Whiting demographics profile

StatisticWhitingIndianaNational
Population4,8706,589,578318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,70918091
Median age32.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%43%43%
Speak English81%92%79%
Speak Spanish17%5%13%
Whiting, IN has a population of 4,870 and is the 6,587th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,709 per sq mi which is 1409% higher than the Indiana average and 2890% higher than the national average. The median age in Whiting is 33 which is approximately 12% lower than the Indiana average of 37. In Whiting, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 56% of Whiting residents were born in Indiana, 35% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Whiting is 1409% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in Whiting is 12% lower than Indiana.
  • In Whiting 69.16% of the population is White.
  • In Whiting 3.76% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Whiting 0.39% of the population is Asian.

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Whiting population breakdown by race

RaceWhitingIndianaNational
White69.16%83.99%73.35%
Black or African American3.76%9.23%12.63%
Asian0.39%1.98%5.22%
American Indian0.14%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.08%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.77%2.22%3.06%
Other race23.70%2.30%4.75%
In Whiting, 37.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Whiting, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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