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Hamilton County, Indiana

Organized in 1823 and named for Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the treasury

County Seat: Noblesville

Largest City: Carmel (2017 population: 92,198)

Population per Square Mile: 821.07

Square Miles: 394.30

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)274,56944.2%6,484,192
Today (2017)323,74744.9%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*359,03545.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today17.9%1 2.8%

*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 Migration4,4931 -976
Net International Migration7924 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)2,15739.6%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)21,59346.7%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)67,064420.7%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)24,52677.6%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)86,655426.8%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)85,527426.4%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)38,382511.9%15.4%
Median Age37.1  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 Alone74260.2%0.4%
Asian Alone19,87126.1%2.4%
Black Alone13,83664.3%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone15970.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups6,40652.0%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 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)111,4434100.0%100.0%
Married With Children36,510232.8%19.0%
Married Without Children32,164428.9%30.0%
Single Parents8,44557.6%9.7%
Living Alone24,091621.6%28.2%

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)126,5944100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)116,9004100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2016)$230,0001  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2016)$9051  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 62,02945.6%1,110,866
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)195,13244.5%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher96%1 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree56.3%1 24.6%

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 2016$67,1911155.9%43,097
Median Household Income in 201692,4061176.7%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 20164.8%9234.3%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 184.9%9225.7%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201754270.8%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20177,463191.1%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20179,213111.9%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, 20163,85344.6%83,063
Births to Teens, 201654231.0%5,294
Deaths, 20161,71172.7%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force175,57445.3%3,320,409
Annual Unemployment Rate2.78677.1%3.5
September 2018 Unemployment Rate2.47880.0%3.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work197,201100.0%$11,235,532100.0%$56,975
Wage and Salary149,34175.7%$7,925,47770.5%$53,070
Farm Proprietors4870.2%$3,6580.0%$7,511
Nonfarm Proprietors47,37324.0%$1,655,57214.7%$34,948
  Accommodation, Food Serv.15,0917.7%$333,2783.0%$22,085
  Arts, Ent., Recreation4,9622.5%$83,8020.7%$16,889
  Health Care, Social Serv.18,8769.6%$1,203,59510.7%$63,763
  Professional, Tech. Serv.18,4419.4%$1,264,31411.3%$68,560
  Retail Trade21,26910.8%$746,0686.6%$35,078
  Trans., Warehousing3,0471.5%$131,2591.2%$43,078
  Wholesale Trade8,7934.5%$973,4678.7%$110,709
  Other Private (not above)70,26535.6%$4,117,45336.6%$58,599

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed3,089100.0%100.0%$929,813$4,583,500
3- and 4-Family180.6%0.4%$2,625$13,000
5+ Family60419.6%23.4%$45,997$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 Hamilton County

in 2017
Percent of County
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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