Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Vigo 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 Population106,107105,859105,245107,848107,516
Change Since 1990 -248-8621,7411,409
Pct. Change Since 1990 -0.2%-0.8%1.6%1.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-404
International Migration139
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)113
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)6,2835.8%
School Age (5 to 17)15,79414.7%
College Age (18 to 24)16,08515.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)26,28224.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)25,94324.1%
Older (65 plus)17,12915.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone4190.4%
Asian Alone2,1442.0%
Black Alone7,7877.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone480.0%
White Alone94,55187.9%
Two or More Race Groups2,5672.4%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino104,62597.3%
Hispanic or Latino2,8912.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2016
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households40,753100.0%
  Family Households25,08361.5%
    Married with Children6,51516.0%
    Married without Children11,45028.1%
    Single Parents3,9489.7%
  Non-family Households15,67038.5%
    Living Alone12,52030.7%
Average Household Size2.64
Average Family Household Size4.29
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000105,859-248-0.2%
April 2010107,8481,9891.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections107,848108,862109,710110,269110,282
Change Since 2010 1,0141,8622,4212,434
Pct. Change Since 2010 0.9%1.7%2.2%2.3%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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