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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
 19902000201020152021
Total Population38,14746,14556,64764,27473,052
Change Since 1990 7,99818,50026,12734,905
Pct. Change Since 1990 21.0%48.5%68.5%91.5%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2020 to 2021
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Net Domestic Migration1,699
International Migration30
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)169
Births828
Deaths659
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)4,5766.3%
School Age (5 to 17)14,27419.5%
College Age (18 to 24)5,6177.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)19,31926.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)18,87425.8%
Older (65 plus)10,39214.2%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone2090.3%
Asian Alone2,8003.8%
Black Alone1,9572.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone320.0%
White Alone66,75891.4%
Two or More Race Groups1,2961.8%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino70,40896.4%
Hispanic or Latino2,6443.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households25,822100.0%
  Family Households18,82672.9%
    Married with Children7,03127.2%
    Married without Children9,01034.9%
    Single Parents1,7276.7%
    Other1,0584.1%
  Non-family Households6,99627.1%
    Living Alone5,61221.7%
Average Household Size2.76
Average Family Household Size3.78
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195023,993NANA
196027,5433,55014.8%
197030,8703,32712.1%
198036,4465,57618.1%
199038,1471,7014.7%
April 200046,1457,99821.0%
April 201056,64710,50222.8%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections56,64061,62166,16170,53274,654
Change Since 2010 4,9819,52113,89218,014
Pct. Change Since 2010 8.8%16.8%24.5%31.8%
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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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