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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 Population38,83546,16350,02549,46850,816
Change Since 1990 7,32811,19010,63311,981
Pct. Change Since 1990 18.9%28.8%27.4%30.9%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2020 to 2021
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Net Domestic Migration175
International Migration3
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-94
Births494
Deaths588
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,7245.4%
School Age (5 to 17)8,54916.8%
College Age (18 to 24)3,9947.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,73623.1%
Older Adult (45 to 64)14,33228.2%
Older (65 plus)9,48118.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1320.3%
Asian Alone2480.5%
Black Alone3870.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone360.1%
White Alone49,36297.1%
Two or More Race Groups6511.3%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino50,05698.5%
Hispanic or Latino7601.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households19,279100.0%
  Family Households13,87772.0%
    Married with Children3,86620.1%
    Married without Children6,86335.6%
    Single Parents1,7208.9%
    Other1,4287.4%
  Non-family Households5,40228.0%
    Living Alone4,36522.6%
Average Household Size2.63
Average Family Household Size3.66
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195025,141NANA
196028,6743,53314.1%
197029,4307562.6%
198034,2914,86116.5%
199038,8354,54413.3%
April 200046,1637,32818.9%
April 201050,0253,8628.4%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections50,04751,92753,48254,72655,655
Change Since 2010 1,8803,4354,6795,608
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.8%6.9%9.3%11.2%
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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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