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 Population64,40470,81571,90574,57977,781
Change Since 1990 6,4117,50110,17513,377
Pct. Change Since 1990 10.0%11.6%15.8%20.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2017 to 2018
Net Domestic Migration667
International Migration11
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)135
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)4,6466.0%
School Age (5 to 17)12,96316.7%
College Age (18 to 24)6,4458.3%
Young Adult (25 to 44)19,64925.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,52927.7%
Older (65 plus)12,54916.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2830.4%
Asian Alone9281.2%
Black Alone4,2755.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone360.0%
White Alone70,42590.5%
Two or More Race Groups1,8342.4%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino75,16596.6%
Hispanic or Latino2,6163.4%
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%
  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
Pct. Chg.
April 200070,8156,41110.0%
April 201074,5793,7645.3%
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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