Tell City, Indiana Population 2024

7,261

Tell City is a city located in Perry County Indiana. Tell City has a 2024 population of 7,261. It is also the county seat of Perry County.Tell City is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,502 in 2020.

The average household income in Tell City is $61,031 with a poverty rate of 19.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tell City is 38.9 years, 36.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Tell City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.45%
  • Black or African American: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,601.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.21% (-241)
The current population of Tell City, Indiana is 7,261 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,502.

Tell City, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,90692.45%
Black or African American2503.35%
Two or more races1712.29%
Asian1011.35%
Native American260.35%
Other race160.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Tell City Population by Race

Tell City Population Pyramid 2024

Tell City Median Age

38.9

Total

36.2

Male

44.2

Female

Tell City Adults

There are 5,933 adults, (1,539 of whom are seniors) in Tell City.

Tell City Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Tell City Sex Ratio

Female3,84251.43%
Male3,62848.57%

Tell City Population by Age

Tell City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4612.1162.637.4
Non Family1,7511.2446.153.9
Married1,1353.0887.212.8
Male3182.4774.225.8
Female2573.2351.848.2
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2.87

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tell City 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

Tell City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tell City 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Tell City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,207

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$29,595

Average Female

Tell City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tell City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tell City Language

97.6% of Tell City residents speak only English, while 2.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Tell City Language

Tell City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,6821,20618.05%
Black24610944.31%
Hispanic1406747.86%
Multiple1654426.67%
Native2626100%
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19.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

21.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tell City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tell City is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tell City is White, with 18.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.4%.

Tell City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.85%
Bachelors or Greater24.82%
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
High School10.28%
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Tell City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.1%
Female Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed23.97%
Male Employed9.15%
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Tell City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tell City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tell City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tell City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tell City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tell City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

559

Number of Veterans

531

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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Tell City Veterans by War

count

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Tell City Veterans by Age

count

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Tell City Veterans by Race

Tell City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tell City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tell City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

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LaborForceParticipation

Tell City 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

63.19%

Born in Tell City

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.18%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.58% of Tell City residents were born in the United States, with 63.19% having been born in Indiana. 1.18% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,796-93-1.35%
20286,889-93-1.33%
20276,982-93-1.31%
20267,075-93-1.3%
20257,168-93-1.28%
20247,261-93-1.26%
20237,354-93-1.25%
20227,447-93-1.23%
20217,540380.51%
20207,5022863.96%
20197,216-12-0.17%
20187,228-60-0.82%
20177,288-14-0.19%
20167,302110.15%
20157,291290.4%
20147,262-30-0.41%
20137,292140.19%
20127,278-39-0.53%
20117,317-23-0.31%
20107,340-505-6.44%
20007,845-243-3%
19908,088-616-7.08%
19808,7047719.72%
19707,9331,32420.03%
19606,60987415.24%
19505,7353406.3%
19405,39552210.71%
19304,87378719.26%
19204,08671721.28%
19103,36968925.71%
19002,680
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Tell City Population by Year