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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 Population27,44633,23334,14734,37234,632
Change Since 1990 5,7876,7016,9267,186
Pct. Change Since 1990 21.1%24.4%25.2%26.2%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2020 to 2021
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Net Domestic Migration262
International Migration7
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-80
Births343
Deaths423
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,8625.4%
School Age (5 to 17)5,12414.8%
College Age (18 to 24)3,4139.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,24120.9%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,52227.5%
Older (65 plus)7,47021.6%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1350.4%
Asian Alone2510.7%
Black Alone3260.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone140.0%
White Alone33,46596.6%
Two or More Race Groups4411.3%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino33,20595.9%
Hispanic or Latino1,4274.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households14,449100.0%
  Family Households9,40165.1%
    Married with Children2,75619.1%
    Married without Children5,07635.1%
    Single Parents7925.5%
    Other7775.4%
  Non-family Households5,04834.9%
    Living Alone3,89527.0%
Average Household Size2.38
Average Family Household Size3.66
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195017,087NANA
196017,184970.6%
197020,1592,97517.3%
198024,6944,53522.5%
199027,4462,75211.1%
April 200033,2335,78721.1%
April 201034,1479142.8%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections34,18534,53334,67934,61234,245
Change Since 2010 34849442760
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.0%1.4%1.2%0.2%
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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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