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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Gibson County is 33,586, which is 3.34% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 7.60% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Gibson County population density is 67.28 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 179.64 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Gibson County is white, which represent 95.06% of the total population. The average Gibson County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 33,586. #47

Population Growth Since 2000, #36

Gibson County

Population Density, #61

Gibson County
67.28 per square mile
179.64 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:31,926 (95.06%, #54)
Black:583 (1.74%, #32)
Hispanic:493 (1.47%, #69)
Asian:83 (0.25%, #66)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):31 (0.09%, #75)
One Race, Other:285 (0.85%, see rank)
Two or More Races:678 (2.02%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

25,820 (76.88%) out of the total population of 33,586 reported first ancestry.

 Gibson County% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Arab80.02%, see rank0.28%0.56%
Czech860.26%, see rank0.26%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch4591.37%, see rank1.97%1.40%
English3,83811.43%, see rank8.65%8.02%
French7532.24%, see rank2.51%3.34%
German9,67828.82%, see rank23.81%15.03%
Greek590.18%, see rank0.36%0.41%
Hungarian440.13%, see rank0.56%0.46%
Irish4,16312.40%, see rank11.76%10.80%
Italian4211.25%, see rank2.69%5.52%
Norwegian1960.58%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Polish3130.93%, see rank3.17%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian300.09%, see rank0.37%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3401.01%, see rank0.88%0.99%
Scottish5141.53%, see rank1.73%1.72%
Subsaharan African600.18%, see rank0.90%0.95%
Swedish2210.66%, see rank0.90%1.27%
Swiss810.24%, see rank0.59%0.30%
Ukrainian70.02%, see rank0.15%0.31%
American5,38316.03%, see rank11.14%7.12%
Welsh2330.69%, see rank0.55%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 16,786 (49.98%, see rank)
Females: 16,800 (50.02%, see rank)

Gibson County
Male: 49.98%
Female: 50.02%
Male: 49.23%
Female: 50.77%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Gibson County
40.10 years old
37.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Gibson County
38.50 years old
35.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Gibson County
41.40 years old
38.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Gibson County% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Under 5 years2,0776.18%, see rank6.48%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,1606.43%, see rank6.81%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,3496.99%, see rank6.87%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,2056.57%, see rank7.09%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,9785.89%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,89811.61%, see rank12.78%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,18212.45%, see rank12.70%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,93614.70%, see rank14.04%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,51213.43%, see rank12.43%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,8218.40%, see rank7.52%7.64%
75 to 84 1,8595.54%, see rank4.22%4.25%
85 years and over6091.81%, see rank1.84%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Gibson CountyIndianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population22,817, 100%4,287,819209,056,129
Less Than High School2,276, 9.98%, see rank12.39%13.67%
High School Graduate9,041, 39.62%, see rank34.96%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,067, 35.36%, see rank29.03%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,403, 10.53%, see rank15.11%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,030, 4.51%, see rank8.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.05, see rank13.2913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Gibson County IndianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,08866.36%33.64%68.29%31.71%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,70790.88%, see rank9.12%, see rank88.34%11.66%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,80995.91%, see rank4.09%, see rank90.81%9.19%90.60%9.40%
College1,28577.51%, see rank22.49%, see rank78.80%21.20%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School8971.91%, see rank28.09%, see rank71.77%28.23%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Gibson CountyIndianaU.S.
Total Households12,987, 100%2,492,183116,211,092
Average Household Size2.53, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households3,417, 26.31%, see rank27.83%27.57%
2 or More Person Households9,570, 73.69%, see rank72.17%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,009, 69.37%, see rank66.45%66.22%
Average Family Size3.13, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family7,259, 55.89%, see rank49.49%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,978, 30.63%, see rank33.55%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Gibson County%IndianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total27,000see rank5,223,072252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over13,294100%, see rank2,545,970123,281,364
Never Married3,54826.69%, see rank33.08%35.77%
Married7,61057.24%, see rank52.85%52.04%
Widowed3152.37%, see rank2.57%2.57%
Divorced1,82113.70%, see rank11.50%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,706100%, see rank2,677,102129,692,771
Never Married2,83220.66%, see rank27.13%29.48%
Married7,84157.21%, see rank50.10%49.19%
Widowed1,2989.47%, see rank9.23%9.16%
Divorced1,73512.66%, see rank13.54%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Gibson County%IndianaU.S.
Native33,26599.04%, see rank95.22%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence26,53279.00%, see rank68.43%58.73%
Born in Different State6,62919.74%, see rank26.16%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1040.31%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Foreign Born3210.96%, see rank4.78%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship850.25%, see rank1.72%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2360.70%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe460.14%, see rank0.64%1.53%
Born In Asia810.24%, see rank1.51%3.82%
Born In Africa210.06%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1640.49%, see rank2.22%6.83%
Born In Northern America90.03%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Gibson County%IndianaU.S.
English12,63697.30%, see rank91.16%79.39%
Spanish1571.21%, see rank4.71%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1150.89%, see rank2.48%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages670.52%, see rank1.24%3.36%
Other120.09%, see rank0.42%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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