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Johnson County, Indiana

Formed in 1823 and named for Indiana Supreme Court Judge John Johnson

County Seat: Franklin

Largest City: Greenwood (2012 population: 52,652)

Population per Square Mile: 454.23

Square Miles: 320.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)139,654112.2%6,483,797
Today (2013)145,535112.2%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*160,036112.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today4.2%5 1.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration1,3463 -1,179
Net International Migration17110 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)71392.7%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)9,539106.6%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)27,9591019.2%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)12,379138.5%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)38,5671126.5%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)37,5891025.8%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)19,5021013.4%13.9%
Median Age37.2  Median Age = 37.4

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone397180.3%0.4%
Asian Alone3,371102.3%1.9%
Black Alone2,540211.7%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone86120.1%0.1%
White137,0241194.2%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups2,117171.5%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic140,5611196.6%93.6%
Hispanic4,974153.4%6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (Includes detail not shown below)51,95212100.0%100.0%
Married With Children13,234925.5%20.2%
Married Without Children17,137933.0%30.1%
Single Parents4,150158.0%9.8%
Living Alone12,3591323.8%27.6%

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 2013 (estimate)58,01612100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)56,73512100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
38,5641068.0%62.6%
Median Value (2012)$145,90012  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
13,3881423.6%26.1%
Median Rent (2012)$6744  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 26,744102.4%1,115,499
Public25,29592.4%1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2012 ACS)91,498112.2%4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher90.9%8 87%
with B.A. or higher degree25.9%11 23%

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 2012$39,28719103.1%38,119
Median Household Income in 201261,6716131.3%$46,954
Poverty Rate in 20129.6%8361.9%15.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1813.1%8759.3%22.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2013112191.0%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 201311,979171.3%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20139,397111.8%509,427

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, 20111,86192.2%83,750
Births to Teens, 2011155101.9%8,010
Deaths, 20111,204102.1%58,154

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force74,610112.3%3,179,935
Employed70,001112.4%2,940,897
Unemployed4,609131.9%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate6.28182.7%7.5
June 2014 Unemployment Rate5.36886.9%6.1

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

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$2,527,967100.0%
Wage and Salary$1,712,21767.7%
Farm Proprietors$16,8210.7%
Nonfarm Proprietors$374,45414.8%
Farm$21,5090.9%
Nonfarm$2,506,45899.1%
Private$2,103,71183.2%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$126,2785.0%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$9,9480.4%
  Construction$181,6457.2%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$311,09312.3%
  Information$15,3510.6%
  Manufacturing$349,54413.8%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$121,0284.8%
  Retail Trade$257,01410.2%
  Trans., Warehousing$115,9104.6%
  Wholesale Trade$137,4625.4%
  Other Private (not above)$473,39018.7%
Government$402,74715.9%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed698100.0%100.0%$135,284$3,065,788
Single-Family64492.3%67.3%$130,068$2,631,508
2-Family263.7%2.2%3,266$38,302
3- and 4-Family40.6%0.9%$550$13,598
5+ Family243.4%29.6%$1,400$382,380

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 Johnson County

NamePopulation
in 2012
Percent of County
Bargersville6,2174.3%
Edinburgh4,0192.8%*
Franklin23,95316.7%
Greenwood52,65236.7%
New Whiteland5,6253.9%
Princes Lakes1,3170.9%
Trafalgar1,1370.8%
Whiteland4,2262.9%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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