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Orange County, Indiana

Named in 1816 for a county in North Carolina

County Seat: Paoli

Largest City: Paoli (2016 population: 3,581)

Population per Square Mile: 48.53

Square Miles: 398.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)19,840740.3%6,484,136
Today (2016)19,335740.3%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*20,198730.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.5%68 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-17857 -12,135
Net International Migration557 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)0710.0%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)1,123735.8%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)3,3147317.1%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)1,509737.8%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,3167522.3%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,5187328.5%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)3,5557218.4%14.9%
Median Age42.4  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 Alone83610.4%0.4%
Asian Alone79710.4%2.2%
Black Alone236531.2%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone2820.0%0.1%
White18,7067496.7%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups229701.2%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic19,0347498.4%93.2%
Hispanic301751.6%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)7,64873100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,4747219.3%19.2%
Married Without Children2,5987534.0%30.0%
Single Parents657698.6%9.8%
Living Alone2,0947027.4%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)9,07172100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)9,14472100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,8337363.8%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$89,40076  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,8156919.8%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$40586  

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 2015 ACS)13,437750.3%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher83%83 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree11.4%82 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$33,3088479.4%41,940
Median Household Income in 201540,9188881.0%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201515.7%21109.0%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1824.3%19119.1%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201620710.3%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20162,378610.3%722,928
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, 2015240690.3%84,008
Births to Teens, 201527540.5%5,876
Deaths, 2015250690.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force8,863750.3%3,326,893
Employed8,410750.3%3,179,806
Unemployed453730.3%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate5.118115.9%4.4
May 2017 Unemployment Rate3.026107.1%2.8

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 work10,167100.0%$364,519100.0%$35,853
Wage and Salary7,98178.5%$266,34073.1%$33,372
Farm Proprietors4174.1%$7,7662.1%$18,624
Nonfarm Proprietors1,76917.4%$27,1427.4%$15,343
Farm4904.8%$10,9733.0%$22,394
Nonfarm9,67795.2%$353,54697.0%$36,535
Private8,63484.9%$307,04884.2%$35,563
  Accommodation, Food Serv.2,20621.7%$70,42819.3%$31,926
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1831.8%$3,4470.9%$18,836
  Construction8928.8%$44,98212.3%$50,428
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information590.6%$1,9200.5%$32,542
  Manufacturing1,33513.1%$60,46416.6%$45,291
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade8788.6%$18,9765.2%$21,613
  Trans., Warehousing3023.0%$15,4414.2%$51,129
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)1,320*13.0%*$29,999*8.2%*$22,727*
Government1,04310.3%$46,49812.8%$44,581

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 Filed3100.0%100.0%$330$3,875,847
Single-Family3100.0%75.2%$330$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 Orange County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
French Lick1,7699.1%
Orleans2,09710.8%
Paoli3,58118.5%
West Baden Springs5552.9%
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