St. Joseph County IN Information


St. Joseph County Subdivisions

St. Joseph County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 269,123
Population in Households 257,906
Population in Familes 203,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,217
Population Density1 588
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 104,653
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 66,683
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69,888 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 34,765 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,277 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $126,420
Average Home Value $154,481


Median Household Income $45,288
Average Household Income $62,792
Per Capita Income $25,014
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.18%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families 0.08% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


St. Joseph County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares St. Joseph 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 # 5 96th
Population Density1 # 5 96th
Diversity Index2 # 4 97th
Median Household Income # 61 35th
Per Capita Income # 26 73rd

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