Tipton, Indiana Population 2021

4,996
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Tipton is a city located in Tipton County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Tipton County. With a 2020 population of 4,996, it is the 121st largest city in Indiana and the 4772nd largest city in the United States . Tipton is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,106 in 2010. Tipton reached it's highest population of 5,633 in 1950. Spanning over 3 miles, Tipton has a population density of 1,903 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tipton is $59,269 with a poverty rate of 11.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $91,200. The median age in Tipton is 43.4 years, 39.3 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Tipton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.51%
  • Two or more races: 4.19%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tipton, Indiana is 4,996 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,106.

Tipton, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,69694.51%
Two or More Races2084.19%
Some Other Race531.07%
Black or African American120.24%
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Tipton Population by Race

Tipton Population Pyramid $2021

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Tipton Median Age

43.4


Total

39.3


Male

45.8


Female

Tipton Adults

There are 3,815 adults, (853 of whom are seniors) in Tipton.

Tipton Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Tipton Sex Ratio

Female

2,541

51.14%

Male

2,428

48.86%

Tipton Population by Age

Tipton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tipton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female40.2%59.8%
Male36.4%63.6%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tipton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1382.2372.1
Married9883.183.2
Non Family9311.3668.1
Female1642.0940.2
Male551.9636.4

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Tipton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1975.51%
9th to 12th Grade36710.26%
High School Graduate1,70447.64%
Some College52914.79%
Associates Degree1895.28%
Bachelors Degree45112.61%
Graduate Degree1403.91%
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Tipton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tipton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3372,860529
Hispanic12058
2+ Races1088362
Other Race53
Black1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.41%.

Tipton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,217$49,384$24,028
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$35,503$50,057$19,031
Some College$36,417$52,269$21,442
Bachelors Degree$47,894$49,792$31,280
Graduate Degree$56,250$$86,786

$36,217

Average Earnings

$49,384

Average Male

$24,028

Average Female

Tipton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tipton Language by Age

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Tipton Language

96.70% of Tipton residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Tipton Language

Tipton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,38344110.06%
Multiple2086832.69%
Hispanic1441711.81%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.66%

Male Poverty Rate

15.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tipton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tipton is Multiple, with 32.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tipton is White, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.32%.

Tipton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.97%
High School7.15%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%
Some College5.05%

Tipton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed12.64%
Male Employed1.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tipton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tipton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,538$59,269
Families$62,146$74,611
Married Families$68,611-
Non Families$32,582$39,038
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Income by Household Type

Tipton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tipton Married by Age and Sex

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Tipton 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 55-64.

Tipton Marital Status by Race

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Tipton Marital Status

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359

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War116
First Gulf War114
Vietnam58
Korea46
World War II6

Tipton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54102
55 to 6470
75+69
18 to 3465
65 to 7453

Tipton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3599.90%
Hispanic65.00%

Tipton Veterans by Race

Tipton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tipton Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tipton Employment by Age

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Tipton Employment by Race

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Tipton 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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74.48%

Born in Tipton

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Tipton residents were born in the United States, with 74.48% having been born in Indiana. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tipton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,996130.26%
20204,983130.26%
20194,970130.26%
20184,957-7-0.14%
20174,964-7-0.14%
20164,971-27-0.54%
20154,998-50-0.99%
20145,048-43-0.84%
20135,091-37-0.72%
20125,128-49-0.95%
20115,177-20-0.38%
20105,197-54-0.10%
20005,2515001.01%
19904,751-253-0.52%
19805,004-172-0.34%
19705,176-428-0.79%
19605,604-29-0.05%
19505,6335321.00%
19405,1012400.48%
19304,8613540.76%
19204,5074321.01%
19104,0753110.80%
19003,7641,0673.39%
18902,6970.00%

Tipton Population by Year