Putnam County, Indiana Population 2021

Putnam County, Indiana's estimated population is 37,756 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Indiana is the 42nd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 37,909 and has seen a growth of -0.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,756900.24%
202037,666900.24%
201937,576900.24%
201837,4861230.33%
201737,3632500.67%
201637,113-269-0.72%
201537,382-69-0.18%
201437,451-43-0.11%
201337,494-146-0.39%
201237,640-227-0.60%
201137,867-42-0.11%
201037,9097,59425.05%
199030,3151,1523.95%
198029,1632,2318.28%
197026,9322,0058.04%
196024,9271,9778.61%
195022,9502,11110.13%
194020,8393911.91%
193020,4485682.86%
192019,880-640-3.12%
191020,520-958-4.46%
190021,478-857-3.84%
189022,335-166-0.74%
188022,5019874.59%
187021,5148334.03%
186020,6812,06611.10%
185018,6151,77210.52%
184016,8438,581103.86%
18308,2620.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.24%
County Website
State
Founded
December 31, 1822
County Seat
2010 Population
37,909
Growth Since 2010
-0.40%
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Putnam County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,84593.21%
Black or African American9552.55%
Asian9262.48%
Two or More Races4461.19%
Some Other Race1480.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%
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Putnam County, Indiana Population by Race

Putnam County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Putnam County, Indiana Median Age

37.9


Total

37.3


Male

40.3


Female

Putnam County, Indiana Adults

There are 30,096 adults, (6,123 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Indiana.

Putnam County, Indiana Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

17,624

47.14%

Male

19,760

52.86%

Putnam County, Indiana Population by Age

Putnam County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Putnam County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.4%14.6%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Male56.3%43.7%
Female46.9%53.1%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Putnam County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5432.3771.6
Married7,2332.985.4
Non Family4,2991.2858.6
Female1,4212.8846.9
Male5902.6656.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Putnam County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9013.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,8617.50%
High School Graduate10,51242.37%
Some College5,27821.27%
Associates Degree2,0968.45%
Bachelors Degree2,50010.08%
Graduate Degree1,6626.70%
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Putnam County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Putnam County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White23,17520,7313,820
Black7385579
Asian367367246
Hispanic26818636
2+ Races21518435
Other Race855421
Native American563219

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.03%.

Putnam County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,019$47,429$29,618
Less Than 9th Grade$30,027$31,716$24,911
High School Graduate$34,907$45,373$23,236
Some College$36,908$45,529$30,346
Bachelors Degree$54,964$75,604$42,520
Graduate Degree$58,643$75,107$54,013

$39,019

Average Earnings

$47,429

Average Male

$29,618

Average Female

Putnam County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Putnam County, Indiana Language by Age

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Putnam County, Indiana Language

97.08% of Putnam County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Putnam County, Indiana Language

Putnam County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,5313,53611.58%
Multiple3595816.16%
Hispanic308268.44%

11.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Indiana is Multiple, with 16.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 8.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.08%.

Putnam County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.82%
High School10.63%
Some College5.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%

Putnam County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.58%
Male Unemployed8.81%
Female Employed5.70%
Male Employed4.55%

Putnam County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Putnam County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,047$71,447
Families$73,502$81,065
Married Families$80,252-
Non Families$35,398$45,475
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Income by Household Type

Putnam County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Putnam 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 55-64.

Putnam County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Putnam County, Indiana Marital Status

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2,529

Number of Veterans

2,347

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam777
First Gulf War476
Second Gulf War328
Korea230
World War II67

Putnam County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74659
35 to 54622
75+562
55 to 64531
18 to 34155

Putnam County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4368.73%
Black707.42%
2+ Races154.79%
Hispanic81.56%
Other Race86.90%

Putnam County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Putnam County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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5.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Putnam County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Putnam 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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74.89%

Born in Putnam County, Indiana

97.14%

Native Born

2.86%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.14% of Putnam County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.89% having been born in Indiana. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Putnam 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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