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Economic Growth Region 7

Counties include: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo

Largest City: Terre Haute (2016 population: 60,852)

Population per Square Mile: 94.1

Square Miles: 2,390.0

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)227,728123.5%6,484,136
Today (2016)224,923123.4%6,634,007
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*229,383123.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.2%11 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-9074 -10,480
Net International Migration24610 11,461
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)148110.7%22,480

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)12,650125.6%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)34,1131215.2%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)28,0891012.5%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)54,5561224.3%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)58,4881226.0%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)37,0271216.5%14.9%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone820120.4%0.4%
Asian Alone2,838101.3%2.2%
Black Alone10,655104.7%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone89120.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups3,866121.7%2.0%
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 2016 (includes detail not shown below)84,71912100.0%100.0%
Married With Children14,6011317.2%19.0%
Married Without Children26,6781231.5%30.0%
Single Parents7,77519.2%9.7%
Living Alone23,5431227.8%28.2%

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 2016 (estimate)97,67112100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)97,37512100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)57,6791259.2%61.0%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)27,0401227.8%27.8%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 32,822123.0%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 2016$35,0691281.4%$43,097
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2017293114.3%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 201725,542113.9%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/201716,732123.4%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, 20152,596123.1%84,008
Births to Teens, 2015213123.6%5,876
Deaths, 20152,478124.0%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force101,560123.1%3,327,139
Annual Unemployment Rate5.32120.5%4.4
January 2018 Unemployment Rate4.52125.0%3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work110,680100.0%$4,860,153100.0%$43,912
Wage and Salary89,92881.3%$3,455,98771.1%$38,431
Farm Proprietors2,7232.5%$68,6991.4%$25,229
Nonfarm Proprietors18,02916.3%$389,8368.0%$21,623
  Accommodation, Food Serv.8,274*7.5%*$157,382*3.2%*$19,021*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,173*1.1%*$14,872*0.3%*$12,679*
  Health Care, Social Serv.10,673*9.6%*$593,190*12.2%*$55,579*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,790*2.5%*$123,387*2.5%*$44,225*
  Retail Trade12,79411.6%$332,5306.8%$25,991
  Trans., Warehousing4,238*3.8%*$214,511*4.4%*$50,616*
  Wholesale Trade2,017*1.8%*$117,748*2.4%*$58,378*
  Other Private (not above)21,631*19.5%*$779,300*16.0%*$36,027*

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed513100.0%100.0%$48,895$3,875,847
3- and 4-Family30.6%0.9%$300$21,320
5+ Family31461.2%20.9%$19,815$372,642

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 7

in 2016
Percent of Region
Fairview Park1,3300.6%
Terre Haute60,85227.1%
West Terre Haute2,2191.0%
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