Vanderburgh County, Indiana Population 2021

Vanderburgh County, Indiana's estimated population is 182,113 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vanderburgh County, Indiana is the 9th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 179,842 and has seen a growth of 1.26% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021182,1133310.18%
2020181,7823310.18%
2019181,4513310.18%
2018181,1201660.09%
2017180,954-473-0.26%
2016181,427-77-0.04%
2015181,504-430-0.24%
2014181,9343540.19%
2013181,5805400.30%
2012181,0405720.32%
2011180,4686260.35%
2010179,84214,7848.96%
1990165,058-2,457-1.47%
1980167,515-1,257-0.74%
1970168,7722,9781.80%
1960165,7945,3723.35%
1950160,42229,63922.66%
1940130,78317,46315.41%
1930113,32021,02722.78%
192092,29314,85519.18%
191077,4385,6697.90%
190071,76911,96020.00%
189059,80917,61641.75%
188042,1939,04827.30%
187033,14512,59361.27%
186020,5529,13880.06%
185011,4145,16482.62%
18406,2503,639139.37%
18302,61181345.22%
18201,7980.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.18%
County Website
State
Founded
January 7, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
179,842
Growth Since 2010
1.26%
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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White154,11285.01%
Black or African American17,3079.55%
Two or More Races4,8852.69%
Asian2,2561.24%
Some Other Race2,2091.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3290.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native1930.11%
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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Population by Race

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Median Age

38.3


Total

37


Male

39.9


Female

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Adults

There are 141,945 adults, (29,766 of whom are seniors) in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

93,658

51.66%

Male

87,633

48.34%

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Population by Age

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All64.8%35.2%
Male54.5%45.5%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female50.5%49.5%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All75,6072.3164.8
Married31,9283.0383.9
Non Family30,8641.2350.5
Female9,6413.1350.5
Male3,1743.0754.5

2.96

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8042.26%
9th to 12th Grade9,5027.66%
High School Graduate40,31532.50%
Some College25,92220.89%
Associates Degree12,0059.68%
Bachelors Degree22,16417.87%
Graduate Degree11,3479.15%
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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White108,35298,56830,499
Black10,1688,5671,586
Hispanic2,2861,606354
2+ Races1,5871,489361
Asian1,4711,324747
Other Race98661344
Islander153153
Native American147133

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 50.78%.

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,792$43,784$30,185
Less Than 9th Grade$19,812$22,091$15,579
High School Graduate$29,239$35,196$22,310
Some College$33,401$44,770$27,595
Bachelors Degree$47,515$59,710$40,166
Graduate Degree$56,511$72,995$52,588

$35,792

Average Earnings

$43,784

Average Male

$30,185

Average Female

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Language by Age

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Language

96.02% of Vanderburgh County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Language

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White145,99920,23913.86%
Black16,7695,35731.95%
Hispanic4,5821,70337.17%
Multiple4,7091,20425.57%
Other2,07092244.54%
Asian2,13740218.81%
Native1754827.43%
Islander3293711.25%

16.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.49%

Male Poverty Rate

18.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vanderburgh County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vanderburgh County, Indiana is Other, with 44.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vanderburgh County, Indiana is Islander, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.52%
High School15.78%
Some College11.20%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.98%
Male Unemployed38.79%
Female Employed11.53%
Male Employed6.67%

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,708$69,566
Families$66,382$87,712
Married Families$82,007$105,260
Non Families$30,508$40,922
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Income by Household Type

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Vanderburgh 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 55-64.

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Marital Status

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11,348

Number of Veterans

10,527

Male Veterans

821

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,111
First Gulf War2,051
Second Gulf War1,731
Korea1,066
World War II395

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,209
75+2,807
35 to 542,580
55 to 641,827
18 to 34925

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,0898.14%
Black1,1339.28%
2+ Races863.90%
Hispanic742.53%
Other Race403.09%

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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8.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Vanderburgh County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Vanderburgh County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Vanderburgh 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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70.70%

Born in Vanderburgh County, Indiana

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Vanderburgh County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 70.70% having been born in Indiana. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Vanderburgh 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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