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Economic Growth Region 7

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

Largest City: Terre Haute (2021 population: 58,525)

Population per Square Mile: 92.8

Square Miles: 2,390.0

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)227,719123.5%6,484,050
Today (2021)221,889123.3%6,813,532
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*228,428123.2%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.6%11 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 Migration9186 5,230
Net International Migration9810 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-6069-59.2%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)11,852125.3%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)33,9691215.3%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)26,5161112.0%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)55,5611225.0%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)54,8201224.7%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)39,1711217.7%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 Alone910120.4%0.4%
Asian Alone2,988111.3%2.7%
Black Alone11,107105.0%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone105120.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups4,415122.0%2.3%
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 2021 (includes detail not shown below)86,08812100.0%100.0%
Married With Children13,4741315.7%18.2%
Married Without Children26,5041330.8%29.8%
Single Parents8,646110.0%9.2%
Living Alone25,7371129.9%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)97,40412100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)97,19012100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)59,8981261.6%62.9%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)26,1901226.9%27.2%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 31,611122.8%1,120,155

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$45,5611280.6%$56,497
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 2021/202217,198113.6%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, 20192,416123.0%80,859
Births to Teens, 2017167123.2%5,152
Deaths, 20192,420123.7%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force94,539122.8%3,321,548
Annual Unemployment Rate3.83105.6%3.6
December 2022 Unemployment Rate2.82116.7%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 work105,949100.0%$5,590,716100.0%$52,768
Wage and Salary84,88680.1%$3,950,09270.7%$46,534
Farm Proprietors2,6432.5%$132,8202.4%$50,253
Nonfarm Proprietors18,42017.4%$506,0459.1%$27,473
  Accommodation, Food Serv.7,628*7.2%*$182,980*3.3%*$23,988*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,218*1.1%*$17,795*0.3%*$14,610*
  Health Care, Social Serv.11,494*10.8%*$754,698*13.5%*$65,660*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,471*2.3%*$138,287*2.5%*$55,964*
  Retail Trade12,22211.5%$411,6727.4%$33,683
  Trans., Warehousing4,682*4.4%*$242,649*4.3%*$51,826*
  Wholesale Trade2,1972.1%$172,7753.1%$78,641
  Other Private (not above)20,549*19.4%*$930,701*16.6%*$45,292*

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 Filed321100.0%100.0%$68,196$7,583,249
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family3811.8%22.7%$3,583$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 7

in 2021
Percent of Region
Fairview Park1,3990.6%
Terre Haute58,52526.4%
West Terre Haute2,1441.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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