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Vermillion County, Indiana

Named for a river, the Vermillion, and organized in 1824

County Seat: Newport

Largest City: Clinton (2018 population: 4,717)

Population per Square Mile: 60.25

Square Miles: 256.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)16,210790.2%6,484,192
Today (2018)15,479790.2%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*15,724790.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-4.5%83 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration3734 3,555
Net International Migration752 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-5184-0.3%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)845795.5%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)2,5347916.4%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)1,190797.7%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)3,5267922.8%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,2828127.7%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)3,1028020.0%15.8%
Median Age43.0  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone59800.4%0.4%
Asian Alone40840.3%2.5%
Black Alone75870.5%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8630.1%0.1%
White15,0927997.5%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups205761.3%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic15,2787998.7%92.9%
Hispanic201861.3%7.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)6,53378100.0%100.0%
Married With Children9838015.0%18.8%
Married Without Children2,0728131.7%30.0%
Single Parents573738.8%9.6%
Living Alone2,0677031.6%28.3%

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 2018 (estimate)7,48980100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)7,50679100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,9027965.3%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$74,60091  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,6317621.7%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$40789  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 2,427770.2%1,117,590
Public2,427760.2%1,054,903
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)10,949800.3%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher90.5%17 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree13%73 25.3%

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 2017$37,0896882.1%45,150
Median Household Income in 201746,3308085.6%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 201713.3%34100.0%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.9%39100.6%17.8%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201829460.5%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 20181,774640.3%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/20191,321720.3%514,915

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, 2017170790.2%82,170
Births to Teens, 201710780.2%5,152
Deaths, 2017212740.3%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force7,169800.2%3,381,713
Employed6,774820.2%3,265,580
Unemployed395690.3%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate5.51161.8%3.4
May 2019 Unemployment Rate4.51155.2%2.9

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work6,029100.0%$300,857100.0%$49,902
Wage and Salary4,63176.8%$222,20273.9%$47,981
Farm Proprietors2203.6%$-866-0.3%$-3,936
Nonfarm Proprietors1,17819.5%$22,5847.5%$19,171
Farm3185.3%$1,8490.6%$5,814
Nonfarm5,71194.7%$299,00899.4%$52,357
Private4,97382.5%$266,61088.6%$53,612
  Accommodation, Food Serv.4868.1%$8,3502.8%$17,181
  Arts, Ent., Recreation540.9%$4840.2%$8,963
  Construction84814.1%$60,83720.2%$71,742
  Health Care, Social Serv.65110.8%$34,08511.3%$52,358
  Information460.8%$2,6970.9%$58,630
  Manufacturing64210.6%$68,57422.8%$106,813
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1282.1%$3,9641.3%$30,969
  Retail Trade80713.4%$21,9337.3%$27,178
  Trans., Warehousing1833.0%$10,5893.5%$57,863
  Wholesale Trade631.0%$6,9002.3%$109,524
  Other Private (not above)565*9.4%*$37,105*12.3%*$65,673*
Government73812.2%$32,39810.8%$43,900

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed13100.0%100.0%$1,658$4,879,857
Single-Family13100.0%76.4%$1,658$4,269,197
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$49,353
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.2%$0$6,163
5+ Family00.0%21.4%$0$555,144

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 Vermillion County

NamePopulation
in 2018
Percent of County
Cayuga1,1137.2%
Clinton4,71730.5%
Dana5723.7%
Fairview Park1,3098.5%
Newport4893.2%
Perrysville4332.8%
Universal3462.2%
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