Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Posey 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 Population25,96827,07826,48825,91025,540
Change Since 1990 1,110520-58-428
Pct. Change Since 1990 4.3%2.0%-0.2%-1.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2017 to 2018
Net Domestic Migration-28
International Migration3
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)0
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,3915.4%
School Age (5 to 17)4,23616.6%
College Age (18 to 24)1,9167.5%
Young Adult (25 to 44)5,83322.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,36528.8%
Older (65 plus)4,79918.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone730.3%
Asian Alone1550.6%
Black Alone2671.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.0%
White Alone24,74596.9%
Two or More Race Groups2951.2%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino25,21098.7%
Hispanic or Latino3301.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households10,140100.0%
  Family Households7,31972.2%
    Married with Children1,94619.2%
    Married without Children3,97439.2%
    Single Parents6956.9%
  Non-family Households2,82127.8%
    Living Alone2,38623.5%
Average Household Size2.52
Average Family Household Size3.49
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200027,0781,1104.3%
April 201025,910-1,168-4.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections25,91025,36924,78924,11323,260
Change Since 2010 -541-1,121-1,797-2,650
Pct. Change Since 2010 -2.1%-4.3%-6.9%-10.2%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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