|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mecca is 262. Mecca, Indiana is the 15,627th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mecca was in 2000, when its population was 355. In 2000, Mecca was the 14,835th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,627th largest city in the US. Mecca is currently 26.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mecca has shrunk 26.1% since the year 2000. Mecca, Indiana's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15621||Castalia, North Carolina||262||-23.3%|
|15624||Gatesville, North Carolina||262||-6.4%|
|15625||Henry, South Dakota||262||-2.2%|
|15629||Albright, West Virginia||261||6.0%|
The total voting age population of Mecca, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 279. The voting age population is 53.8% male and 46.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 28.5% of the residents of Mecca are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mecca are 98.4% White and 1.6% Two or more races.
In Mecca, 8.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.3%. On a per-household basis, 5.2% of families are below the poverty line in Mecca.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.6% of Mecca residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.3% of Mecca residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 2.0% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mecca residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mecca is 9.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mecca, 7.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mecca is $42,625.
In Mecca, 84.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 15.5% of housing units in Mecca.
Of all the housing units in Mecca, 52.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Mecca, 10.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mecca is $630.
In Mecca, 70.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.