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Economic Growth Region 11

Counties include: Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick

Largest City: Evansville (2017 population: 118,930)

Population per Square Mile: 121.9

Square Miles: 3,571.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)432,18876.7%6,484,125
Today (2017)435,22376.5%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*446,82776.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.7%9 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-6425 -976
Net International Migration3259 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)60092.7%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)25,91376.0%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)71,693716.5%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)40,00499.2%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)105,842724.3%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)117,664727.0%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)74,107717.0%15.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone1,29470.3%0.4%
Asian Alone5,29591.2%2.4%
Black Alone21,73965.0%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone49650.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups7,93971.8%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (includes detail not shown below)174,3087100.0%100.0%
Married With Children32,252818.5%18.8%
Married Without Children56,254732.3%30.0%
Single Parents14,92818.6%9.6%
Living Alone50,501629.0%28.3%

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

HousingNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)195,5507100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)193,7997100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)124,784764.4%61.2%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)49,524725.6%27.7%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 68,85276.2%1,110,866

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

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$45,7763101.4%$45,150
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201743686.4%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 201737,10285.7%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/201727,41275.5%495,330

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 12Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20165,14876.2%83,063
Births to Teens, 201635476.7%5,294
Deaths, 20164,55677.2%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force226,45276.8%3,320,409
Annual Unemployment Rate3.2991.4%3.5
October 2018 Unemployment Rate3.21088.9%3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work275,339100.0%$14,528,507100.0%$52,766
Wage and Salary230,47983.7%$10,534,44472.5%$45,707
Farm Proprietors3,5931.3%$159,1751.1%$44,301
Nonfarm Proprietors41,26715.0%$1,250,1668.6%$30,295
  Accommodation, Food Serv.17,359*6.3%*$358,127*2.5%*$20,631*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation4,113*1.5%*$82,685*0.6%*$20,103*
  Health Care, Social Serv.28,774*10.5%*$1,909,112*13.1%*$66,349*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.8,693*3.2%*$533,794*3.7%*$61,405*
  Retail Trade27,68310.1%$835,2905.7%$30,173
  Trans., Warehousing4,952*1.8%*$314,029*2.2%*$63,415*
  Wholesale Trade8,466*3.1%*$578,047*4.0%*$68,279*
  Other Private (not above)61,544*22.4%*$2,644,538*18.2%*$42,970*

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed1,263100.0%100.0%$213,610$4,583,500
3- and 4-Family40.3%0.4%$760$13,000
5+ Family32926.0%23.4%$17,442$469,056

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 Economic Growth Region 11

in 2017
Percent of Region
Mount Vernon6,4991.5%
Tell City7,3161.7%
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