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Southwest Indiana Development Council

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

Largest City: Vincennes (2017 population: 17,729)

Population per Square Mile: 58.7

Square Miles: 3,934.7

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)231,88013.6%6,484,125
Today (2017)230,82113.5%6,660,082
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*235,16713.4%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.5%1 2.7%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-5661 -1,639
Net International Migration981 9,067
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)47712.4%19,482

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 1Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)14,50416.3%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)39,490117.1%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)20,28418.8%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)52,576122.8%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)63,157127.4%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)40,810117.7%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 Alone76510.3%0.4%
Asian Alone1,26910.5%2.4%
Black Alone3,52711.5%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone17710.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups2,47211.1%2.1%
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 2017 (includes detail not shown below)89,8771100.0%100.0%
Married With Children17,890219.9%18.8%
Married Without Children31,129134.6%30.0%
Single Parents7,00217.8%9.6%
Living Alone24,410127.2%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)102,2301100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)101,8131100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)68,499167.3%61.2%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)21,378121.0%27.7%

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

EducationNumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 36,88713.3%1,117,590

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$42,686194.5%$45,150
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201821313.5%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 201817,18212.8%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/201915,84813.1%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, 20162,82413.4%83,063
Births to Teens, 201618413.5%5,294
Deaths, 20162,49213.9%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank of 1Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force116,48413.5%3,336,655
Annual Unemployment Rate3.2188.9%3.6
February 2019 Unemployment Rate3.8192.7%4.1

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 work133,860100.0%$6,731,315100.0%$50,286
Wage and Salary105,97879.2%$4,658,10169.2%$43,953
Farm Proprietors4,6643.5%$123,0751.8%$26,388
Nonfarm Proprietors23,21817.3%$685,44910.2%$29,522
  Accommodation, Food Serv.7,356*5.5%*$172,448*2.6%*$23,443*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation747*0.6%*$9,422*0.1%*$12,613*
  Health Care, Social Serv.5,291*4.0%*$257,588*3.8%*$48,684*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2,970*2.2%*$163,885*2.4%*$55,180*
  Retail Trade12,5859.4%$375,0775.6%$29,803
  Trans., Warehousing5,303*4.0%*$325,699*4.8%*$61,418*
  Wholesale Trade3,205*2.4%*$208,688*3.1%*$65,113*
  Other Private (not above)21,267*15.9%*$805,148*12.0%*$37,859*

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 Filed311100.0%100.0%$63,846$4,583,500
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family123.9%23.4%$866$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 Southwest Indiana Development Council

in 2017
Percent of Region
Mount Vernon6,4992.8%
Santa Claus2,4111.0%
Tell City7,3163.2%
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