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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 (2019 population: 5,204)

Population per Square Mile: 58.84

Square Miles: 542.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)33,172510.5%6,484,051
Today (2019)31,922530.5%6,731,010
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*32,321520.5%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.8%77 3.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2018-2019NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-6258 3,997
Net International Migration469 14,379
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-7787-0.4%18,536

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2019NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,719545.4%6.2%
School Age (5 to 17)5,1695216.2%17.1%
College Age (18 to 24)2,334557.3%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,2005322.6%25.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,1684628.7%25.2%
Seniors (65 and older)6,3324619.8%16.1%
Median Age43.7  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2019NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone128480.4%0.4%
Asian Alone130620.4%2.6%
Black Alone94820.3%9.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8640.0%0.1%
White31,2225297.8%84.8%
Two or More Race Groups340561.1%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,4105198.4%92.7%
Hispanic512671.6%7.3%

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 2019 (estimate)15,30645100.0%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 (2019/2020 Total Reported) 4,870540.4%1,111,333
Public4,870520.5%1,050,614
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 2019$41,7475885.8%48,678
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 201917680.3%5,235
Food Stamp Recipients in 20192,875360.5%581,821
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, 2017349520.4%82,170
Births to Teens, 201731400.6%5,152
Deaths, 2017411430.6%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2019NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,728580.4%3,387,366
Employed13,164600.4%3,275,056
Unemployed564440.5%112,310
Annual Unemployment Rate4.18124.2%3.3
November 2020 Unemployment Rate4.43189.8%4.9

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2019 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work10,919100.0%$413,769100.0%$37,894
Wage and Salary7,19765.9%$262,64663.5%$36,494
Farm Proprietors7066.5%$22,3675.4%$31,681
Nonfarm Proprietors3,01627.6%$52,42612.7%$17,383
Farm9088.3%$26,9096.5%$29,635
Nonfarm10,01191.7%$386,86093.5%$38,643
Private7,96472.9%$272,88766.0%$34,265
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction7376.7%$32,5457.9%$44,159
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information350.3%$1,2780.3%$36,514
  Manufacturing6225.7%$30,7337.4%$49,410
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4173.8%$17,3014.2%$41,489
  Retail Trade1,39412.8%$31,6257.6%$22,687
  Trans., Warehousing3553.3%$24,1595.8%$68,054
  Wholesale Trade1301.2%$6,2001.5%$47,692
  Other Private (not above)1,994*18.3%*$63,870*15.4%*$32,031*
Government2,04718.7%$113,97327.5%$55,678

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, 2019UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$04,988,366
Single-Family0N/A73.1%$0$4,298,385
2-Family0N/A1.6%$0$48,202
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.7%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A24.6%$0$615,228

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 2019
Percent of County
Bloomfield2,3007.2%
Jasonville2,1226.6%
Linton5,20416.3%
Lyons7162.2%
Newberry1850.6%
Switz City2890.9%
Worthington1,4074.4%
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