Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Lagrange 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 Population29,47734,78936,28337,13039,303
Change Since 1990 5,3126,8067,6539,826
Pct. Change Since 1990 18.0%23.1%26.0%33.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-340
International Migration9
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)499
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)3,6299.2%
School Age (5 to 17)9,30523.7%
College Age (18 to 24)3,5178.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,05923.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)8,53421.7%
Older (65 plus)5,25913.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1170.3%
Asian Alone2110.5%
Black Alone1920.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone80.0%
White Alone38,44897.8%
Two or More Race Groups3270.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino37,68195.9%
Hispanic or Latino1,6224.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households11,850100.0%
  Family Households9,39279.3%
    Married with Children3,71131.3%
    Married without Children4,35936.8%
    Single Parents7346.2%
  Non-family Households2,45820.7%
    Living Alone1,99316.8%
Average Household Size3.30
Average Family Household Size4.17
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200034,7895,31218.0%
April 201037,1302,3416.7%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections37,12838,25339,23740,18541,105
Change Since 2010 1,1252,1093,0573,977
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.0%5.7%8.2%10.7%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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