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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
 19902000201020152020
Total Population27,44633,23334,14734,48934,831
Change Since 1990 5,7876,7017,0437,385
Pct. Change Since 1990 21.1%24.4%25.7%26.9%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration47
International Migration23
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)2
Births381
Deaths379
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,8505.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,12114.7%
College Age (18 to 24)3,4539.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,23720.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,67927.8%
Older (65 plus)7,25420.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1320.4%
Asian Alone2360.7%
Black Alone3090.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone190.1%
White Alone33,47796.3%
Two or More Race Groups4211.2%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino33,29895.8%
Hispanic or Latino1,2963.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households14,261100.0%
  Family Households9,45966.3%
    Married with Children2,63518.5%
    Married without Children5,07535.6%
    Single Parents9756.8%
    Other7745.4%
  Non-family Households4,80233.7%
    Living Alone3,77126.4%
Average Household Size2.44
Average Family Household Size3.67
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 201034,1479142.8%
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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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