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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 Population75,717104,051128,082145,412160,610
Change Since 1990 28,33452,36569,69584,893
Pct. Change Since 1990 37.4%69.2%92.0%112.1%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration1,559
International Migration227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)739
Births1,785
Deaths1,046
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)9,7426.1%
School Age (5 to 17)31,31719.5%
College Age (18 to 24)12,5587.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)43,30927.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)42,63926.5%
Older (65 plus)21,04513.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone4640.3%
Asian Alone4,3282.7%
Black Alone10,5446.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone970.1%
White Alone142,23688.6%
Two or More Race Groups2,9411.8%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino154,56796.2%
Hispanic or Latino6,0433.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households54,652100.0%
  Family Households40,97175.0%
    Married with Children15,42828.2%
    Married without Children17,71132.4%
    Single Parents4,5158.3%
    Other3,3176.1%
  Non-family Households13,68125.0%
    Living Alone11,74821.5%
Average Household Size2.89
Average Family Household Size3.86
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195024,594NANA
196040,89616,30266.3%
197053,97413,07832.0%
198069,80415,83029.3%
199075,7175,9138.5%
April 2000104,05128,33437.4%
April 2010145,41241,36139.8%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections145,448164,961183,199200,496216,472
Change Since 2010 19,51337,75155,04871,024
Pct. Change Since 2010 13.4%26.0%37.8%48.8%
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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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