Starke County, Indiana Population 2020

Starke County, Indiana's estimated population is 22,944 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Starke County, Indiana is the 66th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201822,935-9-0.04%
201722,944-71-0.31%
201623,0151580.69%
201522,857-96-0.42%
201422,953-185-0.80%
201323,138-18-0.08%
201223,156-11-0.05%
201123,167-178-0.76%
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%

Starke County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,19696.75%
Some Other Race2491.09%
Two or More Races2030.88%
Asian1600.70%
Black or African American840.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.21%

Starke County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Starke County, Indiana Median Age

41.6


Total

41.7


Male

41.3


Female

Starke County, Indiana Adults

There are 17,557 adults, (3,983 of whom are seniors) in Starke County, Indiana.

Starke County, Indiana Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Starke County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

11,639

50.73%

Male

11,302

49.27%

Starke County, Indiana Households and Families

Starke County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Starke County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All79%21%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female61.6%38.4%
Male49.1%50.9%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7352.6279
Married4,6783.1389.5
Non Family2,6461.2571.8
Female9713.5461.6
Male4403.4249.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Starke County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7824.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,73310.99%
High School Graduate6,63642.07%
Some College3,46621.97%
Associates Degree1,4589.24%
Bachelors Degree1,1117.04%
Graduate Degree5893.73%

Starke County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,15112,8081,603
Hispanic44327613
Other Race15043
Multiple Races868135
Asian525252
Native American4242
Black25255

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,954$40,393$22,927
Less Than High School$25,444$26,601$16,964
High School Grad$31,661$38,440$18,961
Some College$31,000$47,074$24,009
Bachelors Degree$40,488$52,955$35,000
Graduate Degree$59,286$64,375$52,981

$31,954

Average Earnings

$40,393

Average Male

$22,927

Average Female

Starke County, Indiana Language

Starke County, Indiana Language by Age

Starke County, Indiana Language

96.50% of Starke County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Starke County, Indiana Poverty

Starke County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,6083,03814.06%
Hispanic82812815.46%
Other24910542.17%
Asian1602213.75%
Multiple1831910.38%
Native491632.65%
Black83910.84%

14.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.07%

Male Poverty Rate

17.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Starke County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Other, with 42.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Starke County, Indiana is Multiple, with 10.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.54%
High School12.43%
Some College8.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Unemployed17.91%
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed3.71%

Starke County, Indiana Income

Starke County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,895$59,750
Families$57,367$68,373
Married Families$63,635-
Non Families$24,565$36,335

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Starke County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Starke County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Starke County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Starke County, Indiana Veterans

1,488

Number of Veterans

1,369

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam562
First Gulf War304
Second Gulf War177
Korea164
World War II6
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4588.50%
Hispanic315.37%
Indian1122.45%
Other105.85%
2 or More99.78%

$Starke County, Indiana Veterans by Education

3.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Starke County, Indiana Employment Status

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Starke 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

73.79%

Born in Indiana

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of Starke County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 73.79% having been born in Indiana. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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