Whitley County, Indiana Population 2020

Whitley County, Indiana's estimated population is 33,777 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Whitley County, Indiana is the 47th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201834,0742970.88%
201733,7772840.85%
201633,493400.12%
201533,45360.02%
201433,4471610.48%
201333,286-51-0.15%
201233,337-20-0.06%
201133,35710.00%
201033,3565,70520.63%
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%

How Many People Live in Whitley County, Indiana?

33,777

Whitley County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,60896.91%
Two or More Races5911.76%
Black or African American1390.41%
Asian1370.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.37%
Some Other Race480.14%

Whitley County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Whitley County, Indiana Median Age

40.8


Total

39.2


Male

42.7


Female

Whitley County, Indiana Adults

There are 25,830 adults, (5,774 of whom are seniors) in Whitley County, Indiana.

Whitley County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitley County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

16,947

50.36%

Male

16,702

49.64%

Whitley County, Indiana Households and Families

Whitley County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Whitley County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.8%8.2%
All83.2%16.8%
Male74.8%25.2%
Non Family71%29%
Female70.6%29.4%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5482.4583.2
Married7,8252.9491.8
Non Family3,8731.1871
Female1,2103.0570.6
Male640374.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Whitley County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3901.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,3095.63%
High School Graduate9,24039.72%
Some College4,77820.54%
Associates Degree2,69111.57%
Bachelors Degree3,26014.01%
Graduate Degree1,5946.85%

Whitley County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,40620,8154,669
Hispanic35427939
Multiple Races25623347
Black114819
Asian1108764
Native American808016
Other Race464610

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 58.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,148$48,698$29,207
Less Than High School$25,873$26,592$18,958
High School Grad$32,957$43,250$20,727
Some College$39,389$47,711$30,477
Bachelors Degree$46,944$66,667$36,471
Graduate Degree$61,278$69,375$57,051

$39,148

Average Earnings

$48,698

Average Male

$29,207

Average Female

Whitley County, Indiana Language

Whitley County, Indiana Language by Age

Whitley County, Indiana Language

97.15% of Whitley County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty

Whitley County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,7142,7178.57%
Multiple56916529.00%
Hispanic664659.79%
Black844351.19%
Native1264031.75%
Asian1373525.55%

9.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

9.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitley County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is Black, with 51.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitley County, Indiana is White, with 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.67%
Some College6.75%
High School5.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.94%
Male Unemployed35.61%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed3.10%

Whitley County, Indiana Income

Whitley County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,153$74,573
Families$72,770$85,721
Married Families$79,543-
Non Families$34,362$43,123

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

Whitley County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Whitley County, Indiana Veterans

2,275

Number of Veterans

2,072

Male Veterans

203

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam978
Second Gulf War355
First Gulf War350
Korea149
World War II74

$Whitley County, Indiana Veterans by Education

3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Whitley County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.99%

Born in Indiana

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Whitley County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.99% having been born in Indiana. 0.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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