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Southwest Indiana Development Council

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

Largest City: Vincennes (2016 population: 17,924)

Population per Square Mile: 62.2

Square Miles: 3,230.7

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)201,32713.1%6,484,125
Today (2017)200,82913.0%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*204,31713.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.2%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-4741 -976
Net International Migration911 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)46112.0%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)12,78616.4%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)34,454117.1%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)18,30319.1%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)45,775122.8%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)55,311127.5%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)34,328117.1%14.9%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone62510.3%0.4%
Asian Alone1,17810.6%2.2%
Black Alone3,09811.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone10210.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups2,08811.0%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (includes detail not shown below)77,0251100.0%100.0%
Married With Children16,152221.0%19.0%
Married Without Children27,172135.3%30.0%
Single Parents5,76817.5%9.7%
Living Alone20,482126.6%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 2016 (estimate)86,5731100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)86,3161100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)58,827168.2%61.0%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)18,198121.1%27.8%

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

EducationNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 31,72112.9%1,110,866

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$42,617198.9%$43,097
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201719812.9%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 201715,18112.3%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/201712,62212.5%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, 20152,50013.0%84,008
Births to Teens, 201517012.9%5,876
Deaths, 20152,14413.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force103,79413.1%3,327,139
Annual Unemployment Rate3.9188.6%4.4
January 2018 Unemployment Rate3.2188.9%3.6

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 work119,889100.0%$6,011,367100.0%$50,141
Wage and Salary95,49879.7%$4,136,70068.8%$43,317
Farm Proprietors4,0033.3%$174,9852.9%$43,713
Nonfarm Proprietors20,38817.0%$551,2289.2%$27,037
  Accommodation, Food Serv.5,059*4.2%*$88,308*1.5%*$17,456*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation631*0.5%*$6,923*0.1%*$10,971*
  Health Care, Social Serv.8,643*7.2%*$436,499*7.3%*$50,503*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3,383*2.8%*$182,281*3.0%*$53,881*
  Retail Trade11,6799.7%$336,7275.6%$28,832
  Trans., Warehousing4,716*3.9%*$258,973*4.3%*$54,914*
  Wholesale Trade3,435*2.9%*$197,750*3.3%*$57,569*
  Other Private (not above)19,358*16.1%*$728,910*12.1%*$37,654*

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 Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed253100.0%100.0%$52,585$3,875,847
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$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 Southwest Indiana Development Council

in 2016
Percent of Region
Mount Vernon6,5073.2%
Santa Claus2,4631.2%
Tell City7,3233.6%
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