Parke County, Indiana Population 2021

Parke County, Indiana's estimated population is 16,855 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Parke County, Indiana is the 77th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 17,275 and has seen a growth of -2.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,855-41-0.24%
202016,896-41-0.24%
201916,937-41-0.24%
201816,978710.42%
201716,907-31-0.18%
201616,938-32-0.19%
201516,970-266-1.54%
201417,236-1-0.01%
201317,2371190.70%
201217,118340.20%
201117,084-191-1.11%
201017,2751,86512.10%
199015,410-962-5.88%
198016,3721,77212.14%
197014,600-204-1.38%
196014,804-870-5.55%
195015,674-1,684-9.70%
194017,3587974.81%
193016,561-2,314-12.26%
192018,875-3,339-15.03%
191022,214-786-3.42%
190023,0002,70413.32%
189020,2968364.30%
188019,4601,2947.12%
187018,1662,62816.91%
186015,5385703.81%
185014,9681,46910.88%
184013,4995,96479.15%
18307,5350.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.24%
County Website
State
Founded
1821
County Seat
2010 Population
17,275
Growth Since 2010
-2.43%
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Parke County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,14595.27%
Two or More Races4602.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native1250.74%
Some Other Race1170.69%
Black or African American990.58%
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Parke County, Indiana Population by Race

Parke County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Parke County, Indiana Median Age

43.2


Total

43.6


Male

42.9


Female

Parke County, Indiana Adults

There are 13,308 adults, (3,239 of whom are seniors) in Parke County, Indiana.

Parke County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Parke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,776

51.79%

Male

8,170

48.21%

Parke County, Indiana Population by Age

Parke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Parke County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Female68.4%31.6%
Male64%36%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Parke County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0572.5678.8
Married3,6072.9785.5
Non Family1,6741.2169.8
Female4683.7368.4
Male3083.3164

2.99

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Parke County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6455.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,0168.44%
High School Graduate4,87640.51%
Some College2,77723.07%
Associates Degree1,27910.63%
Bachelors Degree8977.45%
Graduate Degree5464.54%
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Parke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Parke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,3899,7861,413
2+ Races28126222
Hispanic1561368
Native American117114
Other Race95798
Black9474

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 97.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.41%.

Parke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,252$45,328$24,070
Less Than 9th Grade$29,000$34,438$11,060
High School Graduate$31,219$38,131$18,500
Some College$35,765$50,956$24,397
Bachelors Degree$43,661$60,714$35,000
Graduate Degree$60,521$90,179$40,789

$34,252

Average Earnings

$45,328

Average Male

$24,070

Average Female

Parke County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Parke County, Indiana Language by Age

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Parke County, Indiana Language

91.68% of Parke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 8.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.72% of the population.

Parke County, Indiana Language

Parke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7202,09214.21%
Multiple39910927.32%
Hispanic2082210.58%
Other1171210.26%
Native12586.40%

14.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.90%

Male Poverty Rate

18.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parke County, Indiana is Multiple, with 27.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parke County, Indiana is Native, with 6.40% 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 24.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.57%.

Parke County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.92%
High School11.94%
Some College9.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Parke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.50%
Male Unemployed15.51%
Female Employed13.29%
Male Employed5.73%

Parke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Parke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,618$64,709
Families$60,037$71,839
Married Families$67,673-
Non Families$29,824$43,504
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Income by Household Type

Parke County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Parke County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Parke 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.

Parke County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Parke County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,307

Number of Veterans

1,195

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam564
Second Gulf War144
First Gulf War118
Korea115
World War II16

Parke County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74431
75+281
55 to 64264
35 to 54235
18 to 3496

Parke County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2389.79%
2+ Races5517.03%
Hispanic167.80%
Black1414.14%

Parke County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Parke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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7.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Parke County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Parke County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Parke 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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74.84%

Born in Parke County, Indiana

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Parke County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.84% having been born in Indiana. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Parke 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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