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Economic Growth Region 11

Counties include: Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick

Largest City: Evansville (2021 population: 116,486)

Population per Square Mile: 121.3

Square Miles: 3,571.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)432,11976.7%6,484,050
Today (2021)433,30476.4%6,813,532
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*454,79676.4%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.3%9 5.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration6088 5,230
Net International Migration1559 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-87210-85.2%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)24,44575.6%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)72,437716.7%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)37,99198.8%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)108,235725.0%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)111,020725.6%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)79,176718.3%16.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone1,43870.3%0.4%
Asian Alone5,72991.3%2.7%
Black Alone23,20775.4%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone66330.2%0.1%
White393,105790.7%84.2%
Two or More Race Groups9,16272.1%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic419,175796.7%92.3%
Hispanic14,12983.3%7.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (includes detail not shown below)176,7397100.0%100.0%
Married With Children30,736917.4%18.2%
Married Without Children55,814731.6%29.8%
Single Parents14,66318.3%9.2%
Living Alone52,626629.8%29.1%

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

HousingNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2021 (estimate)195,4877100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)193,8827100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)126,609765.3%62.9%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)50,130725.9%27.2%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 68,80576.1%1,120,155
Public61,33175.9%1,036,519

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

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2021$56,248399.6%$56,497
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202224886.3%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 202234,81385.7%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/202226,65085.5%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 12Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20194,90876.1%80,859
Births to Teens, 201732876.4%5,152
Deaths, 20194,83477.3%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force220,29076.6%3,321,548
Employed213,54076.7%3,203,166
Unemployed6,75075.7%118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate3.1886.1%3.6
December 2022 Unemployment Rate2.1987.5%2.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work270,708100.0%$16,355,843100.0%$60,419
Wage and Salary224,50282.9%$11,767,12871.9%$52,414
Farm Proprietors3,4641.3%$297,7051.8%$85,943
Nonfarm Proprietors42,74215.8%$1,522,1219.3%$35,612
Farm4,5231.7%$334,1152.0%$73,870
Nonfarm266,18598.3%$16,021,72898.0%$60,190
Private239,70988.5%$14,458,41388.4%$60,317
  Accommodation, Food Serv.17,108*6.3%*$435,043*2.7%*$25,429*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3,606*1.3%*$83,676*0.5%*$23,205*
  Construction14,310*5.3%*$1,021,107*6.2%*$71,356*
  Health Care, Social Serv.30,867*11.4%*$2,348,559*14.4%*$76,086*
  Information2,1780.8%$156,9441.0%$72,059
  Manufacturing44,53916.5%$3,667,69322.4%$82,348
  Professional, Tech. Serv.9,387*3.5%*$707,004*4.3%*$75,317*
  Retail Trade26,96310.0%$966,4115.9%$35,842
  Trans., Warehousing12,1444.5%$720,0284.4%$59,291
  Wholesale Trade8,673*3.2%*$705,333*4.3%*$81,325*
  Other Private (not above)60,472*22.3%*$3,156,656*19.3%*$52,200*
Government26,4769.8%$1,563,3159.6%$59,046

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 Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed1,738100.0%100.0%$408,904$7,583,249
Single-Family1,31075.4%74.4%$363,411$6,692,956
2-Family1025.9%2.4%$18,660$117,031
3- and 4-Family160.9%0.4%$2,045$30,324
5+ Family31017.8%22.7%$24,788$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 Economic Growth Region 11

NamePopulation
in 2021
Percent of Region
Boonville6,6271.5%
Chandler3,7450.9%
Evansville116,48626.9%
Huntingburg6,4221.5%
Jasper16,7133.9%
Mount Vernon6,4261.5%
Newburgh3,3890.8%
Princeton8,3151.9%
Tell City7,5521.7%
Vincennes16,6313.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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