Whitley County, Indiana Population 2021

Whitley County, Indiana's estimated population is 33,798 with a growth rate of -0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitley County, Indiana is the 48th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 33,353 and has seen a growth of 1.33% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,798-83-0.24%
202033,881-83-0.24%
201933,964-83-0.24%
201834,0473250.96%
201733,7222470.74%
201633,475310.09%
201533,4440.00%
201433,4441610.48%
201333,283-52-0.16%
201233,335-23-0.07%
201133,35850.01%
201033,3535,70220.62%
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%
18401,2370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.24%
County Website
State
Founded
1838
County Seat
2010 Population
33,353
Growth Since 2010
1.33%
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Whitley County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,66696.85%
Two or More Races6301.87%
Asian1450.43%
Black or African American1370.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native1170.35%
Some Other Race350.10%
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Whitley County, Indiana Population by Race

Whitley County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Whitley County, Indiana Median Age

41.8


Total

39.7


Male

42.8


Female

Whitley County, Indiana Adults

There are 25,932 adults, (5,943 of whom are seniors) in Whitley County, Indiana.

Whitley County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitley County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,975

50.33%

Male

16,755

49.67%

Whitley County, Indiana Population by Age

Whitley County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitley County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All82.2%17.8%
Male76.6%23.4%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female66.8%33.2%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitley County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,7422.4282.2
Married7,7242.9690.1
Non Family4,1361.1972.9
Female1,2463.0166.8
Male6362.8376.6

2.88

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Whitley County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4682.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,4386.15%
High School Graduate9,16039.19%
Some College4,65719.93%
Associates Degree2,80712.01%
Bachelors Degree3,32014.21%
Graduate Degree1,5226.51%
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Whitley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,52620,7024,670
Hispanic33127322
2+ Races24322748
Asian12510461
Black1017712
Native American737316
Other Race353513

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 asian people with a rate of 48.80%.

Whitley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,283$50,010$30,582
Less Than 9th Grade$27,154$41,719$21,696
High School Graduate$35,756$45,903$21,859
Some College$40,881$46,762$31,211
Bachelors Degree$50,541$69,069$36,123
Graduate Degree$57,453$70,556$53,854

$41,283

Average Earnings

$50,010

Average Male

$30,582

Average Female

Whitley County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitley County, Indiana Language by Age

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Whitley County, Indiana Language

96.03% of Whitley County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Whitley County, Indiana Language

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,8032,9449.26%
Multiple60912220.03%
Hispanic6847811.40%
Native1174034.19%
Black963940.63%
Asian1451510.34%

9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.10%

Male Poverty Rate

10.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitley County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is Black, with 40.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is White, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.98%
High School6.99%
Some College6.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.31%
Male Unemployed30.42%
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed3.27%

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitley County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,741$77,629
Families$74,610$89,661
Married Families$82,188-
Non Families$38,314$46,199
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Income by Household Type

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

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2,101

Number of Veterans

1,917

Male Veterans

184

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam889
Second Gulf War326
First Gulf War323
Korea95
World War II48

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74653
35 to 54554
75+430
55 to 64293
18 to 34171

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0888.28%
Hispanic183.93%
Black1310.40%

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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5.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Whitley County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Whitley 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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80.79%

Born in Whitley County, Indiana

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Whitley County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 80.79% having been born in Indiana. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Whitley 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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