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Economic Growth Region 7

Counties include: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo

Largest City: Terre Haute (2022 population: 58,335)

Population per Square Mile: 93.0

Square Miles: 2,390.0

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)221,757123.3%6,785,528
Today (2022)222,176123.3%6,832,274
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*222,003123.2%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today0.2%6 0.7%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2021-2022NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration4237 4,599
Net International Migration22912 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-5598-7.4%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)11,822125.3%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)33,7731215.2%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)26,9771112.1%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)55,1721224.8%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)53,8721224.2%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)40,5601218.3%16.9%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone917120.4%0.4%
Asian Alone3,006121.4%2.8%
Black Alone10,492104.7%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone122120.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups4,602122.1%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (includes detail not shown below)86,92612100.0%100.0%
Married With Children13,7731315.8%18.1%
Married Without Children26,9331231.0%29.6%
Single Parents8,57419.9%9.0%
Living Alone25,7581129.6%29.4%

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 2022 (estimate)97,63612100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)97,28312100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)60,8161262.5%63.5%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)26,1101226.8%27.1%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 31,835122.8%1,124,094

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 2022$46,0371278.9%$58,323
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2022158114.0%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 202224,26894.0%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/202317,602113.4%511,735

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, 20212,362123.0%79,946
Births to Teens, 2021139113.6%3,845
Deaths, 20192,420123.7%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force96,516122.8%3,404,443
Annual Unemployment Rate3.42113.3%3.0
December 2023 Unemployment Rate2.93103.6%2.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work108,006100.0%$5,908,627100.0%$54,706
Wage and Salary85,60079.3%$4,218,84871.4%$49,286
Farm Proprietors2,6022.4%$117,0742.0%$44,994
Nonfarm Proprietors19,80418.3%$581,2139.8%$29,348
  Accommodation, Food Serv.7,906*7.3%*$191,792*3.2%*$24,259*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,282*1.2%*$18,718*0.3%*$14,601*
  Health Care, Social Serv.10,355*9.6%*$750,145*12.7%*$72,443*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,690*2.5%*$151,768*2.6%*$56,419*
  Retail Trade12,32811.4%$431,6057.3%$35,010
  Trans., Warehousing5,331*4.9%*$279,005*4.7%*$52,336*
  Wholesale Trade2,3662.2%$194,5633.3%$82,233
  Other Private (not above)21,072*19.5%*$985,680*16.7%*$46,777*

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, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed338100.0%100.0%$71,023$6,635,992
3- and 4-Family247.1%0.5%$1,075$14,702
5+ Family5416.0%32.6%$5,850$1,031,387

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 7

in 2022
Percent of Region
Fairview Park1,4090.6%
Terre Haute58,33526.3%
West Terre Haute2,1521.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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