Wabash County, Indiana Population 2021

Wabash County, Indiana's estimated population is 30,592 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wabash County, Indiana is the 55th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 32,848 and has seen a growth of -6.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,592-202-0.66%
202030,794-202-0.65%
201930,996-202-0.65%
201831,198-182-0.58%
201731,380-133-0.42%
201631,513-347-1.09%
201531,860-240-0.75%
201432,100-169-0.52%
201332,269-117-0.36%
201232,386-181-0.56%
201132,567-281-0.86%
201032,848-2,221-6.33%
199035,069-1,571-4.29%
198036,6401,0873.06%
197035,5532,9489.04%
196032,6053,55812.25%
195029,0472,4469.20%
194026,6011,4315.69%
193025,170-2,061-7.57%
192027,2313051.13%
191026,926-1,309-4.64%
190028,2351,1094.09%
189027,1261,8857.47%
188025,2413,93618.47%
187021,3053,75821.42%
186017,5475,40944.56%
185012,1389,382340.42%
18402,7560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.66%
County Website
State
Founded
09/27/1937 -Larry Jenkins, 1835
County Seat
2010 Population
32,848
Growth Since 2010
-6.87%
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Wabash County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,00195.58%
Black or African American3491.11%
Some Other Race3431.09%
Two or More Races3181.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native2470.79%
Asian1210.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.03%
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Wabash County, Indiana Population by Race

Wabash County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Wabash County, Indiana Median Age

42.3


Total

41.3


Male

43.8


Female

Wabash County, Indiana Adults

There are 24,882 adults, (6,401 of whom are seniors) in Wabash County, Indiana.

Wabash County, Indiana Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wabash County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,055

51.15%

Male

15,334

48.85%

Wabash County, Indiana Population by Age

Wabash County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wabash County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All74%26%
Male67.8%32.2%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Female51.9%48.1%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wabash County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8622.2974
Married6,7852.8485.7
Non Family4,3711.2162.4
Female1,1782.9751.9
Male5282.7367.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Wabash County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6392.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,7878.26%
High School Graduate9,22442.62%
Some College4,20819.44%
Associates Degree1,8628.60%
Bachelors Degree2,29510.60%
Graduate Degree1,6287.52%
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Wabash County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wabash County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,72518,5233,823
Hispanic35922633
Native American22718540
Other Race22010018
2+ Races1611347
Black11290
Asian656520

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.77%.

Wabash County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,768$44,252$29,386
Less Than 9th Grade$27,930$30,795$14,688
High School Graduate$33,120$41,780$23,355
Some College$36,802$46,682$30,643
Bachelors Degree$42,444$54,509$34,907
Graduate Degree$52,615$52,455$52,662

$35,768

Average Earnings

$44,252

Average Male

$29,386

Average Female

Wabash County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wabash County, Indiana Language by Age

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Wabash County, Indiana Language

96.61% of Wabash County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.30% of the population.

Wabash County, Indiana Language

Wabash County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,9483,24011.59%
Hispanic6898912.92%
Black1903317.37%
Native2473212.96%
Other30251.66%
Multiple26620.75%

11.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.25%

Male Poverty Rate

13.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wabash County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Indiana is Black, with 17.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wabash County, Indiana is Multiple, with 0.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.80%.

Wabash County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.89%
High School9.91%
Some College5.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%

Wabash County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.12%
Male Unemployed10.24%
Female Employed9.02%
Male Employed5.68%

Wabash County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wabash County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,259$64,394
Families$63,990$73,594
Married Families$71,547-
Non Families$33,336$44,207
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Income by Household Type

Wabash County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wabash County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Wabash 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.

Wabash County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Wabash County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,837

Number of Veterans

1,746

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam700
Second Gulf War253
First Gulf War173
Korea154
World War II53

Wabash County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74586
75+456
35 to 54324
55 to 64305
18 to 34166

Wabash County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7617.40%
Native American5221.05%
Black177.73%
Hispanic112.16%
Asian78.97%

Wabash County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Wabash County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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7.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wabash County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wabash County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Wabash County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Wabash 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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80.48%

Born in Wabash County, Indiana

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Wabash County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.48% having been born in Indiana. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wabash 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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