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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 (2016 population: 16,001)

Population per Square Mile: 75.45

Square Miles: 504.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,126400.6%6,484,136
Today (2016)38,074390.6%6,634,007
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*38,563400.6%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.1%36 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-14953 -10,480
Net International Migration754 11,461
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)61420.3%22,480

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,305436.1%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)6,3994216.8%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3,682349.7%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,6494222.7%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,4873827.5%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)6,5523817.2%14.9%
Median Age40.5  Median Age = 37.6

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone154370.4%0.4%
Asian Alone264390.7%2.2%
Black Alone381401.0%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone15430.0%0.1%
White36,7623996.6%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups498381.3%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic36,2824195.3%93.2%
Hispanic1,792344.7%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)14,85237100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,0293620.4%19.0%
Married Without Children5,0843934.2%30.0%
Single Parents1,309378.8%9.7%
Living Alone3,8744126.1%28.2%

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 2016 (estimate)16,54440100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)16,55040100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,6114064.1%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$111,60048  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,2413325.6%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$49155  

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 2016 ACS)25,564390.6%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher88.5%32 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree16.8%48 24.6%

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 2016$39,7833992.3%43,097
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, 2015473410.6%84,008
Births to Teens, 201555240.9%5,876
Deaths, 2015386440.6%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force19,063420.6%3,326,893
Employed18,326410.6%3,179,806
Unemployed737450.5%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate3.96988.6%4.4
December 2017 Unemployment Rate2.66983.9%3.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work20,546100.0%$1,034,725100.0%$50,361
Wage and Salary16,27779.2%$693,74267.0%$42,621
Farm Proprietors6273.1%$27,6842.7%$44,153
Nonfarm Proprietors3,64217.7%$136,86913.2%$37,581
Farm7543.7%$33,0853.2%$43,879
Nonfarm19,79296.3%$1,001,64096.8%$50,608
Private17,74786.4%$901,23987.1%$50,783
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,4276.9%$28,2132.7%$19,771
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2711.3%$2,2910.2%$8,454
  Construction8254.0%$32,5953.2%$39,509
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1560.8%$7,5960.7%$48,692
  Manufacturing5,15925.1%$394,92438.2%$76,550
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade2,09910.2%$62,3546.0%$29,707
  Trans., Warehousing1,3066.4%$53,8655.2%$41,244
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,147*15.3%*$83,796*8.1%*$26,627*
Government2,04510.0%$100,4019.7%$49,096

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed46100.0%100.0%$8,501$3,875,847
Single-Family46100.0%75.2%$8,501$3,417,822
2-Family00.0%3.1%0$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

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 2016
Percent of County
Alamo650.2%
Crawfordsville16,00142.0%
Darlington8422.2%
Ladoga1,0052.6%
Linden7532.0%
New Market6291.7%
New Richmond3320.9%
New Ross3440.9%
Waveland4191.1%
Waynetown9472.5%
Wingate2620.7%
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