Parke County, Indiana Population 2020

Parke County, Indiana's estimated population is 16,903 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Parke County, Indiana is the 76th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,927240.14%
201716,903-36-0.21%
201616,939-30-0.18%
201516,969-272-1.58%
201417,241-1-0.01%
201317,2421180.69%
201217,124370.22%
201117,087-194-1.12%
201017,2811,87112.14%
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%

Parke County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,21695.41%
Two or More Races3992.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1420.84%
Some Other Race1390.82%
Black or African American670.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.19%

Parke County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Parke County, Indiana Median Age

41.8


Total

41.2


Male

42.3


Female

Parke County, Indiana Adults

There are 13,325 adults, (3,112 of whom are seniors) in Parke County, Indiana.

Parke County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Parke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,785

51.69%

Male

8,211

48.31%

Parke County, Indiana Households and Families

Parke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Parke County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All77.1%22.9%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female63%37%
Non Family62%38%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1452.5377.1
Married3,6122.9187
Non Family1,7031.2962
Female5493.4763
Male2813.268.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Parke County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5684.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,0128.42%
High School Graduate5,21543.40%
Some College2,66822.20%
Associates Degree1,0869.04%
Bachelors Degree9828.17%
Graduate Degree4864.04%

Parke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,4149,8621,403
Hispanic19017535
Multiple Races17916630
Islander142142
Other Race11910427
Black6161
Native American3030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 22.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,719$42,704$22,855
Less Than High School$28,304$40,000$11,645
High School Grad$30,753$37,606$21,496
Some College$30,833$44,353$21,350
Bachelors Degree$38,407$58,571$27,240
Graduate Degree$58,750$$41,324

$31,719

Average Earnings

$42,704

Average Male

$22,855

Average Female

Parke County, Indiana Language

Parke County, Indiana Language by Age

Parke County, Indiana Language

93.91% of Parke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Parke County, Indiana Poverty

Parke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7422,10914.31%
Multiple34212536.55%
Hispanic2113516.59%
Other13985.76%
Native3339.09%

14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.98%

Male Poverty Rate

18.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Parke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Parke County, Indiana is Multiple, with 36.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Parke County, Indiana is Other, with 5.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.81%
High School11.02%
Some College10.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.45%
Female Employed13.42%
Male Unemployed10.04%
Male Employed6.29%

Parke County, Indiana Income

Parke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,788$62,242
Families$57,171$71,702
Married Families$61,357-
Non Families$26,845$34,755

Parke County, Indiana Marital Status

Parke County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Parke County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Parke County, Indiana Veterans

1,333

Number of Veterans

1,267

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam506
Korea129
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War104
World War II60
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,30210.24%
Hispanic209.22%
2 or More177.66%
Black1420.90%

$Parke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Parke County, Indiana Employment Status

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Parke 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

75.96%

Born in Indiana

98.66%

Native Born

1.34%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.66% of Parke County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.96% having been born in Indiana. 0.92% 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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