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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
 19902000200520102016
Total Population23,26525,26424,86124,64323,999
Change Since 1990 1,9991,5961,378734
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.6%6.9%5.9%3.2%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2015 to 2016
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Net Domestic Migration-206
International Migration6
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-15
Births278
Deaths293
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,5046.2%
School Age (5 to 17)4,19617.3%
College Age (18 to 24)1,9077.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)5,17421.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)6,83828.2%
Older (65 plus)4,67419.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1450.6%
Asian Alone1060.4%
Black Alone2130.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone220.1%
White Alone23,52397.1%
Two or More Race Groups2841.2%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino22,35992.3%
Hispanic or Latino1,9348.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households9,513100.0%
  Family Households6,66070.0%
    Married with Children1,84519.4%
    Married without Children3,56137.4%
    Single Parents6847.2%
    Other5706.0%
  Non-family Households2,85330.0%
    Living Alone2,45125.8%
Average Household Size2.55
Average Family Household Size3.64
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 201024,643-621-2.5%
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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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