Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Vanderburgh 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 Population165,058171,941179,701181,600182,447
Change Since 1990 6,88314,64316,54217,389
Pct. Change Since 1990 4.2%8.9%10.0%10.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2019 to 2020
Net Domestic Migration727
International Migration116
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)37
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)10,8196.0%
School Age (5 to 17)28,24715.6%
College Age (18 to 24)17,5289.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)47,59526.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)45,77225.2%
Older (65 plus)31,49017.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone5340.3%
Asian Alone2,6121.4%
Black Alone17,8769.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3880.2%
White Alone155,03385.4%
Two or More Race Groups5,0082.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino176,29697.1%
Hispanic or Latino5,1552.8%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households75,607100.0%
  Family Households44,74359.2%
    Married with Children11,21614.8%
    Married without Children20,71227.4%
    Single Parents7,4009.8%
  Non-family Households30,86440.8%
    Living Alone25,44933.7%
Average Household Size2.40
Average Family Household Size4.06
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 2000171,9416,8834.2%
April 2010179,7017,7604.5%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections179,703183,494186,480188,931190,851
Change Since 2010 3,7916,7779,22811,148
Pct. Change Since 2010 2.1%3.8%5.1%6.2%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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