Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Daviess 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 Population27,53329,81530,45231,65433,113
Change Since 1990 2,2822,9194,1215,580
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.3%10.6%15.0%20.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-95
International Migration8
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)205
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,7148.2%
School Age (5 to 17)6,95821.1%
College Age (18 to 24)2,8098.5%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,73123.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,87923.9%
Older (65 plus)4,87814.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1310.4%
Asian Alone1820.6%
Black Alone5671.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone340.1%
White Alone31,74596.2%
Two or More Race Groups3100.9%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino31,38295.1%
Hispanic or Latino1,5874.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households11,483100.0%
  Family Households8,31072.4%
    Married with Children3,02826.4%
    Married without Children3,77632.9%
    Single Parents8847.7%
  Non-family Households3,17327.6%
    Living Alone2,84324.8%
Average Household Size2.87
Average Family Household Size3.97
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200029,8152,2828.3%
April 201031,6541,8396.2%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections31,64832,87134,09635,31236,524
Change Since 2010 1,2232,4483,6644,876
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.9%7.7%11.6%15.4%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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