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Montgomery County, Indiana

Organized in 1823 and named for Revolutionary War hero, Major General Richard Montgomery

County Seat: Crawfordsville

Largest City: Crawfordsville (2017 population: 16,174)

Population per Square Mile: 76.35

Square Miles: 504.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,121400.6%6,484,192
Today (2017)38,525390.6%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*38,563400.6%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.1%30 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration6121 -976
Net International Migration5623 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)89340.4%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,353426.1%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)6,5304117.0%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)3,594359.3%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,8344222.9%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,4833827.2%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)6,7313917.5%15.4%
Median Age40.4  Median Age = 37.7

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone165360.4%0.4%
Asian Alone327350.8%2.4%
Black Alone408401.1%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone16410.0%0.1%
White37,0983996.3%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups511391.3%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic36,6234195.1%93.0%
Hispanic1,902344.9%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)14,99337100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,0543720.4%18.8%
Married Without Children5,2013934.7%30.0%
Single Parents1,296388.6%9.6%
Living Alone3,9343926.2%28.3%

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 2017 (estimate)16,64740100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)16,60840100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,7424164.7%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$118,40042  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,2513325.6%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$51249  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 6,149400.6%1,110,866
Public6,149390.6%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)25,785390.6%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher89.7%22 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree18.1%38 25.3%

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 2017$38,9405586.2%45,150
Median Household Income in 201651,5274398.5%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201611.3%6180.7%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1816.2%5884.8%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201732470.5%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20173,301380.5%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20172,907370.6%495,330

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, 2016456420.5%83,063
Births to Teens, 201628480.5%5,294
Deaths, 2016404430.6%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force18,927410.6%3,320,409
Employed18,353410.6%3,203,351
Unemployed574460.5%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.07085.7%3.5
October 2018 Unemployment Rate3.54797.2%3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work20,508100.0%$992,413100.0%$48,392
Wage and Salary16,23579.2%$713,35571.9%$43,939
Farm Proprietors6193.0%$3,0260.3%$4,889
Nonfarm Proprietors3,65417.8%$96,7379.7%$26,474
Farm7673.7%$8,5860.9%$11,194
Nonfarm19,74196.3%$983,82799.1%$49,837
Private17,60785.9%$882,38488.9%$50,116
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,3896.8%$28,3612.9%$20,418
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2941.4%$2,8840.3%$9,810
  Construction8994.4%$35,1043.5%$39,048
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1580.8%$7,9950.8%$50,601
  Manufacturing5,05724.7%$397,86240.1%$78,675
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade2,05010.0%$51,0625.1%$24,908
  Trans., Warehousing1,2776.2%$58,7515.9%$46,007
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,162*15.4%*$85,410*8.6%*$27,011*
Government2,13410.4%$101,44310.2%$47,537

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed57100.0%100.0%$11,947$4,583,500
Single-Family57100.0%74.2%$11,947$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

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 Montgomery County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Alamo650.2%
Crawfordsville16,17442.0%
Darlington8522.2%
Ladoga1,0192.6%
Linden7642.0%
New Market6321.6%
New Richmond3340.9%
New Ross3460.9%
Waveland4221.1%
Waynetown9592.5%
Wingate2630.7%
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