Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Gibson 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 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%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-3
International Migration3
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-1
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,1546.4%
School Age (5 to 17)5,76017.2%
College Age (18 to 24)2,7988.3%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,94223.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,33727.8%
Older (65 plus)5,71217.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone980.3%
Asian Alone1620.5%
Black Alone7272.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.0%
White Alone32,10995.6%
Two or More Race Groups6021.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino33,20298.9%
Hispanic or Latino5011.5%
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%
  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
Pct. Chg.
April 200032,4735601.8%
April 201033,5011,0283.2%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
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%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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