Posey County, Indiana Population 2021

Posey County, Indiana's estimated population is 25,173 with a growth rate of -0.50% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Posey County, Indiana is the 62nd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 25,861 and has seen a growth of -2.66% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202125,173-127-0.50%
202025,300-127-0.50%
201925,427-127-0.50%
201825,554-15-0.06%
201725,569-70-0.27%
201625,639260.10%
201525,613100.04%
201425,603420.16%
201325,561-55-0.21%
201225,616-79-0.31%
201125,695-166-0.64%
201025,861-107-0.41%
199025,968-446-1.69%
198026,4144,67421.50%
197021,7402,52613.15%
196019,214-604-3.05%
195019,8186353.31%
194019,1831,3307.45%
193017,853-1,481-7.66%
192019,334-2,336-10.78%
191021,670-663-2.97%
190022,3338043.73%
189021,5296723.22%
188020,8571,6728.72%
187019,1853,01818.67%
186016,1673,61828.83%
185012,5492,86629.60%
18409,6833,13447.85%
18306,5492,48861.27%
18204,0610.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.50%
County Website
State
Founded
November 11, 1814
County Seat
2010 Population
25,861
Growth Since 2010
-2.66%
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Posey County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,59996.24%
Black or African American4581.79%
Two or More Races2941.15%
Some Other Race1060.41%
Asian840.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.07%
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Posey County, Indiana Population by Race

Posey County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Posey County, Indiana Median Age

42.6


Total

41.8


Male

44


Female

Posey County, Indiana Adults

There are 19,840 adults, (4,654 of whom are seniors) in Posey County, Indiana.

Posey County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Posey County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

12,816

50.14%

Male

12,744

49.86%

Posey County, Indiana Population by Age

Posey County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Posey County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All81.7%18.3%
Female72.2%27.8%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Male61.7%38.3%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Posey County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1552.4981.7
Married5,9502.9991.9
Non Family2,8961.1766.1
Female1,0093.1372.2
Male3003.0861.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Posey County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2751.53%
9th to 12th Grade9065.05%
High School Graduate6,85238.21%
Some College3,97122.14%
Associates Degree2,00111.16%
Bachelors Degree2,78215.51%
Graduate Degree1,1466.39%
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Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,43416,3243,837
Black27323161
Hispanic1298851
Asian8484
2+ Races565620
Other Race26
Native American19192

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 39.53%.

Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,692$56,648$30,801
Less Than 9th Grade$16,500$39,336$13,390
High School Graduate$37,134$53,900$25,450
Some College$39,504$57,050$25,964
Bachelors Degree$52,711$68,548$39,500
Graduate Degree$63,696$71,122$62,923

$41,692

Average Earnings

$56,648

Average Male

$30,801

Average Female

Posey County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Posey County, Indiana Language by Age

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Posey County, Indiana Language

99.06% of Posey County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Posey County, Indiana Language

Posey County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,2712,0808.57%
Black41216038.83%
Hispanic3057624.92%
Multiple279134.66%

8.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

10.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Posey County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Posey County, Indiana is Black, with 38.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Posey County, Indiana is Multiple, with 4.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.48%.

Posey County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.33%
High School10.01%
Some College5.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Posey County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.71%
Male Unemployed19.62%
Female Employed5.25%
Male Employed3.21%

Posey County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Posey County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,196$78,947
Families$78,116$90,839
Married Families$87,034-
Non Families$32,603$46,289
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Income by Household Type

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Posey County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Posey 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 45-54.

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Posey County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,869

Number of Veterans

1,720

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam730
First Gulf War353
Second Gulf War190
Korea116
World War II10

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74550
75+535
35 to 54412
55 to 64238
18 to 34134

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8129.39%
Asian3642.86%
Hispanic3124.03%
Black217.05%

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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3.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Posey County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Posey County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Posey 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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77.12%

Born in Posey County, Indiana

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Posey County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 77.12% having been born in Indiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Posey 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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