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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 Population27,44633,23333,92634,16534,116
Change Since 1990 5,7876,4806,7196,670
Pct. Change Since 1990 21.1%23.6%24.5%24.3%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
 Numbergraph
Net Domestic Migration-305
International Migration28
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)44
Births366
Deaths322
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,8785.5%
School Age (5 to 17)5,12515.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,62810.6%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,29321.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,90429.0%
Older (65 plus)6,28818.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1240.4%
Asian Alone2610.8%
Black Alone2850.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone130.0%
White Alone33,06096.9%
Two or More Race Groups3731.1%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino32,90296.4%
Hispanic or Latino1,2143.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households13,485100.0%
  Family Households9,37569.5%
    Married with Children2,29217.0%
    Married without Children5,04037.4%
    Single Parents1,2759.5%
    Other7685.7%
  Non-family Households4,11030.5%
    Living Alone3,42625.4%
Average Household Size2.55
Average Family Household Size3.66
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195017,087NANA
196017,184970.6%
197020,1592,97517.3%
198024,6944,53522.5%
199027,4462,75211.1%
April 200033,2335,78721.1%
April 201034,1839502.9%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections34,18534,53334,67934,61234,245
Change Since 2010 34849442760
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.0%1.4%1.2%0.2%
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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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