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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 Population23,26525,26424,64124,27924,165
Change Since 1990 1,9991,3761,014900
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.6%5.9%4.4%3.9%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration-48
International Migration26
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-11
Births287
Deaths298
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,4786.1%
School Age (5 to 17)4,12317.0%
College Age (18 to 24)1,8737.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)5,21521.6%
Older Adult (45 to 64)6,51326.9%
Older (65 plus)4,90020.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1760.7%
Asian Alone1360.6%
Black Alone2170.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone130.1%
White Alone23,23696.0%
Two or More Race Groups3241.3%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino21,97690.8%
Hispanic or Latino2,1268.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households9,879100.0%
  Family Households6,80568.9%
    Married with Children1,86518.9%
    Married without Children3,42334.6%
    Single Parents6957.0%
    Other8228.3%
  Non-family Households3,07431.1%
    Living Alone2,55525.9%
Average Household Size2.45
Average Family Household Size3.56
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195018,042NANA
196019,7091,6679.2%
197020,9951,2866.5%
198023,8672,87213.7%
199023,265-602-2.5%
April 200025,2641,9998.6%
April 201024,641-623-2.5%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections24,64324,39324,04523,63823,160
Change Since 2010 -250-598-1,005-1,483
Pct. Change Since 2010 -1.0%-2.4%-4.1%-6.0%
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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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