Tipton, Indiana Population 2024

5,255

Tipton is a city located in Tipton County Indiana. Tipton has a 2024 population of 5,255. It is also the county seat of Tipton County.Tipton is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,288 in 2020.

The average household income in Tipton is $72,368 with a poverty rate of 15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Tipton is 41.8 years, 38.5 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Tipton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.21%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,001.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.62% (-33)
The current population of Tipton, Indiana is 5,255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,288.

Tipton, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,05696.21%
Two or more races1312.49%
Black or African American681.29%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Tipton Population by Race

Tipton Population Pyramid 2024

Tipton Median Age

41.8

Total

38.5

Male

45.9

Female

Tipton Adults

There are 4,230 adults, (1,110 of whom are seniors) in Tipton.

Tipton Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tipton Sex Ratio

Female2,54148.35%
Male2,71451.65%

Tipton Population by Age

Tipton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1882.369.630.4
Married1,2332.8279.620.4
Non Family5641.261.938.1
Female2052.3764.935.1
Male1862.1831.768.3
showing: 5 rows

2.61

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tipton 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

Tipton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tipton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Tipton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,017

Average Earnings

$49,872

Average Male

$26,992

Average Female

Tipton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tipton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tipton Language

98.25% of Tipton residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Tipton Language

Tipton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,77370314.73%
Hispanic1004242%
Multiple131118.4%
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15%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.56%

Male Poverty Rate

23.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tipton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tipton is Hispanic, with 42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tipton is Multiple, with 8.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.11%.

Tipton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.57%
Some College12.92%
High School9.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.25%
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Tipton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed18.35%
Male Employed3.28%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Tipton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tipton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tipton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tipton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tipton 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 45-54.

Tipton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tipton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

337

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Tipton Veterans by War

count

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Tipton Veterans by Age

count

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Tipton Veterans by Race

Tipton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tipton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tipton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tipton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tipton 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

76.99%

Born in Tipton

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Tipton residents were born in the United States, with 76.99% having been born in Indiana. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Tipton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,195-12-0.23%
20285,207-12-0.23%
20275,219-12-0.23%
20265,231-12-0.23%
20255,243-12-0.23%
20245,255-12-0.23%
20235,267-12-0.23%
20225,279-12-0.23%
20215,29130.06%
20205,2883296.63%
20194,959120.24%
20184,947-16-0.32%
20174,963-3-0.06%
20164,966-28-0.56%
20154,994-51-1.01%
20145,045-44-0.86%
20135,089-37-0.72%
20125,126-50-0.97%
20115,176-19-0.37%
20105,195-56-1.07%
20005,25150010.52%
19904,751-253-5.06%
19805,004-172-3.32%
19705,176-428-7.64%
19605,604-29-0.51%
19505,63353210.43%
19405,1012404.94%
19304,8613547.85%
19204,50743210.6%
19104,0753118.26%
19003,7641,06739.56%
18902,697
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Tipton Population by Year