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Southwest Indiana Development Council

Counties include: Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer

Largest City: Jasper (2021 population: 16,713)

Population per Square Mile: 58.3

Square Miles: 3,934.7

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)231,81913.6%6,484,050
Today (2021)229,40013.4%6,805,985
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*235,44513.3%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today-1.0%1 5.0%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-1371 14,280
Net International Migration471 4,756
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-3071-44.4%692

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2020NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)14,22316.2%6.1%
School Age (5 to 17)39,350117.1%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)19,07418.3%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)53,286123.2%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)60,180126.2%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)43,847119.1%16.5%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2020NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone93210.4%0.4%
Asian Alone1,39410.6%2.7%
Black Alone3,89911.7%10.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone17310.1%0.1%
White220,886196.1%84.5%
Two or More Race Groups2,67611.2%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic221,376196.3%92.6%
Hispanic8,58413.7%7.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2020 (includes detail not shown below)91,1201100.0%100.0%
Married With Children17,083218.7%18.3%
Married Without Children30,383133.3%29.8%
Single Parents7,13817.8%9.3%
Living Alone26,537129.1%29.0%

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 2021 (estimate)101,8651100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2020 (includes vacant units)102,4771100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)68,484166.8%62.3%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)22,636122.1%27.4%

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

EducationNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2020/2021 Total Reported) 35,90513.2%1,112,460
Public34,02313.3%1,033,286

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 2020$49,026194.4%$51,926
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202118912.9%6,453
Food Stamp Recipients in 202118,09712.8%636,675
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/202015,60113.1%507,739

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, 20192,78713.4%80,859
Births to Teens, 201719613.8%5,152
Deaths, 20192,61514.0%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force112,62813.4%3,321,548
Employed109,46313.4%3,203,166
Unemployed3,16512.7%118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate2.8177.8%3.6
May 2022 Unemployment Rate2.2188.0%2.5

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2020 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work129,300100.0%$7,517,274100.0%$58,138
Wage and Salary103,69680.2%$5,041,87867.1%$48,622
Farm Proprietors4,5773.5%$295,0123.9%$64,455
Nonfarm Proprietors21,02716.3%$806,37010.7%$38,349
Farm5,7504.4%$332,5204.4%$57,830
Nonfarm123,55095.6%$7,184,75495.6%$58,153
Private102,71879.4%$5,676,54375.5%$55,263
  Accommodation, Food Serv.6,843*5.3%*$167,394*2.2%*$24,462*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation782*0.6%*$8,397*0.1%*$10,738*
  Construction8,237*6.4%*$601,590*8.0%*$73,035*
  Health Care, Social Serv.7,177*5.6%*$430,603*5.7%*$59,998*
  Information654*0.5%*$50,024*0.7%*$76,489*
  Manufacturing23,490*18.2%*$1,671,283*22.2%*$71,149*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4,262*3.3%*$260,220*3.5%*$61,056*
  Retail Trade11,923*9.2%*$401,321*5.3%*$33,659*
  Trans., Warehousing5,031*3.9%*$340,786*4.5%*$67,737*
  Wholesale Trade3,452*2.7%*$263,406*3.5%*$76,305*
  Other Private (not above)18,973*14.7%*$914,536*12.2%*$48,202*
Government20,83216.1%$1,508,21120.1%$72,399

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, 2021UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed365100.0%100.0%$87,271$7,583,249
Single-Family28979.2%74.4%$78,937$6,692,956
2-Family328.8%2.4%$4,674$117,031
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$30,324
5+ Family4412.1%22.7%$3,660$742,937

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 Southwest Indiana Development Council

NamePopulation
in 2021
Percent of Region
Bicknell2,9921.3%
Huntingburg6,4222.8%
Jasper16,7137.3%
Loogootee2,5991.1%
Mount Vernon6,4262.8%
Paoli3,6251.6%
Santa Claus2,5791.1%
Tell City7,5523.3%
Vincennes16,6317.2%
Washington12,0405.2%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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