Owen County, IN

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Population
20,878
0.377% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
Median Age
44.9

Poverty Rate
16.2%

Median Household Income
$48,667
0.729% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$113,500
2.99% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
9,411
0.465% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Owen County, IN had a population of 20.9k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $48,667. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Owen County, IN declined from 20,957 to 20,878, a -0.377% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,315 to $48,667, a 0.729% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Owen County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), White (Hispanic) (0.771%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.479%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.465%). NaNk% of the people in Owen County, IN speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Owen County, IN is $113,500, and the homeownership rate is 78.8%. Most people in Owen County, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Owen County, IN is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Owen County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 71.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (22.7%), followed by Other (5.35%). The most partisan county was Daviess County, IN with 79.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Owen County, IN
71.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Indiana
  1. 79.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 78.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Indiana was Daviess County, IN with 79.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Indiana colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Owen County, IN is home to a population of 20.9k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.29% of Owen County, IN residents were born outside of the country (270 people).

In 2018, there were 73.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.1k people) in Owen County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 275 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 161 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Owen County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.1k ± 21
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    275 ± 85.6
  3. White (Hispanic)
    161 ± 75
1.24%
Hispanic Population
259 people

In 2018, there were 73.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.1k people) in Owen County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 275 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 161 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.24% of the people in Owen County, IN are hispanic (259 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Owen County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.29%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
270 people
1.24%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
260 people

As of 2018, 1.29% of Owen County, IN residents (270 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Owen County, IN was 1.24%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Owen County, IN was 44.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Owen County, IN are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Owen County, IN residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    106,451 ± 7,946 people
  2. India
    28,953 ± 4,168 people
  3. China
    22,599 ± 3,684 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Indiana residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

99.5%
2018 Citizenship
99.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.5% of Owen County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Owen County, IN was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    654 ± 123
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    166 ± 75
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    163 ± 74

Owen County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Owen County, IN is $48,667. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Owen County, IN was Census Tract 9559 with a value of $54,104, followed by Census Tract 9557 and Census Tract 9555, with respective values of $53,750 and $48,095.

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Owen County, IN employs 9.41k people. The largest industries in Owen County, IN are Manufacturing (2,292 people), Construction (1,120 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,096 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,077), Wholesale Trade ($46,875), and Utilities ($45,966).

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,667
2018 value
± $3,749
0.729%
1 Year Growth
± 10.1%

Households in Owen County, IN have a median annual income of $48,667, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,315 in 2017, which represents a 0.729% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Owen County, IN compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508
Average Male Salary in Indiana
± $1,197
$42,677
Average Female Salary in Indiana
± $917

In 2017, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Indiana
  1. Asian
    $60,595 ± $7,828
  2. White
    $45,279 ± $744
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $41,920 ± $17,388

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Indiana.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Owen County, IN is from Indiana.
0.456
2017 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.457
2016 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0682% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9559
  2. Census Tract 9557
  3. Census Tract 9555

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Owen County, IN was Census Tract 9559 with a value of $54,104, followed by Census Tract 9557 and Census Tract 9555, with respective values of $53,750 and $48,095.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Owen County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Owen County, IN (3.32k out of 20.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    3,278 ± 350
  2. Hispanic
    128 ± 123
  3. Two Or More
    40 ± 108

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Owen County, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

9.41k
2018 Value
± 568
-0.465%
1 Year decline
± 8.58%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Owen County, IN declined at a rate of -0.465%, from 9.46k employees to 9.41k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Owen County, IN, are Production Occupations (1,359 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (972 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (967 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Owen County, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Owen County, IN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,359 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (972 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (967 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Owen County, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.52 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.2 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Owen County, IN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($68,750), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,653), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($65,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.41k
2018 Value
± 568
-0.465%
1 Year decline
± 8.58%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Owen County, IN declined at a rate of -0.465%, from 9.46k employees to 9.41k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Owen County, IN, are Manufacturing (2,292 people), Construction (1,120 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,096 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Owen County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Owen County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Owen County, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,292 people), Construction (1,120 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,096 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Owen County, IN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.42 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.19 times), and Construction (1.86 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Owen County, IN, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,077), Wholesale Trade ($46,875), and Utilities ($45,966).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $69.1B
  2. $42.9B
  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals ($42.9B) and Mixed freight ($39.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$446B
2015 Value in Indiana
$698B
Projected 2045 Value in Indiana
56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Indiana trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $39.9B
  2. $32.7B
  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Owen County, IN was $113,500 in 2018, which is 0.494 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $110,200 to $113,500, a 2.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Owen County, IN is 78.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Owen County, IN have an average commute time of 29.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Owen County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$113,500
2018 Median
± $6,495
$110,200
2017 Median
± $6,785

In 2018, the median property value in Owen County, IN grew to to $113,500 from the previous year's value of $110,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Owen County, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Owen County, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$48,667
Median Household Income
± $3,749
8.7k
Number of Households
± 552

In 2018, the median household income of the 8.7k households in Owen County, IN grew to $48,667 from the previous year's value of $48,315.

The following chart displays the households in Owen County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Owen County, IN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Owen County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.8%
2018 Homeownership
79.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 78.8% of the housing units in Owen County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Owen County, IN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

29.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Owen County, IN have a longer commute time (29.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.98% of the workforce in Owen County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.5%
  2. Carpooled
    11.4%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.71%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Owen County, IN was Drove Alone (81.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.4%) and those who Worked At Home (2.71%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Owen County, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Owen County, IN have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

88.6% of the population of Owen County, IN has health coverage, with 42.3% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 2.33% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Owen County, IN see 20872 patients per year on average, which represents a 199% increase from the previous year (6990 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6947 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1302 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

20,872 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Owen County, IN

Primary care physicians in Owen County, IN see an average of 20,872 patients per year. This represents a 199% increase from the previous year (6,990 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Owen County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Indiana
$4,078
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,285
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,714
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.4%
Uninsured
42.3%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
2.33%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Owen County, IN declined by 9.79% from 12.7% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Owen County, IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.4% prevalence
  2. 15.1% prevalence
  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Indiana by county over multiple years.

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