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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 Population106,107105,859107,850107,615106,608
Change Since 1990 -2481,7431,508501
Pct. Change Since 1990 -0.2%1.6%1.4%0.5%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration-323
International Migration108
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-139
Births1,115
Deaths1,254
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)6,0455.7%
School Age (5 to 17)15,76014.7%
College Age (18 to 24)15,81814.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)26,40924.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)25,13023.5%
Older (65 plus)17,87616.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone4220.4%
Asian Alone2,2392.1%
Black Alone7,9317.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone440.0%
White Alone93,77387.7%
Two or More Race Groups2,6292.5%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino104,03297.3%
Hispanic or Latino3,0062.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households41,994100.0%
  Family Households24,69158.8%
    Married with Children6,19814.8%
    Married without Children11,07026.4%
    Single Parents4,27310.2%
    Other3,1507.5%
  Non-family Households17,30341.2%
    Living Alone13,60032.4%
Average Household Size2.55
Average Family Household Size4.33
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
1950105,160NANA
1960108,4583,2983.1%
1970114,5286,0705.6%
1980112,385-2,143-1.9%
1990106,107-6,278-5.6%
April 2000105,859-248-0.2%
April 2010107,8501,9911.9%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
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%
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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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