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Economic Growth Region 4

Counties include: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Miami, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, White

Largest City: Lafayette (2018 population: 72,168)

Population per Square Mile: 106.9

Square Miles: 4,793.2

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)498,08767.7%6,484,061
Today (2018)512,18767.7%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*510,55967.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today2.8%4 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-1,72511 3,555
Net International Migration1,6222 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1,39357.3%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)30,42465.9%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)82,519616.1%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)71,357413.9%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)122,248623.9%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)123,362624.1%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)82,277616.1%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 Alone2,61460.5%0.4%
Asian Alone19,40033.8%2.5%
Black Alone21,21074.1%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone31270.1%0.1%
White458,855689.6%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups9,79661.9%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic474,082692.6%92.9%
Hispanic38,10567.4%7.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (includes detail not shown below)196,2546100.0%100.0%
Married With Children35,682818.2%18.8%
Married Without Children60,133630.6%30.0%
Single Parents16,81118.6%9.6%
Living Alone55,948528.5%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)223,6076100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)220,5976100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)130,166659.0%61.2%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)66,088630.0%27.7%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 79,39267.1%1,117,590
Public77,69467.4%1,054,903

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 2018$40,2091085.3%$47,149
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201843457.2%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 201841,01966.8%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/201937,83767.3%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, 20176,00767.3%82,170
Births to Teens, 201739067.6%5,152
Deaths, 20174,97067.6%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force255,94867.6%3,381,713
Employed247,36667.6%3,265,580
Unemployed8,58267.4%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate3.47100.0%3.4
October 2019 Unemployment Rate2.8893.3%3.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work274,854100.0%$14,085,259100.0%$51,246
Wage and Salary223,90281.5%$10,285,24673.0%$45,936
Farm Proprietors5,3792.0%$187,1591.3%$34,794
Nonfarm Proprietors45,57316.6%$1,072,7207.6%$23,538
Farm7,7532.8%$281,4312.0%$36,300
Nonfarm267,10197.2%$13,803,82898.0%$51,680
Private222,05780.8%$11,163,38979.3%$50,273
  Accommodation, Food Serv.19,006*6.9%*$387,920*2.8%*$20,410*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3,299*1.2%*$36,283*0.3%*$10,998*
  Construction12,5294.6%$679,2054.8%$54,211
  Health Care, Social Serv.22,193*8.1%*$1,330,424*9.4%*$59,948*
  Information1,938*0.7%*$96,299*0.7%*$49,690*
  Manufacturing52,493*19.1%*$4,270,337*30.3%*$81,351*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.7,757*2.8%*$490,334*3.5%*$63,212*
  Retail Trade26,6799.7%$752,6975.3%$28,213
  Trans., Warehousing7,988*2.9%*$396,823*2.8%*$49,677*
  Wholesale Trade5,418*2.0%*$386,693*2.7%*$71,372*
  Other Private (not above)48,737*17.7%*$1,679,587*11.9%*$34,462*
Government45,04416.4%$2,640,43918.7%$58,619

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 Filed2,441100.0%100.0%$412,618$4,879,857
Single-Family1,00541.2%76.4%$197,731$4,269,197
2-Family281.1%2.0%$3,718$49,353
3- and 4-Family40.2%0.2%$550$6,163
5+ Family1,40457.5%21.4%$210,619$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 4

NamePopulation
in 2018
Percent of Region
Attica3,1830.6%
Crawfordsville16,1143.1%
Frankfort15,8313.1%
Kokomo57,86911.3%
Lafayette72,16814.1%
Logansport17,7283.5%
Monticello5,2601.0%
Peru10,9042.1%
Tipton5,1041.0%
West Lafayette48,3089.4%
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