|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Griffith is 16,331. Griffith, Indiana is the 2,217th largest city in the US.
Griffith is located entirely in Lake County.
The peak population of Griffith was in 2000, when its population was 17,299. In 2000, Griffith was the 1,784th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,217th largest city in the US. Griffith is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Griffith has shrunk 5.5% since the year 2000. Griffith, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Griffith has a population density of 2,184.5 people per square mile.
|2214||Rye, New York||16,383||9.4%|
|2216||North Arlington, New Jersey||16,339||7.6%|
|2222||Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan||16,266||-4.7%|
|2223||Mountain Home, Idaho||16,235||41.7%|
The total voting age population of Griffith, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,854. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Griffith are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Griffith are 71.3% White, 15.6% Black, 7.5% Other, 4.0% Two or more races, 1.5% Asian and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 15.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Griffith, 7.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.5%. On a per-household basis, 5.3% of families are below the poverty line in Griffith.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.6% of Griffith residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.2% of Griffith residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Griffith residents aged 5 and older, 8.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Griffith is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Griffith, 9.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Griffith is $65,534.
In Griffith, 70.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.9% of housing units in Griffith.
Of all the housing units in Griffith, 7.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Griffith, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 330 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Griffith is $919.
In Griffith, 87.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.