Spencer County, Indiana Population 2020

Spencer County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,417 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spencer County, Indiana is the 71st largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201820,327-90-0.44%
201720,417-74-0.36%
201620,491-148-0.72%
201520,639-119-0.57%
201420,758-1-0.00%
201320,759-21-0.10%
201220,780-184-0.88%
201120,964520.25%
201020,9121,4227.30%
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%

Spencer County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,87096.80%
Two or More Races2061.00%
Some Other Race1850.90%
Black or African American1490.73%
Asian570.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.06%

Spencer County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Spencer County, Indiana Median Age

43.6


Total

42.6


Male

44.5


Female

Spencer County, Indiana Adults

There are 15,946 adults, (3,809 of whom are seniors) in Spencer County, Indiana.

Spencer County, Indiana Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

10,163

49.51%

Male

10,363

50.49%

Spencer County, Indiana Households and Families

Spencer County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spencer County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All81%19%
Male68.5%31.5%
Non Family66%34%
Female62.8%37.2%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1092.581
Married4,9233.0190.9
Non Family2,3061.266
Female5883.0462.8
Male2922.9468.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spencer County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3332.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,0907.57%
High School Graduate6,46544.91%
Some College2,80119.46%
Associates Degree1,56310.86%
Bachelors Degree1,4259.90%
Graduate Degree7184.99%

Spencer County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,87812,6482,095
Hispanic25812116
Black1161038
Other Race1133916
Multiple Races646424
Asian5128
Native American254
Islander1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 37.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,822$47,068$28,409
Less Than High School$27,650$35,929$21,360
High School Grad$36,846$43,750$23,837
Some College$36,309$50,647$28,489
Bachelors Degree$48,594$62,813$37,369
Graduate Degree$51,392$51,574$51,103

$37,822

Average Earnings

$47,068

Average Male

$28,409

Average Female

Spencer County, Indiana Language

Spencer County, Indiana Language by Age

Spencer County, Indiana Language

97.01% of Spencer County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty

Spencer County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,2261,7108.89%
Hispanic58910718.17%
Multiple2064320.87%
Native461941.30%
Asian541425.93%
Black12932.33%

9.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Native, with 41.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer County, Indiana is Black, with 2.33% 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 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.45%
High School5.98%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.97%
Female Employed4.43%
Male Unemployed3.10%
Male Employed2.94%

Spencer County, Indiana Income

Spencer County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,998$73,254
Families$70,984$86,505
Married Families$76,127-
Non Families$31,432$37,839

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

Spencer County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Spencer County, Indiana Veterans

1,635

Number of Veterans

1,479

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam780
First Gulf War197
Second Gulf War180
Korea120
World War II90
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,60510.35%
Black1612.70%
Hispanic102.92%
2 or More79.09%
Other53.73%
Indian26.90%

$Spencer County, Indiana Veterans by Education

3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer County, Indiana Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer 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

71.41%

Born in Indiana

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.58% of Spencer County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 71.41% having been born in Indiana. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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