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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 Population7,7389,08210,68810,61610,724
Change Since 1990 1,3442,9502,8782,986
Pct. Change Since 1990 17.4%38.1%37.2%38.6%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration-90
International Migration9
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-11
Births113
Deaths124
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)6415.9%
School Age (5 to 17)2,00718.6%
College Age (18 to 24)7657.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,46622.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)3,00227.8%
Older (65 plus)1,87017.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone350.3%
Asian Alone380.4%
Black Alone1491.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone50.0%
White Alone10,40496.2%
Two or More Race Groups1201.1%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino10,54797.5%
Hispanic or Latino2041.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households4,349100.0%
  Family Households3,05770.3%
    Married with Children79118.2%
    Married without Children1,47533.9%
    Single Parents45310.4%
    Other3387.8%
  Non-family Households1,29229.7%
    Living Alone1,06624.5%
Average Household Size2.49
Average Family Household Size3.54
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
19507,599NANA
19607,092-507-6.7%
19706,306-786-11.1%
19807,15384713.4%
19907,7385858.2%
April 20009,0821,34417.4%
April 201010,6881,60617.7%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections10,61311,33211,95012,48412,972
Change Since 2010 7191,3371,8712,359
Pct. Change Since 2010 6.8%12.6%17.6%22.2%
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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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