East Chicago, IN Population by Age

The median age in East Chicago, IN is 35.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 22.01% were under the age of 15, 20.70% aged 15 to 29, 42.40% aged 30 to 64, 12.97% aged 65 to 84, and 1.92% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

East Chicago, IN population age distribution

A complete breakdown of East Chicago's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 1,829 6.9%
5 to 9 years 1,986 7.49%
10 to 14 years 2,018 7.61%
15 to 19 years 1,925 7.26%
20 to 24 years 1,655 6.24%
25 to 29 years 1,905 7.19%
30 to 34 years 1,630 6.15%
35 to 39 years 2,027 7.65%
40 to 44 years 1,517 5.72%
45 to 49 years 1,399 5.28%
50 to 54 years 1,664 6.28%
55 to 59 years 1,875 7.07%
60 to 64 years 1,125 4.24%
65 to 69 years 1,361 5.14%
70 to 74 years 1,028 3.88%
75 to 79 years 488 1.84%
80 to 84 years 560 2.11%
85 years and over 510 1.92%
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East Chicago, IN population by age group

Key stats
9,413
Population under 25 years
7,079
Population aged 25-44
6,063
Population aged 45-64
3,947
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows East Chicago's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
East Chicago, IN population by age group. The largest age group was 35-39 years with a poulation of 2,027 (7.65% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in East Chicago, IN was for the group of age 35-39 years with a population of 2,027 (7.65%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in East Chicago, IN was the 75-79 years with a population of 488 (1.84%).

East Chicago, IN population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of East Chicago, IN's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows East Chicago's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
East Chicago, IN population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 15,578 (58.78% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 6,977 26.33%
18 to 64 years 15,578 58.78%
85 years and over 3,947 14.89%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • East Chicago's population under 18 was 26.33%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • East Chicago's working population (between 18 and 64) was 58.78%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • East Chicago's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 14.89% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

East Chicago, IN population pyramid

Population pyramid for East Chicago, IN is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the East Chicago's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for East Chicago, IN, is 34.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for East Chicago, IN, is 23.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for East Chicago, IN is 58.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for East Chicago, IN is 4.2.
The graph shows East Chicago's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
East Chicago, IN population pyramid i.e. East Chicago population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the East Chicago, IN's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 822 1,007 1,829
5 to 9 years 1,067 919 1,986
10 to 14 years 1,049 969 2,018
15 to 19 years 1,125 800 1,925
20 to 24 years 906 749 1,655
25 to 29 years 885 1,020 1,905
30 to 34 years 786 844 1,630
35 to 39 years 840 1,187 2,027
40 to 44 years 869 648 1,517
45 to 49 years 603 796 1,399
50 to 54 years 798 866 1,664
55 to 59 years 765 1,110 1,875
60 to 64 years 572 553 1,125
65 to 69 years 703 658 1,361
70 to 74 years 498 530 1,028
75 to 79 years 222 266 488
80 to 84 years 270 290 560
85 years and over 192 318 510
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Things to know

What is the population of East Chicago, IN under 18?

East Chicago's population under the age of 18 is 6,977, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 26.33% of the total resident population of East Chicago, IN.

What is the aging population in East Chicago, IN?

East Chicago's population aged 65 years and above was 3,947. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 14.89% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2023
East Chicago, IN Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of East Chicago age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the East Chicago population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for East Chicago. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of East Chicago by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in East Chicago.

Key observations

The largest age group in East Chicago, IN was for the group of age 35-39 years with a population of 2,027 (7.65%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in East Chicago, IN was the 75-79 years with a population of 488 (1.84%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

East Chicago population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the East Chicago is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of East Chicago total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for East Chicago Population by Age. You can refer the same here

East Chicago, IN Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in East Chicago - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the East Chicago population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of East Chicago. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

East Chicago population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the East Chicago population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in East Chicago is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the East Chicago is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for East Chicago Population by Age. You can refer the same here

East Chicago, IN Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the East Chicago, IN population pyramid, which represents the East Chicago population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for East Chicago, IN, is 34.9.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for East Chicago, IN, is 23.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for East Chicago, IN is 58.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for East Chicago, IN is 4.2.

East Chicago population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the East Chicago population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the East Chicago for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the East Chicago for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the East Chicago for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for East Chicago Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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