, 36.8 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Tell City Demographics

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

  • White: 94.71%
  • Black or African American: 1.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tell City, Indiana is 7,195 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,219.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,272.

Tell City, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,87294.71%
Black or African American1421.96%
Two or More Races901.24%
Asian871.20%
Some Other Race450.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.28%
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Tell City Population by Race

Tell City Population Pyramid $2021

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Tell City Median Age

40.6


Total

36.8


Male

44.4


Female

Tell City Adults

There are 5,622 adults, (1,515 of whom are seniors) in Tell City.

Tell City Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tell City Sex Ratio

Female

3,796

52.32%

Male

3,460

47.68%

Tell City Population by Age

Tell City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tell City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male92.1%7.9%
Married81.5%18.5%
All68.3%31.7%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female44.4%55.6%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tell City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3012.1468.3
Married1,4262.8781.5
Non Family1,3541.1256.9
Female3313.1544.4
Male1902.2892.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Tell City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1322.62%
9th to 12th Grade3106.15%
High School Graduate2,04540.59%
Some College1,13522.53%
Associates Degree56211.16%
Bachelors Degree4158.24%
Graduate Degree4398.71%
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Tell City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tell City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,8034,365810
Black6157
Hispanic595920
Asian515116
2+ Races35358
Other Race292920
Native American2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 68.97%.

Tell City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,563$43,582$25,731
Less Than 9th Grade$24,063$$23,438
High School Graduate$29,253$38,994$22,500
Some College$31,599$41,607$28,229
Bachelors Degree$47,813$63,864$38,000
Graduate Degree$$51,806$17,875

$31,563

Average Earnings

$43,582

Average Male

$25,731

Average Female

Tell City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tell City Language by Age

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Tell City Language

99.04% of Tell City residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Tell City Language

Tell City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,5641,05016.00%
Black1381813.04%
Other45920.00%

15.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.24%

Male Poverty Rate

17.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tell City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tell City is Other, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tell City is Black, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.91%.

Tell City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.54%
Some College11.49%
High School9.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Tell City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed12.67%
Male Employed7.68%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tell City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tell City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,809$56,069
Families$63,114$68,302
Married Families$70,769-
Non Families$26,894$33,836
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Income by Household Type

Tell City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tell City Married by Age and Sex

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Tell City 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.

Tell City Marital Status by Race

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Tell City Marital Status

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534

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam151
Second Gulf War115
First Gulf War74
Korea42
World War II21

Tell City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64124
75+120
65 to 74105
18 to 34104
35 to 5481

Tell City Veterans by Age

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Tell City Veterans by Race

Tell City Veterans by Education

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1.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tell City Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tell City Employment by Age

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Tell City Employment by Race

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Tell City 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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68.72%

Born in Tell City

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Tell City residents were born in the United States, with 68.72% having been born in Indiana. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tell City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,195-8-0.11%
20207,203-8-0.11%
20197,211-8-0.11%
20187,219-53-0.73%
20177,272-18-0.25%
20167,29050.07%
20157,285270.37%
20147,258-28-0.38%
20137,286110.15%
20127,275-39-0.53%
20117,314-25-0.34%
20107,339-506-0.66%
20007,845-243-0.30%
19908,088-616-0.73%
19808,7047710.93%
19707,9331,3241.84%
19606,6098741.43%
19505,7353400.61%
19405,3955221.02%
19304,8737871.78%
19204,0867171.95%
19103,3696892.31%
19002,6800.00%

Tell City Population by Year