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Crawford County, Indiana

Named for either Col. Crawford, friend of G. Washington or Wm. H. Crawford, treasury sect'y when Crawford became a county in 1818

County Seat: English

Largest City: Marengo (2013 population: 822)

Population per Square Mile: 34.75

Square Miles: 305.60

Go to county's in.gov site

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)10,713860.2%6,483,797
Today (2013)10,621860.2%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*10,652870.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.9%56 1.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-1831 -1,179
Net International Migration085 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1750.0%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)557895.2%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)1,8708717.6%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)812877.6%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)2,3758722.4%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)3,2538630.6%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)1,7548616.5%13.9%
Median Age42.6  Median Age = 37.4

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone46780.4%0.4%
Asian Alone23880.2%1.9%
Black Alone50870.5%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone9560.1%0.1%
White10,3808697.7%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups113851.1%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic10,4558698.4%93.6%
Hispanic166871.6%6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (Includes detail not shown below)4,25986100.0%100.0%
Married With Children7888718.5%20.2%
Married Without Children1,5248635.8%30.1%
Single Parents376858.8%9.8%
Living Alone1,1218726.3%27.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2013 (estimate)5,43486100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)5,51386100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,5218663.9%62.6%
Median Value (2012)$86,50080  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
7388913.4%26.1%
Median Rent (2012)$34892  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 1,545870.1%1,115,499
Public1,545870.1%1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2012 ACS)7,317860.2%4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher81.1%83 87%
with B.A. or higher degree12.5%73 23%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2013$29,8189077.2%38,622
Median Household Income in 201239,5348584.2%$46,954
Poverty Rate in 201218.9%9121.9%15.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1831.9%5144.3%22.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201314870.1%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 20131,637820.2%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2013924850.2%509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2012120870.1%83,250
Births to Teens, 201214790.2%7,431
Deaths, 2012107880.2%59,168

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force5,144880.2%3,179,935
Employed4,672880.2%2,940,897
Unemployed472840.2%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate9.29122.7%7.5
November 2014 Unemployment Rate6.520112.1%5.8

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Earnings by Industry, 2013 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$99,646100.0%
Wage and Salary$59,47159.7%
Farm Proprietors$1,1641.2%
Nonfarm Proprietors$20,51820.6%
Farm$1,3721.4%
Nonfarm$98,27498.6%
Private$74,27874.5%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction$5,5455.6%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$5,3405.4%
  Information$00.0%
  ManufacturingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade$5,7005.7%
  Trans., Warehousing$9,3519.4%
  Wholesale Trade$9851.0%
  Other Private (not above)$15,513*15.6%*
Government$23,99624.1%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$03,065,788
Single-Family0N/A67.3%$0$2,631,508
2-Family0N/A2.2%$0$38,302
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.9%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A29.6%$0$382,380

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Crawford County

NamePopulation
in 2013
Percent of County
Alton550.5%
English6426.0%
Leavenworth2362.2%
Marengo8227.7%
Milltown4424.2%*
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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