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Economic Growth Region 5

Counties include: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Morgan, Shelby

Largest City: Carmel (2015 population: 88,713)

Population per Square Mile: 324.2

Square Miles: 3,117.5

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)931,496114.4%6,484,136
Today (2016)1,010,653115.2%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*1,096,856116.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today8.5%1 2.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration8,9121 -12,135
Net International Migration1,3503 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)4,075218.2%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2015NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)61,81026.2%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)192,955119.3%17.5%
College Age (18 to 24)79,48428.0%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)260,303226.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)268,101126.9%26.2%
Seniors (65 and older)134,582113.5%14.6%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone2,78050.3%0.4%
Asian Alone30,05813.0%2.1%
Black Alone40,47554.1%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone59530.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups16,50521.7%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (includes detail not shown below)354,8031100.0%100.0%
Married With Children92,787126.2%19.4%
Married Without Children113,557132.0%30.1%
Single Parents29,53118.3%9.9%
Living Alone81,886223.1%27.8%

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

HousingNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2015 (estimate)399,2362100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)384,1302100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)269,855170.3%61.6%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)84,948322.1%27.1%

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

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 183,938116.6%1,110,866

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2015$49,6601118.4%$41,940
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201658247.7%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 201659,58258.2%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/201750,478510.2%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 12Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 201411,714213.9%84,080
Births to Teens, 201458259.3%6,277
Deaths, 20147,416312.2%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force511,274115.6%3,271,536
Annual Unemployment Rate4.01283.3%4.8
February 2017 Unemployment Rate3.91283.0%4.7

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work513,495100.0%$24,185,744100.0%$47,100
Wage and Salary394,84576.9%$17,152,48470.9%$43,441
Farm Proprietors4,2170.8%$4190.0%$99
Nonfarm Proprietors114,43322.3%$3,279,00213.6%$28,654
  Accommodation, Food Serv.40,7607.9%$837,4003.5%$20,545
  Arts, Ent., Recreation11,7552.3%$227,1660.9%$19,325
  Health Care, Social Serv.45,8488.9%$2,485,11410.3%$54,203
  Professional, Tech. Serv.30,559*6.0%*$1,858,551*7.7%*$60,818*
  Retail Trade65,31712.7%$2,059,5688.5%$31,532
  Trans., Warehousing22,4754.4%$1,069,8534.4%$47,602
  Wholesale Trade17,180*3.3%*$1,406,554*5.8%*$81,872*
  Other Private (not above)146,277*28.5%*$6,431,850*26.6%*$43,970*

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 Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed6,788100.0%100.0%$1,328,272$3,737,044
3- and 4-Family651.0%1.6%$8,797$31,656
5+ Family2,38035.1%27.2%$194,565$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 Economic Growth Region 5

in 2015
Percent of Region
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