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Daviess County Indiana

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Organized in 1817 and named for Battle of Tippecanoe hero Joseph Daviess

County Seat: Washington

Largest City: Washington (2012 population: 11,739)

Population per Square Mile: 74.65

Square Miles: 429.50

Population over Time Number Rank in State Percent of State Indiana
Yesterday (2010) 31,654 54 0.5% 6,483,800
Today (2012) 32,064 54 0.5% 6,537,334
Tomorrow (2020 projection)* 34,096 50 0.5% 6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today 1.3% 14 0.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2011-2012 Number Rank in State Percent of State Indiana
Net Domestic Migration -24 23 -13,291
Net International Migration 21 37 8,708
Natural Increase (births minus deaths) 172 23 0.7% 25,645

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2012 Number Rank in State Pct Dist. in County Pct Dist. in State
Preschool (0 to 4) 2,605 37 8.1% 6.5%
School Age (5 to 17) 6,641 41 20.7% 17.8%
College Age (18 to 24) 2,867 51 8.9% 10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44) 7,427 53 23.2% 25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64) 7,934 56 24.7% 26.5%
Seniors (65 and older) 4,590 54 14.3% 13.6%
Median Age 35.1 Median Age = 37.0

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2012 Number Rank of Pct Dist. in County Pct Dist. in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone 114 45 0.4% 0.4%
Asian Alone 197 43 0.6% 1.8%
Black Alone 214 50 0.7% 9.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone 24 30 0.1% 0.1%
White 31,246 53 97.4% 86.6%
Two or More Race Groups 269 56 0.8% 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)
Non-Hispanic 30,694 53 95.7% 93.7%
Hispanic 1,370 37 4.3% 6.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household Types Number Rank in State Pct Dist. in County Pct Dist. in State
Households in 2012 (Includes detail not shown below) 11,088 54 100.0% 100.0%
Married With Children 2,759 44 24.9% 20.2%
Married Without Children 3,634 60 32.8% 30.1%
Single Parents 806 65 7.3% 9.8%
Living Alone 2,847 51 25.7% 27.6%

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

Housing Number Rank in State Pct Dist. in County Pct Dist. in State
Total Housing Units in 2011 (estimate) 12,460 55 100.0% 100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units) 12,472 55 100.0% 100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units) 8,531 55 68.4% 62.6%
Median Value (2012) $102,700 54
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units) 2,557 54 20.5% 26.1%
Median Rent (2012) $406 81

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

Education Number Rank in State Percent of State Indiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 4,635 57 0.4% 1,115,499
Public 4,313 62 0.4% 1,039,411
Adults (25+ in 2012 ACS) 19,752 54 0.5% 4,229,138
with High School diploma or higher 76.2% 91 87%
with B.A. or higher degree 11.8% 75 23%

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

Income and Poverty Number Rank in State Percent of State Indiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2012 $35,491 43 93.1% 38,119
Median Household Income in 2011 43,800 55 94.4% $46,410
Poverty Rate in 2011 15.0% 34 94.9% 15.8%
Poverty Rate among Children under 18 23.0% 33 101.8% 22.6%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 2011 87 43 0.4% 23,162
Food Stamp Recipients in 2011 3,374 57 0.4% 884,135
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2013 2,094 61 0.4% 509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital Statistics Number Rank of Percent of State Indiana
Births, 2011 559 32 0.7% 83,750
Births to Teens, 2011 42 45 0.5% 8,010
Deaths, 2011 322 51 0.6% 58,154

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2012 Number Rank in State Percent of State Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force 14,703 53 0.5% 3,149,743
Employed 13,812 51 0.5% 2,885,750
Unemployed 891 70 0.3% 263,993
Annual Unemployment Rate 6.1 90 72.6% 8.4
November 2013 Unemployment Rate 5.5 89 76.4% 7.2

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

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000) Pct Dist. In County
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work $604,268 100.0%
Wage and Salary $386,817 64.0%
Farm Proprietors $30,540 5.1%
Nonfarm Proprietors $91,902 15.2%
Farm $35,766 5.9%
Nonfarm $568,502 94.1%
Private $471,690 78.1%
  Accommodation, Food Serv. $12,391 2.1%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation $803 0.1%
  Construction $95,518 15.8%
  Health Care, Social Serv. Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information $4,049 0.7%
  Manufacturing $81,389 13.5%
  Professional, Tech. Serv. $19,011 3.1%
  Retail Trade $51,373 8.5%
  Trans., Warehousing $43,123 7.1%
  Wholesale Trade $23,509 3.9%
  Other Private (not above) $77,908* 12.9%*
Government $96,812 16.0%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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