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Orange County, Indiana

Named in 1816 for a county in North Carolina

County Seat: Paoli

Largest City: Paoli (2015 population: 3,629)

Population per Square Mile: 49.21

Square Miles: 398.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)19,840740.3%6,484,192
Today (2015)19,605740.3%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*20,198730.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.2%51 2.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-12754 -14,881
Net International Migration463 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)57500.2%25,260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,197706.1%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)3,4117317.4%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)1,579718.1%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,3827522.4%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,5347428.2%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)3,5027317.9%14.6%
Median Age41.8  Median Age = 37.5

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone78610.4%0.4%
Asian Alone77720.4%2.1%
Black Alone238541.2%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone2820.0%0.1%
White18,9667496.7%85.8%
Two or More Race Groups244681.2%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic19,3057298.5%93.3%
Hispanic300751.5%6.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)7,61874100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,4397218.9%19.4%
Married Without Children2,5197533.1%30.1%
Single Parents639738.4%9.9%
Living Alone2,1516928.2%27.8%

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 2015 (estimate)9,07772100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)9,14272100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,7797463.2%61.6%
Median Value (2014)$88,10078  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,8397020.1%27.1%
Median Rent (2014)$38687  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2015/2016 Total Reported) 3,159690.3%1,108,151
Public3,159690.3%1,046,058
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)13,388750.3%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher82%85 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree12.1%77 23.6%

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 2014$32,8937883.1%39,578
Median Household Income in 201439,5728980.1%$49,384
Poverty Rate in 201418.0%8118.4%15.2%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1828.1%8132.5%21.2%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201519740.2%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 20152,755590.3%810,606
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20161,634660.3%504,539

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, 2014214740.3%84,080
Births to Teens, 201421650.3%6,277
Deaths, 2014217710.4%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force8,772750.3%3,265,761
Employed8,249750.3%3,109,217
Unemployed523700.3%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate6.010125.0%4.8
August 2016 Unemployment Rate5.217113.0%4.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2014 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work9,382100.0%$368,440100.0%$39,271
Wage and Salary7,76682.8%$255,38169.3%$32,884
Farm Proprietors4254.5%$15,2934.2%$35,984
Nonfarm Proprietors1,19112.7%$35,0729.5%$29,448
Farm5055.4%$19,0905.2%$37,802
Nonfarm8,87794.6%$349,35094.8%$39,355
Private7,85883.8%$304,36882.6%$38,734
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,96721.0%$62,16716.9%$31,605
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1511.6%$3,1420.9%$20,808
  Construction7888.4%$56,19315.3%$71,311
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information730.8%$1,8410.5%$25,219
  Manufacturing1,33414.2%$58,95116.0%$44,191
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade7908.4%$20,0575.4%$25,389
  Trans., Warehousing2642.8%$9,7232.6%$36,830
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)1,083*11.5%*$30,162*8.2%*$27,850*
Government1,01910.9%$44,98212.2%$44,143

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, 2015UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed1100.0%100.0%$202$3,737,044
Single-Family1100.0%68.4%$202$2,929,210
2-Family00.0%2.8%0$54,124
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$31,656
5+ Family00.0%27.2%$0$722,054

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 Orange County

NamePopulation
in 2015
Percent of County
French Lick1,7949.2%
Orleans2,12910.9%
Paoli3,62918.5%
West Baden Springs5642.9%
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