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Dubois County, Indiana

Organized in 1818 and named for Captain Toussaint Dubois of the War of 1812

County Seat: Jasper

Largest City: Jasper (2022 population: 16,757)

Population per Square Mile: 102.11

Square Miles: 427.30

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)43,637350.7%6,484,050
Today (2022)43,632360.6%6,832,274
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*45,218330.6%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today-0.0%21 0.7%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2021-2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-5972 4,599
Net International Migration4733 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)31170.4%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,700356.2%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)7,8013417.9%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,512408.0%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,9473622.8%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)11,3613526.0%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)8,3113419.0%16.9%
Median Age40.9  Median Age = 38.2

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone153430.4%0.4%
Asian Alone323350.7%2.8%
Black Alone468421.1%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone72190.2%0.1%
White42,2253696.8%84.0%
Two or More Race Groups391530.9%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic39,6483690.9%92.1%
Hispanic3,984239.1%7.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)17,43734100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,1493718.1%18.1%
Married Without Children5,8673233.6%29.6%
Single Parents1,329377.6%9.0%
Living Alone5,3143030.5%29.4%

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 2022 (estimate)18,83236100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)18,59536100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
13,5083372.6%63.5%
Median Value (2022)$187,00026  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,9293421.1%27.1%
Median Rent (2022)$60248  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 7,805320.7%1,124,094
Public7,326330.7%1,035,718
Adults (25+ in 2022 ACS)29,469350.7%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher89.9%48 90%
with B.A. or higher degree23.9%26 28.2%

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 2022$65,7215112.7%58,323
Median Household Income in 202167,61516107.8%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 20217.5%8462.0%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 188.8%8856.1%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202211690.3%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20221,524710.2%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/20232,823370.6%511,735

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, 2021493370.6%79,946
Births to Teens, 202119470.5%3,845
Deaths, 2019433390.7%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force22,045340.6%3,404,443
Employed21,552340.7%3,302,632
Unemployed493420.5%101,811
Annual Unemployment Rate2.28573.3%3.0
December 2023 Unemployment Rate2.09071.4%2.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work35,063100.0%$2,125,595100.0%$60,622
Wage and Salary28,81782.2%$1,514,13971.2%$52,543
Farm Proprietors5681.6%$104,1694.9%$183,396
Nonfarm Proprietors5,67816.2%$187,4368.8%$33,011
Farm7902.3%$115,1345.4%$145,739
Nonfarm34,27397.7%$2,010,46194.6%$58,660
Private31,86690.9%$1,877,51788.3%$58,919
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,8775.4%$47,8982.3%$25,518
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3110.9%$3,5670.2%$11,469
  Construction1,5584.4%$102,2014.8%$65,598
  Health Care, Social Serv.3,74910.7%$259,94212.2%$69,336
  Information2470.7%$22,0581.0%$89,304
  Manufacturing10,64630.4%$753,28535.4%$70,758
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1,0042.9%$58,5512.8%$58,318
  Retail Trade3,54510.1%$138,4076.5%$39,043
  Trans., Warehousing1,1033.1%$84,4674.0%$76,579
  Wholesale Trade1,7555.0%$137,5096.5%$78,353
  Other Private (not above)5,779*16.5%*$258,022*12.1%*$44,648*
Government2,4076.9%$132,9446.3%$55,232

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, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed99100.0%100.0%$27,103$6,635,992
Single-Family7171.7%65.0%$24,102$5,513,030
2-Family1010.1%1.9%1,101$76,873
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.5%$0$14,702
5+ Family1818.2%32.6%$1,900$1,031,387

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 Dubois County

NamePopulation
in 2022
Percent of County
Birdseye4120.9%
Ferdinand2,1845.0%
Holland6141.4%
Huntingburg6,49014.9%
Jasper16,75738.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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