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Floyd County, Indiana

Named in 1819 for Col. John Floyd, early settlers in the area

County Seat: New Albany

Largest City: New Albany (2016 population: 36,670)

Population per Square Mile: 520.55

Square Miles: 147.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)74,578211.2%6,484,136
Today (2016)76,990211.2%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*77,763221.1%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today3.2%17 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration820 -12,135
Net International Migration3127 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)173210.8%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)4,566215.9%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)13,0262216.9%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)6,479228.4%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)19,1502024.9%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)21,8391928.4%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)11,9302315.5%14.9%
Median Age40.0  Median Age = 37.6

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone251240.3%0.4%
Asian Alone888221.2%2.2%
Black Alone4,206195.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone33250.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups1,684202.2%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)29,08821100.0%100.0%
Married With Children5,5672319.1%19.2%
Married Without Children9,0972231.3%30.0%
Single Parents2,865209.8%9.8%
Living Alone7,9742127.4%28.0%

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 2016 (estimate)32,53921100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)31,87221100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2015)$156,3009  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2015)$57220  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 12,866221.2%1,110,866
Adults (25+ in 2015 ACS)51,455201.2%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher89.2%22 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree25.8%14 24.1%

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 2015$48,8154116.4%41,940
Median Household Income in 201557,36713113.6%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201511.3%6078.5%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.5%5785.8%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2016129141.7%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20167,257201.0%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20174,714241.0%495,330

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, 2015909211.1%84,008
Births to Teens, 201555240.9%5,876
Deaths, 2015754211.2%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force41,205201.2%3,326,893
Annual Unemployment Rate4.15693.2%4.4
August 2017 Unemployment Rate3.71102.8%3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work39,901100.0%$1,747,304100.0%$43,791
Wage and Salary31,47078.9%$1,258,98572.1%$40,006
Farm Proprietors2430.6%$-319-0.0%$-1,313
Nonfarm Proprietors8,18820.5%$177,24910.1%$21,647
  Accommodation, Food Serv.3,0277.6%$53,6583.1%$17,726
  Arts, Ent., Recreation5921.5%$7,3210.4%$12,367
  Health Care, Social Serv.4,65811.7%$208,49611.9%$44,761
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,0185.1%$97,8155.6%$48,471
  Retail Trade3,8119.6%$97,3255.6%$25,538
  Trans., Warehousing5481.4%$20,2021.2%$36,865
  Wholesale Trade8272.1%$64,7353.7%$78,277
  Other Private (not above)8,547*21.4%*$266,635*15.3%*$31,196*

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed258100.0%100.0%$73,938$3,875,847
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

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 Floyd County

in 2016
Percent of County
New Albany36,67047.6%
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