Owen County, Indiana Population 2021

Owen County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,673 with a growth rate of -0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owen County, Indiana is the 69th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 21,566 and has seen a growth of -4.14% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,673-63-0.30%
202020,736-63-0.30%
201920,799-63-0.30%
201820,862710.34%
201720,791-107-0.51%
201620,898720.35%
201520,826-193-0.92%
201421,019-134-0.63%
201321,153-215-1.01%
201221,368-121-0.56%
201121,489-77-0.36%
201021,5664,28524.80%
199017,2811,4409.09%
198015,8413,67830.24%
197012,1637636.69%
196011,400-363-3.09%
195011,763-327-2.70%
194012,0907396.51%
193011,351-1,409-11.04%
192012,760-1,293-9.20%
191014,053-1,096-7.23%
190015,1491090.72%
189015,040-861-5.41%
188015,901-236-1.46%
187016,1371,76112.25%
186014,3762,27018.75%
185012,1063,74744.83%
18408,3594,342108.09%
18304,0173,179379.36%
18208380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.30%
County Website
State
Founded
1819
County Seat
2010 Population
21,566
Growth Since 2010
-4.14%
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Owen County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,19196.91%
Two or More Races3631.74%
Asian1030.49%
Black or African American980.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.38%
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Owen County, Indiana Population by Race

Owen County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Owen County, Indiana Median Age

45.2


Total

44.5


Male

45.6


Female

Owen County, Indiana Adults

There are 16,419 adults, (3,950 of whom are seniors) in Owen County, Indiana.

Owen County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Owen County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,199

48.95%

Male

10,636

51.05%

Owen County, Indiana Population by Age

Owen County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owen County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All79.2%20.8%
Female73.2%26.8%
Non Family69.2%30.8%
Male60.4%39.6%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owen County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7762.3579.2
Married4,4502.9289.2
Non Family2,9531.2369.2
Female8372.9673.2
Male5362.960.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Owen County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6144.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,56910.49%
High School Graduate6,63744.37%
Some College3,18521.29%
Associates Degree9946.64%
Bachelors Degree1,2198.15%
Graduate Degree7414.95%
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Owen County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owen County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,39612,3671,783
2+ Races28317671
Hispanic1338039
Black959139
Native American806635
Asian754732

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.75%.

Owen County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,588$40,214$27,582
Less Than 9th Grade$24,774$28,160$13,625
High School Graduate$32,748$39,206$23,378
Some College$34,189$43,118$27,121
Bachelors Degree$42,099$56,630$39,665
Graduate Degree$68,466$105,132$62,750

$34,588

Average Earnings

$40,214

Average Male

$27,582

Average Female

Owen County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owen County, Indiana Language by Age

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Owen County, Indiana Language

97.24% of Owen County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Owen County, Indiana Language

Owen County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,7062,97015.07%
Hispanic26112246.74%
Multiple3615816.07%
Asian10343.88%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.59%

Male Poverty Rate

18.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owen County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owen County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 46.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owen County, Indiana is Asian, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.92%.

Owen County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.08%
High School12.53%
Some College9.01%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Owen County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.38%
Male Unemployed30.87%
Female Employed9.62%
Male Employed5.78%

Owen County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owen County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,543$60,524
Families$62,476$70,291
Married Families$70,207-
Non Families$28,270$38,860
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Income by Household Type

Owen County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Owen County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Owen County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Owen County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Owen County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,417

Number of Veterans

1,270

Male Veterans

147

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam627
First Gulf War243
Second Gulf War162
Korea79
World War II15

Owen County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74499
35 to 54351
55 to 64291
75+219
18 to 3457

Owen County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3598.56%
2+ Races258.65%
Hispanic2115.79%
Black2122.11%
Native American810.00%
Asian44.82%

Owen County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Owen County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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8.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owen County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Owen County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Owen County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Owen 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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80.08%

Born in Owen County, Indiana

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Owen County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.08% 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.

Owen 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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