Waveland, Indiana Population 2024

436

Waveland is a city located in Montgomery County Indiana. Waveland has a 2024 population of 436. Waveland is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 431 in 2020.

The average household income in Waveland is $72,029 with a poverty rate of 6.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waveland is 33.9 years, 33 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Waveland Demographics

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

  • White: 91.26%
  • Two or more races: 8.23%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,316.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.16% (5)
The current population of Waveland, Indiana is 436 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 431.

Waveland, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35591.26%
Two or more races328.23%
Asian20.51%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Waveland Population by Race

Waveland Population Pyramid 2024

Waveland Median Age

33.9

Total

33

Male

34.3

Female

Waveland Adults

There are 262 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Waveland.

Waveland Age Dependency

91.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Waveland Sex Ratio

Female19750.64%
Male19249.36%

Waveland Population by Age

Waveland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1472.6587.812.2
Married743.7393.26.8
Non Family551.1581.818.2
Female112.3672.727.3
Male73.431000
showing: 5 rows

3.49

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waveland 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

Waveland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waveland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Waveland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,682

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$24,167

Average Female

Waveland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waveland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waveland Language

99.44% of Waveland residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Waveland Language

Waveland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White353236.52%
Asian22100%
Hispanic3133.33%
showing: 3 rows

6.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.21%

Male Poverty Rate

8.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waveland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waveland is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waveland is White, with 6.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.1%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.47%.

Waveland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College13.7%
Less Than 9th Grade
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Waveland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.89%
Male Employed2.15%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Waveland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waveland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waveland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waveland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waveland 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 35-44.

Waveland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waveland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Waveland Veterans by War

count

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Waveland Veterans by Age

count

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Waveland Veterans by Race

Waveland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Waveland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waveland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waveland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waveland 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

77.63%

Born in Waveland

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Waveland residents were born in the United States, with 77.63% having been born in Indiana. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Waveland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202944110.23%
202844010.23%
202743910.23%
202643810.23%
202543710.23%
202443610.23%
202343510.23%
202243410.23%
202143320.46%
2020431143.36%
201941710.24%
2018416-2-0.48%
201741810.24%
2016417
2015417
201441720.48%
2013415-3-0.72%
2012418-2-0.48%
201142020.48%
2010418
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Waveland Population by Year