Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2021

60,316
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Terre Haute is a city located in Vigo County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Vigo County. With a 2020 population of 60,316, it is the 14th largest city in Indiana and the 635th largest city in the United States . Terre Haute is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,785 in 2010. Terre Haute reached it's highest population of 72,500 in 1960. Spanning over 35 miles, Terre Haute has a population density of 1,746 people per square mile.

The average household income in Terre Haute is $51,139 with a poverty rate of 26.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $78,700. The median age in Terre Haute is 32.5 years, 31.5 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Terre Haute Demographics

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

  • White: 82.16%
  • Black or African American: 10.71%
  • Two or more races: 4.30%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Other race: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Terre Haute, Indiana is 60,316 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,775.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,785.

Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021185,649-359-0.19%
2020186,008-359-0.19%
2019186,367-359-0.19%
2018186,726-120-0.06%
2017186,846-395-0.21%
2016187,241-124-0.07%
2015187,365-875-0.47%
2014188,240-849-0.45%
2013189,089-466-0.25%
2012189,555140.01%
2011189,541180.01%
2010189,5230.00%

Terre Haute Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,85182.16%
Black or African American6,49610.71%
Two or More Races2,6084.30%
Asian9431.55%
Some Other Race6161.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1430.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%
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Terre Haute Population by Race

Terre Haute Population Pyramid $2021

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Terre Haute Median Age

32.5


Total

31.5


Male

34.4


Female

Terre Haute Adults

There are 49,041 adults, (9,137 of whom are seniors) in Terre Haute.

Terre Haute Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Terre Haute Sex Ratio

Female

29,455

48.55%

Male

31,218

51.45%

Terre Haute Population by Age

Terre Haute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Terre Haute Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All52.8%47.2%
Male40.6%59.4%
Female40.5%59.5%
Non Family40.4%59.6%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Terre Haute Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2492.2852.8
Non Family10,8981.3240.4
Married7,7913.177.3
Female3,4193.1140.5
Male1,1413.3540.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Terre Haute Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3813.72%
9th to 12th Grade4,13311.13%
High School Graduate12,00932.35%
Some College8,25422.24%
Associates Degree2,9477.94%
Bachelors Degree5,01113.50%
Graduate Degree3,3859.12%
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Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30,91226,6057,261
Black3,9423,250669
Hispanic945653131
2+ Races75961575
Asian455407254
Other Race34928336
Native American13283
Islander1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.82%.

Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,000$31,565$25,484
Less Than 9th Grade$17,979$25,568$13,795
High School Graduate$23,409$28,611$18,865
Some College$27,840$32,045$25,424
Bachelors Degree$36,096$41,444$33,828
Graduate Degree$54,918$60,793$52,895

$29,000

Average Earnings

$31,565

Average Male

$25,484

Average Female

Terre Haute Earnings by Educational Attainment

Terre Haute Language by Age

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Terre Haute Language

94.73% of Terre Haute residents speak only English, while 5.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Terre Haute Language

Terre Haute Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,33910,79824.35%
Black4,6811,82438.97%
Multiple2,20368230.96%
Hispanic98133434.05%
Asian77327435.45%
Other41315036.32%
Native281864.29%

26.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.13%

Male Poverty Rate

27.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terre Haute

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terre Haute is Native, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terre Haute is White, with 24.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.98%.

Terre Haute Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.88%
High School19.97%
Some College16.22%
Bachelors or Greater8.48%

Terre Haute Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.42%
Male Unemployed51.53%
Female Employed20.76%
Male Employed13.80%

Terre Haute Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Terre Haute Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,406$51,139
Families$47,336$62,810
Married Families$64,245$79,775
Non Families$24,253$35,417
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Income by Household Type

Terre Haute Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Terre Haute Married by Age and Sex

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Terre Haute 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 55-64.

Terre Haute Marital Status by Race

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Terre Haute Marital Status

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3,666

Number of Veterans

3,498

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,351
Second Gulf War719
First Gulf War592
Korea242
World War II92

Terre Haute Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74938
35 to 54824
55 to 64786
75+690
18 to 34428

Terre Haute Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0597.53%
Black4347.93%
2+ Races1077.26%
Hispanic493.55%
Asian273.53%
Other Race265.10%
Native American139.85%

Terre Haute Veterans by Race

Terre Haute Veterans by Education

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12.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terre Haute Veterans by Education

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Terre Haute Employment by Age

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Terre Haute Employment by Race

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Terre Haute 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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71.54%

Born in Terre Haute

96.76%

Native Born

3.24%

Foreign Born

2.40%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.76% of Terre Haute residents were born in the United States, with 71.54% having been born in Indiana. 2.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Terre Haute Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202160,316-153-0.25%
202060,469-153-0.25%
201960,622-153-0.25%
201860,775-41-0.07%
201760,8161330.22%
201660,683870.14%
201560,596-189-0.31%
201460,785-136-0.22%
201360,921-255-0.42%
201261,1761830.30%
201160,9932060.34%
201060,7871,1730.20%
200059,6142,1310.36%
199057,483-3,642-0.61%
198061,125-9,210-1.39%
197070,335-2,165-0.30%
196072,5008,2861.22%
195064,2141,5210.24%
194062,693-117-0.02%
193062,810-3,273-0.51%
192066,0837,9261.29%
191058,15721,4844.72%
190036,6736,4561.96%
189030,2174,1751.50%
188026,0429,9394.92%
187016,1037,5096.48%
18608,5944,5437.81%
18504,0510.00%

Terre Haute Population by Year