Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Jasper 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 Population24,82330,19231,76333,47833,447
Change Since 1990 5,3696,9408,6558,624
Pct. Change Since 1990 21.6%28.0%34.9%34.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-11
International Migration9
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)62
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,9655.9%
School Age (5 to 17)5,98517.9%
College Age (18 to 24)3,2529.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,80123.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)8,93326.8%
Older (65 plus)5,49716.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1160.3%
Asian Alone1730.5%
Black Alone2730.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone160.0%
White Alone32,48897.3%
Two or More Race Groups3671.1%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino31,39794.0%
Hispanic or Latino2,0366.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households12,091100.0%
  Family Households8,77672.6%
    Married with Children2,54621.1%
    Married without Children4,47837.0%
    Single Parents9788.1%
  Non-family Households3,31527.4%
    Living Alone2,84623.5%
Average Household Size2.76
Average Family Household Size3.80
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200030,1925,36921.6%
April 201033,4783,28610.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections33,47835,00836,32337,53638,595
Change Since 2010 1,5302,8454,0585,117
Pct. Change Since 2010 4.6%8.5%12.1%15.3%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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