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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 (2023 population: 9,456)

Population per Square Mile: 113.04

Square Miles: 308.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)34,435460.5%6,484,050
Today (2023)34,917460.5%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*34,162490.5%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today1.4%28 1.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration14534 4,599
Net International Migration2046 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-1935-0.3%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2023NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,775535.1%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)5,0315314.4%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)3,8283511.0%9.6%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,2035320.6%25.8%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,1554326.2%24.2%
Seniors (65 and older)7,9253722.7%17.2%
Median Age43.9  Median Age = 38.2

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2023NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone149480.4%0.5%
Asian Alone287380.8%2.9%
Black Alone374481.1%10.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone25410.1%0.1%
White33,5944596.2%83.7%
Two or More Race Groups488471.4%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic33,3414695.5%91.2%
Hispanic1,576414.5%8.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)13,79444100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,2875116.6%18.1%
Married Without Children5,0584136.7%29.6%
Single Parents733645.3%9.0%
Living Alone3,8214327.7%29.4%

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 2023 (estimate)19,32735100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)18,98235100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
11,0214258.1%63.5%
Median Value (2022)$187,50025  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,7735014.6%27.1%
Median Rent (2022)$67330  

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 2022 ACS)23,736450.5%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher92.7%12 90%
with B.A. or higher degree24.4%24 28.2%

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 202273,25017109.7%$66,768
Poverty Rate in 20229.4%7375.2%12.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1812.6%6981.8%15.4%
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, 2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force20,823370.6%3,401,387
Employed20,263370.6%3,288,017
Unemployed560410.5%113,370
Annual Unemployment Rate2.77681.8%3.3
May 2024 Unemployment Rate3.4177.3%4.4

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, 2023UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed131100.0%100.0%$57,186$7,695,489
Single-Family12494.7%63.0%$55,436$5,961,199
2-Family21.5%2.0%250$99,053
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$40,460
5+ Family53.8%34.2%$1,500$1,594,777

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 2023
Percent of County
Angola9,45627.1%
Ashley3631.0%*
Clear Lake3571.0%
Fremont2,0635.9%
Hamilton1,3163.8%*
Hudson5911.7%
Orland3941.1%
* 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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