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Morgan County, Indiana

Named in 1822 for Revolutionary War General Daniel Morgan

County Seat: Martinsville

Largest City: Martinsville (2017 population: 11,603)

Population per Square Mile: 172.56

Square Miles: 404.00

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)68,935251.1%6,484,192
Today (2017)69,713231.0%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*71,754231.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.1%28 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration4225 -976
Net International Migration2433 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)96300.4%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)3,836245.5%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)12,0212417.2%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)5,480257.9%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)16,0852423.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)20,8262129.9%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)11,4652516.4%15.4%
Median Age42.0  Median Age = 37.7

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone229270.3%0.4%
Asian Alone385320.6%2.4%
Black Alone335430.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone31290.0%0.1%
White67,9512397.5%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups782271.1%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic68,6242398.4%93.0%
Hispanic1,089431.6%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)25,65525100.0%100.0%
Married With Children5,1282520.0%19.0%
Married Without Children9,7242137.9%30.0%
Single Parents2,038257.9%9.7%
Living Alone5,4302521.2%28.2%

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 2017 (estimate)28,34825100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)27,94925100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
19,5182369.8%61.0%
Median Value (2016)$144,40015  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
6,1372422.0%27.8%
Median Rent (2016)$60218  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 11,016241.0%1,110,866
Public11,016241.1%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)47,385231.1%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher88.4%36 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree15.5%57 24.6%

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 2016$40,4173493.8%43,097
Median Household Income in 201660,48212115.7%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201610.5%6875.0%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1815.5%6781.2%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201760230.9%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20175,767220.9%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20174,774231.0%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 Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2016816231.0%83,063
Births to Teens, 201652241.0%5,294
Deaths, 2015687241.1%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force36,114231.1%3,320,409
Employed34,859231.1%3,203,351
Unemployed1,255201.1%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.545100.0%3.5
August 2018 Unemployment Rate3.51116.7%3.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work24,509100.0%$1,031,856100.0%$42,101
Wage and Salary17,61171.9%$690,71466.9%$39,221
Farm Proprietors4872.0%$25,9522.5%$53,290
Nonfarm Proprietors6,41126.2%$141,03513.7%$21,999
Farm6062.5%$29,7852.9%$49,150
Nonfarm23,90397.5%$1,002,07197.1%$41,922
Private20,95885.5%$865,82583.9%$41,312
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,8497.5%$34,3923.3%$18,600
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3401.4%$2,3510.2%$6,915
  Construction2,81411.5%$183,21617.8%$65,109
  Health Care, Social Serv.2,1258.7%$100,9879.8%$47,523
  Information1480.6%$6,5820.6%$44,473
  Manufacturing2,79011.4%$166,17716.1%$59,562
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade2,99812.2%$76,4687.4%$25,506
  Trans., Warehousing4932.0%$16,2621.6%$32,986
  Wholesale Trade6702.7%$40,6243.9%$60,633
  Other Private (not above)5,705*23.3%*$201,521*19.5%*$35,324*
Government2,94512.0%$136,24613.2%$46,263

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 County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed142100.0%100.0%$36,544$4,583,500
Single-Family142100.0%74.2%$36,544$4,038,599
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$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 Morgan County

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of County
Bethany860.1%
Brooklyn1,5792.3%
Martinsville11,60316.6%
Monrovia1,4432.1%
Mooresville9,64113.8%
Morgantown9711.4%
Paragon6651.0%
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