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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 (2018 population: 16,114)

Population per Square Mile: 75.99

Square Miles: 504.60

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)38,121400.6%6,484,192
Today (2018)38,346390.6%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*38,563400.6%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today0.6%31 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-15374 3,555
Net International Migration3721 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)66340.3%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,250435.9%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)6,5334117.0%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)3,529379.2%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)8,7924222.9%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)10,3683827.0%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)6,8743917.9%15.8%
Median Age40.5  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone168370.4%0.4%
Asian Alone322360.8%2.5%
Black Alone423411.1%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone19400.0%0.1%
White36,8993996.2%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups515411.3%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic36,4344095.0%92.9%
Hispanic1,912345.0%7.1%

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 2018 (estimate)16,68240100.0%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 (2018/2019 Total Reported) 6,142410.5%1,117,590
Public6,142400.6%1,054,903
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 201753,7203699.2%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 201712.1%4591.0%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1816.9%4894.9%17.8%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201823580.4%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 20182,969360.5%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/20192,991370.6%514,915

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, 2017452400.6%82,170
Births to Teens, 201738310.7%5,152
Deaths, 2017430370.7%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force19,157410.6%3,381,713
Employed18,575410.6%3,265,580
Unemployed582440.5%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate3.06688.2%3.4
May 2019 Unemployment Rate2.75593.1%2.9

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed67100.0%100.0%$13,346$4,879,857
Single-Family67100.0%76.4%$13,346$4,269,197
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$49,353
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.2%$0$6,163
5+ Family00.0%21.4%$0$555,144

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 2018
Percent of County
Alamo660.2%
Crawfordsville16,11442.0%
Darlington8562.2%
Ladoga1,0122.6%
Linden7592.0%
New Market6301.6%
New Richmond3300.9%
New Ross3460.9%
Waveland4191.1%
Waynetown9522.5%
Wingate2610.7%
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