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Floyd County, Indiana

Named in 1819 for Col. John Floyd, early settlers in the area

County Seat: New Albany

Largest City: New Albany (2021 population: 37,411)

Population per Square Mile: 543.98

Square Miles: 147.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)74,575211.2%6,484,050
Today (2021)80,454211.2%6,813,532
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*79,850211.1%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today7.9%12 5.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration13835 5,230
Net International Migration2622 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-16278-15.8%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)4,553235.7%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)13,7632317.1%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)6,379227.9%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)20,8612025.9%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,3092026.5%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)13,5892216.9%16.4%
Median Age40.0  Median Age = 38.1

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone322230.4%0.4%
Asian Alone1,054221.3%2.7%
Black Alone4,640205.8%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone46260.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups1,981202.5%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (Includes detail not shown below)30,13722100.0%100.0%
Married With Children5,5072318.3%18.2%
Married Without Children9,6832332.1%29.8%
Single Parents2,831229.4%9.2%
Living Alone8,3232127.6%29.1%

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

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2021 (estimate)34,61921100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)34,11121100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2021)$187,90010  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2021)$71315  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 13,877191.2%1,120,155
Adults (25+ in 2021 ACS)55,023201.2%4,501,214
with High School diploma or higher91.3%23 89.8%
with B.A. or higher degree30.3%12 27.8%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2021$62,5785110.8%56,497
Median Household Income in 202167,33017107.3%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 20219.2%6776.0%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.5%6779.6%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202270131.8%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20225,886211.0%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/20223,744270.8%481,568

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 Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2019850211.1%80,851
Births to Teens, 201757191.1%5,152
Deaths, 2019882201.3%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force41,370191.2%3,355,642
Annual Unemployment Rate2.85771.8%3.9
January 2023 Unemployment Rate2.78079.4%3.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work42,403100.0%$2,305,331100.0%$54,367
Wage and Salary32,96677.7%$1,643,87771.3%$49,866
Farm Proprietors2310.5%$2410.0%$1,043
Nonfarm Proprietors9,20621.7%$280,52912.2%$30,472
  Accommodation, Food Serv.3,3137.8%$86,4103.7%$26,082
  Arts, Ent., Recreation5871.4%$3,8080.2%$6,487
  Health Care, Social Serv.7,22017.0%$496,49721.5%$68,767
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,1965.2%$135,2135.9%$61,572
  Retail Trade3,7188.8%$117,2665.1%$31,540
  Trans., Warehousing1,3743.2%$143,4706.2%$104,418
  Wholesale Trade7411.7%$57,7372.5%$77,918
  Other Private (not above)9,474*22.3%*$332,972*14.4%*$35,146*

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, 2021UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed248100.0%100.0%$81,098$7,583,249
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family00.0%22.7%$0$742,937

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 Floyd County

in 2021
Percent of County
New Albany37,41146.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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