Wheatfield, Indiana Population 2021

4,502
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Wheatfield is a city located in Jasper County Indiana. Wheatfield has a 2020 population of 4,502. Wheatfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 2.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,402 in 2010. Wheatfield reached it's highest population of 4,502 in 2021.

The average household income in Wheatfield is $69,205 with a poverty rate of 11.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $830 per month, and the median house value is $164,500. The median age in Wheatfield is 38.3 years, 38.6 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Wheatfield Demographics

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

  • White: 96.73%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Other race: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wheatfield, Indiana is 4,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,385.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,402.

Wheatfield, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,25396.73%
Two or More Races1152.62%
Some Other Race290.66%
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Wheatfield Population by Race

Wheatfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Wheatfield Median Age

38.3


Total

38.6


Male

38.2


Female

Wheatfield Adults

There are 3,333 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in Wheatfield.

Wheatfield Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheatfield Sex Ratio

Female

2,315

52.65%

Male

2,082

47.35%

Wheatfield Population by Age

Wheatfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheatfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
Male81.5%18.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female39.1%60.9%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheatfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6892.677.2
Married9423.0892.1
Non Family5241.2557.8
Female1154.0239.1
Male1083.4781.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Wheatfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade240.83%
9th to 12th Grade2669.24%
High School Graduate1,33446.34%
Some College56519.62%
Associates Degree2498.65%
Bachelors Degree30110.46%
Graduate Degree1404.86%
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Wheatfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheatfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7392,449428
Hispanic11711713
2+ Races5858
Other Race13132

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 15.63%.

Wheatfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,254$58,226$17,179
Less Than 9th Grade$40,577$44,750$11,583
High School Graduate$30,069$54,707$15,294
Some College$37,941$72,574$14,816
Bachelors Degree$50,521$59,435$40,598
Graduate Degree$31,750$41,563$30,917

$38,254

Average Earnings

$58,226

Average Male

$17,179

Average Female

Wheatfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheatfield Language by Age

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Wheatfield Language

98.79% of Wheatfield residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Wheatfield Language

Wheatfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,12147211.45%
Hispanic170105.88%
Multiple106109.43%

11.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

13.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheatfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheatfield is White, with 11.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheatfield is Hispanic, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.81%.

Wheatfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.66%
High School15.37%
Some College11.43%
Bachelors or Greater6.58%

Wheatfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.15%
Female Employed2.16%
Male Employed1.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wheatfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheatfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,885$69,205
Families$71,347$80,591
Married Families$75,344-
Non Families$38,824$40,932
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Income by Household Type

Wheatfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheatfield Married by Age and Sex

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Wheatfield 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 45-54.

Wheatfield Marital Status by Race

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Wheatfield Marital Status

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281

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam64
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War32
Korea13
World War II

Wheatfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6487
65 to 7475
18 to 3441
75+39
35 to 5439

Wheatfield Veterans by Age

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Wheatfield Veterans by Race

Wheatfield Veterans by Education

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6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheatfield Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wheatfield Employment by Age

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Wheatfield Employment by Race

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Wheatfield 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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77.26%

Born in Wheatfield

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Wheatfield residents were born in the United States, with 77.26% having been born in Indiana. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wheatfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,502390.87%
20204,463390.88%
20194,424390.89%
20184,38560.14%
20174,3790.00%
20164,379-8-0.18%
20154,387-4-0.09%
20144,391110.25%
20134,380-12-0.27%
20124,39220.05%
20114,390-12-0.27%
20104,4020.00%

Wheatfield Population by Year