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Vermillion County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Newport

Largest City: Clinton (2016 population: 4,794)

Population per Square Mile: 60.90

Square Miles: 256.90

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)16,212790.3%6,484,136
Today (2016)15,645790.2%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*15,724790.2%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.5%81 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration5912 -12,135
Net International Migration269 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-5486-0.2%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)824795.3%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)2,6327916.8%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)1,176807.5%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)3,5447922.7%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)4,3918128.1%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)3,0787819.7%14.9%
Median Age43.3  Median Age = 37.6

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone53790.3%0.4%
Asian Alone45820.3%2.2%
Black Alone53890.3%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8600.1%0.1%
White15,3097997.9%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups177791.1%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic15,4537998.8%93.2%
Hispanic192861.2%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)6,53878100.0%100.0%
Married With Children9588014.7%19.2%
Married Without Children2,1338132.6%30.0%
Single Parents638739.8%9.8%
Living Alone2,0737131.7%28.0%

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 2016 (estimate)7,44180100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)7,51280100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,9827766.3%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$75,00091  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,5567520.7%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$36991  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 2,498770.2%1,110,866
Public2,498760.2%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2015 ACS)11,097790.3%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher88.9%25 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree13.5%69 24.1%

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 201544,3767587.9%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201512.9%4489.6%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1818.5%4790.7%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201637430.5%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20162,091660.3%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20171,256720.3%495,330

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, 2015169800.2%84,008
Births to Teens, 20156830.1%5,876
Deaths, 2015225720.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force7,258800.2%3,326,893
Employed6,781810.2%3,179,806
Unemployed477700.3%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate6.61150.0%4.4
August 2017 Unemployment Rate5.81145.0%4.0

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, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$03,875,847
Single-Family0N/A75.2%$0$3,417,822
2-Family0N/A3.1%$0$64,063
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.9%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A20.9%$0$372,642

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 2016
Percent of County
Cayuga1,1187.1%
Clinton4,79430.6%
Dana5783.7%
Fairview Park1,3308.5%
Newport4873.1%
Perrysville4342.8%
Universal3412.2%
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