Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Hancock 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 Population55,43970,06075,04079,85183,070
Change Since 2000 14,62119,60124,41227,631
Pct. Change Since 2000 26.4%35.4%44.0%49.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2021 to 2022
Net Domestic Migration1,220
International Migration35
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-34
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)4,5905.6%
School Age (5 to 17)14,54617.8%
College Age (18 to 24)5,9527.3%
Young Adult (25 to 44)21,04825.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,98626.9%
Older (65 plus)13,66716.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2890.4%
Asian Alone8331.0%
Black Alone3,0493.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone380.0%
White Alone76,08693.0%
Two or More Race Groups1,4941.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino79,25196.8%
Hispanic or Latino2,5383.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households30,840100.0%
  Family Households22,03671.5%
    Married with Children7,67024.9%
    Married without Children10,73434.8%
    Single Parents1,8125.9%
  Non-family Households8,80428.5%
    Living Alone6,90622.4%
Average Household Size2.65
Average Family Household Size3.71
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200055,4399,91221.8%
April 201070,06014,62126.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections70,00272,39276,35380,87685,043
Change Since 2010 2,3906,35110,87415,041
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.4%9.1%15.5%21.5%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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