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Grant County, Indiana

Founded in 1831 and named for frontier fighters Moses and Samuel Grant

County Seat: Marion

Largest City: Marion (2017 population: 28,327)

Population per Square Mile: 160.57

Square Miles: 414.10

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)70,063221.1%6,484,192
Today (2017)66,491241.0%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*67,253241.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-5.1%90 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-26579 -976
Net International Migration1643 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-6088-0.3%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)3,700265.6%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)10,1702715.3%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)8,5791812.9%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)14,0602721.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)17,5262626.4%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)12,4562118.7%15.4%
Median Age40.3  Median Age = 37.7

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone279230.4%0.4%
Asian Alone614280.9%2.4%
Black Alone4,889187.4%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone28330.0%0.1%
White58,9732688.7%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups1,708212.6%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic63,5772695.6%93.0%
Hispanic2,914244.4%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)26,22724100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,8172914.6%19.0%
Married Without Children8,4122532.1%30.0%
Single Parents2,8091910.7%9.7%
Living Alone7,9112130.2%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 2017 (estimate)30,48023100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)30,30223100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
18,0472559.6%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$84,60084  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
8,1802127.0%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$49254  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 10,588271.0%1,110,866
Public10,469261.0%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)44,699251.0%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher86.5%61 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree16.7%49 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$38,1345588.5%43,097
Median Household Income in 201640,1779276.8%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201620.3%3145.0%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1829.1%1152.4%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201790161.3%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20179,823141.5%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20176,031191.2%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, 2016688270.8%83,063
Births to Teens, 201571191.2%5,876
Deaths, 2015868201.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force31,781261.0%3,320,409
Employed30,540261.0%3,203,351
Unemployed1,241211.1%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.921111.4%3.5
June 2018 Unemployment Rate4.31122.9%3.5

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 work34,998100.0%$1,625,970100.0%$46,459
Wage and Salary29,53584.4%$1,147,35270.6%$38,847
Farm Proprietors4291.2%$25,0321.5%$58,350
Nonfarm Proprietors5,03414.4%$147,1479.0%$29,231
Farm5071.4%$28,3741.7%$55,964
Nonfarm34,49198.6%$1,597,59698.3%$46,319
Private30,44187.0%$1,362,48983.8%$44,758
  Accommodation, Food Serv.2,3896.8%$45,7112.8%$19,134
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3290.9%$3,4090.2%$10,362
  Construction1,0322.9%$49,4553.0%$47,922
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information2620.7%$10,7700.7%$41,107
  Manufacturing4,78513.7%$387,15423.8%$80,910
  Professional, Tech. Serv.7972.3%$34,3172.1%$43,058
  Retail Trade3,72910.7%$105,0616.5%$28,174
  Trans., Warehousing2,4817.1%$120,7957.4%$48,688
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)5,812*16.6%*$184,766*11.4%*$31,790*
Government4,05011.6%$235,10714.5%$58,051

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed54100.0%100.0%$10,615$4,583,500
Single-Family54100.0%74.2%$10,615$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

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 Grant County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Converse2570.4%*
Fairmount2,7924.2%
Fowlerton2490.4%
Gas City5,8058.7%
Jonesboro1,6622.5%
Marion28,32742.6%
Matthews5610.8%
Swayzee9231.4%
Sweetser1,1641.8%
Upland3,7645.7%
Van Buren8201.2%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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