Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Pike County, IN

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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
Total Population12,50912,83512,87912,71012,410
Change Since 1990 326370201-99
Pct. Change Since 1990 2.6%3.0%1.6%-0.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2017 to 2018
Net Domestic Migration81
International Migration7
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-9
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)7205.8%
School Age (5 to 17)2,00816.2%
College Age (18 to 24)8376.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,79522.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)3,56328.7%
Older (65 plus)2,48720.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone530.4%
Asian Alone810.7%
Black Alone820.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.0%
White Alone12,08897.4%
Two or More Race Groups1010.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino12,23198.6%
Hispanic or Latino1791.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households5,096100.0%
  Family Households3,42367.2%
    Married with Children97619.2%
    Married without Children1,87836.9%
    Single Parents2795.5%
  Non-family Households1,67332.8%
    Living Alone1,50829.6%
Average Household Size2.42
Average Family Household Size3.60
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200012,8353262.6%
April 201012,710-125-1.0%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections12,84512,89912,90012,84712,716
Change Since 2010 54552-129
Pct. Change Since 2010 0.4%0.4%0.0%-1.0%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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