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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 Population23,71727,20428,26027,71928,102
Change Since 1990 3,4874,5434,0024,385
Pct. Change Since 1990 14.7%19.2%16.9%18.5%
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Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2020 to 2021
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Net Domestic Migration-76
International Migration2
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-47
Births320
Deaths367
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)1,5995.7%
School Age (5 to 17)4,75816.9%
College Age (18 to 24)2,1077.5%
Young Adult (25 to 44)6,74324.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)7,79627.7%
Older (65 plus)5,09918.1%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2021
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone790.3%
Asian Alone820.3%
Black Alone1820.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone40.0%
White Alone27,43897.6%
Two or More Race Groups3171.1%
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Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino27,71198.6%
Hispanic or Latino3911.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households10,820100.0%
  Family Households7,50269.3%
    Married with Children2,00918.6%
    Married without Children3,87035.8%
    Single Parents8838.2%
    Other7406.8%
  Non-family Households3,31830.7%
    Living Alone2,99127.6%
Average Household Size2.61
Average Family Household Size3.76
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
 PopulationNumerical
Chg.
Pct. Chg.
195016,520NANA
196017,8191,2997.9%
197019,2781,4598.2%
198021,9322,65413.8%
199023,7171,7858.1%
April 200027,2043,48714.7%
April 201028,2601,0563.9%
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
 20102015202020252030
Population Projections28,26228,75129,10429,41529,652
Change Since 2010 4898421,1531,390
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.7%3.0%4.1%4.9%
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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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