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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
 19902000200520102017
Total Population37,87746,46847,29247,54047,452
Change Since 1990 8,5919,4159,6639,575
Pct. Change Since 1990 22.7%24.9%25.5%25.3%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
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Net Domestic Migration-183
International Migration0
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)193
Births646
Deaths453
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)3,1636.7%
School Age (5 to 17)8,67718.3%
College Age (18 to 24)4,0728.6%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,38324.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)12,87927.1%
Older (65 plus)7,27815.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1860.4%
Asian Alone2510.5%
Black Alone3390.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone260.1%
White Alone46,08197.1%
Two or More Race Groups5691.2%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino42,49489.6%
Hispanic or Latino4,95810.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households18,013100.0%
  Family Households12,80671.1%
    Married with Children3,58319.9%
    Married without Children6,30335.0%
    Single Parents1,80410.0%
    Other1,1166.2%
  Non-family Households5,20728.9%
    Living Alone4,67325.9%
Average Household Size2.63
Average Family Household Size3.70
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195025,075NANA
196028,1623,08712.3%
197031,3823,22011.4%
198035,4434,06112.9%
199037,8772,4346.9%
April 200046,4688,59122.7%
April 201047,5401,0722.3%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections47,53648,26548,87049,35449,555
Change Since 2010 7291,3341,8182,019
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.5%2.8%3.8%4.2%
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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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