Jefferson County, Indiana Population 2024

32,600

Jefferson County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 32,600 with a growth rate of -0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Indiana is the 51st largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 32,399 and has seen a growth of 0.62% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931,735-173-0.54%
202831,908-173-0.54%
202732,081-173-0.54%
202632,254-173-0.53%
202532,427-173-0.53%
202432,600-173-0.53%
202332,773-173-0.53%
202232,946-173-0.52%
202133,119190.06%
202033,1008352.59%
201932,265960.3%
201832,1691380.43%
201732,031-228-0.71%
201632,259-46-0.14%
201532,305-107-0.33%
201432,412130.04%
201332,399-43-0.13%
201232,4421690.52%
201132,273-126-0.39%
201032,399
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%
192020,7092261.1%
191020,483-2,430-10.61%
190022,913-1,594-6.5%
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%
18208,038-23,697-74.67%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.53% (-173)
County Website
Jefferson County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
32,399
Area
361 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
0.62% (201)
Founded
1811

Jefferson County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30,94293.6%
Two or more races8282.5%
Black or African American6942.1%
Other race2980.9%
Asian2480.75%
Native American470.14%
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

Jefferson County, Indiana Population by Race

Jefferson County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Jefferson County, Indiana Median Age

41

Total

40

Male

41.9

Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Adults

There are 26,427 adults, (6,108 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Indiana.

Jefferson County, Indiana Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female17,19352.01%
Male15,86447.99%

Jefferson County, Indiana Population by Age

Jefferson County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,8902.417030
Married5,7553.1184.715.3
Non Family4,8111.2858.741.3
Female1,4593.0252.847.2
Male8653.0362.937.1
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jefferson 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

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

Jefferson 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.1%.

Jefferson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,682

Average Earnings

$46,806

Average Male

$32,864

Average Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

96.32% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,6322,99110.45%
Hispanic92651255.29%
Multiple76938149.54%
Black55423141.7%
Other29412743.2%
Asian226187.96%
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12.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

15.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 55.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Asian, with 7.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.9%.

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.29%
High School11.96%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%
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Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed39.47%
Female Unemployed30.08%
Female Employed5.51%
Male Employed4.15%
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Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jefferson County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jefferson 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 55-64.

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,817

Number of Veterans

1,727

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

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Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jefferson 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

68.55%

Born in Jefferson County, Indiana

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 68.55% having been born in Indiana. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson County, Indiana Place of Birth

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