Jennings County IN Information

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Jennings County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jennings County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 56 40th
Population Density1 # 56 40th
Diversity Index2 # 58 38th
Median Household Income # 63 33rd
Per Capita Income # 87 7th

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

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Jennings County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 28,354
Population in Households 28,056
Population in Familes 23,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,649
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 7,664
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,088 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,561 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,420 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $74,391
Average Home Value $89,583
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,179
Average Household Income $50,561
Per Capita Income $19,026
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% -0.06%
Households -0.07% -0.04%
Families -0.21% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

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