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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 Population64,40470,81571,90574,57877,071
Change Since 1990 6,4117,50110,17412,667
Pct. Change Since 1990 10.0%11.6%15.8%19.7%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
 Numbergraph
Net Domestic Migration156
International Migration33
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)162
Births910
Deaths748
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)4,4685.8%
School Age (5 to 17)13,07217.0%
College Age (18 to 24)6,3898.3%
Young Adult (25 to 44)19,31525.1%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,69628.2%
Older (65 plus)12,13115.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2520.3%
Asian Alone8691.1%
Black Alone4,2355.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone340.0%
White Alone69,94490.8%
Two or More Race Groups1,7372.3%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino74,54996.7%
Hispanic or Latino2,5223.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households29,046100.0%
  Family Households19,70367.8%
    Married with Children5,24418.1%
    Married without Children9,55332.9%
    Single Parents2,7199.4%
    Other2,1877.5%
  Non-family Households9,34332.2%
    Living Alone8,07327.8%
Average Household Size2.65
Average Family Household Size3.91
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195043,955NANA
196051,3977,44216.9%
197055,6224,2258.2%
198061,2055,58310.0%
199064,4043,1995.2%
April 200070,8156,41110.0%
April 201074,5783,7635.3%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections74,57876,26777,76379,00679,850
Change Since 2010 1,6893,1854,4285,272
Pct. Change Since 2010 2.3%4.3%5.9%7.1%
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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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