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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 Population31,91332,47333,26833,50133,576
Change Since 1990 5601,3551,5881,663
Pct. Change Since 1990 1.8%4.2%5.0%5.2%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
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Net Domestic Migration-3
International Migration3
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-1
Births380
Deaths381
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,0716.2%
School Age (5 to 17)5,76917.2%
College Age (18 to 24)2,7118.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,02523.9%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,21227.4%
Older (65 plus)5,78817.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1020.3%
Asian Alone1760.5%
Black Alone7322.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone90.0%
White Alone31,94595.1%
Two or More Race Groups6121.8%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino33,03098.4%
Hispanic or Latino5461.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households13,297100.0%
  Family Households9,18069.0%
    Married with Children2,73920.6%
    Married without Children4,39333.0%
    Single Parents1,0818.1%
    Other9677.3%
  Non-family Households4,11731.0%
    Living Alone3,40025.6%
Average Household Size2.53
Average Family Household Size3.66
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195030,720NANA
196029,949-771-2.5%
197030,4444951.7%
198033,1562,7128.9%
199031,913-1,243-3.7%
April 200032,4735601.8%
April 201033,5011,0283.2%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections33,50334,11434,70135,23835,645
Change Since 2010 6111,1981,7352,142
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.8%3.6%5.2%6.4%
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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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