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Hendricks County, Indiana

Formed in 1824 and named for Indiana Governor William Hendricks

County Seat: Danville

Largest City: Plainfield (2023 population: 37,047)

Population per Square Mile: 458.07

Square Miles: 406.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)174,78892.7%6,484,050
Today (2023)186,38782.7%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*197,90282.8%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today6.6%3 1.1%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration2,3823 4,599
Net International Migration41910 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)50466.7%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)9,713105.3%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)34,365718.8%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)15,108138.3%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)49,657727.2%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)46,122725.3%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)27,569915.1%16.9%
Median Age38.6  Median Age = 38.2

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone62890.3%0.4%
Asian Alone6,513103.6%2.8%
Black Alone19,698510.8%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone132100.1%0.1%
White151,3221082.9%84.0%
Two or More Race Groups4,24192.3%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic173,398795.0%92.1%
Hispanic9,13695.0%7.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)64,40310100.0%100.0%
Married With Children17,787527.6%18.1%
Married Without Children21,443833.3%29.6%
Single Parents5,092117.9%9.0%
Living Alone12,5161619.4%29.4%

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 2023 (estimate)70,95010100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)67,17710100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
49,994874.4%63.5%
Median Value (2022)$257,7003  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
14,4091521.4%27.1%
Median Rent (2022)$1,0792  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 34,16973.0%1,124,094
Public32,70473.2%1,035,718
Adults (25+ in 2022 ACS)118,03192.6%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher93.5%7 90%
with B.A. or higher degree39.2%4 28.2%

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 2022$60,24910103.3%58,323
Median Household Income in 202294,7603141.9%$66,768
Poverty Rate in 20225.4%8943.2%12.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 185.5%8935.7%15.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202238201.0%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20225,986201.0%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/202311,57982.3%511,735

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, 20211,92192.4%79,946
Births to Teens, 202143221.1%3,845
Deaths, 20191,262121.9%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force96,08082.8%3,401,387
Employed93,52882.8%3,288,017
Unemployed2,552102.3%113,370
Annual Unemployment Rate2.77681.8%3.3
April 2024 Unemployment Rate2.87482.4%3.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work113,503100.0%$6,080,860100.0%$53,574
Wage and Salary89,03978.4%$4,641,14676.3%$52,125
Farm Proprietors5640.5%$18,2860.3%$32,422
Nonfarm Proprietors23,90021.1%$490,0248.1%$20,503
Farm6810.6%$23,8460.4%$35,016
Nonfarm112,82299.4%$6,057,01499.6%$53,686
Private102,40490.2%$5,300,50887.2%$51,761
  Accommodation, Food Serv.8,1657.2%$223,8643.7%$27,418
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,8961.7%$56,4270.9%$29,761
  Construction5,5084.9%$395,4096.5%$71,788
  Health Care, Social Serv.7,7066.8%$464,3647.6%$60,260
  Information5700.5%$28,8950.5%$50,693
  Manufacturing4,1043.6%$362,5896.0%$88,350
  Professional, Tech. Serv.5,4794.8%$295,7754.9%$53,983
  Retail Trade17,78615.7%$805,11013.2%$45,267
  Trans., Warehousing21,17618.7%$1,150,57118.9%$54,334
  Wholesale Trade5,1784.6%$428,9447.1%$82,840
  Other Private (not above)24,565*21.6%*$1,052,656*17.3%*$42,852*
Government10,4189.2%$756,50612.4%$72,615

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, 2023UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed1,335100.0%100.0%$393,700$7,695,489
Single-Family99474.5%63.0%$343,183$5,961,199
2-Family544.0%2.0%8,860$99,053
3- and 4-Family272.0%0.9%$4,333$40,460
5+ Family26019.5%34.2%$37,324$1,594,777

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 Hendricks County

NamePopulation
in 2023
Percent of County
Amo4160.2%
Avon24,23113.0%
Brownsburg32,25017.3%
Clayton9270.5%
Coatesville5680.3%
Danville11,5256.2%
Jamestown210.0%*
Lizton5130.3%
North Salem4720.3%
Pittsboro4,2352.3%
Plainfield37,04719.9%
Stilesville2740.1%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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