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Greene County, Indiana

Formed in 1821 and named after Revolutionary War hero General Nathaniel Greene

County Seat: Bloomfield

Largest City: Linton (2016 population: 5,248)

Population per Square Mile: 59.38

Square Miles: 542.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)33,164510.5%6,484,136
Today (2016)32,211530.5%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*32,920510.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.9%74 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 Migration-16455 -12,135
Net International Migration1047 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-7188-0.3%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)1,727555.4%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)5,3585116.6%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)2,450547.6%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,3175222.7%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,3014728.9%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)6,0584318.8%14.9%
Median Age43.2  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 Alone118490.4%0.4%
Asian Alone114610.4%2.2%
Black Alone86800.3%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone12510.0%0.1%
White31,5485297.9%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups333481.0%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,7984998.7%93.2%
Hispanic413691.3%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)12,68848100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3435318.5%19.0%
Married Without Children4,4324734.9%30.0%
Single Parents874606.9%9.7%
Living Alone3,8873930.6%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)15,02544100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)15,09044100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,1094467.0%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$91,40074  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,5795817.1%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$40786  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 5,103500.5%1,110,866
Public5,103490.5%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)22,771470.5%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher85.6%68 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree14.3%63 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$36,5606684.8%43,097
Median Household Income in 201646,0197888.0%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201616.1%19115.0%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1820.9%30109.4%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201624590.3%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20163,691370.5%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20172,370450.5%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, 2015337570.4%84,008
Births to Teens, 201544280.7%5,876
Deaths, 2015352470.6%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,721580.4%3,326,893
Employed12,818600.4%3,179,806
Unemployed903340.6%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate6.61150.0%4.4
October 2017 Unemployment Rate4.35126.5%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 work10,789100.0%$359,821100.0%$33,351
Wage and Salary7,04265.3%$232,29264.6%$32,987
Farm Proprietors7256.7%$9,3162.6%$12,850
Nonfarm Proprietors3,02228.0%$50,95214.2%$16,860
Farm8908.2%$13,5563.8%$15,231
Nonfarm9,89991.8%$346,26596.2%$34,980
Private7,97573.9%$252,15670.1%$31,618
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6476.0%$9,9092.8%$15,315
  Arts, Ent., Recreation940.9%$4230.1%$4,500
  Construction7026.5%$32,5679.1%$46,392
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information470.4%$1,6260.5%$34,596
  Manufacturing5985.5%$31,0258.6%$51,881
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4223.9%$16,9734.7%$40,220
  Retail Trade1,38912.9%$28,7838.0%$20,722
  Trans., Warehousing3473.2%$17,7884.9%$51,262
  Wholesale Trade1661.5%$4,5031.3%$27,127
  Other Private (not above)2,462*22.8%*$70,752*19.7%*$28,738*
Government1,92417.8%$94,10926.2%$48,913

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 Filed0N/A100%$03,875,847
Single-Family0N/A75.2%$0$3,417,822
2-Family0N/A3.1%$0$64,063
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.9%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A20.9%$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 Greene County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Bloomfield2,3237.2%
Jasonville2,1476.7%
Linton5,24816.3%
Lyons7202.2%
Newberry1900.6%
Switz City2880.9%
Worthington1,4164.4%
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