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Southwest Indiana Development Council

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

Largest City: Jasper (2023 population: 16,781)

Population per Square Mile: 58.3

Square Miles: 3,934.7

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)229,95713.4%6,785,528
Today (2023)229,51013.3%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*232,61913.3%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today-0.2%1 1.1%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration3851 4,599
Net International Migration2801 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-2561-3.4%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)13,58415.9%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)39,348117.2%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)19,41918.5%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)53,460123.3%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)58,835125.7%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)44,536119.4%16.9%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone99410.4%0.4%
Asian Alone1,45810.6%2.8%
Black Alone4,07011.8%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone17810.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups3,00311.3%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (includes detail not shown below)90,8901100.0%100.0%
Married With Children17,063218.8%18.1%
Married Without Children31,210134.3%29.6%
Single Parents6,57817.2%9.0%
Living Alone26,270128.9%29.4%

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 2023 (estimate)102,6841100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)101,6391100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)68,718167.6%63.5%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)22,172121.8%27.1%

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

EducationNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 36,12813.2%1,124,094

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 2022$54,951194.2%$58,323
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202212013.0%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 202217,13112.8%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/202315,72013.1%511,735

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, 20212,61113.3%79,946
Births to Teens, 202112513.3%3,845
Deaths, 20192,61514.0%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2023NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force114,04813.4%3,401,387
Annual Unemployment Rate2.8184.8%3.3
March 2024 Unemployment Rate3.5185.4%4.1

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work134,772100.0%$8,531,298100.0%$63,302
Wage and Salary105,30878.1%$5,636,55366.1%$53,524
Farm Proprietors4,4613.3%$553,9176.5%$124,169
Nonfarm Proprietors25,00318.6%$946,93111.1%$37,873
  Accommodation, Food Serv.7,610*5.6%*$223,620*2.6%*$29,385*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation913*0.7%*$12,643*0.1%*$13,848*
  Health Care, Social Serv.7,883*5.8%*$490,738*5.8%*$62,253*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.3,989*3.0%*$256,685*3.0%*$64,348*
  Retail Trade12,321*9.1%*$443,367*5.2%*$35,985*
  Trans., Warehousing5,592*4.1%*$387,980*4.5%*$69,381*
  Wholesale Trade3,782*2.8%*$282,464*3.3%*$74,686*
  Other Private (not above)22,102*16.4%*$1,019,662*12.0%*$46,134*

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, 2023UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed548100.0%100.0%$129,748$7,695,489
3- and 4-Family81.5%0.9%$1,382$40,460
5+ Family19034.7%34.2%$25,169$1,594,777

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

in 2023
Percent of Region
Mount Vernon6,3552.8%
Santa Claus2,6091.1%
Tell City7,4853.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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