Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Scott 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 Population20,99122,97623,88924,18723,853
Change Since 1990 1,9852,8983,1962,862
Pct. Change Since 1990 9.5%13.8%15.2%13.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration150
International Migration24
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-19
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,4286.0%
School Age (5 to 17)4,00216.8%
College Age (18 to 24)1,9188.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)5,83324.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)6,79328.5%
Older (65 plus)3,89616.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone780.3%
Asian Alone2060.9%
Black Alone1250.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone190.1%
White Alone23,22697.4%
Two or More Race Groups2160.9%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino23,28897.6%
Hispanic or Latino5822.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households8,892100.0%
  Family Households6,37471.7%
    Married with Children1,89821.3%
    Married without Children3,18935.9%
    Single Parents5696.4%
  Non-family Households2,51828.3%
    Living Alone2,06623.2%
Average Household Size2.68
Average Family Household Size3.74
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200022,9761,9859.5%
April 201024,1871,2115.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections24,18124,74525,21025,57425,785
Change Since 2010 5641,0291,3931,604
Pct. Change Since 2010 2.3%4.3%5.8%6.6%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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