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 Population106,107105,859105,245107,848107,386
Change Since 1990 -248-8621,7411,279
Pct. Change Since 1990 -0.2%-0.8%1.6%1.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2017 to 2018
Net Domestic Migration-488
International Migration124
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)73
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)6,1905.8%
School Age (5 to 17)15,77514.7%
College Age (18 to 24)15,91714.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)26,36824.6%
Older Adult (45 to 64)25,61923.9%
Older (65 plus)17,51716.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone4170.4%
Asian Alone2,1712.0%
Black Alone7,8377.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone430.0%
White Alone94,35987.9%
Two or More Race Groups2,5592.4%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino104,46497.3%
Hispanic or Latino2,9222.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households41,164100.0%
  Family Households24,90160.5%
    Married with Children6,39615.5%
    Married without Children11,17727.2%
    Single Parents3,9869.7%
  Non-family Households16,26339.5%
    Living Alone13,03431.7%
Average Household Size2.62
Average Family Household Size4.32
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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