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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 Population17,28121,78121,97521,58120,840
Change Since 1990 4,5004,6944,3003,559
Pct. Change Since 1990 26.0%27.2%24.9%20.6%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration44
International Migration2
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-30
Births208
Deaths238
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,0595.1%
School Age (5 to 17)3,53717.0%
College Age (18 to 24)1,5037.2%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,52421.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)6,52931.4%
Older (65 plus)3,72017.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone760.4%
Asian Alone1020.5%
Black Alone1170.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone20.0%
White Alone20,32397.7%
Two or More Race Groups2521.2%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino20,60099.0%
Hispanic or Latino2721.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households8,553100.0%
  Family Households5,98770.0%
    Married with Children1,56118.3%
    Married without Children3,10136.3%
    Single Parents6457.5%
    Other6808.0%
  Non-family Households2,56630.0%
    Living Alone2,16925.4%
Average Household Size2.43
Average Family Household Size3.48
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195011,763NANA
196011,400-363-3.1%
197012,1637636.7%
198015,8413,67830.2%
199017,2811,4409.1%
April 200021,7814,50026.0%
April 201021,583-198-0.9%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections21,57521,46721,30221,05120,649
Change Since 2010 -108-273-524-926
Pct. Change Since 2010 -0.5%-1.3%-2.4%-4.3%
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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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