West Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2021

2,196
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West Terre Haute is a city located in Vigo County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,196, it is the 194th largest city in Indiana and the 7270th largest city in the United States . West Terre Haute is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,236 in 2010. West Terre Haute reached it's highest population of 2,251 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, West Terre Haute has a population density of 2,917 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Terre Haute is $49,440 with a poverty rate of 24.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $52,500. The median age in West Terre Haute is 36.7 years, 33.7 years for males, and 38.5 years for females.

West Terre Haute Demographics

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

  • White: 94.19%
  • Black or African American: 3.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • 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 2,196 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,214.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,236.

West Terre Haute, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,05894.19%
Black or African American683.11%
Two or More Races592.70%
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West Terre Haute Population by Race

West Terre Haute Population Pyramid $2021

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West Terre Haute Median Age

36.7


Total

33.7


Male

38.5


Female

West Terre Haute Adults

There are 1,658 adults, (311 of whom are seniors) in West Terre Haute.

West Terre Haute Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Terre Haute Sex Ratio

Female

1,131

51.76%

Male

1,054

48.24%

West Terre Haute Population by Age

West Terre Haute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Terre Haute Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female55.8%44.2%
Male44.9%55.1%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Terre Haute Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8562.5563.1
Non Family3241.2559.6
Married2823.1276.6
Female1723.6155.8
Male783.5644.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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West Terre Haute Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade513.62%
9th to 12th Grade25317.96%
High School Graduate54738.82%
Some College36625.98%
Associates Degree1399.87%
Bachelors Degree241.70%
Graduate Degree292.06%
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West Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3261,02253
2+ Races3535
Hispanic3030
Black1818

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 4.00%.

West Terre Haute Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,276$31,042$27,174
Less Than 9th Grade$25,063$26,938$
High School Graduate$29,034$31,042$28,125
Some College$32,237$33,500$30,357
Bachelors Degree$63,750$$
Graduate Degree$51,667$$

$29,276

Average Earnings

$31,042

Average Male

$27,174

Average Female

West Terre Haute Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Terre Haute Language by Age

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West Terre Haute Language

99.28% of West Terre Haute residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

West Terre Haute Language

West Terre Haute Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,98945923.08%
Black684464.71%
Multiple592440.68%
Hispanic6945.80%

24.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.20%

Male Poverty Rate

26.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Terre Haute

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Terre Haute is Black, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Terre Haute is Hispanic, with 5.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.82%.

West Terre Haute Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.05%
High School18.46%
Some College13.86%
Bachelors or Greater9.43%

West Terre Haute Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed56.58%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed21.02%
Male Employed4.22%

West Terre Haute Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Terre Haute Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,286$49,440
Families$40,909$46,364
Married Families$51,429-
Non Families$24,778$49,486
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Income by Household Type

West Terre Haute Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Terre Haute Married by Age and Sex

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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

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West Terre Haute Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War30
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War12
World War II5
Korea3

West Terre Haute Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5442
65 to 7427
55 to 6422
75+13
18 to 345

West Terre Haute Veterans by Age

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West Terre Haute Veterans by Race

West Terre Haute Veterans by Education

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11.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Terre Haute Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

West Terre Haute Employment by Age

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West Terre Haute Employment by Race

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West Terre Haute 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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85.95%

Born in West Terre Haute

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of West Terre Haute residents were born in the United States, with 85.95% 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.

West Terre Haute Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,196-6-0.27%
20202,202-6-0.27%
20192,208-6-0.27%
20182,214-7-0.32%
20172,221-18-0.80%
20162,23980.36%
20152,231-9-0.40%
20142,240-7-0.31%
20132,247-4-0.18%
20122,25110.04%
20112,250130.58%
20102,2370.00%

West Terre Haute Population by Year