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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%6,484,125
Today (2017)69,713231.0%6,660,082
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*71,754231.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.1%28 2.7%

*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 -1,639
Net International Migration2433 9,067
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)96300.5%19,482

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 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 2017 (estimate)28,34825100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)28,19925100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
19,7632370.1%61.2%
Median Value (2017)$147,20015  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
6,0422521.4%27.7%
Median Rent (2017)$61119  

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 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 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, 2016649251.0%63,492

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
December 2018 Unemployment Rate3.25494.1%3.4

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
Farm6192.5%$11,9551.2%$19,313
Nonfarm24,27497.5%$1,014,43498.8%$41,791
Private21,30285.6%$878,87085.6%$41,258
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,8437.4%$37,6283.7%$20,417
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3601.4%$2,4760.2%$6,878
  Construction2,86411.5%$178,82717.4%$62,440
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,9157.7%$89,8318.8%$46,909
  Information1410.6%$7,6670.7%$54,376
  Manufacturing3,04412.2%$164,40516.0%$54,010
  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*
Government2,97211.9%$135,56413.2%$45,614

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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