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Steuben County, Indiana

Organized in 1837 and named after Revolutionary War General, Baron Frederick von Steuben

County Seat: Angola

Largest City: Angola (2022 population: 9,420)

Population per Square Mile: 112.42

Square Miles: 308.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)34,435460.5%6,484,050
Today (2022)34,725460.5%6,833,037
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*34,162490.5%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today0.8%30 0.7%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2021-2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration11542 5,230
Net International Migration3339 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-7653-7.4%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,741535.0%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)4,9805314.3%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)3,9143511.3%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,1225320.5%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,2464226.6%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)7,7223722.2%16.9%
Median Age43.8  Median Age = 38.2

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone136500.4%0.4%
Asian Alone279390.8%2.8%
Black Alone359451.0%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone16510.0%0.1%
White33,4754696.4%84.0%
Two or More Race Groups460471.3%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic33,2254695.7%92.1%
Hispanic1,500414.3%7.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (Includes detail not shown below)13,68943100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3855017.4%18.2%
Married Without Children4,9014235.8%29.8%
Single Parents785615.7%9.2%
Living Alone3,7704227.5%29.1%

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 2022 (estimate)19,17935100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)18,92435100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
10,8614257.4%62.9%
Median Value (2021)$162,80024  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,8285214.9%27.2%
Median Rent (2021)$61233  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 3,944640.4%1,124,094
Public3,944610.4%1,035,718
Adults (25+ in 2021 ACS)23,719440.5%4,501,214
with High School diploma or higher92.4%15 89.8%
with B.A. or higher degree22.9%26 27.8%

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 2022$54,6492993.7%58,323
Median Household Income in 202165,40725104.3%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 20219.7%6480.2%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1814.8%5394.3%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202212620.3%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20221,817600.3%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/20231,910610.4%511,735

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, 2021354490.4%79,946
Births to Teens, 202125340.7%3,845
Deaths, 2019338500.5%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force20,778370.6%3,404,443
Employed20,331370.6%3,302,632
Unemployed447480.4%101,811
Annual Unemployment Rate2.28573.3%3.0
October 2023 Unemployment Rate2.96187.9%3.3

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work22,419100.0%$1,127,529100.0%$50,293
Wage and Salary17,78479.3%$829,07973.5%$46,619
Farm Proprietors4241.9%$13,8911.2%$32,762
Nonfarm Proprietors4,21118.8%$95,6338.5%$22,710
Farm5012.2%$16,4761.5%$32,886
Nonfarm21,91897.8%$1,111,05398.5%$50,691
Private20,35590.8%$1,025,75991.0%$50,393
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,4536.5%$34,8623.1%$23,993
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2261.0%$3,7560.3%$16,619
  Construction9254.1%$51,1304.5%$55,276
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information1210.5%$9,7420.9%$80,512
  Manufacturing5,22823.3%$354,52031.4%$67,812
  Professional, Tech. Serv.8103.6%$42,1173.7%$51,996
  Retail Trade2,54611.4%$77,6066.9%$30,482
  Trans., Warehousing1,0324.6%$81,8197.3%$79,282
  Wholesale TradeData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Other Private (not above)4,710*21.0%*$182,164*16.2%*$38,676*
Government1,5637.0%$85,2947.6%$54,571

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, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed146100.0%100.0%$60,689$6,635,992
Single-Family146100.0%65.0%$60,689$5,513,030
2-Family00.0%1.9%0$76,873
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.5%$0$14,702
5+ Family00.0%32.6%$0$1,031,387

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 Steuben County

NamePopulation
in 2022
Percent of County
Angola9,42027.1%
Ashley3611.0%*
Clear Lake3581.0%
Fremont2,0525.9%
Hamilton1,3073.8%*
Hudson5871.7%
Orland3901.1%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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