Population, Race and Ethnicity
Leo-Cedarville is a town in Allen County, Indiana, with a population of 3,767. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, 94.50% of residents identify as white, 0.00% as Black or African American, 0.00% as American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.00% as Asian, 0.00% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 4.90% as Hispanic or Latino, and 0.60% as some other race or combination of races.
Nationally, some 61.1% of Americans identify as white, 12.3% as Black or African American, 0.7% as American Indian or Alaska Native, 5.4% as Asian, 0.2% as Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 17.8% as Hispanic or Latino, and 2.6% as some other race or combination of races.
Census respondents are also asked to report ancestry. Some of the most commonly reported ancestries in Leo-Cedarville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch. Measured by location quotient — comparing the town share to the national share — some of the most highly concentrated ancestries in town are Hungarian, Eastern European, and British.
Native and foreign-born population
An estimated 98.00% of Leo-Cedarville residents are native-born, meaning they were born in the United States, Puerto Rico, a U.S. Island Area, or abroad to a U.S. citizen. Of the 2.00% of the population that is foreign-born, 27.00% have become naturalized U.S. citizens. Nationwide, 86.5% of Americans are native-born. And of the 13.5% of Americans who are foreign-born, 48.5% have become naturalized U.S. citizens.
The population of Leo-Cedarville is younger than the United States as a whole. The median age is 35.5 years, 2.4 years less than the national median age of 37.9 years. An estimated 8.60% of the population is 65 years and over, compared to 15.2% of the U.S. population.
Family and household composition
Family and household composition also varies heavily across the United States. In Leo-Cedarville, 64.90% of households are occupied by married-couple families, compared to the 48.3% national figure. Some 2.50% of households are occupied by single male householders, 13.40% by single female householders, and 19.20% by non-family occupants. Nationwide, 4.9% of households are occupied by single male householders, 12.6% by single female householders, and 34.3% by non-family occupants. An estimated 87.90% of heads of household own their homes, compared to the national homeownership rate of 63.8%.
English is by far the most commonly spoken language in Indiana and across the U.S. as a whole. Similarly, in Leo-Cedarville, 97.6% of local residents aged 5 and up speak English exclusively, or, if they are multilingual, speak English very well. For context, 96.8% of the 5 and older population across Indiana only speaks English, or speak it very well, and 91.5% of the same age group nationwide do.
Residents of Leo-Cedarville are more likely than the typical American to be married. Of all local residents aged 15 and older, 59.6% are currently married, compared to 48.1% of Americans nationwide in the same age group. Across Indiana as a whole, 49.1% of residents 15 and older are married.
Divorce is less common in Leo-Cedarville than it is across the U.S. as a whole. According to Census estimates, 7.3% of residents 15 and older are divorced — compared to 10.8% of the U.S. population in the same age group. In Indiana, 12.5% of the 15 and older population is divorced.
An estimated 29.6% of Leo-Cedarville residents 15 and older have never married, compared to one-third of all Americans in the same age group.
In Leo-Cedarville, 4% of the 18 and older civilian population are veterans — compared to 7.5% of adult civilians nationwide and 7.7% of the civilian population in all of Indiana.
In Leo-Cedarville, adults are more likely to have a high school education than the typical American adult, but are less likely to have a four-year college education. Among Leo-Cedarville residents 25 and older, 92.60% have a high school diploma or equivalent, and 25.80% have a bachelor's degree or higher, compared to 87.7% and 31.5% of adults nationwide, respectively. Across Indiana, 88.6% of adults have graduated high school, and 25.9 have a bachelor’s degree.
The typical household in Leo-Cedarville earns $77,318 a year, about $17,000 more than the national median of $60,293 and $23,000 more than the median household income across the state of $54,325.
Serious financial hardship is less common in Leo-Cedarville than it is nationwide. The local poverty rate stands at 2.10%, while the national poverty rate is 14.1%. Across the state as a whole, 14.1% of the population lives below the poverty line.
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