Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Floyd 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 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%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration156
International Migration33
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)162
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)4,5666.0%
School Age (5 to 17)13,02617.0%
College Age (18 to 24)6,4798.4%
Young Adult (25 to 44)19,15025.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,83928.5%
Older (65 plus)11,93015.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2510.3%
Asian Alone8881.2%
Black Alone4,2065.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone330.0%
White Alone69,92891.1%
Two or More Race Groups1,6842.2%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino74,57297.2%
Hispanic or Latino2,4183.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households29,034100.0%
  Family Households19,52467.2%
    Married with Children5,32618.3%
    Married without Children9,28132.0%
    Single Parents2,6919.3%
  Non-family Households9,51032.8%
    Living Alone8,10127.9%
Average Household Size2.64
Average Family Household Size3.93
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200070,8156,41110.0%
April 201074,5783,7635.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
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%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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