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Hamilton County, Indiana

Organized in 1823 and named for Alexander Hamilton, first secretary of the treasury

County Seat: Noblesville

Largest City: Fishers (2022 population: 101,966)

Population per Square Mile: 925.49

Square Miles: 394.30

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)274,55544.2%6,484,050
Today (2022)364,92145.3%6,833,037
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*417,75436.0%7,014,880
Percent Change 2010 to Today32.9%1 5.4%

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

Components of Population Change, 2021-2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration4,8811 5,230
Net International Migration1,4713 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1,2992126.9%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)21,00845.9%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)70,965419.9%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)28,18577.9%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)96,339427.0%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)92,852326.0%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)47,301413.3%16.4%
Median Age38.0  Median Age = 38.1

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone80060.2%0.4%
Asian Alone24,91127.0%2.7%
Black Alone17,40264.9%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone19560.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups8,28852.3%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2021 (Includes detail not shown below)126,3714100.0%100.0%
Married With Children39,725231.4%18.2%
Married Without Children40,848432.3%29.8%
Single Parents9,01157.1%9.2%
Living Alone25,573520.2%29.1%

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)144,2034100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)132,9524100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2021)$302,4001  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2021)$1,1111  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 65,57535.9%1,120,155
Adults (25+ in 2021 ACS)223,84145.0%4,501,214
with High School diploma or higher97.2%1 89.8%
with B.A. or higher degree60.5%1 27.8%

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 2021$85,8141151.9%56,497
Median Household Income in 2021108,2031172.5%$62,723
Poverty Rate in 20213.8%9231.4%12.1%
Poverty Rate among Children under 183.9%9224.8%15.7%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202237210.9%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 20228,048171.3%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/202210,17682.1%481,568

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, 20193,68244.6%80,851
Births to Teens, 201748240.9%5,152
Deaths, 20191,89662.9%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force195,96835.8%3,404,443
Annual Unemployment Rate2.19170.0%3.0
April 2023 Unemployment Rate2.08476.9%2.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work224,411100.0%$15,330,409100.0%$68,314
Wage and Salary162,30272.3%$10,672,47269.6%$65,757
Farm Proprietors4520.2%$21,9320.1%$48,522
Nonfarm Proprietors61,65727.5%$2,600,86717.0%$42,183
  Accommodation, Food Serv.16,5927.4%$519,7433.4%$31,325
  Arts, Ent., Recreation5,7842.6%$119,8810.8%$20,726
  Health Care, Social Serv.21,7119.7%$1,620,38310.6%$74,634
  Professional, Tech. Serv.22,77310.1%$1,911,80712.5%$83,951
  Retail Trade21,7469.7%$950,0066.2%$43,686
  Trans., Warehousing6,4762.9%$166,6661.1%$25,736
  Wholesale Trade8,7693.9%$1,179,3687.7%$134,493
  Other Private (not above)81,67436.4%$5,504,39335.9%$67,395

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed5,781100.0%100.0%$1,436,518$6,635,992
3- and 4-Family591.0%0.5%$6,073$14,702
5+ Family2,61845.3%32.6%$361,169$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 Hamilton County

in 2022
Percent of County

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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