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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 (2012 population: 10,032)

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, 2012NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)3,065316.5%6.5%
School Age (5 to 17)9,1652919.5%17.8%
College Age (18 to 24)3,882338.3%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)10,8573223.1%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)12,7723327.2%26.5%
Seniors (65 and older)7,2832915.5%13.6%
Median Age39.0  Median Age = 37.0

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2012NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone158320.3%0.4%
Asian Alone287320.6%1.8%
Black Alone318420.7%9.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone29250.1%0.1%
White45,6683197.1%86.6%
Two or More Race Groups564301.2%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic42,7893291.0%93.7%
Hispanic4,235219.0%6.3%

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 2012 (estimate)19,90632100.0%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, 2011614300.7%83,750
Births to Teens, 201152370.6%8,010
Deaths, 2011409360.7%58,154

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
March 2014 Unemployment Rate6.536103.2%6.3

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.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  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, 2012UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed50100.0%100.0%$11,800$2,349,911
Single-Family4896.0%73.4%$11,560$2,063,972
2-Family24.0%1.9%240$23,703
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$15,508
5+ Family00.0%23.1%$0$246,728

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 2012
Percent of County
Argos1,6763.6%
Bourbon1,7973.8%
Bremen4,5949.8%
Culver1,3802.9%
La Paz5591.2%
Plymouth10,03221.3%
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