West Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2020

2,181

West Terre Haute is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,181, it is the 192nd largest city in Indiana and the 7285th largest city in the United States. West Terre Haute is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,236 in 2010. West Terre Haute reached it's highest population of 2,248 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, West Terre Haute has a population density of 2,897 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Terre Haute is $45,116 with a poverty rate of 18.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $50,300. The median age in West Terre Haute is 36 years, 33.2 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

West Terre Haute Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Terre Haute was:

  • White: 96.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Terre Haute, Indiana is 2,181, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,236.

West Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13896.48%
Two or More Races542.44%
Black or African American241.08%

West Terre Haute Population Pyramid 2020

West Terre Haute Median Age

36


Total

33.2


Male

38.7


Female

West Terre Haute Adults

There are 1,652 adults, (325 of whom are seniors) in West Terre Haute.

West Terre Haute Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Terre Haute Sex Ratio

Female

1,163

52.48%

Male

1,053

47.52%

West Terre Haute Households and Families

West Terre Haute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Terre Haute Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All66.7%33.3%
Female63.9%36.1%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Male45.8%54.2%

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8782.5266.7
Married3193.2881.5
Non Family3041.1557.9
Female1833.1163.9
Male723.4945.8

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Terre Haute Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade624.34%
9th to 12th Grade23616.54%
High School Graduate54237.98%
Some College37426.21%
Associates Degree15410.79%
Bachelors Degree292.03%
Graduate Degree302.10%

West Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3561,05859
Multiple Races2929
Hispanic2222
Black2020

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 white people with a rate of 4.35%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,793$30,644$23,045
Less Than High School$16,591$26,518$
High School Grad$28,380$32,031$22,054
Some College$25,625$29,643$24,205
Bachelors Degree$62,750$$63,000
Graduate Degree$51,875$$

$26,793

Average Earnings

$30,644

Average Male

$23,045

Average Female

West Terre Haute Language

West Terre Haute Language by Age

West Terre Haute Language

99.39% of West Terre Haute residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

West Terre Haute Poverty

West Terre Haute Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,07639118.83%
Multiple542342.59%

18.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.95%

Male Poverty Rate

19.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Terre Haute

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Terre Haute is Multiple, with 42.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Terre Haute is White, with 18.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.43%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.22%
High School14.02%
Some College10.80%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.35%
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed5.48%

West Terre Haute Income

West Terre Haute Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,679$45,116
Families$38,621$46,297
Married Families$51,250-
Non Families$23,393$37,691

West Terre Haute Marital Status

West Terre Haute Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Terre Haute Married by Age and Sex

West Terre Haute Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Terre Haute Marital Status by Race

West Terre Haute Veterans

114

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War35
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War15
World War II10
Korea9
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5447
65 to 7427
75+24
55 to 6411
18 to 345
Name Veterans % of Total
White1137.05%
2 or More13.45%

$West Terre Haute Veterans by Education

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Terre Haute Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Terre Haute Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

88.22%

Born in Indiana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of West Terre Haute residents were born in the United States, with 88.22% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,181-15-0.68%
20192,196-15-0.68%
20182,211-11-0.50%
20172,222-15-0.67%
20162,23780.36%
20152,229-9-0.40%
20142,238-7-0.31%
20132,245-3-0.13%
20122,24810.04%
20112,247100.45%
20102,2370.00%