Blackford County, Indiana Population 2021

Blackford County, Indiana's estimated population is 11,426 with a growth rate of -1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blackford County, Indiana is the 86th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 12,771 and has seen a growth of -10.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,426-166-1.43%
202011,592-166-1.41%
201911,758-166-1.39%
201811,924-104-0.86%
201712,028-87-0.72%
201612,115-127-1.04%
201512,242-105-0.85%
201412,347-114-0.91%
201312,461-67-0.53%
201212,528-128-1.01%
201112,656-115-0.90%
201012,771-1,296-9.21%
199014,067-1,503-9.65%
198015,570-318-2.00%
197015,8881,0967.41%
196014,7927665.46%
195014,0262431.76%
194013,7831661.22%
193013,617-467-3.32%
192014,084-1,736-10.97%
191015,820-1,393-8.09%
190017,2136,75264.54%
189010,4612,44130.44%
18808,0201,74827.87%
18706,2722,15052.16%
18604,1221,26244.13%
18502,8601,634133.28%
18401,2260.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.43%
County Website
State
Founded
2 April 1838
County Seat
2010 Population
12,771
Growth Since 2010
-10.53%
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Blackford County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,66997.14%
Two or More Races2161.80%
Asian870.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.31%
Black or African American40.03%
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Blackford County, Indiana Population by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Blackford County, Indiana Median Age

44


Total

42.8


Male

45.8


Female

Blackford County, Indiana Adults

There are 9,422 adults, (2,524 of whom are seniors) in Blackford County, Indiana.

Blackford County, Indiana Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackford County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

6,048

50.35%

Male

5,965

49.65%

Blackford County, Indiana Population by Age

Blackford County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Blackford County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All74.7%25.3%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family58%42%
Female57.1%42.9%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Blackford County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2352.2674.7
Married2,7272.7990
Non Family1,7611.1458
Female5882.9157.1
Male1593.4262.9

2.73

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Blackford County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2352.76%
9th to 12th Grade6657.82%
High School Graduate4,21649.58%
Some College1,59918.81%
Associates Degree6437.56%
Bachelors Degree6367.48%
Graduate Degree5095.99%
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Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,2237,4101,118
2+ Races114545
Hispanic1047710
Native American3737
Asian262612

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 asian people with a rate of 46.15%.

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,412$35,227$27,798
Less Than 9th Grade$30,313$32,750$27,000
High School Graduate$28,344$31,824$25,063
Some College$33,068$42,929$26,900
Bachelors Degree$34,453$34,712$33,333
Graduate Degree$53,125$47,857$61,645

$31,412

Average Earnings

$35,227

Average Male

$27,798

Average Female

Blackford County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackford County, Indiana Language by Age

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Blackford County, Indiana Language

97.15% of Blackford County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Blackford County, Indiana Language

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2781,36412.09%
Multiple2167836.11%
Asian875158.62%
Native371643.24%

12.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.69%

Male Poverty Rate

13.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackford County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is Asian, with 58.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is White, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.32%.

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.95%
Some College12.08%
Bachelors or Greater8.39%
High School8.10%

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.75%
Male Unemployed34.57%
Female Employed6.00%
Male Employed4.31%

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackford County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,505$56,693
Families$53,263$65,895
Married Families$61,439-
Non Families$26,967$34,376
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Income by Household Type

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Blackford County, Indiana 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 45-54.

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

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943

Number of Veterans

889

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam277
Second Gulf War178
First Gulf War153
Korea41
World War II38

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54263
65 to 74230
75+205
55 to 64140
18 to 34105

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9129.93%
2+ Races2615.57%
Native American513.51%
Hispanic43.81%

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Blackford County, Indiana 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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81.37%

Born in Blackford County, Indiana

98.22%

Native Born

1.78%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.22% of Blackford County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.37% having been born in Indiana. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blackford County, Indiana Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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