Starke County IN Information


Starke County Subdivisions

Starke County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,157
Daytime Population: Workers 5,597
Daytime Population: Residents 12,672
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,269
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 23,141
Population in Familes 19,268
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $42,295
Average Household Income $52,031
Per Capita Income $20,201


Total Housing Units 11,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,969 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,015 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,118 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $107,250
Average Home Value $133,782


Total Households 8,984
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 6,369
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 -0.12% -0.31%
Households -0.08% -0.29%
Families -0.25% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.65%


Starke County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Starke 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 # 67 28th
Population Density # 55 41st
Diversity Index # 55 41st
Median Household Income # 84 10th
Per Capita Income # 91 2nd

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