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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 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)12,79847100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3405318.3%19.2%
Married Without Children4,5774435.8%30.0%
Single Parents991527.7%9.8%
Living Alone3,6594228.6%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)15,02544100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)15,28544100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,1194466.2%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$90,50074  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,6795417.5%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$41085  

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 2015 ACS)22,774470.5%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher85.6%66 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree13.7%66 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$35,8065985.4%41,940
Median Household Income in 201547,9525594.9%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201514.7%27102.1%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1821.6%28105.9%20.4%
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
August 2017 Unemployment Rate5.24130.0%4.0

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 work11,054100.0%$371,074100.0%$33,569
Wage and Salary7,20665.2%$233,81763.0%$32,448
Farm Proprietors7256.6%$20,1675.4%$27,817
Nonfarm Proprietors3,12328.3%$51,91714.0%$16,624
Farm8888.0%$24,5306.6%$27,624
Nonfarm10,16692.0%$346,54493.4%$34,089
Private8,25774.7%$254,93968.7%$30,875
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6535.9%$10,8152.9%$16,562
  Arts, Ent., Recreation930.8%$5560.1%$5,978
  Construction7717.0%$36,1499.7%$46,886
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information540.5%$2,0980.6%$38,852
  Manufacturing6395.8%$32,5208.8%$50,892
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4213.8%$16,1734.4%$38,416
  Retail Trade1,43313.0%$27,7467.5%$19,362
  Trans., Warehousing3693.3%$17,2264.6%$46,683
  Wholesale Trade1601.4%$4,1551.1%$25,969
  Other Private (not above)2,573*23.3%*$71,933*19.4%*$27,957*
Government1,90917.3%$91,60524.7%$47,986

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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