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Parke County, Indiana

Established in 1821 and named for Indiana territory delegate Benjamin Parke

County Seat: Rockville

Largest City: Rockville (2017 population: 2,523)

Population per Square Mile: 37.97

Square Miles: 444.70

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)17,354770.3%6,484,192
Today (2017)16,886760.3%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*16,975760.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.7%70 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-11566 -976
Net International Migration268 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)43460.2%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)1,053766.2%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)2,6367815.6%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)1,276787.6%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)4,0407623.9%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,6777827.7%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)3,2047819.0%15.4%
Median Age42.2  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 Alone79640.5%0.4%
Asian Alone39840.2%2.4%
Black Alone421392.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone5710.0%0.1%
White16,2057696.0%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups137850.8%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic16,6297698.5%93.0%
Hispanic257811.5%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)6,15080100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,0877917.7%19.0%
Married Without Children2,3427838.1%30.0%
Single Parents313875.1%9.7%
Living Alone1,4598123.7%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)8,22377100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)8,06577100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,8138059.7%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$88,30079  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,3378116.6%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$40687  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 2,240800.2%1,110,866
Public2,240800.2%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)12,024760.3%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher85.5%69 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree11.8%81 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$33,7218778.2%43,097
Median Household Income in 201647,5996491.0%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201616.3%15116.4%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1825.1%10131.4%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201724610.4%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20171,673690.3%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20171,254730.3%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, 2016207730.2%83,063
Births to Teens, 201514760.2%5,876
Deaths, 2015140850.2%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force7,172800.2%3,320,409
Employed6,884800.2%3,203,351
Unemployed288790.2%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate4.017114.3%3.5
July 2018 Unemployment Rate4.41118.9%3.7

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 work5,697100.0%$211,804100.0%$37,178
Wage and Salary3,56162.5%$115,08954.3%$32,319
Farm Proprietors5078.9%$8,7894.1%$17,335
Nonfarm Proprietors1,62928.6%$53,07625.1%$32,582
Farm5669.9%$10,8145.1%$19,106
Nonfarm5,13190.1%$200,99094.9%$39,172
Private3,98569.9%$150,58571.1%$37,788
  Accommodation, Food Serv.3165.5%$4,5492.1%$14,396
  Arts, Ent., Recreation641.1%$5070.2%$7,922
  Construction3406.0%$24,61211.6%$72,388
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information440.8%$1,3790.7%$31,341
  Manufacturing60910.7%$34,78516.4%$57,118
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade63311.1%$15,1267.1%$23,896
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade1923.4%$10,6645.0%$55,542
  Other Private (not above)1,006*17.7%*$27,752*13.1%*$27,586*
Government1,14620.1%$50,40523.8%$43,983

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 Filed39100.0%100.0%$6,056$4,583,500
Single-Family39100.0%74.2%$6,056$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 Parke County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Bloomingdale3302.0%
Marshall3221.9%
Mecca3261.9%
Montezuma1,0056.0%
Rockville2,52314.9%
Rosedale7074.2%
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