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Population

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
 19902000200520102017
Total Population36,61639,86841,26541,88942,558
Change Since 1990 3,2524,6495,2735,942
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.9%12.7%14.4%16.2%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
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Net Domestic Migration-135
International Migration69
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)169
Births570
Deaths401
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,8286.6%
School Age (5 to 17)7,50817.6%
College Age (18 to 24)3,4818.2%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,63622.6%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,90428.0%
Older (65 plus)7,20116.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1180.3%
Asian Alone2740.6%
Black Alone3220.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone900.2%
White Alone41,43197.4%
Two or More Race Groups3230.8%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino39,30792.4%
Hispanic or Latino3,2517.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households16,524100.0%
  Family Households11,27468.2%
    Married with Children3,88523.5%
    Married without Children5,53933.5%
    Single Parents1,1166.8%
    Other7344.4%
  Non-family Households5,25031.8%
    Living Alone4,43326.8%
Average Household Size2.58
Average Family Household Size3.77
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195023,785NANA
196027,4633,67815.5%
197030,9343,47112.6%
198034,2383,30410.7%
199036,6162,3786.9%
April 200039,8683,2528.9%
April 201041,8892,0215.1%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections41,88943,03944,01244,85345,416
Change Since 2010 1,1502,1232,9643,527
Pct. Change Since 2010 2.7%5.1%7.1%8.4%
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Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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