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Starke County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 309.1 square miles
Population Density 75.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,197
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.6%
Under 18 23.3%
65 and over 16.5%
Females 50.5%
White 97.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.4
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.3%
Veterans 1,825
Households and Housing
Households 8,964
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $40,126
The per capita income $19,773
Live below the poverty line. 16.9%
housing units 10,949
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $96,900
Residents owning their homes. 81.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,470
Women-owned firms 29.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $156,674
Retail sales per capita $6,730
Manufacturers shipments $243,732
Merchant wholesaler sales $61,452