Posey County, Indiana Population 2024

24,931

Posey County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 24,931 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Posey County, Indiana is the 61st largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 25,861 and has seen a growth of -3.6% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,601-66-0.27%
202824,667-66-0.27%
202724,733-66-0.27%
202624,799-66-0.27%
202524,865-66-0.26%
202424,931-66-0.26%
202324,997-66-0.26%
202225,063-66-0.26%
202125,129-44-0.17%
202025,173-235-0.92%
201925,408-121-0.47%
201825,529-34-0.13%
201725,563-63-0.25%
201625,62650.02%
201525,621130.05%
201425,608430.17%
201325,565-53-0.21%
201225,618-77-0.3%
201125,695-166-0.64%
201025,861
199025,968-446-1.69%
198026,4144,67421.5%
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%
185012,5492,86629.6%
18409,6833,13447.85%
18306,5492,48861.27%
18204,061-20,540-83.49%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.26% (-66)
County Website
Posey County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
25,861
Area
410 mi²
Density
61 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.6% (-930)
Founded
November 11, 1814

Posey County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,02195.22%
Two or more races4541.8%
Black or African American3201.27%
Other race3111.23%
Asian1120.44%
Native American80.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Posey County, Indiana Population by Race

Posey County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Posey County, Indiana Median Age

43

Total

42

Male

43.7

Female

Posey County, Indiana Adults

There are 19,707 adults, (4,987 of whom are seniors) in Posey County, Indiana.

Posey County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Posey County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female12,49149.52%
Male12,73550.48%

Posey County, Indiana Population by Age

Posey County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,1792.4580.719.3
Married6,1742.93928
Non Family2,8221.1766.233.8
Female7133.1562.637.4
Male4702.7246.853.2
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Posey County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 38.97%.

Posey County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,689

Average Earnings

$66,756

Average Male

$37,171

Average Female

Posey County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Posey County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Posey County, Indiana Language

98.51% of Posey County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

Posey County, Indiana Language

Posey County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White23,6632,1979.28%
Black29014750.69%
Other30613243.14%
Hispanic3296620.06%
Multiple437143.2%
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10.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

10.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Posey County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Posey County, Indiana is Black, with 50.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Posey County, Indiana is Multiple, with 3.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.91%.

Posey County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.6%
High School12.55%
Some College6.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%
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Posey County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.88%
Female Unemployed23.83%
Male Employed5.26%
Female Employed2.81%
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Posey County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Posey County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Posey County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Posey 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.

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Posey County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,431

Number of Veterans

1,352

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

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Posey County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Posey County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Posey County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Posey County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Posey County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.98%

Born in Posey County, Indiana

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Posey County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 76.98% having been born in Indiana. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Posey County, Indiana Place of Birth

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