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Morgan County, Indiana

Named in 1822 for Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan

County Seat: Martinsville

Largest City: Martinsville (2021 population: 11,882)

Population per Square Mile: 178.73

Square Miles: 404.00

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)68,926251.1%6,484,050
Today (2021)72,206241.1%6,805,985
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*73,852241.0%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today4.8%17 5.0%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration52512 14,280
Net International Migration1431 4,756
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-13874-19.9%692

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2020NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)3,945245.6%6.1%
School Age (5 to 17)11,7362416.6%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)5,438257.7%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)16,6662423.6%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)20,3262228.7%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)12,5962517.8%16.5%
Median Age42.1  Median Age = 38.0

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2020NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone264270.4%0.4%
Asian Alone523290.7%2.7%
Black Alone420430.6%10.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone36300.1%0.1%
White68,5962397.0%84.5%
Two or More Race Groups868271.2%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic69,4532398.2%92.6%
Hispanic1,254431.8%7.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2020 (Includes detail not shown below)26,46025100.0%100.0%
Married With Children5,2132519.7%18.3%
Married Without Children10,1212138.3%29.8%
Single Parents2,143248.1%9.3%
Living Alone5,7782521.8%29.0%

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 2021 (estimate)29,73025100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2020 (includes vacant units)28,51925100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
20,9652373.5%62.3%
Median Value (2020)$165,30014  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,4952719.3%27.4%
Median Rent (2020)$63719  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2020/2021 Total Reported) 10,996241.0%1,112,460
Public10,349241.0%1,033,286
Adults (25+ in 2020 ACS)48,605231.1%4,466,180
with High School diploma or higher88.1%61 89.3%
with B.A. or higher degree18.6%43 27.2%

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 2020$47,8943892.2%51,926
Median Household Income in 201963,41422110.1%$57,617
Poverty Rate in 20198.9%7274.8%11.9%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.7%6384.1%15.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202140280.6%6,453
Food Stamp Recipients in 20215,385230.8%636,675
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/20204,829241.0%507,739

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, 2019741260.9%80,859
Births to Teens, 201754211.0%5,152
Deaths, 2019735241.1%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force36,205231.1%3,321,548
Employed35,153231.1%3,203,166
Unemployed1,052250.9%118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate2.94880.6%3.6
May 2022 Unemployment Rate2.24688.0%2.5

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2020 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work23,356100.0%$1,064,796100.0%$45,590
Wage and Salary16,47970.6%$716,91767.3%$43,505
Farm Proprietors4722.0%$17,4701.6%$37,013
Nonfarm Proprietors6,40527.4%$148,57514.0%$23,197
Farm6032.6%$21,2802.0%$35,290
Nonfarm22,75397.4%$1,043,51698.0%$45,863
Private19,95885.5%$895,37684.1%$44,863
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,5806.8%$36,1323.4%$22,868
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3241.4%$1,6150.2%$4,985
  Construction2,42610.4%$149,80214.1%$61,749
  Health Care, Social Serv.2,0198.6%$113,91210.7%$56,420
  Information1140.5%$4,9650.5%$43,553
  Manufacturing2,55811.0%$158,76014.9%$62,064
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1,0364.4%$45,9204.3%$44,324
  Retail Trade2,71011.6%$76,7087.2%$28,306
  Trans., Warehousing6552.8%$30,7542.9%$46,953
  Wholesale Trade5122.2%$42,0323.9%$82,094
  Other Private (not above)6,02425.8%$234,77622.0%$38,973
Government2,79512.0%$148,14013.9%$53,002

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2021UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed404100.0%100.0%$109,899$7,583,249
Single-Family39297.0%74.4%$107,563$6,692,956
2-Family123.0%2.4%2,337$117,031
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family00.0%22.7%$0$742,937

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 Morgan County

NamePopulation
in 2021
Percent of County
Bethany950.1%
Brooklyn2,5413.5%
Martinsville11,88216.5%
Monrovia1,7212.4%
Mooresville9,58413.3%
Morgantown1,0031.4%
Paragon5640.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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