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Marshall County, Indiana

Organized in 1836 and named for U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall

County Seat: Plymouth

Largest City: Plymouth (2013 population: 10,034)

Population per Square Mile: 106.20

Square Miles: 443.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)47,051310.7%6,483,797
Today (2013)47,109310.7%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*48,705300.7%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.1%34 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 Migration-15170 -1,179
Net International Migration4925 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)170240.7%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)3,061316.5%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)9,1213119.4%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)3,935338.4%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)10,8173223.0%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)12,7443327.1%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)7,4313015.8%13.9%
Median Age39.1  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 Alone166320.4%0.4%
Asian Alone302320.6%1.9%
Black Alone367420.8%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone30260.1%0.1%
White45,7023197.0%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups542311.2%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic42,7273390.7%93.6%
Hispanic4,382219.3%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)17,77331100.0%100.0%
Married With Children4,1522923.4%20.2%
Married Without Children5,9443133.4%30.1%
Single Parents1,324387.4%9.8%
Living Alone4,6483026.2%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)19,84632100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)19,82632100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
13,7083169.1%62.6%
Median Value (2012)$123,70028  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,0653520.5%26.1%
Median Rent (2012)$51034  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 9,269280.8%1,115,499
Public8,298290.8%1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2012 ACS)30,730320.7%4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher84.2%69 87%
with B.A. or higher degree15.9%41 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$33,6506188.3%38,119
Median Household Income in 201246,1294298.2%$46,954
Poverty Rate in 201212.6%6081.3%15.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1818.6%5884.2%22.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201341510.4%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 20134,662390.5%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20134,246250.8%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, 2012584310.7%83,250
Births to Teens, 201242410.6%7,431
Deaths, 2012442330.7%59,168

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force22,170300.7%3,179,935
Employed20,449300.7%2,940,897
Unemployed1,721310.7%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate7.835104.0%7.5
September 2014 Unemployment Rate4.94396.1%5.1

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$954,468100.0%
Wage and Salary$653,93768.5%
Farm Proprietors$31,6283.3%
Nonfarm Proprietors$100,17710.5%
Farm$35,5103.7%
Nonfarm$918,95896.3%
Private$808,24084.7%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$26,2652.8%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$3,9610.4%
  Construction$37,1563.9%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$63,9936.7%
  Information$5,7220.6%
  Manufacturing$377,97739.6%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$22,3022.3%
  Retail Trade$63,0276.6%
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade$34,9013.7%
  Other Private (not above)$132,430*13.9%*
Government$110,71811.6%

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 Filed98100.0%100.0%$14,788$3,065,788
Single-Family7273.5%67.3%$13,053$2,631,508
2-Family22.0%2.2%300$38,302
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$13,598
5+ Family2424.5%29.6%$1,435$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 Marshall County

NamePopulation
in 2013
Percent of County
Argos1,6803.6%
Bourbon1,8063.8%
Bremen4,6129.8%
Culver1,3913.0%
La Paz5621.2%
Plymouth10,03421.3%
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