Blackford County, Indiana Population 2020

Blackford County, Indiana's estimated population is 12,027 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blackford County, Indiana is the 85th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,930-97-0.81%
201712,027-78-0.64%
201612,105-132-1.08%
201512,237-109-0.88%
201412,346-112-0.90%
201312,458-70-0.56%
201212,528-126-1.00%
201112,654-117-0.92%
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%

Blackford County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,80397.31%
Two or More Races2191.81%
Asian480.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native400.33%
Black or African American170.14%
Some Other Race20.02%

Blackford County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Blackford County, Indiana Median Age

44.3


Total

42.6


Male

46.3


Female

Blackford County, Indiana Adults

There are 9,549 adults, (2,510 of whom are seniors) in Blackford County, Indiana.

Blackford County, Indiana Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackford County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

6,092

50.23%

Male

6,037

49.77%

Blackford County, Indiana Households and Families

Blackford County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blackford County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All75.8%24.2%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female55.5%44.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2252.2975.8
Married2,6642.8290.7
Non Family1,7971.1461.8
Female6363.0155.5
Male1283.9165.6

2.77

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blackford County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2312.68%
9th to 12th Grade6837.91%
High School Graduate4,15148.07%
Some College1,66319.26%
Associates Degree7318.47%
Bachelors Degree6117.08%
Graduate Degree5656.54%

Blackford County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2867,4851,170
Multiple Races16980
Hispanic102786
Native American4040
Asian2727
Black1111
Other Race22

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 14.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,751$34,225$27,242
Less Than High School$27,139$27,917$27,028
High School Grad$27,238$29,955$23,000
Some College$31,490$40,724$26,393
Bachelors Degree$34,737$35,417$34,464
Graduate Degree$53,018$52,744$60,402

$30,751

Average Earnings

$34,225

Average Male

$27,242

Average Female

Blackford County, Indiana Language

Blackford County, Indiana Language by Age

Blackford County, Indiana Language

97.22% of Blackford County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty

Blackford County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4231,44412.64%
Multiple2195223.74%

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackford County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is Multiple, with 23.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackford County, Indiana is White, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.92%
Some College12.12%
High School6.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.99%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.14%
Male Unemployed32.11%
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed3.62%

Blackford County, Indiana Income

Blackford County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,217$57,397
Families$53,734$68,246
Married Families$61,107-
Non Families$26,188$32,021

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Blackford County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Blackford County, Indiana Veterans

900

Number of Veterans

855

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam309
Second Gulf War149
First Gulf War127
Korea47
World War II27

$Blackford County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Blackford County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.53%

Born in Indiana

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.43% of Blackford County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.53% having been born in Indiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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