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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 Population5,3155,5685,9436,0955,828
Change Since 1990 253628780513
Pct. Change Since 1990 4.8%11.8%14.7%9.7%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
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Net Domestic Migration-35
International Migration-2
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-24
Births51
Deaths75
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2754.7%
School Age (5 to 17)85014.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3726.3%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,31422.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)1,88732.0%
Older (65 plus)1,23421.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone130.2%
Asian Alone190.3%
Black Alone400.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone10.0%
White Alone5,80198.5%
Two or More Race Groups581.0%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino5,85799.5%
Hispanic or Latino751.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households2,427100.0%
  Family Households1,69569.8%
    Married with Children41917.3%
    Married without Children99741.1%
    Single Parents1506.2%
    Other1295.3%
  Non-family Households73230.2%
    Living Alone65326.9%
Average Household Size2.43
Average Family Household Size3.47
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
19504,223NANA
19604,165-58-1.4%
19704,2891243.0%
19805,11482519.2%
19905,3152013.9%
April 20005,5682534.8%
April 20106,1075399.7%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections6,1286,3676,5496,6716,744
Change Since 2010 239421543616
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.9%6.9%8.9%10.1%
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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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