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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 (2020 population: 5,303)

Population per Square Mile: 59.36

Square Miles: 542.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)33,172510.5%6,484,050
Today (2020)32,203520.5%6,754,953
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*32,321520.5%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.9%67 4.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2019-2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration15219 1,323
Net International Migration1838 8,743
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-8383-0.6%13,740

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2020NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,799545.6%6.1%
School Age (5 to 17)5,1705116.1%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)2,272557.1%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,3785222.9%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,0454528.1%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)6,5394420.3%16.5%
Median Age43.6  Median Age = 38.0

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2020NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone130510.4%0.4%
Asian Alone129640.4%2.7%
Black Alone101830.3%10.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8640.0%0.1%
White31,4825197.8%84.5%
Two or More Race Groups353531.1%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,5804998.1%92.6%
Hispanic623641.9%7.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2019 (Includes detail not shown below)12,78148100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,5524620.0%18.5%
Married Without Children4,4375034.7%29.7%
Single Parents952537.4%9.3%
Living Alone3,4674727.1%29.0%

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 2020 (estimate)15,31946100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2019 (includes vacant units)15,26444100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,1754366.7%61.5%
Median Value (2019)$97,60074  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,6065417.1%27.5%
Median Rent (2019)$43588  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2020/2021 Total Reported) 4,725550.4%1,112,460
Public4,725520.5%1,033,286
Adults (25+ in 2019 ACS)22,764470.5%4,430,493
with High School diploma or higher87.9%59 88.8%
with B.A. or higher degree14.9%64 26.5%

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 2020$44,4376385.6%51,926
Median Household Income in 201951,9187390.1%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 201913.5%17113.4%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1819.9%13131.8%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202019620.3%6,657
Food Stamp Recipients in 20203,235350.5%659,095
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/20202,287510.5%507,739

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, 2019320570.4%80,859
Births to Teens, 201731400.6%5,152
Deaths, 2019409430.6%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2020NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,264590.4%3,319,010
Employed12,442600.4%3,082,982
Unemployed822600.3%236,028
Annual Unemployment Rate6.25887.3%7.1
October 2021 Unemployment Rate2.619104.0%2.5

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2020 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work10,352100.0%$425,938100.0%$41,145
Wage and Salary6,88866.5%$268,49163.0%$38,980
Farm Proprietors6996.8%$32,2487.6%$46,134
Nonfarm Proprietors2,76526.7%$48,30411.3%$17,470
Farm8818.5%$36,4548.6%$41,378
Nonfarm9,47191.5%$389,48491.4%$41,124
Private7,49772.4%$275,49364.7%$36,747
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction7066.8%$31,6237.4%$44,792
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information300.3%$1,0370.2%$34,567
  Manufacturing5915.7%$29,6037.0%$50,090
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4244.1%$18,1644.3%$42,840
  Retail Trade1,33612.9%$34,1618.0%$25,570
  Trans., Warehousing3413.3%$24,4245.7%$71,625
  Wholesale Trade1111.1%$4,9531.2%$44,622
  Other Private (not above)1,820*17.6%*$67,518*15.9%*$37,098*
Government1,97419.1%$113,99126.8%$57,746

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, 2020UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$05,872,297
Single-Family0N/A76.2%$0$5,209,930
2-Family0N/A2.5%$0$83,895
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.8%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A20.6%$0$552,508

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 2020
Percent of County
Bloomfield2,3947.4%
Jasonville2,1416.6%
Linton5,30316.5%
Lyons7232.2%
Newberry1860.6%
Switz City2930.9%
Worthington1,4174.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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