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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 (2017 population: 5,241)

Population per Square Mile: 59.31

Square Miles: 542.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)33,164510.5%6,484,125
Today (2017)32,177520.5%6,660,082
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*32,920510.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.0%73 2.7%

*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 Migration2730 -1,639
Net International Migration559 9,067
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-7789-0.4%19,482

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,727555.4%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,3875116.7%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)2,372557.4%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,2735222.6%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,2524628.8%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)6,1664419.2%15.4%
Median Age43.4  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 Alone122470.4%0.4%
Asian Alone117610.4%2.4%
Black Alone93800.3%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8640.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups333511.0%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

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 2017 (estimate)15,24444100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)15,24244100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2017)$95,90070  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
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
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, 2016326570.4%83,063
Births to Teens, 201626530.5%5,294
Deaths, 2016405420.6%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,480580.4%3,336,655
Annual Unemployment Rate4.85133.3%3.6
February 2019 Unemployment Rate5.85141.5%4.1

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
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6235.8%$10,1382.7%$16,273
  Arts, Ent., Recreation860.8%$7740.2%$9,000
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  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*

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 Filed0N/A100%$04,583,500
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.4%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A23.4%$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 Greene County

in 2017
Percent of County
Switz City2840.9%
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