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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 Population39,88439,26338,54338,39037,744
Change Since 1990 -621-1,341-1,494-2,140
Pct. Change Since 1990 -1.6%-3.4%-3.7%-5.4%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration-227
International Migration15
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)80
Births486
Deaths406
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,3226.1%
School Age (5 to 17)5,68315.0%
College Age (18 to 24)5,29414.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,40522.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,84026.0%
Older (65 plus)6,38316.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1020.3%
Asian Alone3801.0%
Black Alone1,2183.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone150.0%
White Alone35,72394.3%
Two or More Race Groups4891.3%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino37,21998.2%
Hispanic or Latino7081.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households14,779100.0%
  Family Households9,36263.3%
    Married with Children2,71618.4%
    Married without Children4,46530.2%
    Single Parents1,2928.7%
    Other8896.0%
  Non-family Households5,41736.7%
    Living Alone4,69131.7%
Average Household Size2.56
Average Family Household Size4.05
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195043,415NANA
196041,561-1,854-4.3%
197041,546-15-0.0%
198041,8382920.7%
199039,884-1,954-4.7%
April 200039,263-621-1.6%
April 201038,440-823-2.1%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections38,44038,07537,72137,38037,009
Change Since 2010 -365-719-1,060-1,431
Pct. Change Since 2010 -0.9%-1.9%-2.8%-3.7%
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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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