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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 (2020 population: 8,827)

Population per Square Mile: 112.76

Square Miles: 308.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)34,147460.5%6,484,050
Today (2020)34,831460.5%6,754,953
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*34,245500.5%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today2.0%26 4.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2019-2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration4731 1,323
Net International Migration2335 8,743
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)2430.0%13,740

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2020NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,954485.6%6.1%
School Age (5 to 17)5,0845314.6%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,447389.9%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,2155320.7%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,5734227.5%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)7,5583621.7%16.5%
Median Age44.2  Median Age = 38.0

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2020NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone135470.4%0.4%
Asian Alone246400.7%2.7%
Black Alone313480.9%10.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone16480.0%0.1%
White33,7074596.8%84.5%
Two or More Race Groups414471.2%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic33,4644696.1%92.6%
Hispanic1,367393.9%7.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2019 (Includes detail not shown below)14,26142100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,6354418.5%18.5%
Married Without Children5,0754035.6%29.7%
Single Parents975516.8%9.3%
Living Alone3,7714226.4%29.0%

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 2020 (estimate)20,42433100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2019 (includes vacant units)19,98633100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,0914055.5%61.5%
Median Value (2019)$148,80024  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,1704715.9%27.5%
Median Rent (2019)$59828  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2020/2021 Total Reported) 3,876640.3%1,112,460
Public3,876630.4%1,033,286
Adults (25+ in 2019 ACS)23,759440.5%4,430,493
with High School diploma or higher91.1%18 88.8%
with B.A. or higher degree21.8%25 26.5%

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 2019$44,8543492.1%48,678
Median Household Income in 201959,44434103.2%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 20198.6%7772.3%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.0%7179.5%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202016720.2%6,657
Food Stamp Recipients in 20202,113550.3%659,095
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/20201,817630.4%507,739

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, 2017343540.4%82,170
Births to Teens, 201729430.6%5,152
Deaths, 2017328550.5%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force19,915370.6%3,319,010
Employed18,673370.6%3,082,982
Unemployed1,242370.5%236,028
Annual Unemployment Rate6.25887.3%7.1
August 2021 Unemployment Rate2.88070.0%4.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2019 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work21,611100.0%$925,689100.0%$42,834
Wage and Salary17,44880.7%$671,23672.5%$38,471
Farm Proprietors4362.0%$3,4660.4%$7,950
Nonfarm Proprietors3,72717.2%$78,1078.4%$20,957
Farm5382.5%$5,9830.6%$11,121
Nonfarm21,07397.5%$919,70699.4%$43,644
Private19,49290.2%$839,55790.7%$43,072
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,6047.4%$32,1003.5%$20,012
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2401.1%$2,8870.3%$12,029
  Construction9064.2%$47,4485.1%$52,371
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1380.6%$7,8240.8%$56,696
  Manufacturing5,76226.7%$336,06536.3%$58,324
  Professional, Tech. Serv.6002.8%$27,2352.9%$45,392
  Retail Trade2,49911.6%$65,7197.1%$26,298
  Trans., Warehousing9044.2%$65,8727.1%$72,867
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,636*16.8%*$105,270*11.4%*$28,952*
Government1,5817.3%$80,1498.7%$50,695

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, 2020UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed163100.0%100.0%$53,220$5,872,297
Single-Family16198.8%76.2%$52,925$5,209,930
2-Family21.2%2.5%295$83,895
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.8%$0$25,965
5+ Family00.0%20.6%$0$552,508

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 2020
Percent of County
Angola8,82725.3%
Ashley3431.0%*
Clear Lake3461.0%
Fremont2,2056.3%
Hamilton1,3013.7%*
Hudson5211.5%
Orland4261.2%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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