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Morgan County, Indiana

Named in 1822 for Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan

County Seat: Martinsville

Largest City: Martinsville (2018 population: 11,644)

Population per Square Mile: 173.55

Square Miles: 404.00

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)68,943251.1%6,484,192
Today (2018)70,116231.0%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*71,754231.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.7%26 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration17714 3,555
Net International Migration1735 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)117270.6%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)4,001245.7%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)11,8452416.9%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)5,489257.8%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)16,1092423.0%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)20,7982129.7%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)11,8742516.9%15.8%
Median Age42.0  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone232270.3%0.4%
Asian Alone424290.6%2.5%
Black Alone364430.5%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone29340.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups843271.2%2.1%
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 2017 (Includes detail not shown below)25,80525100.0%100.0%
Married With Children5,2022520.2%18.8%
Married Without Children9,4922336.8%30.0%
Single Parents1,931257.5%9.6%
Living Alone5,8712522.8%28.3%

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 2018 (estimate)28,47025100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)28,19925100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2017)$147,20015  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2017)$61119  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 10,838241.0%1,117,590
Adults (25+ in 2017 ACS)47,577231.1%4,369,451
with High School diploma or higher87.9%51 88.3%
with B.A. or higher degree16.1%54 25.3%

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 2017$42,3242793.7%45,150
Median Household Income in 201761,06816112.8%$54,134
Poverty Rate in 20179.9%7374.4%13.3%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1813.8%6977.5%17.8%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201848250.8%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 20185,481220.9%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/20194,853240.9%514,915

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, 2017807231.0%82,170
Births to Teens, 201754211.0%5,152
Deaths, 2017713241.1%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force36,392231.1%3,381,713
Annual Unemployment Rate3.446100.0%3.4
August 2019 Unemployment Rate3.04993.8%3.2

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work24,893100.0%$1,026,389100.0%$41,232
Wage and Salary17,66070.9%$702,86668.5%$39,800
Farm Proprietors4811.9%$7,9820.8%$16,595
Nonfarm Proprietors6,75227.1%$140,20913.7%$20,766
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,8437.4%$37,6283.7%$20,417
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3601.4%$2,4760.2%$6,878
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,9157.7%$89,8318.8%$46,909
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade3,01512.1%$76,5427.5%$25,387
  Trans., Warehousing5462.2%$22,2882.2%$40,821
  Wholesale Trade5692.3%$40,3483.9%$70,910
  Other Private (not above)5,952*23.9%*$213,556*20.8%*$35,880*

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed183100.0%100.0%$39,643$4,879,857
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.2%$0$6,163
5+ Family00.0%21.4%$0$555,144

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 Morgan County

in 2018
Percent of County
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