Universal, Indiana Population 2024

281

Universal is a city located in Vermillion County and Vigo County Indiana. Universal has a 2024 population of 281. Universal is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 281 in 2020.

The average household income in Universal is $56,084 with a poverty rate of 11.92%. The median age in Universal is 40.6 years: 40.1 years for males, and 49.5 years for females.

Universal Demographics

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

  • White: 96.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
780.40/sq mi
The current population of Universal, Indiana is 281 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 281.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25096.15%
Two or more races93.46%
Native American10.38%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Universal Population by Race

Universal Population Pyramid 2024

Universal Median Age

40.6

Total

40.1

Male

49.5

Female

Universal Adults

There are 208 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Universal.

Universal Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Universal Sex Ratio

Female15057.69%
Male11042.31%

Universal Population by Age

Universal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1182.295.84.2
Non Family441.0995.54.5
Married402.831000
Female322.9490.69.4
Male22.51000

2.78

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

95.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Universal Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade105.65%
Associates Degree2413.56%
Bachelors Degree2413.56%
Graduate Degree84.52%
High School Graduate6737.85%
Less Than 9th Grade63.39%
Some College3821.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Universal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Universal Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White17115528
2+ Races554
Native American110
Hispanic110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80%.

Universal Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$73,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$42,917$45,833$15,833
Less Than 9th Grade$48,750$0$0
Overall$46,667$47,917$0
Some College$48,472$0$48,333

$46,667

Average Earnings

$47,917

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Universal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Universal Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Universal Language

100% of Universal residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Universal Language

Universal Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2502610.4%
Multiple9555.56%

11.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.91%

Male Poverty Rate

12.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Universal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Universal is Multiple, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Universal is White, with 10.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.56%.

Universal Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.9%
Less Than 9th Grade12.5%
Bachelors or Greater12.5%
High School2.99%

Universal Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed10%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Universal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Universal Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$60,833$62,186
Households$55,000$56,084
Married Families$71,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,250$44,514

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Universal Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Universal Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Universal 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 20-34.

Universal Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Universal Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Universal Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 747
35 to 542
75+1
18 to 340
55 to 640

Universal Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White104.95%

Universal Veterans by Race

Universal Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Universal Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Universal Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Universal Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Universal 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

79.23%

Born in Universal

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Universal residents were born in the United States, with 79.23% having been born in Indiana. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Universal Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928100%
202828100%
202728100%
202628100%
202528100%
202428100%
2023281-1-0.35%
2022282-1-0.35%
202128320.71%
2020281-62-18.08%
201934310.29%
2018342-1-0.29%
2017343-2-0.58%
201634500%
2015345-1-0.29%
2014346-9-2.54%
2013355-1-0.28%
2012356-3-0.84%
2011359-1-0.28%
201036000%

Universal Population by Year