Sullivan County, Indiana Population 2021

Sullivan County, Indiana's estimated population is 20,615 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sullivan County, Indiana is the 70th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 21,390 and has seen a growth of -3.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,615-27-0.13%
202020,642-27-0.13%
201920,669-27-0.13%
201820,696-4-0.02%
201720,700-10-0.05%
201620,710-164-0.79%
201520,874-121-0.58%
201420,995-143-0.68%
201321,138-65-0.31%
201221,203-15-0.07%
201121,218-172-0.80%
201021,3902,39712.62%
199018,993-2,114-10.02%
198021,1071,2186.12%
197019,889-1,832-8.43%
196021,721-1,946-8.22%
195023,667-3,347-12.39%
194027,014-1,119-3.98%
193028,133-3,497-11.06%
192031,630-809-2.49%
191032,4396,43424.74%
190026,0054,12818.87%
189021,8771,5417.58%
188020,3361,88310.20%
187018,4533,38922.50%
186015,0644,92348.55%
185010,1411,82621.96%
18408,3153,68579.59%
18304,6301,13232.36%
18203,4980.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.13%
State
Founded
January 15, 1817
County Seat
2010 Population
21,390
Growth Since 2010
-3.62%
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Sullivan County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,25492.88%
Black or African American8304.00%
Two or More Races4352.10%
Asian1060.51%
Some Other Race770.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.04%
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Sullivan County, Indiana Population by Race

Sullivan County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Sullivan County, Indiana Median Age

41


Total

40.3


Male

42.6


Female

Sullivan County, Indiana Adults

There are 16,653 adults, (3,577 of whom are seniors) in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Sullivan County, Indiana Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sullivan County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

9,654

46.57%

Male

11,076

53.43%

Sullivan County, Indiana Population by Age

Sullivan County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sullivan County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All74.4%25.6%
Male73.5%26.5%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Female51.4%48.6%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sullivan County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6442.4374.4
Married3,8872.9687.8
Non Family2,3281.1961.5
Female9422.7351.4
Male4873.4973.5

2.86

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Sullivan County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5093.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,1717.85%
High School Graduate6,59244.20%
Some College3,08920.71%
Associates Degree1,74911.73%
Bachelors Degree1,1727.86%
Graduate Degree6324.24%
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Sullivan County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sullivan County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,78812,3731,675
Black67754229
Hispanic22716675
2+ Races172137
Other Race756565
Asian712525
Native American1919

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 other race people with a rate of 86.67%.

Sullivan County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,781$39,993$26,973
Less Than 9th Grade$16,190$24,643$14,042
High School Graduate$32,884$37,285$22,147
Some College$32,279$44,398$24,444
Bachelors Degree$43,385$61,125$38,650
Graduate Degree$61,597$62,700$60,729

$33,781

Average Earnings

$39,993

Average Male

$26,973

Average Female

Sullivan County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sullivan County, Indiana Language by Age

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Sullivan County, Indiana Language

98.85% of Sullivan County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Sullivan County, Indiana Language

Sullivan County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,5122,06111.77%
Black1455940.69%
Hispanic2745720.80%
Multiple399338.27%
Islander99100.00%
Other6757.46%

12.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.67%

Male Poverty Rate

15.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sullivan County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Indiana is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sullivan County, Indiana is Other, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.26%.

Sullivan County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.48%
High School13.01%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Sullivan County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.82%
Male Unemployed11.79%
Female Employed9.02%
Male Employed5.90%

Sullivan County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sullivan County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,245$64,112
Families$61,638$74,795
Married Families$71,985-
Non Families$27,708$35,305
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Income by Household Type

Sullivan County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sullivan County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Sullivan 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.

Sullivan County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Sullivan County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,304

Number of Veterans

1,248

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam435
First Gulf War230
Second Gulf War168
Korea66
World War II28

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54427
75+309
65 to 74308
55 to 64175
18 to 3485

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1727.61%
2+ Races6823.94%
Black597.57%
Hispanic51.92%
Native American526.32%

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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2.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sullivan County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sullivan County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Sullivan County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Sullivan 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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80.47%

Born in Sullivan County, Indiana

99.02%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.02% of Sullivan County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.47% having been born in Indiana. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sullivan 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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