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South Central Indiana Economic Development Region

Counties include: Bartholomew, Clark, Decatur, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, Washington

Largest City: Jeffersonville (2017 population: 47,383)

Population per Square Mile: 134.1

Square Miles: 3,735.4

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)482,45317.4%6,484,061
Today (2018)500,78917.5%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*512,02617.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today3.8%1 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration1,1961 3,555
Net International Migration6661 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1,04915.5%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)30,89116.2%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)83,741116.8%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)40,15418.1%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)126,906125.5%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)136,156127.3%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)80,167116.1%15.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone1,79610.4%0.4%
Asian Alone10,34012.1%2.4%
Black Alone17,30613.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone33210.1%0.1%
White459,547192.3%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups8,69411.7%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic476,817195.7%93.0%
Hispanic21,19814.3%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (includes detail not shown below)188,6631100.0%100.0%
Married With Children36,043219.1%18.8%
Married Without Children60,892132.3%30.0%
Single Parents16,74318.9%9.6%
Living Alone51,316127.2%28.3%

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

HousingNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)215,1621100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)212,6191100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)137,626164.7%61.2%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)51,037124.0%27.7%

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

EducationNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 80,54517.2%1,117,590
Public75,42017.1%1,054,903

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$43,629196.6%$45,150
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201856719.4%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 201838,60516.4%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/201936,24417.0%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 1Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20176,06717.4%82,170
Births to Teens, 201741318.0%5,152
Deaths, 20175,51818.4%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force259,44617.7%3,381,713
Employed251,06317.7%3,265,580
Unemployed8,38317.2%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate3.2194.1%3.4
April 2019 Unemployment Rate2.8190.3%3.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work277,912100.0%$13,818,119100.0%$49,721
Wage and Salary229,05782.4%$10,053,65572.8%$43,891
Farm Proprietors5,1731.9%$24,2910.2%$4,696
Nonfarm Proprietors43,68215.7%$1,203,1448.7%$27,543
Farm6,0912.2%$56,7420.4%$9,316
Nonfarm271,82197.8%$13,761,37799.6%$50,627
Private240,32186.5%$12,118,78687.7%$50,427
  Accommodation, Food Serv.18,936*6.8%*$380,698*2.8%*$20,104*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2,954*1.1%*$41,495*0.3%*$14,047*
  Construction13,9685.0%$763,7195.5%$54,676
  Health Care, Social Serv.21,273*7.7%*$1,247,066*9.0%*$58,622*
  Information1,5910.6%$84,0950.6%$52,857
  Manufacturing58,36521.0%$4,415,20732.0%$75,648
  Professional, Tech. Serv.8,439*3.0%*$432,745*3.1%*$51,279*
  Retail Trade32,17611.6%$962,5687.0%$29,916
  Trans., Warehousing11,9604.3%$728,9095.3%$60,946
  Wholesale Trade6,718*2.4%*$567,130*4.1%*$84,419*
  Other Private (not above)51,905*18.7%*$1,985,509*14.4%*$38,253*
Government31,50011.3%$1,642,59111.9%$52,146

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 Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed1,522100.0%100.0%$321,502$4,583,500
Single-Family1,40792.4%74.2%$311,376$4,038,599
2-Family20.1%2.0%$242$62,844
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family1137.4%23.4%$9,883$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 South Central Indiana Economic Development Region

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of Region
Charlestown8,2151.6%
Clarksville21,6944.4%
Columbus47,1439.5%
Greensburg11,9022.4%
Jeffersonville47,3839.5%
Madison11,7772.4%
New Albany36,4617.3%
Scottsburg6,7371.4%
Sellersburg8,8601.8%
Seymour19,4803.9%
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