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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 Population23,71727,20428,26027,78428,213
Change Since 1990 3,4874,5434,0674,496
Pct. Change Since 1990 14.7%19.2%17.1%19.0%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
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Net Domestic Migration174
International Migration0
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-23
Births301
Deaths324
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,6465.9%
School Age (5 to 17)4,81217.1%
College Age (18 to 24)2,1307.6%
Young Adult (25 to 44)6,66123.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,92628.2%
Older (65 plus)4,86117.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone770.3%
Asian Alone850.3%
Black Alone1430.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone40.0%
White Alone27,43497.8%
Two or More Race Groups2931.0%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino27,65698.5%
Hispanic or Latino3801.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households10,940100.0%
  Family Households7,71870.5%
    Married with Children2,16019.7%
    Married without Children3,96636.3%
    Single Parents8287.6%
    Other7647.0%
  Non-family Households3,22229.5%
    Living Alone2,94326.9%
Average Household Size2.57
Average Family Household Size3.64
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195016,520NANA
196017,8191,2997.9%
197019,2781,4598.2%
198021,9322,65413.8%
199023,7171,7858.1%
April 200027,2043,48714.7%
April 201028,2601,0563.9%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections28,26228,75129,10429,41529,652
Change Since 2010 4898421,1531,390
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.7%3.0%4.1%4.9%
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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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