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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 Population37,73041,39742,37643,89244,222
Change Since 1990 3,6674,6466,1626,492
Pct. Change Since 1990 9.7%12.3%16.3%17.2%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration-149
International Migration68
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)122
Births606
Deaths484
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,9896.8%
School Age (5 to 17)7,81617.7%
College Age (18 to 24)3,4197.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,13325.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,51026.1%
Older (65 plus)7,36416.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2600.6%
Asian Alone1,1402.6%
Black Alone5931.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone730.2%
White Alone41,51994.0%
Two or More Race Groups6461.5%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino40,79592.3%
Hispanic or Latino3,4367.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households16,753100.0%
  Family Households11,74470.1%
    Married with Children3,47020.7%
    Married without Children5,31731.7%
    Single Parents1,4148.4%
    Other1,5439.2%
  Non-family Households5,00929.9%
    Living Alone4,18725.0%
Average Household Size2.64
Average Family Household Size3.76
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195028,237NANA
196030,5562,3198.2%
197033,1872,6318.6%
198036,5233,33610.1%
199037,7301,2073.3%
April 200041,3973,6679.7%
April 201042,3769792.4%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections42,37643,05943,54843,89144,045
Change Since 2010 6831,1721,5151,669
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.6%2.8%3.6%3.9%
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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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