Tell City, Indiana Population 2020

7,215

Tell City is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 7,215, it is the 94th largest city in Indiana and the 3887th largest city in the United States. Tell City is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.78% 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 1,591 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tell City is $54,610 with a poverty rate of 17.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $521 per month, and the median house value is $95,500. The median age in Tell City is 40.6 years, 36.6 years for males, and 44.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Tell City Demographics

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

  • White: 94.20%
  • Black or African American: 1.98%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Other race: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tell City, Indiana is 7,215, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,237.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,272.

Tell City, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,84894.20%
Black or African American1441.98%
Two or More Races1411.94%
Asian801.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.47%
Some Other Race230.32%

Tell City Population Pyramid 2020

Tell City Median Age

40.6


Total

36.6


Male

44.2


Female

Tell City Adults

There are 5,494 adults, (1,471 of whom are seniors) in Tell City.

Tell City Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Tell City Sex Ratio

Female

3,737

51.40%

Male

3,533

48.60%

Tell City Households and Families

Tell City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tell City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.9%14.1%
Married81.7%18.3%
All69%31%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female42.9%57.1%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0952.2969
Married1,3912.9581.7
Non Family1,1941.1359.5
Female3473.4142.9
Male1632.7985.9

2.89

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tell City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1773.58%
9th to 12th Grade2915.89%
High School Graduate2,11742.86%
Some College1,00320.31%
Associates Degree53910.91%
Bachelors Degree4108.30%
Graduate Degree4028.14%

Tell City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7024,237793
Black7067
Multiple Races55557
Asian414112
Native American3434
Hispanic2929
Other Race88

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 asian people with a rate of 29.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,579$43,442$24,036
Less Than High School$26,563$38,750$
High School Grad$29,848$38,621$18,962
Some College$31,671$44,038$27,146
Bachelors Degree$46,806$63,125$32,109
Graduate Degree$28,750$51,083$18,654

$31,579

Average Earnings

$43,442

Average Male

$24,036

Average Female

Tell City Language

Tell City Language by Age

Tell City Language

98.99% of Tell City residents speak only English, while 1.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.60% of the population.

Tell City Poverty

Tell City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,5241,16217.81%
Multiple1135952.21%
Hispanic1163227.59%
Other23834.78%

17.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.28%

Male Poverty Rate

18.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tell City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tell City is Multiple, with 52.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tell City is White, with 17.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.99%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.67%
Some College12.40%
High School9.38%
Bachelors or Greater6.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.11%
Male Unemployed27.36%
Female Employed14.58%
Male Employed7.28%

Tell City Income

Tell City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,115$54,610
Families$57,327$66,107
Married Families$68,345-
Non Families$26,369$32,878

Tell City Marital Status

Tell City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tell City Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Tell City Marital Status by Race

Tell City Veterans

579

Number of Veterans

562

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam158
Second Gulf War131
First Gulf War80
Korea51
World War II35

$Tell City Veterans by Education

4.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tell City Employment Status

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tell City 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

72.34%

Born in Indiana

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of Tell City residents were born in the United States, with 72.34% having been born in Indiana. 1.44% 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
20207,215-11-0.15%
20197,226-11-0.15%
20187,237-46-0.63%
20177,283-11-0.15%
20167,29470.10%
20157,287270.37%
20147,260-29-0.40%
20137,289130.18%
20127,276-39-0.53%
20117,315-23-0.31%
20107,338-507-0.67%
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%