Whitley County is located in northeast Indiana. The County Seat is Columbia City and the largest city is Columbia City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.whitleygov.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 33,403 and the 2010 census population was 33,292. The land area is 335.57 square miles and there are 99.2 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 90.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $126,300, there are 13,094 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,613, the median household income is $51,914, and 8.2% of the persons in Whitley County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,734. Retail sales (in $1000) were $343,476, and sales per capita were $10,547.
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