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Jefferson County, Indiana

One of the oldest of Indiana's counties, named in 1811in honor of President Thomas Jefferson

County Seat: Madison

Largest City: Madison (2015 population: 12,040)

Population per Square Mile: 89.89

Square Miles: 360.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)32,428530.5%6,484,192
Today (2015)32,416530.5%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*32,811520.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.0%38 2.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-11249 -14,881
Net International Migration1938 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-276-0.0%25,260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,673585.2%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,0685515.6%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)3,3474310.3%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,8064724.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,1414828.2%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)5,3814916.6%14.6%
Median Age40.9  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 Alone90580.3%0.4%
Asian Alone252390.8%2.1%
Black Alone672342.1%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone9580.0%0.1%
White30,9375495.4%85.8%
Two or More Race Groups456411.4%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic31,5855097.4%93.3%
Hispanic831472.6%6.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)12,74648100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3275518.3%19.4%
Married Without Children3,9975231.4%30.1%
Single Parents1,6322912.8%9.9%
Living Alone3,3914526.6%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)14,31549100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)14,31548100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
9,0885263.5%61.6%
Median Value (2014)$112,50042  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,6583825.6%27.1%
Median Rent (2014)$52134  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2015/2016 Total Reported) 4,895510.4%1,108,151
Public4,403560.4%1,046,058
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)21,900500.5%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher85%65 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree17.2%35 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 2014$36,7944993.0%39,578
Median Household Income in 201445,9645993.1%$49,384
Poverty Rate in 201416.2%25106.6%15.2%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1825.4%16119.8%21.2%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201560260.7%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 20153,826400.5%810,606
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20162,298530.5%504,539

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, 2014388480.5%84,080
Births to Teens, 201437410.6%6,277
Deaths, 2014401390.7%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force15,251530.5%3,265,761
Employed14,513530.5%3,109,217
Unemployed738470.5%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate4.842100.0%4.8
July 2016 Unemployment Rate4.632104.5%4.4

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2014 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work16,812100.0%$717,202100.0%$42,660
Wage and Salary13,26678.9%$497,96669.4%$37,537
Farm Proprietors5523.3%$14,9542.1%$27,091
Nonfarm Proprietors2,99417.8%$66,3919.3%$22,175
Farm6003.6%$16,3382.3%$27,230
Nonfarm16,21296.4%$700,86497.7%$43,231
Private13,65281.2%$586,67981.8%$42,974
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,3167.8%$22,4673.1%$17,072
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1871.1%$1,1830.2%$6,326
  Construction6694.0%$27,3673.8%$40,907
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,87011.1%$100,24114.0%$53,605
  Information1260.7%$4,3400.6%$34,444
  Manufacturing3,03218.0%$193,06926.9%$63,677
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade2,00911.9%$59,5378.3%$29,635
  Trans., Warehousing3382.0%$16,5812.3%$49,056
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,036*18.1%*$87,636*12.2%*$28,866*
Government2,56015.2%$114,18515.9%$44,604

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 Filed46100.0%100.0%$7,573$3,737,044
Single-Family46100.0%68.4%$7,573$2,929,210
2-Family00.0%2.8%0$54,124
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 Jefferson County

NamePopulation
in 2015
Percent of County
Brooksburg810.2%
Dupont3381.0%
Hanover3,54310.9%
Madison12,04037.1%
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