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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%
White69,9282190.8%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups1,684202.2%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic74,5722096.9%93.2%
Hispanic2,418283.1%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)29,03421100.0%100.0%
Married With Children5,3262418.3%19.0%
Married Without Children9,2812332.0%30.0%
Single Parents2,691219.3%9.7%
Living Alone8,1012027.9%28.2%

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 2016 (includes vacant units)32,31621100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
20,8632164.6%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$158,30010  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
8,1712225.3%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$59719  

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
Public11,962231.1%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)51,839201.2%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher89.4%25 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree26.9%13 24.6%

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 2016$50,6483117.5%43,097
Median Household Income in 201658,70315112.3%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201610.3%7173.6%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1814.7%6977.0%19.1%
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
Employed39,525201.2%3,179,806
Unemployed1,680191.1%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.15693.2%4.4
October 2017 Unemployment Rate3.15591.2%3.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work40,442100.0%$1,899,515100.0%$46,969
Wage and Salary32,00479.1%$1,347,03270.9%$42,089
Farm Proprietors2440.6%$-921-0.0%$-3,775
Nonfarm Proprietors8,19420.3%$212,92911.2%$25,986
Farm2500.6%$-722-0.0%$-2,888
Nonfarm40,19299.4%$1,900,237100.0%$47,279
Private33,35082.5%$1,483,93478.1%$44,496
  Accommodation, Food Serv.3,1797.9%$59,5133.1%$18,721
  Arts, Ent., Recreation5671.4%$5,4200.3%$9,559
  Construction2,3345.8%$134,7367.1%$57,728
  Health Care, Social Serv.4,84912.0%$232,47412.2%$47,943
  Information2840.7%$16,2390.9%$57,180
  Manufacturing6,09115.1%$414,99921.8%$68,133
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,1315.3%$107,9905.7%$50,676
  Retail Trade3,9049.7%$102,2325.4%$26,186
  Trans., Warehousing5531.4%$21,8661.2%$39,541
  Wholesale Trade8512.1%$88,9344.7%$104,505
  Other Private (not above)8,510*21.0%*$298,870*15.7%*$35,120*
Government6,84216.9%$416,30321.9%$60,845

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
Single-Family258100.0%75.2%$73,938$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
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

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Georgetown3,2224.2%
Greenville8071.0%
New Albany36,67047.6%
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