According to the most recent Huntington County Indiana demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Huntington County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 36,572 which is the third most of all other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest population in the area is Allen County which shows a population of 381,839 ( very much bigger). Figure 3 uses the Huntington County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Huntington County Indiana shows a decline of 552 (1%).
The total Huntington County Indiana greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Huntington County depicts it has a Population Change of -1.5% which is in the mid point range of other counties in the local area.
Looking at the Huntington County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Huntington County Indiana depicts it has 96 people per square mile which is in the middle range of other counties in the greater region. The next higher in terms of population density is Whitley County 6.2% larger with population density of 101. The county with the highest population density in the area is Allen County which shows a people per square mile of 581 ( considerably bigger). Figure 6 provides Huntington County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Huntington County shows it has a Median Age of 41.1 which is in the mid range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Blackford County which depicts an age of 44.6 (8.5% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Huntington County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Huntington County Indiana has the largest proportion of people between 30 and 39 years old at 12.8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Huntington County Indiana Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Huntington County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 2.6% which is less than most other counties in the local area.
Huntington County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Huntington County households. Huntington County indicates it has a Family Size of 2.9 which is the second smallest in order of average family size of all the other counties in the area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Allen County which depicts an average family size of 3.2 (10.0% larger).
Looking at Huntington County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Huntington County shows it has a Married-couple family of 77% which is less than most other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Wells County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 83% (8.6% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Huntington County shows it has a Birth Rate of 6.5% which is more than all other counties in the greater Huntington County region. Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 the second smallest when ranked by percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 of all the other counties in the greater region at 34% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 40 to 44 at 5% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Huntington County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Huntington County shows it has a Total Single People of 45% which is less than most other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Grant County which shows a percent single of 54% (19.5% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Huntington County is about 10.6% smaller. Also, in contrast to the state of Indiana, percent of people who are single for any reason of 50%, Huntington County is about 9.9% smaller.
Huntington County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 61% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Grant County with 64%. Second, it has less than most other counties in the local area as measured by non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 11% of the total.
Huntington County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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