Jefferson County, Indiana Population 2021

Jefferson County, Indiana's estimated population is 32,610 with a growth rate of 0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Indiana is the 53rd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 32,395 and has seen a growth of 0.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202132,6101510.47%
202032,4591510.47%
201932,3081510.47%
201832,1571440.45%
201732,013-217-0.67%
201632,230-67-0.21%
201532,297-105-0.32%
201432,402120.04%
201332,390-46-0.14%
201232,4361640.51%
201132,272-123-0.38%
201032,3952,5988.72%
199029,797-622-2.04%
198030,4193,41312.64%
197027,0062,94512.24%
196024,0612,44811.33%
195021,6131,7018.54%
194019,9127303.81%
193019,182-1,527-7.37%
192020,7092261.10%
191020,483-2,430-10.61%
190022,913-1,594-6.50%
189024,507-1,470-5.66%
188025,977-3,764-12.66%
187029,7414,70518.79%
186025,0361,1204.68%
185023,9167,30243.95%
184016,6145,14944.91%
183011,4653,42742.63%
18208,0380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.47%
County Website
State
Founded
1811
County Seat
2010 Population
32,395
Growth Since 2010
0.66%
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Jefferson County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,43394.51%
Black or African American6792.11%
Two or More Races3971.23%
Some Other Race3381.05%
Asian2860.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.21%
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Jefferson County, Indiana Population by Race

Jefferson County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Jefferson County, Indiana Median Age

40.8


Total

39.5


Male

41.9


Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Adults

There are 25,567 adults, (5,590 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Indiana.

Jefferson County, Indiana Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,869

52.39%

Male

15,332

47.61%

Jefferson County, Indiana Population by Age

Jefferson County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jefferson County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All71.9%28.1%
Male66%34%
Non Family59.5%40.5%
Female52.4%47.6%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6322.3571.9
Married6,0713.0286.1
Non Family4,3921.1859.5
Female1,4572.8252.4
Male7122.9866

2.89

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6452.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,6537.41%
High School Graduate9,44842.35%
Some College4,49020.12%
Associates Degree2,0869.35%
Bachelors Degree2,56011.47%
Graduate Degree1,4296.40%
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Jefferson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,98318,7763,724
Hispanic43539482
Black41037219
Asian22422470
Other Race19419481
2+ Races15315316
Native American402812

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 other race people with a rate of 41.75%.

Jefferson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,669$46,630$27,496
Less Than 9th Grade$21,649$31,731$16,705
High School Graduate$33,324$41,163$23,245
Some College$34,892$47,500$26,402
Bachelors Degree$49,821$63,279$39,931
Graduate Degree$60,809$80,000$51,000

$36,669

Average Earnings

$46,630

Average Male

$27,496

Average Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Indiana Language by Age

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Jefferson County, Indiana Language

97.98% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.08% of the population.

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,6723,51212.69%
Hispanic80028335.38%
Black4499721.60%
Multiple3705514.86%
Asian2755419.64%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.64%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 35.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is White, with 12.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.42%
High School11.06%
Some College9.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.96%
Male Unemployed24.08%
Female Employed7.24%
Male Employed4.06%

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,718$67,274
Families$61,778$77,194
Married Families$76,858-
Non Families$29,359$40,320
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

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2,152

Number of Veterans

2,025

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam828
First Gulf War444
Second Gulf War308
Korea154
World War II99

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74634
35 to 54566
75+491
55 to 64344
18 to 34117

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0278.34%
Black6011.67%
Hispanic5610.83%
Asian4617.56%
2+ Races198.96%

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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9.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Jefferson 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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70.13%

Born in Jefferson County, Indiana

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 70.13% having been born in Indiana. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jefferson 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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