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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
 19902000201020152020
Total Population35,42738,07837,12336,53536,395
Change Since 1990 2,6511,6961,108968
Pct. Change Since 1990 7.5%4.8%3.1%2.7%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration-159
International Migration10
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-1
Births419
Deaths420
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,0635.6%
School Age (5 to 17)5,82415.9%
College Age (18 to 24)3,4919.6%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,75824.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,99027.3%
Older (65 plus)6,39417.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2140.6%
Asian Alone2370.6%
Black Alone2740.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone180.0%
White Alone35,30996.6%
Two or More Race Groups4681.3%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino35,51397.2%
Hispanic or Latino1,0072.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households14,742100.0%
  Family Households9,90767.2%
    Married with Children2,66318.1%
    Married without Children5,20335.3%
    Single Parents1,1287.7%
    Other9136.2%
  Non-family Households4,83532.8%
    Living Alone4,05027.5%
Average Household Size2.48
Average Family Household Size3.69
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195031,400NANA
196033,8142,4147.7%
197034,9701,1563.4%
198035,5966261.8%
199035,427-169-0.5%
April 200038,0782,6517.5%
April 201037,123-955-2.5%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections37,12436,73136,29935,76935,038
Change Since 2010 -393-825-1,355-2,086
Pct. Change Since 2010 -1.1%-2.2%-3.6%-5.6%
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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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