Whitley County, Indiana Population 2024

34,897

Whitley County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 34,897 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitley County, Indiana is the 46th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 33,351 and has seen a growth of 4.64% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202935,5721350.38%
202835,4371350.38%
202735,3021350.38%
202635,1671350.39%
202535,0321350.39%
202434,8971350.39%
202334,7621350.39%
202234,6271350.39%
202134,4921540.45%
202034,3384701.39%
201933,868-168-0.49%
201834,0363040.9%
201733,7322530.76%
201633,479280.08%
201533,45120.01%
201433,4491620.49%
201333,287-49-0.15%
201233,336-21-0.06%
201133,35760.02%
201033,351
199027,6511,4365.48%
198026,2152,82012.05%
197023,3952,44111.65%
196020,9542,12611.29%
195018,8281,82710.75%
194017,0011,0706.72%
193015,9312711.73%
192015,660-1,232-7.29%
191016,892-436-2.52%
190017,328-440-2.48%
189017,7688274.88%
188016,9412,54217.65%
187014,3993,66934.19%
186010,7305,540106.74%
18505,1903,953319.56%
18401,237-34,335-96.52%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.39% (135)
County Website
Whitley County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
33,351
Area
336 mi²
Density
104 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.64% (1,546)
Founded
1838

Whitley County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White32,43294.67%
Two or more races1,3924.06%
Other race1950.57%
Black or African American1060.31%
Asian750.22%
Native American590.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Whitley County, Indiana Population by Race

Whitley County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Whitley County, Indiana Median Age

41.6

Total

40.1

Male

42.5

Female

Whitley County, Indiana Adults

There are 26,353 adults, (6,245 of whom are seniors) in Whitley County, Indiana.

Whitley County, Indiana Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitley County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female16,98449.58%
Male17,27550.42%

Whitley County, Indiana Population by Age

Whitley County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,8262.4581.218.8
Married7,7382.9690.39.7
Non Family4,1191.2566.933.1
Female1,2593.087327
Male7102.6779.920.1
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Whitley 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

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

Whitley 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.75%.

Whitley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,898

Average Earnings

$58,305

Average Male

$35,860

Average Female

Whitley County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitley County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Whitley County, Indiana Language

96.57% of Whitley County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Whitley County, Indiana Language

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White31,5822,9189.24%
Multiple1,3801128.12%
Hispanic810597.28%
Native591932.2%
Black391025.64%
Other18921.06%
Asian7511.33%
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9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.19%

Male Poverty Rate

9.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitley County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is Native, with 32.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is Other, with 1.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.9%.

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.06%
Less Than 9th Grade9.81%
Some College6.1%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
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Whitley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.62%
Male Unemployed9.35%
Female Employed5.77%
Male Employed2.85%
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Whitley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitley County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Whitley 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.

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,045

Number of Veterans

1,878

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

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Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Whitley County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Whitley 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

79.69%

Born in Whitley County, Indiana

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Whitley County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.69% having been born in Indiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Whitley County, Indiana Place of Birth

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