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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 Population19,10718,88719,26019,33818,966
Change Since 1990 -220153231-141
Pct. Change Since 1990 -1.2%0.8%1.2%-0.7%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration-354
International Migration-2
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)4
Births180
Deaths176
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)9895.1%
School Age (5 to 17)3,00715.6%
College Age (18 to 24)1,6368.5%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,99725.9%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,37227.8%
Older (65 plus)3,34617.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone590.3%
Asian Alone900.5%
Black Alone5692.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone80.0%
White Alone18,44495.5%
Two or More Race Groups1770.9%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino19,08398.8%
Hispanic or Latino2641.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households7,282100.0%
  Family Households5,03969.2%
    Married with Children1,21216.6%
    Married without Children2,88739.6%
    Single Parents4766.5%
    Other4646.4%
  Non-family Households2,24330.8%
    Living Alone1,91426.3%
Average Household Size2.65
Average Family Household Size3.83
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195017,367NANA
196017,232-135-0.8%
197019,0751,84310.7%
198019,3462711.4%
199019,107-239-1.2%
April 200018,887-220-1.2%
April 201019,3384512.4%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections19,33819,37119,27919,09818,843
Change Since 2010 33-59-240-495
Pct. Change Since 2010 0.2%-0.3%-1.2%-2.6%
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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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