St. Joseph County IN Information

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St. Joseph County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

St. Joseph County IN Housing Affordability Index is 185
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

St. Joseph County IN Wealth Index is 85
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 275,242 (100%)
Population in Households 263,856 (95.9%)
Population in Families 207,648 (75.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 11,386 ( 4.1%)
Population Density 601
Diversity Index2 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,044
Average Household Income $73,668
Per Capita Income $28,648
Wealth Index4 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 118,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72,832 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,643 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,554 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $138,683
Housing Affordability Index3 185
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 106,475
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 67,401
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.33% 0.35%
Households 0.35% 0.37%
Families 0.17% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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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, 2019 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 # 35 63rd
Per Capita Income # 22 77th

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