Jefferson County, Indiana Population 2020

Jefferson County, Indiana's estimated population is 32,047 with a growth rate of -0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Indiana is the 52nd largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201832,2081610.50%
201732,047-183-0.57%
201632,230-68-0.21%
201532,298-105-0.32%
201432,40370.02%
201332,396-46-0.14%
201232,4421670.52%
201132,275-126-0.39%
201032,4012,6048.74%
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%

How Many People Live in Jefferson County, Indiana?

32,047

Jefferson County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,72895.32%
Black or African American7042.18%
Two or More Races3421.06%
Asian2470.77%
Some Other Race1180.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native980.30%

Jefferson County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Jefferson County, Indiana Median Age

40.5


Total

39.7


Male

41.2


Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Adults

There are 25,519 adults, (5,426 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, Indiana.

Jefferson County, Indiana Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,904

52.44%

Male

15,333

47.56%

Jefferson County, Indiana Households and Families

Jefferson County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Male60.5%39.5%
Female48.6%51.4%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7592.3271.9
Married6,2462.8984.9
Non Family4,0181.1763.8
Female1,6562.5948.6
Male8393.0860.5

2.77

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6873.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,5026.78%
High School Graduate9,37042.31%
Some College4,64120.96%
Associates Degree1,9748.91%
Bachelors Degree2,48311.21%
Graduate Degree1,4896.72%

Jefferson County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,98718,8773,732
Black43140521
Hispanic32629840
Asian17917999
Multiple Races11011019
Other Race757547
Native American643414

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 62.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,188$45,886$28,864
Less Than High School$23,685$29,911$11,218
High School Grad$33,972$42,035$23,952
Some College$35,681$42,309$29,046
Bachelors Degree$52,372$61,641$41,424
Graduate Degree$55,994$68,981$47,969

$37,188

Average Earnings

$45,886

Average Male

$28,864

Average Female

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

Jefferson County, Indiana Language by Age

Jefferson County, Indiana Language

98.33% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty

Jefferson County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,6823,90914.12%
Hispanic77535946.32%
Black4896112.47%
Asian2354217.87%
Multiple3153912.38%

14.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.95%

Male Poverty Rate

17.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 46.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Indiana is Multiple, with 12.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.31%
High School11.82%
Some College11.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.03%
Male Unemployed30.20%
Female Employed10.07%
Male Employed5.66%

Jefferson County, Indiana Income

Jefferson County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,119$64,847
Families$60,483$74,170
Married Families$75,120-
Non Families$28,827$36,472

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Jefferson County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans

2,492

Number of Veterans

2,372

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,027
First Gulf War391
Second Gulf War275
Korea216
World War II100
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3909.77%
Black8416.37%
Hispanic499.80%
2 or More1811.11%

$Jefferson County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Indiana Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson 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

68.69%

Born in Indiana

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.87% of Jefferson County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 68.69% having been born in Indiana. 0.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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