Jennings County, Indiana Population 2020

Jennings County, Indiana's estimated population is 27,638 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jennings County, Indiana is the 58th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201827,611-27-0.10%
201727,638-4-0.01%
201627,642-187-0.67%
201527,829-86-0.31%
201427,915-310-1.10%
201328,225830.29%
201228,142-10-0.04%
201128,152-330-1.16%
201028,4824,82120.38%
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%

How Many People Live in Jennings County, Indiana?

27,638

Jennings County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,91797.08%
Black or African American3141.13%
Two or More Races1980.71%
Some Other Race1460.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native970.35%
Asian550.20%

Jennings County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Jennings County, Indiana Median Age

39.7


Total

38.9


Male

40.8


Female

Jennings County, Indiana Adults

There are 21,218 adults, (4,345 of whom are seniors) in Jennings County, Indiana.

Jennings County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jennings County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

13,802

49.78%

Male

13,925

50.22%

Jennings County, Indiana Households and Families

Jennings County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jennings County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All75.3%24.7%
Male65%35%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female60.5%39.5%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6592.5775.3
Married5,3633.1788.3
Non Family3,5331.2462.1
Female1,0573.2160.5
Male7063.6465

3.14

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jennings County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7644.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,97310.50%
High School Graduate8,62845.90%
Some College3,85420.50%
Associates Degree1,4967.96%
Bachelors Degree1,4867.91%
Graduate Degree5963.17%

Jennings County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,06615,6381,984
Hispanic27313129
Black26119426
Other Race10814
Native American9722
Multiple Races5732
Asian434343

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,569$42,191$25,587
Less Than High School$16,501$17,488$15,505
High School Grad$33,834$42,014$23,915
Some College$32,211$48,306$23,205
Bachelors Degree$44,792$46,362$42,536
Graduate Degree$61,567$76,275$49,722

$33,569

Average Earnings

$42,191

Average Male

$25,587

Average Female

Jennings County, Indiana Language

Jennings County, Indiana Language by Age

Jennings County, Indiana Language

97.67% of Jennings County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty

Jennings County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0833,53513.55%
Hispanic65827942.40%
Multiple19214776.56%
Other1466242.47%
Asian554378.18%
Black301309.97%

14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

16.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jennings County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jennings County, Indiana is Asian, with 78.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jennings County, Indiana is Black, with 9.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.00%
High School10.81%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.52%
Male Unemployed32.57%
Female Employed7.61%
Male Employed5.70%

Jennings County, Indiana Income

Jennings County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,801$59,467
Families$62,000$69,126
Married Families$66,175-
Non Families$29,977$37,383

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status

Jennings County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Jennings County, Indiana Veterans

1,952

Number of Veterans

1,871

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam749
First Gulf War367
Second Gulf War138
Korea128
World War II24

$Jennings County, Indiana Veterans by Education

6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jennings County, Indiana Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Jennings 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

78.35%

Born in Indiana

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.66% of Jennings County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 78.35% having been born in Indiana. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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