Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Allen County, IN

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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
Total Population300,836331,859355,339367,508382,187
Change Since 1990 31,02354,50366,67281,351
Pct. Change Since 1990 10.3%18.1%22.2%27.0%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
Net Domestic Migration897
International Migration393
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1,871
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)26,5857.0%
School Age (5 to 17)70,36918.6%
College Age (18 to 24)34,2899.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)100,49126.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)90,98124.0%
Older (65 plus)56,58414.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1,7800.5%
Asian Alone17,4314.6%
Black Alone45,45012.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3930.1%
White Alone302,00079.7%
Two or More Race Groups12,2453.2%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino349,94392.3%
Hispanic or Latino29,3567.7%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households145,065100.0%
  Family Households93,58764.5%
    Married with Children27,68119.1%
    Married without Children40,24327.7%
    Single Parents15,48710.7%
  Non-family Households51,47835.5%
    Living Alone42,39729.2%
Average Household Size2.61
Average Family Household Size4.05
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000331,85931,02310.3%
April 2010355,33923,4807.1%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections355,329367,731379,731391,546402,134
Change Since 2010 12,40224,40236,21746,805
Pct. Change Since 2010 3.5%6.9%10.2%13.2%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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