Switzerland County, IN

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Population

10,617

1.27% growth

Poverty Rate

19.7%


Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$43,468

0.0276% growth

Number of Employees

4,378

0.861% decline

Median Property Value

$114,300

0.0876% growth

About

In 2017, Switzerland County, IN had a population of 10.6k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $43,468. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Switzerland County, IN grew from 10,484 to 10,617, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $43,456 to $43,468, a 0.0276% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Switzerland County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.7%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%), White (Hispanic) (0.942%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.819%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.471%). N/A% of the people in Switzerland County, IN speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Switzerland County, IN is $114,300, and the homeownership rate is 70.6%. Most people in Switzerland County, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Switzerland County, IN is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Switzerland County, IN employs 4.38k people. The largest industries in Switzerland County, IN are Manufacturing (829 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (485 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (445 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($51,750), Utilities ($45,586), and Wholesale Trade ($39,559).

Median household income in Switzerland County, IN is $43,468. Males in Switzerland County, IN have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,677. The income inequality in Switzerland County, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,468

2017 value

± $5,649

0.0276%

1 Year Growth

± 15.9%

Households in Switzerland County, IN have a median annual income of $43,468, 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 $43,456 in 2016, which represents a 0.0276% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,508

Average Male Salary

± $1,197

$42,677

Average Female Salary

± $917

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Switzerland County, IN is from Indiana.

0.456

2017 Wage GINI

0.457

2016 Wage GINI

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 2017 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9658

  2. Census Tract 9657

  3. Census Tract 9659

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Switzerland County, IN was Census Tract 9658 with a value of $55,484, followed by Census Tract 9657 and Census Tract 9659, with respective values of $40,463 and $35,553.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Switzerland County, IN (2.07k out of 10.5k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males < 5.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,950 ± 264

  2. Two Or More

    89 ± 105

  3. Asian

    17 ± 93

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

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

4.38k

2017 Value

± 391

-0.861%

1 Year decline

± 12.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Switzerland County, IN declined at a rate of -0.861%, from 4.42k employees to 4.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Switzerland County, IN, are Production Occupations (525 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (511 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (461 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Switzerland County, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Switzerland County, IN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (525 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (511 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (461 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Switzerland County, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.2 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.12 times), and Production Occupations (2.07 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Switzerland County, IN, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($85,313), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($83,750), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($52,813).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.38k

2017 Value

± 391

-0.861%

1 Year decline

± 12.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Switzerland County, IN declined at a rate of -0.861%, from 4.42k employees to 4.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Switzerland County, IN, are Manufacturing (829 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (485 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (445 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Switzerland County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Switzerland 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 Switzerland County, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (829 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (485 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (445 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Switzerland County, IN has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (4.62 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.94 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Switzerland County, IN, by median earnings, are Information ($51,750), Utilities ($45,586), and Wholesale Trade ($39,559).

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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. $73.5B

  2. $45.8B

  3. $42.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $73.5B, followed by Base metals ($45.8B) and Mixed freight ($42.5B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$487B

2020 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

43.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $487B. This is expected to increase 43.3% 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. $44.4B

  2. $36.8B

  3. $34.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44.4B, followed by Michigan with $36.8B and Illinois and $34.9B.

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Health

86.7% of the population of Switzerland County, IN has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 16.8% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Switzerland County, IN see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5264 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2632 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Switzerland County, IN see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

13.3%

Uninsured

43%

Employer Coverage

16.8%

Medicaid

12.8%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

1.39%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Switzerland County, IN declined by 6.9% from 14.2% to 13.3%.

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

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Health Risks

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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%.

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Diversity

Switzerland County, IN is home to a population of 10.6k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.41% of Switzerland County, IN residents were born outside of the country (150 people).

In 2017, there were 58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Switzerland County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 175 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 100 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Switzerland County, IN was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Switzerland County, IN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Switzerland County, IN residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.41%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

150 people

1.22%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

128 people

As of 2017, 1.41% of Switzerland County, IN residents (150 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Switzerland County, IN was 1.22%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Switzerland County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Switzerland County, IN was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Switzerland County, IN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    10.2k ± 18

  2. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    175 ± 80

  3. White (Hispanic)

    100 ± 79

In 2017, there were 58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Switzerland County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 175 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) and 100 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    369 ± 93

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    105 ± 67

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    97 ± 70

Switzerland County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Switzerland County, IN was $114,300 in 2017, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,200 to $114,300, a 0.0876% increase. The homeownership rate in Switzerland County, IN is 70.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Switzerland County, IN have an average commute time of 35.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Switzerland County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$114,300

2017 Median

± $6,795

$114,200

2016 Median

± $8,029

In 2017, the median property value in Switzerland County, IN grew to to $114,300 from the previous year's value of $114,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Switzerland 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 Switzerland County, IN the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$43,468

Median Household Income

± $5,649

4.26k

Number of Households

± 384

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.26k households in Switzerland County, IN grew to $43,468 from the previous year's value of $43,456.

The following chart displays the households in Switzerland 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.6%

2017 Homeownership

70.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.6% of the housing units in Switzerland County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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

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Commute Time

35.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Switzerland County, IN have a longer commute time (35.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.3% of the workforce in Switzerland County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    12.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Switzerland County, IN was Drove Alone (79%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.9%) and those who Worked At Home (5.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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