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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 Population29,47734,78936,28337,13039,110
Change Since 1990 5,3126,8067,6539,633
Pct. Change Since 1990 18.0%23.1%26.0%32.7%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration-16
International Migration25
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)442
Births699
Deaths257
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)3,5719.1%
School Age (5 to 17)9,37424.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,4718.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,06723.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)8,48721.7%
Older (65 plus)5,14013.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1100.3%
Asian Alone2060.5%
Black Alone1830.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone70.0%
White Alone38,28597.9%
Two or More Race Groups3190.8%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino37,53796.0%
Hispanic or Latino1,5734.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households11,719100.0%
  Family Households9,27079.1%
    Married with Children3,72631.8%
    Married without Children4,22636.1%
    Single Parents6475.5%
    Other6715.7%
  Non-family Households2,44920.9%
    Living Alone2,10618.0%
Average Household Size3.30
Average Family Household Size4.17
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195015,347NANA
196017,3802,03313.2%
197020,8903,51020.2%
198025,5504,66022.3%
199029,4773,92715.4%
April 200034,7895,31218.0%
April 201037,1302,3416.7%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
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%
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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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