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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 2018$39,8406484.5%47,149
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
September 2019 Unemployment Rate3.210114.3%2.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work11,006100.0%$408,498100.0%$37,116
Wage and Salary7,24065.8%$263,37564.5%$36,378
Farm Proprietors7036.4%$21,0015.1%$29,873
Nonfarm Proprietors3,06327.8%$54,04613.2%$17,645
Farm9338.5%$26,6346.5%$28,547
Nonfarm10,07391.5%$381,86493.5%$37,910
Private8,08273.4%$279,00068.3%$34,521
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction7026.4%$33,3598.2%$47,520
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information420.4%$1,4300.4%$34,048
  Manufacturing6255.7%$34,3818.4%$55,010
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4243.9%$17,1114.2%$40,356
  Retail Trade1,47413.4%$31,8347.8%$21,597
  Trans., Warehousing4073.7%$23,3365.7%$57,337
  Wholesale Trade1311.2%$6,4171.6%$48,985
  Other Private (not above)1,946*17.7%*$63,947*15.7%*$32,861*
Government1,99118.1%$102,86425.2%$51,664

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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