Starke County, Indiana Population 2021

Starke County, Indiana's estimated population is 23,083 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Starke County, Indiana is the 67th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 23,345 and has seen a growth of -1.12% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,083440.19%
202023,039440.19%
201922,995440.19%
201822,951160.07%
201722,935-84-0.36%
201623,0191590.70%
201522,860-96-0.42%
201422,956-183-0.79%
201323,139-21-0.09%
201223,160-11-0.05%
201123,171-174-0.75%
201023,3455982.63%
199022,7477503.41%
198021,9972,71714.09%
197019,2801,3697.64%
196017,9112,62917.20%
195015,2823,02424.67%
194012,2581,63815.42%
193010,6203423.33%
192010,278-289-2.73%
191010,5671361.30%
190010,4313,09242.13%
18907,3392,23443.76%
18805,1051,21731.30%
18703,8881,69377.13%
18602,1951,638294.08%
1850557408273.83%
18401490.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.19%
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State
County Seat
2010 Population
23,345
Growth Since 2010
-1.12%
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Starke County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,30397.17%
Two or More Races2210.96%
Black or African American1980.86%
Some Other Race1560.68%
Asian600.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.06%
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Starke County, Indiana Population by Race

Starke County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Starke County, Indiana Median Age

41.5


Total

41.6


Male

41.4


Female

Starke County, Indiana Adults

There are 17,545 adults, (4,089 of whom are seniors) in Starke County, Indiana.

Starke County, Indiana Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,530

50.24%

Male

11,422

49.76%

Starke County, Indiana Population by Age

Starke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Starke County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female62.8%37.2%
Male44.1%55.9%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Starke County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5492.6880.1
Married4,4103.2292.6
Non Family2,7141.3372.7
Female9013.4562.8
Male5243.7944.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Starke County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8275.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,5589.86%
High School Graduate6,65642.13%
Some College3,52322.30%
Associates Degree1,3588.60%
Bachelors Degree1,2678.02%
Graduate Degree6083.85%
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Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,19612,9411,764
Hispanic45733231
Other Race98269
2+ Races807853
Black43403
Asian333333
Native American1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,996$41,744$25,153
Less Than 9th Grade$25,901$30,307$17,188
High School Graduate$31,730$39,302$20,729
Some College$31,333$49,119$25,750
Bachelors Degree$41,341$55,125$32,708
Graduate Degree$61,513$60,850$62,750

$31,996

Average Earnings

$41,744

Average Male

$25,153

Average Female

Starke County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Starke County, Indiana Language by Age

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Starke County, Indiana Language

96.97% of Starke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Starke County, Indiana Language

Starke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5163,25615.13%
Hispanic856789.11%
Other1564830.77%
Multiple2214219.00%
Asian60915.00%
Black19642.04%

14.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.26%

Male Poverty Rate

18.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Other, with 30.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Black, with 2.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.06%.

Starke County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.71%
High School11.99%
Some College9.42%
Bachelors or Greater6.77%

Starke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.21%
Female Employed11.29%
Female Unemployed5.56%
Male Employed3.81%

Starke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Starke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,190$64,476
Families$59,752$74,030
Married Families$68,093-
Non Families$28,190$39,762
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Income by Household Type

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Starke County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Starke 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.

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,497

Number of Veterans

1,377

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam553
First Gulf War306
Second Gulf War178
Korea157
World War II16

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74402
35 to 54381
75+354
55 to 64299
18 to 3461

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4938.66%
Hispanic203.34%
Native American428.57%

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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3.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Starke County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Starke 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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75.10%

Born in Starke County, Indiana

98.04%

Native Born

1.96%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.04% of Starke County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 75.10% having been born in Indiana. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Starke 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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