Starke County, Indiana Population 2024

23,018

Starke County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 23,018 with a growth rate of -0.52% 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 23,348 and has seen a growth of -1.41% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,418-120-0.53%
202822,538-120-0.53%
202722,658-120-0.53%
202622,778-120-0.52%
202522,898-120-0.52%
202423,018-120-0.52%
202323,138-120-0.52%
202223,258-120-0.51%
202123,378-2-0.01%
202023,3803691.6%
201923,011580.25%
201822,95370.03%
201722,946-77-0.33%
201623,0231590.7%
201522,864-96-0.42%
201422,960-186-0.8%
201323,146-19-0.08%
201223,165-9-0.04%
201123,174-174-0.75%
201023,348
199022,7477503.41%
198021,9972,71714.09%
197019,2801,3697.64%
196017,9112,62917.2%
195015,2823,02424.67%
194012,2581,63815.42%
193010,6203423.33%
192010,278-289-2.73%
191010,5671361.3%
190010,4313,09242.13%
18907,3392,23443.76%
18805,1051,21731.3%
18703,8881,69377.13%
18602,1951,638294.08%
1850557408273.83%
1840149-22,269-99.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.52% (-120)
County Website
Starke County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
23,348
Area
309 mi²
Density
74 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-1.41% (-330)

Starke County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,03294.53%
Two or more races8373.59%
Other race2290.98%
Native American1040.45%
Asian660.28%
Black or African American400.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Starke County, Indiana Population by Race

Starke County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Starke County, Indiana Median Age

41.7

Total

40.7

Male

42.5

Female

Starke County, Indiana Adults

There are 17,978 adults, (4,391 of whom are seniors) in Starke County, Indiana.

Starke County, Indiana Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female11,58449.7%
Male11,72450.3%

Starke County, Indiana Population by Age

Starke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,6472.6983.916.1
Married4,4223.3494.85.2
Non Family2,9581.317624
Female8643.5273.426.6
Male4033.8145.954.1
showing: 5 rows

3.28

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Starke County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 54.44%.

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,203

Average Earnings

$51,259

Average Male

$27,706

Average Female

Starke County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Starke County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Starke County, Indiana Language

97.48% of Starke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.35% of the population.

Starke County, Indiana Language

Starke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,3102,86013.42%
Hispanic1,02718618.11%
Multiple83710312.31%
Native1047774.04%
Other22993.93%
Asian66710.61%
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13.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Native, with 74.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Other, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.04%.

Starke County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.48%
High School17.12%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.4%
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Starke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17%
Female Unemployed11%
Female Employed10.26%
Male Employed3.32%
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Starke County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Starke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Starke County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,287

Number of Veterans

1,149

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

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Starke County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Starke County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.67%

Born in Starke County, Indiana

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Starke County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 74.67% having been born in Indiana. 0.74% 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

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