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Steuben County, Indiana

Organized in 1837 and named after Revolutionary War General, Baron Frederick von Steuben

County Seat: Angola

Largest City: Angola (2015 population: 8,644)

Population per Square Mile: 111.27

Square Miles: 308.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)34,183460.5%6,484,192
Today (2015)34,372460.5%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*34,679490.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.6%29 2.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-11650 -14,881
Net International Migration953 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)116320.5%25,260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,835505.3%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,3315215.5%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)3,7083510.8%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,4595221.7%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,9234228.9%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)6,1164217.8%14.6%
Median Age42.4  Median Age = 37.5

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone116480.3%0.4%
Asian Alone212450.6%2.1%
Black Alone313460.9%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone14460.0%0.1%
White33,3864597.1%85.8%
Two or More Race Groups331491.0%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic33,2024696.6%93.3%
Hispanic1,170393.4%6.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)13,40942100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,4035317.9%19.4%
Married Without Children5,0344037.5%30.1%
Single Parents1,246419.3%9.9%
Living Alone3,3304624.8%27.8%

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 2015 (estimate)19,57133100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)19,41833100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,4144153.6%61.6%
Median Value (2014)$124,30026  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,9954515.4%27.1%
Median Rent (2014)$51138  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2015/2016 Total Reported) 4,088620.4%1,108,151
Public4,088620.4%1,046,058
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)23,022440.5%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher89%18 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree20.1%21 23.6%

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 2015$37,6384989.7%41,940
Median Household Income in 201450,07839101.4%$49,384
Poverty Rate in 201412.8%5284.2%15.2%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1819.3%5091.0%21.2%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201529540.3%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 20152,739600.3%810,606
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20161,798640.4%504,539

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, 2014366510.4%84,080
Births to Teens, 201424590.4%6,277
Deaths, 2014318530.5%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force20,007370.6%3,265,761
Employed19,225360.6%3,109,217
Unemployed782440.5%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate3.98081.3%4.8
October 2016 Unemployment Rate3.46987.2%3.9

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work20,938100.0%$780,654100.0%$37,284
Wage and Salary16,68779.7%$570,70473.1%$34,201
Farm Proprietors4742.3%$3,3720.4%$7,114
Nonfarm Proprietors3,77718.0%$59,7367.7%$15,816
Farm5562.7%$5,7960.7%$10,424
Nonfarm20,38297.3%$774,85899.3%$38,017
Private18,74389.5%$703,59690.1%$37,539
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,6047.7%$28,4543.6%$17,739
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1950.9%$2,0440.3%$10,482
  Construction8784.2%$38,5204.9%$43,872
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information960.5%$5,6190.7%$58,531
  Manufacturing5,41125.8%$294,91037.8%$54,502
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4872.3%$16,6792.1%$34,248
  Retail Trade2,54312.1%$58,3177.5%$22,932
  Trans., Warehousing8874.2%$50,5276.5%$56,964
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,724*17.8%*$94,166*12.1%*$25,286*
Government1,6397.8%$71,2629.1%$43,479

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, 2015UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed121100.0%100.0%$33,710$3,737,044
Single-Family121100.0%68.4%$33,710$2,929,210
2-Family00.0%2.8%0$54,124
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$31,656
5+ Family00.0%27.2%$0$722,054

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 Steuben County

NamePopulation
in 2015
Percent of County
Angola8,64425.1%
Ashley3371.0%*
Clear Lake3421.0%
Fremont2,1536.3%
Hamilton1,2953.8%*
Hudson5161.5%
Orland4371.3%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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