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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 (2013 population: 53,665)

Population per Square Mile: 460.48

Square Miles: 320.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)139,654112.2%6,483,797
Today (2014)147,538112.2%6,596,855
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*160,036112.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today5.6%5 1.7%

*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 -1,515
Net International Migration17110 10,400
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)71392.8%25,233

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%
Two or More Race Groups2,117171.5%1.8%
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 2013 (Includes detail not shown below)52,23912100.0%100.0%
Married With Children13,262925.4%19.8%
Married Without Children16,9021132.4%30.1%
Single Parents4,396118.4%9.8%
Living Alone12,2321523.4%27.7%

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 2013 (includes vacant units)57,18312100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2013)$144,30014  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2013)$6814  

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
Adults (25+ in 2013 ACS)92,759112.2%4,258,878
with High School diploma or higher91%9 87.2%
with B.A. or higher degree26.8%8 23.2%

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 2013$39,38525102.0%38,622
Median Household Income in 201358,9367124.1%$47,508
Poverty Rate in 201311.8%7074.7%15.8%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1814.7%8167.1%21.9%
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, 20121,85892.2%83,250
Births to Teens, 201215692.1%7,431
Deaths, 20131,221102.0%60,445

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force74,610112.3%3,191,866
Annual Unemployment Rate6.28180.5%7.7
January 2015 Unemployment Rate5.6191.8%6.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2013 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work73,275100.0%$2,702,307100.0%$36,879
Wage and Salary50,85969.4%$1,807,75966.9%$35,545
Farm Proprietors4840.7%$40,5221.5%$83,723
Nonfarm Proprietors21,93229.9%$415,60415.4%$18,950
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6,6929.1%$124,8814.6%$18,661
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,4071.9%$12,8870.5%$9,159
  Health Care, Social Serv.7,0269.6%$333,65912.3%$47,489
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3,2994.5%$114,5194.2%$34,713
  Retail Trade10,72014.6%$267,0189.9%$24,908
  Trans., Warehousing3,2084.4%$119,2834.4%$37,183
  Wholesale Trade2,4283.3%$150,8795.6%$62,141
  Other Private (not above)19,560*26.7%*$549,509*20.3%*$28,094*

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, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed698100.0%100.0%$135,284$3,065,788
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

in 2013
Percent of County
New Whiteland5,7333.9%
Princes Lakes1,3320.9%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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