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Greene County, Indiana

Formed in 1821 and named after Revolutionary War hero General Nathaniel Greene

County Seat: Bloomfield

Largest City: Linton (2022 population: 5,162)

Population per Square Mile: 57.50

Square Miles: 542.50

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)30,803540.5%6,484,050
Today (2023)31,196530.5%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*30,668530.4%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today1.3%85 1.1%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration18028 4,599
Net International Migration3338 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-8870-1.2%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,686555.4%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)4,9345415.9%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)2,326557.5%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,2195223.3%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)8,5494927.6%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)6,2924820.3%16.9%
Median Age43.1  Median Age = 38.2

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone133520.4%0.4%
Asian Alone139640.4%2.8%
Black Alone123810.4%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone9650.0%0.1%
White30,2235397.5%84.0%
Two or More Race Groups379551.2%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic30,3395297.8%92.1%
Hispanic667642.2%7.9%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)12,64348100.0%100.0%
Married With Children1,9685915.6%18.1%
Married Without Children4,4444635.1%29.6%
Single Parents996497.9%9.0%
Living Alone3,4874827.6%29.4%

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 2022 (estimate)14,35549100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)14,38549100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
9,5365166.3%63.5%
Median Value (2022)$116,40082  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,1074621.6%27.1%
Median Rent (2022)$51581  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 4,793540.4%1,124,094
Public4,793510.5%1,035,718
Adults (25+ in 2022 ACS)21,948500.5%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher88.3%66 90%
with B.A. or higher degree16.1%66 28.2%

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 2022$50,9305487.3%58,323
Median Household Income in 202261,6636092.4%$66,768
Poverty Rate in 202212.7%35101.6%12.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.7%29114.9%15.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202215490.4%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20223,000350.5%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/20232,422480.5%511,735

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, 2021329540.4%79,946
Births to Teens, 202117510.4%3,845
Deaths, 2019409430.6%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force13,678570.4%3,373,887
Employed13,160580.4%3,270,662
Unemployed518400.5%103,225
Annual Unemployment Rate3.85122.6%3.1
February 2024 Unemployment Rate5.01122.0%4.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work10,970100.0%$490,002100.0%$44,667
Wage and Salary7,06564.4%$305,18162.3%$43,196
Farm Proprietors6866.3%$48,2209.8%$70,292
Nonfarm Proprietors3,21929.3%$57,04811.6%$17,722
Farm8387.6%$52,89510.8%$63,121
Nonfarm10,13292.4%$437,10789.2%$43,141
Private8,16074.4%$320,39965.4%$39,265
  Accommodation, Food Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Arts, Ent., RecreationData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Construction7997.3%$35,0257.1%$43,836
  Health Care, Social Serv.6996.4%$33,7956.9%$48,348
  Information360.3%$1,1580.2%$32,167
  Manufacturing6616.0%$46,2089.4%$69,906
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4714.3%$23,0074.7%$48,847
  Retail Trade1,42313.0%$40,3688.2%$28,368
  Trans., Warehousing4664.2%$27,4245.6%$58,850
  Wholesale Trade1501.4%$5,4111.1%$36,073
  Other Private (not above)2,172*19.8%*$77,963*15.9%*$35,895*
Government1,97218.0%$116,70823.8%$59,183

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, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed0N/A100%$06,635,992
Single-Family0N/A65.0%$0$5,513,030
2-Family0N/A1.9%$0$76,873
3- and 4-Family0N/A0.5%$0$0
5+ Family0N/A32.6%$0$1,031,387

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 Greene County

NamePopulation
in 2022
Percent of County
Bloomfield2,2937.4%
Jasonville1,9956.4%
Linton5,16216.5%
Lyons6302.0%
Newberry1610.5%
Switz City2690.9%
Worthington1,3984.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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