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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 (2018 population: 5,210)

Population per Square Mile: 59.00

Square Miles: 542.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)33,172510.5%6,484,192
Today (2018)32,006530.5%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*32,920510.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.5%75 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-6962 3,555
Net International Migration459 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-10890-0.6%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,659585.2%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,3605116.7%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)2,299557.2%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,2155222.5%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,2254628.8%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)6,2484519.5%15.8%
Median Age43.7  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone124480.4%0.4%
Asian Alone120620.4%2.5%
Black Alone90820.3%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8630.0%0.1%
White31,3275297.9%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups337541.1%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,5304998.5%92.9%
Hispanic476671.5%7.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)12,65349100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3585318.6%18.8%
Married Without Children4,5474735.9%30.0%
Single Parents879586.9%9.6%
Living Alone3,5854328.3%28.3%

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 2018 (estimate)15,26545100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)15,24244100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,0864466.2%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$95,90070  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,5675616.8%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$41786  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 4,967530.4%1,117,590
Public4,967510.5%1,054,903
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)22,716470.5%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher87%60 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree14.5%64 25.3%

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 2017$37,5756383.2%45,150
Median Household Income in 201759,34719109.6%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 201711.6%4987.2%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1818.8%34105.6%17.8%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201822610.4%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 20183,075350.5%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/20192,366490.5%514,915

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, 2017349520.4%82,170
Births to Teens, 201731400.6%5,152
Deaths, 2017411430.6%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,754580.4%3,381,713
Employed13,145600.4%3,265,580
Unemployed609430.5%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate4.46129.4%3.4
May 2019 Unemployment Rate3.68124.1%2.9

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work10,816100.0%$373,999100.0%$34,578
Wage and Salary7,11565.8%$250,19266.9%$35,164
Farm Proprietors7166.6%$3,8451.0%$5,370
Nonfarm Proprietors2,98527.6%$51,31913.7%$17,192
Farm9088.4%$8,2782.2%$9,117
Nonfarm9,90891.6%$365,72197.8%$36,912
Private7,97573.7%$269,88772.2%$33,842
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6235.8%$10,1382.7%$16,273
  Arts, Ent., Recreation860.8%$7740.2%$9,000
  Construction7366.8%$33,1208.9%$45,000
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information400.4%$1,4770.4%$36,925
  Manufacturing6035.6%$30,8168.2%$51,104
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4003.7%$16,9314.5%$42,328
  Retail Trade1,37312.7%$31,1788.3%$22,708
  Trans., Warehousing3483.2%$21,3555.7%$61,365
  Wholesale Trade1391.3%$6,5221.7%$46,921
  Other Private (not above)2,545*23.5%*$73,921*19.8%*$29,046*
Government1,93317.9%$95,83425.6%$49,578

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$04,879,857
Single-Family0N/A76.4%$0$4,269,197
2-Family0N/A2.0%$0$49,353
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.2%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A21.4%$0$555,144

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 2018
Percent of County
Bloomfield2,2857.1%
Jasonville2,1386.7%
Linton5,21016.3%
Lyons7152.2%
Newberry1850.6%
Switz City2820.9%
Worthington1,4044.4%
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