St. Joseph County IN Information


St. Joseph County Subdivisions

St. Joseph County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 271,656
Daytime Population: Workers 138,965
Daytime Population: Residents 139,565
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 278,530
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 260,425
Population in Familes 205,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,231
Population Density2 593
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $46,764
Average Household Income $66,269
Per Capita Income $26,278


Total Housing Units 117,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70,282 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35,018 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,046 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $128,277
Average Home Value $158,114


Total Households 105,300
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 66,779
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.28%
Households 0.3% 0.31%
Families 0.09% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


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, 2017 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 Density # 5 96th
Diversity Index # 4 97th
Median Household Income # 59 37th
Per Capita Income # 26 73rd

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