Putnam County, Indiana Population 2020

Putnam County, Indiana's estimated population is 37,610 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, Indiana is the 41st largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201837,7791690.45%
201737,6103590.96%
201637,251-233-0.62%
201537,484-189-0.50%
201437,673810.22%
201337,592-128-0.34%
201237,720-188-0.50%
201137,908-6-0.02%
201037,9147,59925.07%
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%

How Many People Live in Putnam County, Indiana?

37,610

Putnam County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,02093.24%
Black or African American1,0202.72%
Asian7061.88%
Two or More Races5911.57%
Some Other Race1570.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.02%

Putnam County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Putnam County, Indiana Median Age

37.9


Total

37.2


Male

39.7


Female

Putnam County, Indiana Adults

There are 30,317 adults, (5,916 of whom are seniors) in Putnam County, Indiana.

Putnam County, Indiana Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Putnam County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

17,845

47.51%

Male

19,714

52.49%

Putnam County, Indiana Households and Families

Putnam County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Putnam County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family61.9%38.1%
Male61%39%
Female46.8%53.2%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4392.471.8
Married6,9992.9784.6
Non Family4,1021.2661.9
Female1,7102.7246.8
Male6282.6361

2.82

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Putnam County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8143.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,8647.52%
High School Graduate10,86043.82%
Some College5,10220.59%
Associates Degree2,1618.72%
Bachelors Degree2,2739.17%
Graduate Degree1,7116.90%

Putnam County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,10520,8273,695
Black70348918
Hispanic38725544
Asian304304185
Multiple Races24620926
Other Race1067426
Native American563917

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 60.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,062$42,775$28,162
Less Than High School$24,639$31,023$22,885
High School Grad$31,996$41,418$23,838
Some College$34,369$41,154$30,317
Bachelors Degree$53,110$75,478$40,375
Graduate Degree$60,521$73,000$51,964

$36,062

Average Earnings

$42,775

Average Male

$28,162

Average Female

Putnam County, Indiana Language

Putnam County, Indiana Language by Age

Putnam County, Indiana Language

97.35% of Putnam County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Putnam County, Indiana Poverty

Putnam County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,9053,70111.98%
Multiple49918737.47%
Hispanic2186931.65%
Other552850.91%
Asian417122.88%

12.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.15%

Male Poverty Rate

14.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Putnam County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Indiana is Other, with 50.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, Indiana is Asian, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.96%
High School11.67%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.40%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed6.24%
Male Employed3.68%

Putnam County, Indiana Income

Putnam County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,169$67,930
Families$69,033$77,340
Married Families$76,890-
Non Families$31,443$41,698

Putnam County, Indiana Marital Status

Putnam County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Putnam County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Putnam 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.

Putnam County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Putnam County, Indiana Veterans

2,630

Number of Veterans

2,467

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam990
First Gulf War455
Second Gulf War274
Korea230
World War II135
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5549.07%
Black444.42%
2 or More123.30%
Asian122.06%
Hispanic91.38%
Other85.71%

$Putnam County, Indiana Veterans by Education

8.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Putnam County, Indiana Employment Status

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Putnam 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

74.29%

Born in Indiana

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.97% of Putnam County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.29% having been born in Indiana. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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