Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Washington 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 Population23,71727,20427,89328,26227,943
Change Since 1990 3,4874,1764,5454,226
Pct. Change Since 1990 14.7%17.6%19.2%17.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2017 to 2018
Net Domestic Migration148
International Migration0
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)9
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,6716.0%
School Age (5 to 17)4,71316.9%
College Age (18 to 24)2,1977.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)6,62723.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,96928.5%
Older (65 plus)4,76617.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone650.2%
Asian Alone810.3%
Black Alone1400.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.0%
White Alone27,36497.9%
Two or More Race Groups2881.0%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino27,56298.6%
Hispanic or Latino3811.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households10,570100.0%
  Family Households7,67472.6%
    Married with Children2,02919.2%
    Married without Children3,78535.8%
    Single Parents9338.8%
  Non-family Households2,89627.4%
    Living Alone2,56924.3%
Average Household Size2.63
Average Family Household Size3.62
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200027,2043,48714.7%
April 201028,2621,0583.9%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections28,26228,75129,10429,41529,652
Change Since 2010 4898421,1531,390
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.7%3.0%4.1%4.9%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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