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Carroll County, Indiana

Named in 1828 for Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence

County Seat: Delphi

Largest City: Delphi (2018 population: 2,891)

Population per Square Mile: 54.08

Square Miles: 372.20

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)20,155730.3%6,484,192
Today (2018)20,127720.3%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*20,033740.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.1%36 3.2%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration5830 3,555
Net International Migration363 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)18550.1%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,086725.4%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)3,3657116.7%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)1,512747.5%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,5417222.6%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,6747028.2%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)3,9496919.6%15.8%
Median Age43.1  Median Age = 37.9

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone75680.4%0.4%
Asian Alone35860.2%2.5%
Black Alone160680.8%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone5710.0%0.1%
White19,6297197.5%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups223721.1%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic19,3037295.9%92.9%
Hispanic824534.1%7.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)7,81973100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,6466721.1%18.8%
Married Without Children2,9417037.6%30.0%
Single Parents438805.6%9.6%
Living Alone1,8817624.1%28.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2018 (estimate)9,67470100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)9,53170100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
6,3917067.1%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$124,10032  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,4287815.0%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$51150  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 2,463760.2%1,117,590
Public2,463750.2%1,054,903
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)13,909720.3%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher88.6%40 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree16.2%53 25.3%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$40,6423890.0%45,150
Median Household Income in 201755,47131102.5%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 20179.6%7672.2%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.6%7670.8%17.8%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201823600.4%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 20181,130810.2%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/20191,175780.2%514,915

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2017238700.3%82,170
Births to Teens, 201716680.3%5,152
Deaths, 2017200760.3%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force10,264680.3%3,381,713
Employed9,928680.3%3,265,580
Unemployed336740.3%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate3.35097.1%3.4
July 2019 Unemployment Rate3.31103.1%3.2

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work8,167100.0%$329,379100.0%$40,330
Wage and Salary5,72770.1%$211,65164.3%$36,957
Farm Proprietors3744.6%$22,8486.9%$61,091
Nonfarm Proprietors2,06625.3%$41,79712.7%$20,231
Farm5927.2%$28,7818.7%$48,617
Nonfarm7,57592.8%$300,59891.3%$39,683
Private6,65681.5%$260,00778.9%$39,064
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction6207.6%$27,4708.3%$44,306
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information230.3%$1,4240.4%$61,913
  ManufacturingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2122.6%$7,1892.2%$33,910
  Retail Trade6948.5%$15,4474.7%$22,258
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade2402.9%$17,1905.2%$71,625
  Other Private (not above)1,494*18.3%*$37,415*11.4%*$25,044*
Government91911.3%$40,59112.3%$44,169

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed51100.0%100.0%$9,645$4,879,857
Single-Family51100.0%76.4%$9,645$4,269,197
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$49,353
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.2%$0$6,163
5+ Family00.0%21.4%$0$555,144

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Carroll County

NamePopulation
in 2018
Percent of County
Burlington6023.0%
Camden6093.0%
Delphi2,89114.4%
Flora1,9849.9%
Yeoman1380.7%
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