Jennings County IN Information


Jennings County Subdivisions

Jennings County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,573
Population in Households 28,275
Population in Familes 23,525
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density1 76
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 10,544
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 7,571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,860 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,684 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,525 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $94,996
Average Home Value $116,829


Median Household Income $45,664
Average Household Income $55,691
Per Capita Income $20,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.06%
Households -0.2% -0.15%
Families -0.34% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Jennings County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jennings County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 56 40th
Population Density1 # 54 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 61 35th
Median Household Income # 56 40th
Per Capita Income # 84 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.