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Vermillion County, Indiana

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

County Seat: Newport

Largest City: Clinton (2012 population: 4,826)

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%6,570,902
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 -1,179
Net International Migration085 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-3687-0.1%25,992

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 2012 (Includes detail not shown below)6,52079100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,2318018.9%20.2%
Married Without Children2,1498133.0%30.1%
Single Parents558768.6%9.8%
Living Alone1,9467329.8%27.6%

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 2012 (includes vacant units)7,48880100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,9898066.6%62.6%
Median Value (2012)$76,40091  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,5317420.4%26.1%
Median Rent (2012)$36090  

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 2012 ACS)11,291790.3%4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher87.4%30 87%
with B.A. or higher degree13.9%62 23%

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 2012$35,4274492.9%38,119
Median Household Income in 201242,7096491.0%$46,954
Poverty Rate in 201214.6%4294.2%15.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1821.3%4096.4%22.1%
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
August 2014 Unemployment Rate7.11139.2%5.1

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

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$306,389100.0%
Wage and Salary$211,02468.9%
Farm Proprietors$21,1546.9%
Nonfarm Proprietors$18,5506.1%
Farm$24,1247.9%
Nonfarm$282,26592.1%
Private$248,95781.3%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$7,9892.6%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$3330.1%
  Construction$56,94018.6%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$25,7118.4%
  Information$1,3720.4%
  Manufacturing$76,50225.0%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$5,9401.9%
  Retail Trade$18,7456.1%
  Trans., Warehousing$8,3192.7%
  Wholesale Trade$5,8101.9%
  Other Private (not above)$35,983*11.7%*
Government$33,30810.9%

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 2012
Percent of County
Cayuga1,1507.2%
Clinton4,82630.2%
Dana6003.8%
Fairview Park1,3758.6%
Newport5073.2%
Perrysville4532.8%
Universal3582.2%
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