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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%6,634,007
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 -10,480
Net International Migration269 11,461
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-5486-0.2%22,480

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%
Two or More Race Groups177791.1%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)6,60078100.0%100.0%
Married With Children9738014.7%19.0%
Married Without Children2,1588132.7%30.0%
Single Parents653699.9%9.7%
Living Alone2,0597031.2%28.2%

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 2016 (includes vacant units)7,45680100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2016)$76,20091  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2016)$37091  

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
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)11,030790.3%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher89%29 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree13%73 24.6%

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 2016$36,7436385.3%43,097
Median Household Income in 201651,4254598.3%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201613.3%3995.0%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1818.2%4695.3%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201735420.5%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20171,920660.3%656,297
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
Annual Unemployment Rate6.61150.0%4.4
December 2017 Unemployment Rate4.91158.1%3.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work6,101100.0%$307,821100.0%$50,454
Wage and Salary4,67876.7%$213,98269.5%$45,742
Farm Proprietors2233.7%$14,1894.6%$63,628
Nonfarm Proprietors1,20019.7%$22,5457.3%$18,788
  Accommodation, Food Serv.4717.7%$8,5762.8%$18,208
  Arts, Ent., Recreation611.0%$6160.2%$10,098
  Health Care, Social Serv.65110.7%$32,30710.5%$49,627
  Professional, Tech. Serv.1392.3%$3,7701.2%$27,122
  Retail Trade83113.6%$21,0466.8%$25,326
  Trans., Warehousing2143.5%$9,6513.1%$45,098
  Wholesale Trade831.4%$10,2253.3%$123,193
  Other Private (not above)596*9.8%*$38,115*12.4%*$63,951*

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
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

in 2016
Percent of County
Fairview Park1,3308.5%
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