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Huntington County, Indiana

Named in 1834 for president of the Continental Congress, Samuel Huntington

County Seat: Huntington

Largest City: Huntington (2015 population: 17,095)

Population per Square Mile: 95.11

Square Miles: 382.70

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)37,124430.6%6,484,136
Today (2016)36,400430.5%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*36,299440.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.0%59 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-22970 -12,135
Net International Migration1047 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)25540.1%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,092465.7%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,9804516.3%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)3,6903610.1%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,6414323.6%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,2604028.0%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)5,9674416.3%14.6%
Median Age40.2  Median Age = 37.5

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone177310.5%0.4%
Asian Alone220440.6%2.1%
Black Alone238540.6%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone17400.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups407451.1%1.9%
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 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)14,41341100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,8304419.6%19.4%
Married Without Children5,2513836.4%30.1%
Single Parents973546.8%9.9%
Living Alone3,6734025.5%27.8%

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 2015 (estimate)15,89042100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)15,83842100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2014)$97,10061  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2014)$51040  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 5,374480.5%1,110,866
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)24,785420.6%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher88.9%19 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree18%28 23.6%

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 2015$37,2255388.8%41,940
Median Household Income in 201549,1034897.2%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201510.9%6575.7%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1816.2%6179.4%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201627520.4%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20163,309450.5%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20172,290470.5%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, 2014428460.5%84,080
Births to Teens, 201437410.6%6,277
Deaths, 2014400400.7%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force18,788430.6%3,271,536
Annual Unemployment Rate4.35889.6%4.8
March 2017 Unemployment Rate3.65794.7%3.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work19,425100.0%$754,238100.0%$38,828
Wage and Salary15,21178.3%$553,80473.4%$36,408
Farm Proprietors5793.0%$6,6470.9%$11,480
Nonfarm Proprietors3,63518.7%$48,4966.4%$13,341
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,1856.1%$19,1952.5%$16,198
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1911.0%$2,7690.4%$14,497
  Health Care, Social Serv.2,00210.3%$71,3589.5%$35,643
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade1,8899.7%$39,3485.2%$20,830
  Trans., Warehousing7433.8%$47,9756.4%$64,569
  Wholesale Trade7694.0%$41,6565.5%$54,169
  Other Private (not above)4,185*21.5%*$114,553*15.2%*$27,372*

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, 2015UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed55100.0%100.0%$11,200$3,737,044
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$31,656
5+ Family00.0%27.2%$0$722,054

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 Huntington County

in 2015
Percent of County
Mount Etna1030.3%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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