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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%6,633,053
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 -12,135
Net International Migration754 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)61420.3%22,358

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 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)14,63738100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,8304019.3%19.2%
Married Without Children5,0483934.5%30.0%
Single Parents1,390359.5%9.8%
Living Alone3,8513926.3%28.0%

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 2015 (includes vacant units)16,50640100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,3984263.0%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$110,60048  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,2393325.7%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$49749  

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 2015 ACS)25,465390.6%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher88.4%29 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree16%47 24.1%

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 2015$38,0924590.8%41,940
Median Household Income in 201549,4254697.9%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201512.3%4885.4%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1818.7%4591.7%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201634460.5%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20163,654380.5%722,928
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
August 2017 Unemployment Rate3.75992.5%4.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work21,002100.0%$1,011,281100.0%$48,152
Wage and Salary16,65279.3%$688,75168.1%$41,361
Farm Proprietors6273.0%$-3,516-0.3%$-5,608
Nonfarm Proprietors3,72317.7%$159,23115.7%$42,770
Farm7533.6%$2,0630.2%$2,740
Nonfarm20,24996.4%$1,009,21899.8%$49,840
Private18,24986.9%$911,16890.1%$49,930
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,3636.5%$26,3542.6%$19,335
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2881.4%$2,3160.2%$8,042
  Construction8444.0%$33,5913.3%$39,800
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1750.8%$8,3860.8%$47,920
  Manufacturing5,11124.3%$371,04136.7%$72,597
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade2,15810.3%$72,3177.2%$33,511
  Trans., Warehousing1,3646.5%$52,4675.2%$38,466
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)3,407*16.2%*$88,642*8.8%*$26,018*
Government2,0009.5%$98,0509.7%$49,025

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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