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Vermillion County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Newport

Largest City: Clinton (2013 population: 4,781)

Population per Square Mile: 61.81

Square Miles: 256.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)16,212790.3%6,483,797
Today (2013)15,878790.2%6,570,713
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*15,724790.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.1%84 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 Migration-5643 -1,515
Net International Migration085 10,400
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-3687-0.1%25,233

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)834795.3%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)2,7787817.5%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)1,180807.4%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)3,7037923.3%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,5128128.4%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)2,8718118.1%13.9%
Median Age42.5  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 Alone44800.3%0.4%
Asian Alone31860.2%1.9%
Black Alone45890.3%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone6630.0%0.1%
White15,5967998.2%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups156791.0%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic15,7007998.9%93.6%
Hispanic178851.1%6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2013 (Includes detail not shown below)6,46679100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,0948016.9%19.8%
Married Without Children2,1848033.8%30.1%
Single Parents583769.0%9.8%
Living Alone1,9527330.2%27.7%

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)7,40780100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2013 (includes vacant units)7,46880100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,0577867.7%62.0%
Median Value (2013)$75,10091  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,4097918.9%26.6%
Median Rent (2013)$37888  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 2,585790.2%1,115,499
Public2,585780.2%1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2013 ACS)11,182790.3%4,258,878
with High School diploma or higher89.1%16 87.2%
with B.A. or higher degree13%69 23.2%

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 2013$37,3333896.7%38,622
Median Household Income in 201340,8138385.9%$47,508
Poverty Rate in 201313.9%4288.0%15.8%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1820.3%4292.7%21.9%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201336550.3%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 20132,408690.3%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20131,273750.2%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, 2012158790.2%83,250
Births to Teens, 201212830.2%7,431
Deaths, 2012183780.3%59,168

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force7,423800.2%3,179,935
Employed6,638810.2%2,940,897
Unemployed785730.3%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate10.61141.3%7.5
November 2014 Unemployment Rate7.45127.6%5.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2013 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work6,140100.0%$330,907100.0%$53,894
Wage and Salary4,55574.2%$208,30562.9%$45,731
Farm Proprietors2323.8%$48,21614.6%$207,828
Nonfarm Proprietors1,35322.0%$20,8536.3%$15,412
Farm3275.3%$52,03915.7%$159,141
Nonfarm5,81394.7%$278,86884.3%$47,973
Private5,06282.4%$246,03474.4%$48,604
  Accommodation, Food Serv.4988.1%$7,9972.4%$16,058
  Arts, Ent., Recreation711.2%$4330.1%$6,099
  Construction78712.8%$45,83213.9%$58,236
  Health Care, Social Serv.61610.0%$28,0778.5%$45,580
  Information661.1%$1,4670.4%$22,227
  Manufacturing72411.8%$75,15022.7%$103,798
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1492.4%$5,3731.6%$36,060
  Retail Trade72411.8%$19,8856.0%$27,465
  Trans., Warehousing2474.0%$8,0452.4%$32,571
  Wholesale Trade731.2%$9,8973.0%$135,575
  Other Private (not above)561*9.1%*$34,078*10.3%*$60,745*
Government75112.2%$32,8349.9%$43,720

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 Filed65100.0%100.0%$8,770$3,065,788
Single-Family57.7%67.3%$570$2,631,508
2-Family00.0%2.2%0$38,302
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$13,598
5+ Family6092.3%29.6%$8,200$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 Vermillion County

NamePopulation
in 2013
Percent of County
Cayuga1,1377.2%
Clinton4,78130.1%
Dana5933.7%
Fairview Park1,3648.6%
Newport4973.1%
Perrysville4452.8%
Universal3522.2%
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