Spencer County, Indiana Population 2021

Spencer County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,061 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spencer County, Indiana is the 72nd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 20,915 and has seen a growth of -4.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,061-108-0.54%
202020,169-108-0.53%
201920,277-108-0.53%
201820,385-55-0.27%
201720,440-51-0.25%
201620,491-149-0.72%
201520,640-122-0.59%
201420,7620.00%
201320,762-21-0.10%
201220,783-186-0.89%
201120,969540.26%
201020,9151,4257.31%
199019,4901290.67%
198019,3612,22713.00%
197017,1341,0606.59%
196016,074-100-0.62%
195016,174-37-0.23%
194016,211-502-3.00%
193016,713-1,687-9.17%
192018,400-2,276-11.01%
191020,676-1,731-7.73%
190022,4073471.57%
189022,060-62-0.28%
188022,1224,12422.91%
187017,9983,44223.65%
186014,5565,94068.94%
18508,6162,31136.65%
18406,3053,10997.28%
18303,1961,31469.82%
18201,8820.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.54%
County Website
State
Founded
January 10, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
20,915
Growth Since 2010
-4.08%
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Spencer County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,90597.35%
Two or More Races2331.14%
Black or African American1430.70%
Asian690.34%
Some Other Race660.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.15%
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Spencer County, Indiana Population by Race

Spencer County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Spencer County, Indiana Median Age

44


Total

42.7


Male

44.6


Female

Spencer County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,921 adults, (3,940 of whom are seniors) in Spencer County, Indiana.

Spencer County, Indiana Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,183

49.80%

Male

10,264

50.20%

Spencer County, Indiana Population by Age

Spencer County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Spencer County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All81.9%18.1%
Male77.4%22.6%
Female70.3%29.7%
Non Family68.7%31.3%

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spencer County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1272.4881.9
Married4,7853.0390.3
Non Family2,4461.1468.7
Female5823.3470.3
Male3142.9277.4

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Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Spencer County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2932.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,0757.47%
High School Graduate6,62846.05%
Some College2,59218.01%
Associates Degree1,61811.24%
Bachelors Degree1,3649.48%
Graduate Degree8245.72%
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Spencer County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Spencer County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,85212,7002,151
Hispanic272138
Black112698
2+ Races10010029
Asian5429
Other Race4719
Native American151

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 29.00%.

Spencer County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,291$50,872$30,076
Less Than 9th Grade$25,850$31,384$
High School Graduate$38,273$46,783$26,576
Some College$39,020$52,966$29,550
Bachelors Degree$45,900$71,034$37,857
Graduate Degree$53,551$54,602$52,500

$39,291

Average Earnings

$50,872

Average Male

$30,076

Average Female

Spencer County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spencer County, Indiana Language by Age

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Spencer County, Indiana Language

96.98% of Spencer County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.10% of the population.

Spencer County, Indiana Language

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,1031,6938.86%
Hispanic5939716.36%
Multiple2264519.91%
Asian652030.77%
Native311651.61%

9.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Native, with 51.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is White, with 8.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.16%.

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.17%
High School7.30%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.41%
Female Employed4.86%
Male Unemployed3.43%
Male Employed3.32%

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spencer County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,305$76,231
Families$74,401$92,180
Married Families$78,243-
Non Families$31,667$37,144
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Income by Household Type

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Spencer 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 35-44.

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,657

Number of Veterans

1,508

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam761
First Gulf War228
Second Gulf War204
World War II90
Korea75

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74610
75+348
55 to 64330
35 to 54264
18 to 34105

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,61310.38%
Black3024.39%
2+ Races1311.21%
Hispanic51.42%
Native American16.67%

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Spencer County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Spencer 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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71.58%

Born in Spencer County, Indiana

98.40%

Native Born

1.60%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.40% of Spencer County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 71.58% having been born in Indiana. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Spencer 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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