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Pulaski County, IN

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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 Population12,78013,62613,68213,35112,660
Change Since 1990 846902571-120
Pct. Change Since 1990 6.6%7.1%4.5%-0.9%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration-212
International Migration1
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-1
Births137
Deaths138
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)6735.3%
School Age (5 to 17)2,14116.9%
College Age (18 to 24)9877.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,82422.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)3,63928.7%
Older (65 plus)2,39618.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone580.5%
Asian Alone370.3%
Black Alone1080.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone30.0%
White Alone12,31497.3%
Two or More Race Groups1401.1%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino12,29697.1%
Hispanic or Latino3642.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households5,184100.0%
  Family Households3,55768.6%
    Married with Children94818.3%
    Married without Children1,84435.6%
    Single Parents3556.8%
    Other4107.9%
  Non-family Households1,62731.4%
    Living Alone1,45228.0%
Average Household Size2.48
Average Family Household Size3.62
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195012,493NANA
196012,8373442.8%
197012,534-303-2.4%
198013,2587245.8%
199012,780-478-3.6%
April 200013,6268466.6%
April 201013,402-224-1.6%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections13,40213,22913,05312,84312,543
Change Since 2010 -173-349-559-859
Pct. Change Since 2010 -1.3%-2.6%-4.2%-6.4%
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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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