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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
 19902000200520102016
Total Population36,61639,86841,26541,87542,552
Change Since 1990 3,2524,6495,2595,936
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.9%12.7%14.4%16.2%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration-80
International Migration40
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)168
Births574
Deaths406
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,7896.6%
School Age (5 to 17)7,38217.3%
College Age (18 to 24)3,5648.4%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,61822.6%
Older Adult (45 to 64)12,07228.4%
Older (65 plus)7,12716.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1230.3%
Asian Alone2780.7%
Black Alone2970.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone340.1%
White Alone41,51297.6%
Two or More Race Groups3080.7%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino39,44692.7%
Hispanic or Latino3,1067.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households16,190100.0%
  Family Households11,44570.7%
    Married with Children3,89524.1%
    Married without Children5,67135.0%
    Single Parents1,1757.3%
    Other7044.3%
  Non-family Households4,74529.3%
    Living Alone4,17325.8%
Average Household Size2.62
Average Family Household Size3.71
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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