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Vermillion County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Newport

Largest City: Clinton (2015 population: 4,811)

Population per Square Mile: 61.08

Square Miles: 256.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)16,212790.3%6,484,192
Today (2015)15,692790.2%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*15,724790.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.2%83 2.1%

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

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration421 -14,881
Net International Migration175 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-2385-0.1%25,260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)881795.6%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)2,6257816.7%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)1,176807.5%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)3,5597922.7%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,4508128.4%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)3,0018019.1%14.6%
Median Age43.3  Median Age = 37.5

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone46780.3%0.4%
Asian Alone42820.3%2.1%
Black Alone63870.4%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone5670.0%0.1%
White15,3697997.9%85.8%
Two or More Race Groups167791.1%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic15,5117998.8%93.3%
Hispanic181871.2%6.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)6,49178100.0%100.0%
Married With Children9838015.1%19.4%
Married Without Children2,1588133.2%30.1%
Single Parents642729.9%9.9%
Living Alone2,0047330.9%27.8%

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 2015 (estimate)7,45979100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)7,47480100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
5,1307768.6%61.6%
Median Value (2014)$75,30091  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,3617918.2%27.1%
Median Rent (2014)$36590  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2015/2016 Total Reported) 2,473780.2%1,108,151
Public2,473780.2%1,046,058
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)11,109790.3%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher88.7%23 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree13.2%67 23.6%

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 2015$34,7427482.8%41,940
Median Household Income in 201444,3886789.9%$49,384
Poverty Rate in 201413.9%4291.4%15.2%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1820.1%4394.8%21.2%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201537460.4%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 20152,241660.3%810,606
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20161,242750.2%504,539

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, 2014150800.2%84,080
Births to Teens, 201411810.2%6,277
Deaths, 2014209730.3%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force7,211800.2%3,265,761
Employed6,700800.2%3,109,217
Unemployed511710.3%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate7.11147.9%4.8
October 2016 Unemployment Rate5.04128.2%3.9

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work5,963100.0%$279,862100.0%$46,933
Wage and Salary4,56476.5%$209,29874.8%$45,858
Farm Proprietors2233.7%$-1,505-0.5%$-6,749
Nonfarm Proprietors1,17619.7%$19,1876.9%$16,315
Farm3065.1%$1,1910.4%$3,892
Nonfarm5,65794.9%$278,67199.6%$49,261
Private4,91082.3%$246,57388.1%$50,219
  Accommodation, Food Serv.4567.6%$8,2312.9%$18,050
  Arts, Ent., Recreation681.1%$7690.3%$11,309
  Construction75612.7%$50,09817.9%$66,267
  Health Care, Social Serv.60010.1%$28,80710.3%$48,012
  Information560.9%$2,0950.7%$37,411
  Manufacturing72012.1%$70,54725.2%$97,982
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade81513.7%$19,7557.1%$24,239
  Trans., Warehousing1773.0%$8,3473.0%$47,158
  Wholesale Trade681.1%$7,5942.7%$111,676
  Other Private (not above)566*9.5%*$35,803*12.8%*$63,256*
Government74712.5%$32,09811.5%$42,969

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, 2015UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed1100.0%100.0%$70$3,737,044
Single-Family1100.0%68.4%$70$2,929,210
2-Family00.0%2.8%0$54,124
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$31,656
5+ Family00.0%27.2%$0$722,054

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 2015
Percent of County
Cayuga1,1187.1%
Clinton4,81130.7%
Dana5813.7%
Fairview Park1,3338.5%
Newport4893.1%
Perrysville4372.8%
Universal3442.2%
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