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Southwest Indiana Development Council

Counties include: Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer

Largest City: Vincennes (2017 population: 17,729)

Population per Square Mile: 58.7

Square Miles: 3,934.7

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)231,88013.6%6,484,125
Today (2017)230,82113.5%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*235,16713.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.5%1 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-5661 -976
Net International Migration981 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)47712.1%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)14,50416.3%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)39,490117.1%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)20,28418.8%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)52,576122.8%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)63,157127.4%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)40,810117.7%15.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone76510.3%0.4%
Asian Alone1,26910.5%2.4%
Black Alone3,52711.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone17710.1%0.1%
White222,611196.4%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups2,47211.1%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic223,167196.7%93.0%
Hispanic7,65413.3%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (includes detail not shown below)88,8211100.0%100.0%
Married With Children18,192220.5%19.0%
Married Without Children31,309135.2%30.0%
Single Parents6,88217.7%9.7%
Living Alone23,656126.6%28.2%

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

HousingNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)102,2301100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)100,8871100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)67,902167.3%61.0%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)20,919120.7%27.8%

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

EducationNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 36,39113.3%1,110,866
Public34,71913.3%1,048,879

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

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2016$41,583196.5%$43,097
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201722713.3%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 201718,47612.8%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/201715,09313.0%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 1Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20162,82413.4%83,063
Births to Teens, 201520413.5%5,876
Deaths, 20152,51114.0%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force116,48413.5%3,320,409
Employed112,74813.5%3,203,351
Unemployed3,73613.2%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.2191.4%3.5
July 2018 Unemployment Rate3.1188.6%3.5

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work133,705100.0%$6,507,677100.0%$48,672
Wage and Salary105,80279.1%$4,488,83469.0%$42,427
Farm Proprietors4,7233.5%$172,1982.6%$36,459
Nonfarm Proprietors23,18017.3%$608,2469.3%$26,240
Farm5,7844.3%$209,8723.2%$36,285
Nonfarm127,92195.7%$6,297,80596.8%$49,232
Private107,45380.4%$4,981,90976.6%$46,364
  Accommodation, Food Serv.7,312*5.5%*$163,693*2.5%*$22,387*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation862*0.6%*$10,384*0.2%*$12,046*
  Construction7,6515.7%$468,1317.2%$61,186
  Health Care, Social Serv.8,786*6.6%*$441,532*6.8%*$50,254*
  Information8790.7%$38,3880.6%$43,672
  Manufacturing24,923*18.6%*$1,599,930*24.6%*$64,195*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3,475*2.6%*$183,645*2.8%*$52,847*
  Retail Trade12,8929.6%$361,9855.6%$28,078
  Trans., Warehousing5,290*4.0%*$286,436*4.4%*$54,147*
  Wholesale Trade3,435*2.6%*$197,750*3.0%*$57,569*
  Other Private (not above)21,078*15.8%*$767,741*11.8%*$36,424*
Government20,46815.3%$1,315,89620.2%$64,290

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed311100.0%100.0%$63,846$4,583,500
Single-Family29193.6%74.2%$62,280$4,038,599
2-Family82.6%2.0%$700$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family123.9%23.4%$866$469,056

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 Southwest Indiana Development Council

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of Region
Bicknell2,8681.2%
Huntingburg6,1252.7%
Jasper15,5196.7%
Loogootee2,7141.2%
Mount Vernon6,4992.8%
Paoli3,6211.6%
Santa Claus2,4111.0%
Tell City7,3163.2%
Vincennes17,7297.7%
Washington12,1145.2%
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