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 Population300,836331,859343,238355,327370,404
Change Since 1990 31,02342,40254,49169,568
Pct. Change Since 1990 10.3%14.1%18.1%23.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
Net Domestic Migration-424
International Migration818
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)2,170
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)26,4467.1%
School Age (5 to 17)69,91718.9%
College Age (18 to 24)33,9739.2%
Young Adult (25 to 44)96,20826.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)92,90125.1%
Older (65 plus)50,95913.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1,7590.5%
Asian Alone14,7164.0%
Black Alone44,41612.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone4190.1%
White Alone298,06380.5%
Two or More Race Groups11,0313.0%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino343,20992.7%
Hispanic or Latino27,1957.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households141,483100.0%
  Family Households91,81164.9%
    Married with Children27,38119.4%
    Married without Children39,34627.8%
    Single Parents15,33010.8%
  Non-family Households49,67235.1%
    Living Alone41,70929.5%
Average Household Size2.62
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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