Blackford County, Indiana Population 2024

11,645

Blackford County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 11,645 with a growth rate of -1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blackford County, Indiana is the 85th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 12,771 and has seen a growth of -8.82% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,960-137-1.23%
202811,097-137-1.22%
202711,234-137-1.2%
202611,371-137-1.19%
202511,508-137-1.18%
202411,645-137-1.16%
202311,782-137-1.15%
202211,919-137-1.14%
202112,056-55-0.45%
202012,1113242.75%
201911,787-147-1.23%
201811,934-85-0.71%
201712,019-90-0.74%
201612,109-128-1.05%
201512,237-105-0.85%
201412,342-114-0.92%
201312,456-71-0.57%
201212,527-128-1.01%
201112,655-116-0.91%
201012,771
199014,067-1,503-9.65%
198015,570-318-2%
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%
18401,226-9,734-88.81%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.16% (-137)
County Website
Blackford County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
12,771
Area
165 mi²
Density
71 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.82% (-1,126)
Founded
2 April 1838

Blackford County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,50395.27%
Two or more races3973.29%
Black or African American1241.03%
Other race200.17%
Asian170.14%
Native American130.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blackford County, Indiana Population by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Blackford County, Indiana Median Age

44

Total

42.5

Male

45.7

Female

Blackford County, Indiana Adults

There are 9,419 adults, (2,587 of whom are seniors) in Blackford County, Indiana.

Blackford County, Indiana Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackford County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female6,18251.2%
Male5,89248.8%

Blackford County, Indiana Population by Age

Blackford County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,9802.475.724.3
Married2,4983.0890.39.7
Non Family1,8511.1856.443.6
Female4693.1777.222.8
Male1623.565.434.6
showing: 5 rows

3.05

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackford County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,573

Average Earnings

$43,049

Average Male

$33,182

Average Female

Blackford County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackford County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackford County, Indiana Language

98.94% of Blackford County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Blackford County, Indiana Language

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,2191,80116.05%
Multiple39611529.04%
Black1238065.04%
Hispanic1412517.73%
Asian1717100%
Native13646.15%
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17.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.4%

Male Poverty Rate

16.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackford County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is White, with 16.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.78%.

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College21.05%
Less Than 9th Grade18.2%
High School13.75%
Bachelors or Greater7.52%
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Blackford County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed23.43%
Female Employed9.07%
Male Employed6.93%
Female Unemployed2.38%
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Blackford County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackford County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

704

Number of Veterans

662

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackford County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.43%

Born in Blackford County, Indiana

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Blackford County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.43% having been born in Indiana. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Blackford County, Indiana Place of Birth

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