Topeka, Indiana Population 2021

1,237
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Topeka is a city located in LaGrange County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,237, it is the 273rd largest city in Indiana and the 9456th largest city in the United States . Topeka is currently growing at a rate of 0.49% annually and its population has increased by 7.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,153 in 2010. Topeka reached it's highest population of 1,237 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Topeka has a population density of 767 people per square mile.

The average household income in Topeka is $73,261 with a poverty rate of 6.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $99,800. The median age in Topeka is 30.4 years, 34.3 years for males, and 29.4 years for females.

Topeka Demographics

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

  • White: 89.82%
  • Two or more races: 9.75%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Topeka, Indiana is 1,237 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,219.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,153.

Topeka, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83889.82%
Two or More Races919.75%
Some Other Race40.43%
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Topeka Population by Race

Topeka Population Pyramid $2021

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Topeka Median Age

30.4


Total

34.3


Male

29.4


Female

Topeka Adults

There are 625 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Topeka.

Topeka Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Topeka Sex Ratio

Female

508

54.45%

Male

425

45.55%

Topeka Population by Age

Topeka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Topeka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female82.8%17.2%
Married73.3%26.7%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family52.2%47.8%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Topeka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3322.8167.2
Married1873.5273.3
Non Family1131.3352.2
Female294.0382.8
Male32.33100

3.53

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Topeka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9317.35%
9th to 12th Grade8616.04%
High School Graduate20237.69%
Some College6812.69%
Associates Degree417.65%
Bachelors Degree376.90%
Graduate Degree91.68%
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Topeka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Topeka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50434145
2+ Races26101
Hispanic44
Other Race22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.93%.

Topeka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,722$45,417$31,167
Less Than 9th Grade$36,563$53,542$
High School Graduate$31,786$51,250$26,667
Some College$33,214$37,917$32,946
Bachelors Degree$46,458$46,563$
Graduate Degree$59,583$$

$34,722

Average Earnings

$45,417

Average Male

$31,167

Average Female

Topeka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Topeka Language by Age

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Topeka Language

70.59% of Topeka residents speak only English, while 29.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.12% of the population.

Topeka Language

Topeka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White828526.28%
Multiple9188.79%

6.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.88%

Male Poverty Rate

10.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Topeka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Topeka is Multiple, with 8.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Topeka is White, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.35%.

Topeka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College14.68%
Less Than 9th Grade3.35%
High School1.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Topeka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed2.08%

Topeka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Topeka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,237$73,261
Families$70,486$90,468
Married Families$70,486-
Non Families$29,625$39,513
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Income by Household Type

Topeka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Topeka Married by Age and Sex

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Topeka 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 35-44.

Topeka Marital Status by Race

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Topeka Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War7
Korea6
First Gulf War4
World War II

Topeka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7422
75+10
35 to 546
55 to 643
18 to 343

Topeka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White447.51%
Hispanic4100.00%

Topeka Veterans by Race

Topeka Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Topeka Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Topeka Employment by Age

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Topeka Employment by Race

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Topeka 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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73.10%

Born in Topeka

95.50%

Native Born

4.50%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.50% of Topeka residents were born in the United States, with 73.10% having been born in Indiana. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Topeka Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,23760.49%
20201,23160.49%
20191,22560.49%
20181,21940.33%
20171,21520.16%
20161,213171.42%
20151,19640.34%
20141,192100.85%
20131,182131.11%
20121,16940.34%
20111,165100.87%
20101,1550.00%

Topeka Population by Year