Dearborn County IN Information


Dearborn County Subdivisions

Dearborn County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,157
Population in Households 49,627
Population in Familes 42,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 530
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 18,974
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 13,834
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,561 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,413 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,548 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $178,033
Average Home Value $208,717


Median Household Income $57,862
Average Household Income $72,614
Per Capita Income $27,668
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.07%
Households 0.2% 0.03%
Families 0.07% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Dearborn County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dearborn County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 71st
Population Density1 # 25 74th
Diversity Index2 # 82 14th
Median Household Income # 8 92nd
Per Capita Income # 10 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.