Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Brown 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 Population14,08014,95315,24715,00315,112
Change Since 1990 8731,1679231,032
Pct. Change Since 1990 6.2%8.3%6.6%7.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
Net Domestic Migration108
International Migration-2
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-58
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)6054.0%
School Age (5 to 17)2,00113.3%
College Age (18 to 24)9416.2%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,95919.6%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,75331.5%
Older (65 plus)3,83325.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone940.6%
Asian Alone720.5%
Black Alone1100.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone30.0%
White Alone14,60696.9%
Two or More Race Groups2071.4%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino14,81498.3%
Hispanic or Latino2781.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households6,189100.0%
  Family Households4,50872.8%
    Married with Children94215.2%
    Married without Children2,76044.6%
    Single Parents3966.4%
  Non-family Households1,68127.2%
    Living Alone1,40322.7%
Average Household Size2.43
Average Family Household Size3.34
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200014,9538736.2%
April 201015,2472942.0%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections15,24215,41215,39315,19514,812
Change Since 2010 170151-47-430
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.1%1.0%-0.3%-2.8%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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