To get the pdf of the page please go to following link to download the plug-in and then follow these steps:

Link for Mozilla FireFox:
1.Right click on the page for which you want PDF
2.Under print pages to pdf option choose print active tab
To know how this plugin works, click here
Link for internet explorer:

For Chrome users:
Press ctrl+P and then choose option save as pdf

St. Joseph County, IN Highlights


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 Population247,052265,567264,863266,914271,826
Change Since 1990 18,51517,81119,86224,774
Pct. Change Since 1990 7.5%7.2%8.0%10.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2018 to 2019
Net Domestic Migration-914
International Migration802
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)969
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)17,3636.4%
School Age (5 to 17)46,64217.2%
College Age (18 to 24)29,53910.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)68,00025.1%
Older Adult (45 to 64)66,44424.5%
Older (65 plus)42,78315.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1,5310.6%
Asian Alone7,0102.6%
Black Alone37,31613.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone2670.1%
White Alone216,32679.8%
Two or More Race Groups8,3213.1%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino246,63591.0%
Hispanic or Latino24,1368.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2018
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households101,241100.0%
  Family Households64,34363.6%
    Married with Children18,07017.8%
    Married without Children29,02328.7%
    Single Parents10,0129.9%
  Non-family Households36,89836.4%
    Living Alone31,13730.8%
Average Household Size2.68
Average Family Household Size4.21
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000265,56718,5157.5%
April 2010266,9141,3470.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections266,931268,533270,586272,788274,250
Change Since 2010 1,6023,6555,8577,319
Pct. Change Since 2010 0.6%1.4%2.2%2.7%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau