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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%
White68,2242397.3%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups843271.2%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic69,0022398.4%92.9%
Hispanic1,114431.6%7.1%

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)
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 (2018/2019 Total Reported) 10,838241.0%1,117,590
Public10,838241.0%1,054,903
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 2018$44,1832993.7%47,149
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
Employed35,160231.1%3,265,580
Unemployed1,232211.1%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate3.446100.0%3.4
October 2019 Unemployment Rate2.66686.7%3.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work24,869100.0%$1,018,451100.0%$40,953
Wage and Salary17,16569.0%$675,71266.3%$39,366
Farm Proprietors4721.9%$21,6122.1%$45,788
Nonfarm Proprietors7,23229.1%$156,03115.3%$21,575
Farm6372.6%$26,6572.6%$41,848
Nonfarm24,23297.4%$991,79497.4%$40,929
Private21,22685.4%$853,50083.8%$40,210
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,8907.6%$39,8273.9%$21,072
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3601.4%$2,4080.2%$6,689
  Construction2,4369.8%$127,46912.5%$52,327
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,9277.7%$93,6839.2%$48,616
  Information1460.6%$7,6320.7%$52,274
  Manufacturing2,81911.3%$176,60517.3%$62,648
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade3,10312.5%$72,8267.2%$23,470
  Trans., Warehousing8143.3%$26,1372.6%$32,109
  Wholesale Trade5652.3%$41,2614.1%$73,028
  Other Private (not above)6,118*24.6%*$224,030*22.0%*$36,618*
Government3,00612.1%$138,29413.6%$46,006

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
Single-Family17394.5%76.4%$38,393$4,269,197
2-Family105.5%2.0%1,250$49,353
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

NamePopulation
in 2018
Percent of County
Bethany860.1%
Brooklyn1,5882.3%
Martinsville11,64416.6%
Monrovia1,4662.1%
Mooresville9,70413.8%
Morgantown9761.4%
Paragon6691.0%
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