Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Allen County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population300,836331,859343,238355,327372,877
Change Since 1990 31,02342,40254,49172,041
Pct. Change Since 1990 10.3%14.1%18.1%23.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration21
International Migration733
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)2,167
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)26,3717.1%
School Age (5 to 17)70,04718.8%
College Age (18 to 24)33,6899.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)97,24526.1%
Older Adult (45 to 64)92,58524.8%
Older (65 plus)52,94014.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1,7730.5%
Asian Alone15,5124.2%
Black Alone44,67712.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3920.1%
White Alone299,12980.2%
Two or More Race Groups11,3943.1%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino344,83692.5%
Hispanic or Latino28,0417.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households142,696100.0%
  Family Households92,54264.9%
    Married with Children27,53519.3%
    Married without Children39,73727.8%
    Single Parents15,71311.0%
  Non-family Households50,15435.1%
    Living Alone41,98029.4%
Average Household Size2.61
Average Family Household Size4.03
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000331,85931,02310.3%
April 2010355,32723,4687.1%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections355,329367,731379,731391,546402,134
Change Since 2010 12,40224,40236,21746,805
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.5%6.9%10.2%13.2%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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