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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
 19902000200520102016
Total Population108,936182,763235,039274,569316,373
Change Since 1990 73,827126,103165,633207,437
Pct. Change Since 1990 67.8%115.8%152.0%190.4%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
 Numbergraph
Net Domestic Migration3,913
International Migration733
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)2,172
Births3,839
Deaths1,667
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)21,5446.8%
School Age (5 to 17)66,35321.0%
College Age (18 to 24)23,7537.5%
Young Adult (25 to 44)85,26427.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)83,28026.3%
Older (65 plus)36,17911.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone6400.2%
Asian Alone18,9446.0%
Black Alone13,1124.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1670.1%
White Alone277,43887.7%
Two or More Race Groups6,0721.9%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino303,93796.1%
Hispanic or Latino12,4363.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households108,253100.0%
  Family Households80,09874.0%
    Married with Children35,83633.1%
    Married without Children31,60329.2%
    Single Parents8,0177.4%
    Other4,6424.3%
  Non-family Households28,15526.0%
    Living Alone23,43921.7%
Average Household Size2.86
Average Family Household Size3.86
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195028,491NANA
196040,13211,64140.9%
197054,53214,40035.9%
198082,02727,49550.4%
1990108,93626,90932.8%
April 2000182,76373,82767.8%
April 2010274,56991,80650.2%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections274,569318,449359,035398,011435,321
Change Since 2010 43,88084,466123,442160,752
Pct. Change Since 2010 16.0%30.8%45.0%58.5%
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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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