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Orange County, Indiana

Named in 1816 for a county in North Carolina

County Seat: Paoli

Largest City: Paoli (2012 population: 3,645)

Population per Square Mile: 49.63

Square Miles: 398.40

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)19,840740.3%6,483,797
Today (2013)19,773740.3%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*20,198730.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.3%46 1.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration5720 -1,179
Net International Migration655 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)23650.1%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,105725.6%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)3,6517118.5%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)1,563757.9%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,4717522.6%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)5,6517328.6%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)3,3327416.9%13.9%
Median Age41.4  Median Age = 37.4

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone68630.3%0.4%
Asian Alone73720.4%1.9%
Black Alone232511.2%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone2800.0%0.1%
White19,1427496.8%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups256581.3%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic19,5367298.8%93.6%
Hispanic237801.2%6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (Includes detail not shown below)7,63774100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,6337021.4%20.2%
Married Without Children2,6147634.2%30.1%
Single Parents606737.9%9.8%
Living Alone2,0337226.6%27.6%

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 2013 (estimate)9,05972100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)9,14172100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,8807464.3%62.6%
Median Value (2012)$90,20075  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,7577119.2%26.1%
Median Rent (2012)$38385  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 3,408690.3%1,115,499
Public3,408680.3%1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2012 ACS)13,330750.3%4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher79.5%87 87%
with B.A. or higher degree13.3%68 23%

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 2012$32,3817384.9%38,119
Median Household Income in 201238,6519082.3%$46,954
Poverty Rate in 201217.4%15112.3%15.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1825.8%18116.7%22.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201326670.2%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 20133,274600.4%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20131,814650.4%509,427

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, 2011227710.3%83,750
Births to Teens, 201126670.3%8,010
Deaths, 2011227680.4%58,154

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force10,081690.3%3,179,935
Employed9,250690.3%2,940,897
Unemployed831680.3%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate8.228109.3%7.5
June 2014 Unemployment Rate6.529106.6%6.1

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

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$347,924100.0%
Wage and Salary$253,09072.7%
Farm Proprietors$4,1351.2%
Nonfarm Proprietors$29,3898.4%
Farm$6,7041.9%
Nonfarm$341,22098.1%
Private$292,55784.1%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$61,80017.8%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$2,8170.8%
  Construction$53,77715.5%
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information$1,9550.6%
  Manufacturing$54,61015.7%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade$18,3105.3%
  Trans., Warehousing$10,9023.1%
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)$34,061*9.8%*
Government$48,66314.0%

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, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed4100.0%100.0%$791$3,065,788
Single-Family4100.0%67.3%$791$2,631,508
2-Family00.0%2.2%0$38,302
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$13,598
5+ Family00.0%29.6%$0$382,380

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 2012
Percent of County
French Lick1,7989.1%
Orleans2,13510.8%
Paoli3,64518.5%
West Baden Springs5682.9%
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