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Orange County, Indiana

Named in 1816 for a county in North Carolina

County Seat: Paoli

Largest City: Paoli (2017 population: 3,621)

Population per Square Mile: 48.76

Square Miles: 398.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)19,840740.3%6,484,192
Today (2017)19,426740.3%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*20,198730.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.1%61 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-8058 -976
Net International Migration851 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)18590.1%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,161706.0%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)3,2837316.9%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)1,496757.7%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,2937522.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,4557328.1%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)3,7387219.2%15.4%
Median Age42.6  Median Age = 37.7

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone86600.4%0.4%
Asian Alone79700.4%2.4%
Black Alone265501.4%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3780.0%0.1%
White18,7577496.6%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups236691.2%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic19,1057398.3%93.0%
Hispanic321751.7%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)7,72073100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,4647219.0%19.0%
Married Without Children2,6367434.1%30.0%
Single Parents707689.2%9.7%
Living Alone2,0646926.7%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 2017 (estimate)9,21772100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)9,10172100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,7687363.4%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$88,40078  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,9526721.4%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$41785  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 3,115690.3%1,110,866
Public3,115690.3%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)13,354750.3%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher83.3%84 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree11.9%79 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$35,5637682.5%43,097
Median Household Income in 201641,0779178.6%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201616.3%15116.4%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1824.3%14127.2%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201718760.3%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20172,114620.3%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20171,520670.3%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, 2016236690.3%83,063
Births to Teens, 201527540.5%5,876
Deaths, 2015250690.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force8,750750.3%3,320,409
Employed8,406750.3%3,203,351
Unemployed344740.3%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.921111.4%3.5
July 2018 Unemployment Rate3.824108.6%3.5

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 work10,285100.0%$392,785100.0%$38,190
Wage and Salary8,12779.0%$283,74972.2%$34,914
Farm Proprietors4174.1%$-1,356-0.3%$-3,252
Nonfarm Proprietors1,74116.9%$41,81410.6%$24,017
Farm4914.8%$1,7470.4%$3,558
Nonfarm9,79495.2%$391,03899.6%$39,926
Private8,74885.1%$343,30487.4%$39,244
  Accommodation, Food Serv.2,25321.9%$75,38519.2%$33,460
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2312.2%$3,4610.9%$14,983
  Construction8988.7%$63,78716.2%$71,032
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information570.6%$1,8710.5%$32,825
  Manufacturing1,34413.1%$61,81815.7%$45,996
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade8998.7%$20,2755.2%$22,553
  Trans., Warehousing2812.7%$15,4473.9%$54,972
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)1,314*12.8%*$30,124*7.7%*$22,925*
Government1,04610.2%$47,73412.2%$45,635

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed2100.0%100.0%$270$4,583,500
Single-Family2100.0%74.2%$270$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

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 2017
Percent of County
French Lick1,7819.2%
Orleans2,09810.8%
Paoli3,62118.6%
West Baden Springs5562.9%
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