Hendricks County, Indiana Population 2021

Hendricks County, Indiana's estimated population is 177,117 with a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hendricks County, Indiana is the 11th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 145,954 and has seen a growth of 21.35% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021177,1173,4031.96%
2020173,7143,4032.00%
2019170,3113,4032.04%
2018166,9083,2862.01%
2017163,6223,2462.02%
2016160,3762,6001.65%
2015157,7761,9311.24%
2014155,8452,2901.49%
2013153,5552,8201.87%
2012150,7352,0711.39%
2011148,6642,7101.86%
2010145,95470,23792.76%
199075,7175,9138.47%
198069,80415,83029.33%
197053,97413,07831.98%
196040,89616,30266.28%
195024,5944,44322.05%
194020,1514262.16%
193019,725-566-2.79%
192020,291-549-2.63%
191020,840-452-2.12%
190021,292-206-0.96%
189021,498-1,483-6.45%
188022,9812,70413.34%
187020,2773,32419.61%
186016,9532,87020.38%
185014,0832,81925.03%
184011,2647,289183.37%
18303,9750.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.96%
County Website
State
Founded
1824
County Seat
2010 Population
145,954
Growth Since 2010
21.35%
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Hendricks County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White142,55387.03%
Black or African American11,5077.03%
Asian4,7732.91%
Two or More Races3,0821.88%
Some Other Race1,5650.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2930.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.02%
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Hendricks County, Indiana Population by Race

Hendricks County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Hendricks County, Indiana Median Age

37.7


Total

36.5


Male

39


Female

Hendricks County, Indiana Adults

There are 122,387 adults, (21,828 of whom are seniors) in Hendricks County, Indiana.

Hendricks County, Indiana Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hendricks County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

82,032

50.08%

Male

81,767

49.92%

Hendricks County, Indiana Population by Age

Hendricks County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hendricks County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All78.5%21.5%
Male73.6%26.4%
Female64.4%35.6%
Non Family59.1%40.9%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hendricks County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All59,0152.7378.5
Married34,8113.389.8
Non Family15,5451.2559.1
Female5,5623.1264.4
Male3,0973.1273.6

3.19

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Hendricks County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9831.82%
9th to 12th Grade4,5574.18%
High School Graduate29,95527.50%
Some College22,05520.25%
Associates Degree10,0529.23%
Bachelors Degree26,98224.77%
Graduate Degree13,33712.24%
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Hendricks County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hendricks County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White94,47689,69935,967
Black7,0326,4681,759
Hispanic3,3002,683677
Asian3,1592,7311,545
2+ Races953850411
Other Race81765070
Native American250250
Islander15

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 48.91%.

Hendricks County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,909$57,675$38,697
Less Than 9th Grade$27,905$29,812$21,390
High School Graduate$37,809$45,453$28,599
Some College$42,206$53,043$31,863
Bachelors Degree$60,095$75,163$47,934
Graduate Degree$68,914$87,154$58,625

$47,909

Average Earnings

$57,675

Average Male

$38,697

Average Female

Hendricks County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hendricks County, Indiana Language by Age

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Hendricks County, Indiana Language

93.79% of Hendricks County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 6.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Hendricks County, Indiana Language

Hendricks County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White135,4595,2373.87%
Black10,6379148.59%
Asian4,77390719.00%
Hispanic6,3525348.41%
Multiple3,06642913.99%
Other1,51319512.89%

5.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.38%

Male Poverty Rate

5.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hendricks County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hendricks County, Indiana is Asian, with 19.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hendricks County, Indiana is White, with 3.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.11%.

Hendricks County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.57%
High School6.55%
Some College4.60%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%

Hendricks County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.87%
Female Unemployed15.29%
Female Employed3.12%
Male Employed1.96%

Hendricks County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hendricks County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,933$99,177
Families$93,555$111,341
Married Families$104,325$122,036
Non Families$45,788$60,211
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Income by Household Type

Hendricks County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hendricks County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Hendricks 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 35-44.

Hendricks County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Hendricks County, Indiana Marital Status

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9,501

Number of Veterans

8,883

Male Veterans

618

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,984
First Gulf War2,393
Second Gulf War1,634
World War II511
Korea511

Hendricks County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,006
65 to 742,352
75+1,926
55 to 641,601
18 to 34616

Hendricks County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7228.09%
Black6317.44%
Hispanic882.13%
2+ Races715.91%
Native American4415.02%
Other Race333.64%

Hendricks County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Hendricks County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hendricks County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hendricks County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Hendricks County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Hendricks 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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69.50%

Born in Hendricks County, Indiana

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.05% of Hendricks County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 69.50% having been born in Indiana. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hendricks 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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