Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2020

61,075

Terre Haute is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 61,075, it is the 13th largest city in Indiana and the 622nd largest city in the United States. Terre Haute is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 0.48% 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 1,768 people per square mile.

The average household income in Terre Haute is $49,724 with a poverty rate of 25.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $76,700. The median age in Terre Haute is 32.8 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.9 males.

Terre Haute Demographics

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

  • White: 82.18%
  • Black or African American: 10.40%
  • Two or more races: 4.42%
  • Asian: 1.41%
  • Other race: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Terre Haute, Indiana is 61,075, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 60,753.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,785.

Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020169,131-297-0.18%
2019169,428-297-0.18%
2018169,725-297-0.17%
2017170,022-324-0.19%
2016170,346-92-0.05%
2015170,438-597-0.35%
2014171,035-855-0.50%
2013171,890-587-0.34%
2012172,477180.01%
2011172,4592200.13%
2010172,2390.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,87482.18%
Black or African American6,31110.40%
Two or More Races2,6834.42%
Asian8551.41%
Some Other Race8131.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%

Terre Haute Population Pyramid 2020

Terre Haute Median Age

32.8


Total

31.6


Male

34.8


Female

Terre Haute Adults

There are 49,051 adults, (8,839 of whom are seniors) in Terre Haute.

Terre Haute Age Dependency

50.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Terre Haute Sex Ratio

Female

29,331

48.33%

Male

31,360

51.67%

Terre Haute Households and Families

Terre Haute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Terre Haute Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
All52.5%47.5%
Male43.9%56.1%
Non Family41%59%
Female35.3%64.7%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,1862.2852.5
Non Family10,6351.3141
Married7,9233.0276.8
Female3,4993.2135.3
Male1,1293.2843.9

2.96

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Terre Haute Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4233.82%
9th to 12th Grade4,18511.22%
High School Graduate11,82431.70%
Some College8,41122.55%
Associates Degree2,9437.89%
Bachelors Degree5,02513.47%
Graduate Degree3,4869.35%

Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,03526,6777,557
Black3,8183,085568
Hispanic1,07379893
Multiple Races88570367
Other Race53641567
Asian396345220
Native American12697
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 55.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,149$31,432$24,939
Less Than High School$15,946$24,067$13,208
High School Grad$23,222$29,287$17,868
Some College$27,996$31,968$25,542
Bachelors Degree$37,401$40,677$36,111
Graduate Degree$51,164$57,599$47,212

$28,149

Average Earnings

$31,432

Average Male

$24,939

Average Female

Terre Haute Language

Terre Haute Language by Age

Terre Haute Language

94.72% of Terre Haute residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Terre Haute Poverty

Terre Haute Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,11110,01022.69%
Black4,3981,85142.09%
Multiple2,33487237.36%
Hispanic1,27949638.78%
Other63833252.04%
Asian72425535.22%
Native342367.65%

25.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.29%

Male Poverty Rate

26.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terre Haute

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terre Haute is Native, with 67.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terre Haute is White, with 22.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.80%
High School19.46%
Some College16.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.13%
Male Unemployed51.68%
Female Employed18.98%
Male Employed12.81%

Terre Haute Income

Terre Haute Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,722$49,724
Families$45,795$59,798
Married Families$60,504-
Non Families$24,664$35,537

Terre Haute Marital Status

Terre Haute Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Terre Haute Married by Age and Sex

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

Terre Haute Veterans

3,718

Number of Veterans

3,448

Male Veterans

270

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,232
Second Gulf War817
First Gulf War588
Korea254
World War II166
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1797.80%
Black3506.72%
2 or More1076.92%
Hispanic976.47%
Other568.58%
Asian141.93%
Indian129.52%

$Terre Haute Veterans by Education

11.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terre Haute Employment Status

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Terre Haute 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

71.20%

Born in Indiana

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.58% of Terre Haute residents were born in the United States, with 71.20% having been born in Indiana. 2.67% 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
202061,0751610.26%
201960,9141610.27%
201860,753-63-0.10%
201760,8161610.27%
201660,655940.16%
201560,561-202-0.33%
201460,763-140-0.23%
201360,903-264-0.43%
201261,1671940.32%
201160,9731860.31%
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%