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Montgomery County, Indiana

Organized in 1823 and named for Revolutionary War hero, Major General Richard Montgomery

County Seat: Crawfordsville

Largest City: Crawfordsville (2021 population: 16,385)

Population per Square Mile: 75.43

Square Miles: 504.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,121400.6%6,484,050
Today (2021)38,063390.6%6,813,532
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*38,420410.5%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.2%45 5.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration18529 5,230
Net International Migration841 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-6756-6.5%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,207415.8%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)6,5234117.1%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)3,513359.2%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,8254323.2%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,9883926.2%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)7,0073918.4%16.4%
Median Age40.1  Median Age = 38.1

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone162400.4%0.4%
Asian Alone355330.9%2.7%
Black Alone489411.3%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone15520.0%0.1%
White36,4913995.9%84.2%
Two or More Race Groups551421.4%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic36,0674094.8%92.3%
Hispanic1,996355.2%7.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (Includes detail not shown below)15,42037100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,7914018.1%18.2%
Married Without Children5,0804132.9%29.8%
Single Parents1,324368.6%9.2%
Living Alone4,5263729.4%29.1%

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 2021 (estimate)16,53740100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)16,47140100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,6023870.4%62.9%
Median Value (2021)$136,80046  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,8183623.2%27.2%
Median Rent (2021)$56451  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 6,004400.5%1,120,155
Public6,004390.6%1,036,519
Adults (25+ in 2021 ACS)25,828390.6%4,501,214
with High School diploma or higher90.5%35 89.8%
with B.A. or higher degree20.2%33 27.8%

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 2021$48,8666186.5%56,497
Median Household Income in 202157,9975892.5%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 202111.7%4096.7%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.5%4798.7%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202219390.5%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20223,030340.5%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/20222,515390.5%481,568

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, 2019451420.6%80,859
Births to Teens, 201738310.7%5,152
Deaths, 2019414420.6%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force18,414410.6%3,321,548
Employed17,933410.6%3,203,166
Unemployed481460.4%118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate2.67272.2%3.6
December 2022 Unemployment Rate1.97379.2%2.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work20,010100.0%$1,131,280100.0%$56,536
Wage and Salary15,68678.4%$805,90771.2%$51,377
Farm Proprietors6083.0%$53,6344.7%$88,214
Nonfarm Proprietors3,71618.6%$79,5237.0%$21,400
Farm7393.7%$58,6315.2%$79,338
Nonfarm19,27196.3%$1,072,64994.8%$55,661
Private17,10185.5%$946,96883.7%$55,375
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,3967.0%$33,4253.0%$23,943
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2511.3%$2,9710.3%$11,837
  Construction9214.6%$43,0813.8%$46,776
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information2041.0%$13,7981.2%$67,637
  Manufacturing4,59423.0%$401,93435.5%$87,491
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade1,9689.8%$57,5355.1%$29,235
  Trans., Warehousing1,2976.5%$64,6185.7%$49,821
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,033*15.2%*$101,336*9.0%*$33,411*
Government2,17010.8%$125,68111.1%$57,918

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, 2021UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed79100.0%100.0%$17,278$7,583,249
Single-Family79100.0%74.4%$17,278$6,692,956
2-Family00.0%2.4%0$117,031
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family00.0%22.7%$0$742,937

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 Montgomery County

NamePopulation
in 2021
Percent of County
Alamo620.2%
Crawfordsville16,38543.0%
Darlington7111.9%
Ladoga1,0812.8%
Linden7161.9%
New Market5601.5%
New Richmond3100.8%
New Ross3090.8%
Waveland4321.1%
Waynetown9612.5%
Wingate2410.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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