Wheeler, Indiana Population 2021

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Wheeler is a city located in Porter County Indiana. Wheeler has a 2020 population of 313. Wheeler is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -29.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 443 in 2010. Wheeler reached it's highest population of 443 in 2010.

The average household income in Wheeler is $45,904 with a poverty rate of 8.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $124,300. The median age in Wheeler is 54.1 years, 52.8 years for males, and 54.6 years for females.

Wheeler Demographics

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

  • White: 91.37%
  • Native American: 8.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wheeler, Indiana is 313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 366.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 443.

Wheeler, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28691.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native278.63%
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Wheeler Population by Race

Wheeler Population Pyramid $2021

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Wheeler Median Age

54.1


Total

52.8


Male

54.6


Female

Wheeler Adults

There are 293 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler.

Wheeler Age Dependency

27.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler Sex Ratio

Female

124

39.62%

Male

189

60.38%

Wheeler Population by Age

Wheeler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wheeler Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All62%38%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female0%0%
Male0%100%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wheeler Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1372.2862
Married593.41100
Non Family53049.1
Male252.360
Female00

2.77

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Wheeler Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.76%
9th to 12th Grade9834.51%
High School Graduate13346.83%
Some College3713.03%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree0.00%
Graduate Degree113.87%
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Wheeler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25715411
Native American2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.28%.

Wheeler Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,140$31,343$30,357
Less Than 9th Grade$48,150$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,140

Average Earnings

$31,343

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Wheeler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler Language by Age

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Wheeler Language

100.00% of Wheeler residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Wheeler Language

Wheeler Poverty by Race

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8.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

0.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.77%.

Wheeler Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School20.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Wheeler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Wheeler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,065$45,904
Families$60,100$59,349
Married Families--
Non Families$30,046$24,594
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Income by Household Type

Wheeler Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler Married by Age and Sex

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Wheeler 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 45-54.

Wheeler Marital Status by Race

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Wheeler Marital Status

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21

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War11
Vietnam10
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Wheeler Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5411
65 to 7410
75+
55 to 64
18 to 34

Wheeler Veterans by Age

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Wheeler Veterans by Race

Wheeler Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler Veterans by Education

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45.1%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler Employment by Age

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Wheeler Employment by Race

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Wheeler 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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49.84%

Born in Wheeler

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Wheeler residents were born in the United States, with 49.84% 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.

Wheeler Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213130.00%
20203130.00%
2019313-53-14.48%
2018366-39-9.63%
201740510334.11%
2016302-45-12.97%
201534710141.06%
2014246-165-40.15%
20134117421.96%
2012337-75-18.20%
2011412-31-7.00%
20104430.00%

Wheeler Population by Year