Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Huntington 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 Population35,42738,07837,65037,12336,239
Change Since 1990 2,6512,2231,696812
Pct. Change Since 1990 7.5%6.3%4.8%2.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-79
International Migration11
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)20
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,0735.7%
School Age (5 to 17)5,79916.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,61710.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,61223.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,14328.0%
Older (65 plus)6,09316.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1910.5%
Asian Alone2120.6%
Black Alone2770.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone150.0%
White Alone35,16897.0%
Two or More Race Groups4741.3%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino35,45697.8%
Hispanic or Latino8812.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households14,616100.0%
  Family Households10,09869.1%
    Married with Children2,86219.6%
    Married without Children5,40737.0%
    Single Parents8685.9%
  Non-family Households4,51830.9%
    Living Alone3,76325.7%
Average Household Size2.48
Average Family Household Size3.59
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200038,0782,6517.5%
April 201037,123-955-2.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
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%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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