Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Dearborn 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 Population38,83546,16350,02549,49149,824
Change Since 1990 7,32811,19010,65610,989
Pct. Change Since 1990 18.9%28.8%27.4%28.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
Net Domestic Migration209
International Migration6
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)35
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)2,5725.2%
School Age (5 to 17)8,26716.7%
College Age (18 to 24)3,8267.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)11,40723.0%
Older Adult (45 to 64)14,32228.9%
Older (65 plus)9,06418.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1150.2%
Asian Alone2260.5%
Black Alone3450.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone340.1%
White Alone48,11497.1%
Two or More Race Groups6241.3%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino48,76398.4%
Hispanic or Latino6951.4%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households18,870100.0%
  Family Households13,71072.7%
    Married with Children3,81820.2%
    Married without Children6,96336.9%
    Single Parents1,6428.7%
  Non-family Households5,16027.3%
    Living Alone4,11721.8%
Average Household Size2.63
Average Family Household Size3.62
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200046,1637,32818.9%
April 201050,0253,8628.4%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
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%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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