Decatur County, Indiana Population 2020

Decatur County, Indiana's estimated population is 26,652 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Indiana is the 59th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201826,7941420.53%
201726,652900.34%
201626,5622260.86%
201526,336-78-0.30%
201426,4141800.69%
201326,2341930.74%
201226,0411430.55%
201125,8981000.39%
201025,7982,1539.11%
199023,645-196-0.82%
198023,8411,1034.85%
197022,7382,71913.58%
196020,0191,8019.89%
195018,2184962.80%
194017,7224142.39%
193017,308-505-2.84%
192017,813-980-5.21%
191018,793-725-3.71%
190019,5182411.25%
189019,277-502-2.54%
188019,7797263.81%
187019,0531,75910.17%
186017,2942,18714.48%
185015,1072,93624.12%
184012,1716,284106.74%
18305,8870.00%

How Many People Live in Decatur County, Indiana?

26,652

Decatur County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,60996.45%
Asian3621.36%
Two or More Races2691.01%
Black or African American1670.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.42%
Some Other Race330.12%

Decatur County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Decatur County, Indiana Median Age

38.9


Total

37.6


Male

40.4


Female

Decatur County, Indiana Adults

There are 20,043 adults, (4,259 of whom are seniors) in Decatur County, Indiana.

Decatur County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Decatur County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,350

50.28%

Male

13,202

49.72%

Decatur County, Indiana Households and Families

Decatur County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Decatur County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All69.1%30.9%
Male56.3%43.7%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female52.1%47.9%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4252.5169.1
Married5,4353.183
Non Family3,3971.2253.9
Female9113.0852.1
Male6823.4356.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Decatur County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4852.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,1276.33%
High School Graduate7,79843.81%
Some College3,36818.92%
Associates Degree1,5298.59%
Bachelors Degree2,32613.07%
Graduate Degree1,1676.56%

Decatur County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,05515,5273,240
Asian270270164
Hispanic20816914
Multiple Races14914722
Black1137032
Native American906721
Other Race33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,113$44,992$28,254
Less Than High School$31,215$36,406$15,833
High School Grad$31,531$40,386$23,934
Some College$40,210$46,221$28,539
Bachelors Degree$49,564$61,648$42,441
Graduate Degree$58,636$57,188$63,750

$38,113

Average Earnings

$44,992

Average Male

$28,254

Average Female

Decatur County, Indiana Language

Decatur County, Indiana Language by Age

Decatur County, Indiana Language

96.11% of Decatur County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty

Decatur County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,7233,18212.87%
Hispanic5159217.86%
Multiple269228.18%
Other332163.64%
Black1351511.11%
Asian36271.93%

12.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

14.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Decatur County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Indiana is Other, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Indiana is Asian, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.17%
High School13.16%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.36%
Male Unemployed30.25%
Female Employed6.70%
Male Employed3.91%

Decatur County, Indiana Income

Decatur County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,622$66,565
Families$62,158$77,455
Married Families$74,159-
Non Families$33,327$40,038

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Decatur County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Decatur County, Indiana 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.

Decatur County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Decatur County, Indiana Veterans

1,363

Number of Veterans

1,289

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam535
First Gulf War203
Second Gulf War195
Korea119
World War II40

$Decatur County, Indiana Veterans by Education

4.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Decatur County, Indiana Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Decatur 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

81.06%

Born in Indiana

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.17% of Decatur County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 81.06% having been born in Indiana. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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