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Economic Growth Region 11

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

Largest City: Evansville (2018 population: 117,963)

Population per Square Mile: 121.5

Square Miles: 3,571.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)432,13376.7%6,484,061
Today (2018)433,83276.5%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*446,82776.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.4%9 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-7148 3,555
Net International Migration16710 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)48282.5%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)25,69175.9%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)71,128716.4%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)38,73798.9%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)106,119724.5%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)115,941726.7%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)76,216717.6%15.8%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone1,31570.3%0.4%
Asian Alone5,29491.2%2.5%
Black Alone21,89565.0%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone52450.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups8,11971.9%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 2018 (estimate)196,5587100.0%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 (2018/2019 Total Reported) 68,88676.2%1,117,590

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 201838186.3%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 201834,29085.7%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/201928,25185.5%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 12Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20174,96476.0%82,170
Births to Teens, 201732876.4%5,152
Deaths, 20174,63377.1%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force230,30476.8%3,381,713
Annual Unemployment Rate3.1991.2%3.4
August 2019 Unemployment Rate2.91090.6%3.2

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed867100.0%100.0%$187,184$4,879,857
3- and 4-Family40.5%0.2%$760$6,163
5+ Family566.5%21.4%$5,639$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 Economic Growth Region 11

in 2018
Percent of Region
Mount Vernon6,4571.5%
Tell City7,2371.7%
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