Spencer County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Rockport and the largest city is Santa Claus. The Official Web Site is located at http://spencercounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 20,801 and the 2010 census population was 20,952. The land area is 396.74 square miles and there are 52.8 persons per square mile.
97.7% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 86.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $113,300, there are 7,984 households, an average of 2.58 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,641, the median household income is $52,991, and 12.6% of the persons in Spencer County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,276. Retail sales (in $1000) were $166,048, and sales per capita were $8,215. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.9%.
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