Jennings County, Indiana Population 2021

Jennings County, Indiana's estimated population is 27,847 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jennings County, Indiana is the 59th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 28,481 and has seen a growth of -2.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,847560.20%
202027,791560.20%
201927,735560.20%
201827,679270.10%
201727,65240.01%
201627,648-186-0.67%
201527,834-82-0.29%
201427,916-311-1.10%
201328,227820.29%
201228,145-10-0.04%
201128,155-326-1.14%
201028,4814,82020.37%
199023,6618073.53%
198022,8543,40017.48%
197019,4542,18712.67%
196017,2672,01713.23%
195015,2501,57011.48%
194013,6801,88015.93%
193011,800-1,480-11.14%
192013,280-923-6.50%
191014,203-1,554-9.86%
190015,7571,1497.87%
189014,608-1,845-11.21%
188016,4532351.45%
187016,2181,4699.96%
186014,7492,65321.93%
185012,0963,26737.00%
18408,8294,855122.17%
18303,9741,97498.70%
18202,0000.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.20%
State
Founded
1817
County Seat
2010 Population
28,481
Growth Since 2010
-2.23%
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Jennings County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,75096.54%
Black or African American3951.43%
Some Other Race2650.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native1290.47%
Two or More Races1080.39%
Asian630.23%
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Jennings County, Indiana Population by Race

Jennings County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Jennings County, Indiana Median Age

39.8


Total

39.5


Male

40.5


Female

Jennings County, Indiana Adults

There are 21,292 adults, (4,412 of whom are seniors) in Jennings County, Indiana.

Jennings County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Jennings County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,746

49.61%

Male

13,964

50.39%

Jennings County, Indiana Population by Age

Jennings County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jennings County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Male62.5%37.5%
Female61.4%38.6%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jennings County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7922.5377.7
Married5,6353.1689
Non Family3,4011.1667.3
Female1,0923.0761.4
Male6643.462.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Jennings County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7183.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,5978.42%
High School Graduate8,68745.81%
Some College4,16121.94%
Associates Degree1,5218.02%
Bachelors Degree1,6598.75%
Graduate Degree6193.26%
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Jennings County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jennings County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,13516,0682,165
Black34132940
Hispanic30817229
Other Race15051
Native American12929
Asian444444
2+ Races55

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 100.00%.

Jennings County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,851$43,509$28,344
Less Than 9th Grade$19,722$20,729$17,177
High School Graduate$35,574$41,318$25,366
Some College$37,670$52,948$26,303
Bachelors Degree$46,300$46,175$47,813
Graduate Degree$61,739$80,236$44,507

$36,851

Average Earnings

$43,509

Average Male

$28,344

Average Female

Jennings County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jennings County, Indiana Language by Age

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Jennings County, Indiana Language

97.71% of Jennings County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Jennings County, Indiana Language

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0022,61010.04%
Hispanic67727841.06%
Other2655721.51%
Multiple1035048.54%
Asian634469.84%
Black37651.33%

10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.20%

Male Poverty Rate

11.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jennings County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jennings County, Indiana is Asian, with 69.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jennings County, Indiana is Black, with 1.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.88%.

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.88%
High School9.06%
Some College7.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.12%
Male Unemployed16.33%
Female Employed4.68%
Male Employed4.31%

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jennings County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,191$67,996
Families$64,401$80,367
Married Families$69,657-
Non Families$31,971$37,429
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Income by Household Type

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Jennings 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 35-44.

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,969

Number of Veterans

1,867

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam597
First Gulf War376
Second Gulf War197
Korea109
World War II19

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54596
55 to 64534
65 to 74434
75+367
18 to 3438

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9589.53%
Hispanic256.48%
Black113.23%

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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11.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Jennings County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Jennings 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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77.68%

Born in Jennings County, Indiana

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Jennings County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.68% having been born in Indiana. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jennings 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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