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Population

A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
 19902000201020152020
Total Population45,52755,43970,06072,44179,553
Change Since 1990 9,91224,53326,91434,026
Pct. Change Since 1990 21.8%53.9%59.1%74.7%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration1,281
International Migration16
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)102
Births802
Deaths700
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)4,6285.9%
School Age (5 to 17)13,60217.4%
College Age (18 to 24)5,9897.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)19,69025.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,38427.4%
Older (65 plus)12,87516.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2490.3%
Asian Alone7040.9%
Black Alone2,4873.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone360.0%
White Alone73,38193.9%
Two or More Race Groups1,3111.7%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino76,13697.4%
Hispanic or Latino2,0322.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households28,740100.0%
  Family Households20,23970.4%
    Married with Children6,95224.2%
    Married without Children9,80134.1%
    Single Parents2,0967.3%
    Other1,3904.8%
  Non-family Households8,50129.6%
    Living Alone6,62923.1%
Average Household Size2.72
Average Family Household Size3.86
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195020,332NANA
196026,6656,33331.1%
197035,0968,43131.6%
198043,9398,84325.2%
199045,5271,5883.6%
April 200055,4399,91221.8%
April 201070,06014,62126.4%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections70,00276,23781,79687,06091,967
Change Since 2010 6,23511,79417,05821,965
Pct. Change Since 2010 8.9%16.8%24.4%31.4%
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Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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