St. Joseph County, Indiana Population 2021

St. Joseph County, Indiana's estimated population is 273,534 with a growth rate of 0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. St. Joseph County, Indiana is the 6th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 266,797 and has seen a growth of 2.53% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021273,5348540.31%
2020272,6808540.31%
2019271,8268540.32%
2018270,9729150.34%
2017270,0571950.07%
2016269,8621,5010.56%
2015268,3615130.19%
2014267,8487940.30%
2013267,0545620.21%
2012266,492-188-0.07%
2011266,680-117-0.04%
2010266,79719,7457.99%
1990247,0525,4352.25%
1980241,617-3,428-1.40%
1970245,0456,4312.70%
1960238,61433,55616.36%
1950205,05843,23526.72%
1940161,8231,7901.12%
1930160,03356,72954.91%
1920103,30418,99222.53%
191084,31225,43143.19%
190058,88116,42438.68%
189042,4579,27927.97%
188033,1787,85631.02%
187025,3226,86737.21%
186018,4557,50168.48%
185010,9544,52970.49%
18406,4256,1382138.68%
18302870.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.31%
County Website
State
Founded
1830
County Seat
2010 Population
266,797
Growth Since 2010
2.53%
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St. Joseph County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White210,45177.88%
Black or African American34,85712.90%
Two or More Races9,6793.58%
Some Other Race7,1362.64%
Asian6,5852.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2910.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2170.08%
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St. Joseph County, Indiana Population by Race

St. Joseph County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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St. Joseph County, Indiana Median Age

36.6


Total

35.4


Male

37.9


Female

St. Joseph County, Indiana Adults

There are 206,185 adults, (41,609 of whom are seniors) in St. Joseph County, Indiana.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

St. Joseph County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

138,835

51.38%

Male

131,381

48.62%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Population by Age

St. Joseph County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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St. Joseph County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All68.2%31.8%
Male61.1%38.9%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female46.9%53.1%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

St. Joseph County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All101,8722.5368.2
Married46,9333.286.8
Non Family37,8671.2353.1
Female12,6893.5746.9
Male4,3833.4661.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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St. Joseph County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,1613.50%
9th to 12th Grade14,0517.98%
High School Graduate54,16330.74%
Some College35,17919.97%
Associates Degree14,5168.24%
Bachelors Degree31,45817.86%
Graduate Degree20,64311.72%
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St. Joseph County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

St. Joseph County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White138,010126,06343,851
Black19,60516,1153,080
Hispanic10,8747,0971,963
Asian3,9933,4682,463
Other Race3,6242,115372
2+ Races3,3563,012749
Native American71152247
Islander16116151

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 asian people with a rate of 61.68%.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,070$44,790$30,483
Less Than 9th Grade$24,316$30,005$16,988
High School Graduate$30,953$38,949$23,496
Some College$34,068$44,286$28,553
Bachelors Degree$46,540$59,956$39,376
Graduate Degree$61,572$75,097$51,733

$37,070

Average Earnings

$44,790

Average Male

$30,483

Average Female

St. Joseph County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language by Age

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St. Joseph County, Indiana Language

90.01% of St. Joseph County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 9.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.63% of the population.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Language

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White186,89920,13610.77%
Black33,79910,52531.14%
Hispanic22,4915,81025.83%
Multiple9,2072,33325.34%
Other7,0512,12330.11%
Asian5,9041,43124.24%
Native1,24017213.87%

15.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

16.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana is Black, with 31.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in St. Joseph County, Indiana is White, with 10.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.39%.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.93%
High School14.52%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.72%
Male Unemployed32.96%
Female Employed8.91%
Male Employed6.33%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

St. Joseph County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,769$71,909
Families$68,246$86,850
Married Families$82,765$102,328
Non Families$30,825$43,795
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Income by Household Type

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

St. Joseph County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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St. Joseph 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 45-54.

St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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St. Joseph County, Indiana Marital Status

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12,975

Number of Veterans

12,026

Male Veterans

949

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,771
First Gulf War1,775
Second Gulf War1,767
Korea1,328
World War II625

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,607
75+3,591
35 to 542,546
55 to 642,183
18 to 341,048

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,1416.68%
Black1,4116.00%
Hispanic2912.04%
2+ Races2164.50%
Asian711.34%
Other Race601.37%
Native American474.72%
Islander2918.01%

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Race

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

St. Joseph County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

St. Joseph County, Indiana Employment by Age

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St. Joseph County, Indiana Employment by Race

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St. Joseph 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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63.99%

Born in St. Joseph County, Indiana

93.53%

Native Born

6.47%

Foreign Born

3.86%

Non Citizen

2.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.53% of St. Joseph County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 63.99% having been born in Indiana. 3.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

St. Joseph 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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