Switzerland County, IN

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2020 Population
10,727
0.393% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.7
0.494% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
22.8%
20.1% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$51,270
3.82% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$116,000
0.344% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Switzerland County, IN had a population of 10.7k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $51,270. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Switzerland County, IN grew from 10,685 to 10,727, a 0.393% increase and its median household income grew from $49,383 to $51,270, a 3.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Switzerland County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), White (Hispanic) (0.783%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Hispanic) (0.764%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.681%).

None of the households in Switzerland County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Switzerland County, IN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Switzerland County, IN was $116,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.8%.

Most people in Switzerland County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Switzerland County, IN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Switzerland County, IN is home to a population of 10.7k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.86% of Switzerland County, IN residents were born outside of the country (200 people).

In 2020, there were 62.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Switzerland County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 164 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 84 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Switzerland County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Switzerland County, IN was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Switzerland County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 22
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    164 ± 85.9
  3. White (Hispanic)
    84 ± 70
1.97%
Hispanic Population
211 people

In 2020, there were 62.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Switzerland County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 164 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 84 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.97% of the people in Switzerland County, IN are hispanic (211 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.86%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
200 people
1.89%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
202 people

As of 2020, 1.86% of Switzerland County, IN residents (200 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Switzerland County, IN was 1.89%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    301 ± 98
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    158 ± 76
  3. Korea
    133 ± 119

Switzerland County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Switzerland County, IN employs 4.59k people. The largest industries in Switzerland County, IN are Manufacturing (1,237 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (489 people), and Construction (390 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,662), and Transportation & Warehousing ($54,679).

Occupations

4.59k
2020 Value
± 455
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 13.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Switzerland County, IN grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 4.52k employees to 4.59k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Switzerland County, IN, are Production Occupations (733 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (533 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (375 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Switzerland County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.59k
2020 Value
± 455
1.46%
1 Year growth
± 13.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Switzerland County, IN grew at a rate of 1.46%, from 4.52k employees to 4.59k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Switzerland County, IN, are Manufacturing (1,237 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (489 people), and Construction (390 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,811
Median earning men ± $5,399
$30,976
Median earning women ± $4,812

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,576), Manufacturing ($53,875), and Public Administration ($48,077).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($53,173), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($36,615), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,347).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 41
    Manufacturing
  2. 27
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 25
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

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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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

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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. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Switzerland County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 75.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.32%).

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.

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.655% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.645% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.72M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (831k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Switzerland County, IN was $116,000 in 2020, which is 0.505 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $116,400 to $116,000, a 0.344% decrease. The homeownership rate in Switzerland County, IN is 77.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Switzerland County, IN have an average commute time of 34.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Switzerland County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Switzerland County, IN is $51,270. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Switzerland County, IN was Census Tract 9658 with a value of $62,847, followed by Census Tract 9657 and Census Tract 9659, with respective values of $52,667 and $41,968.

Property

$116,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,451
$3,448
Median Property Taxes
±$377

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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

77.8%
Homeownership
2020
60.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.8% of the housing units in Switzerland County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.8%.

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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 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Switzerland County, IN was Census Tract 9658 with a value of $62,847, followed by Census Tract 9657 and Census Tract 9659, with respective values of $52,667 and $41,968.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,270
Median Household Income
± $7,001
4.43k
Number of Households
± 445

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.43k households in Switzerland County, IN grew to $51,270 from the previous year's value of $49,383.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Switzerland County, IN is from Indiana.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.725% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.7%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.8%)

In 2020, 81.7% of workers in Switzerland County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who worked at home (2.8%).

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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Commute Time

34.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Switzerland County, IN have a longer commute time (34.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.07% of the workforce in Switzerland County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Switzerland County, IN (2.42k out of 10.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

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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87.7% of the population of Switzerland County, IN has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.41% 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).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Switzerland County, IN grew by 13.1% from 10.9% to 12.3%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 94.2 in Switzerland County, IN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 41.1% in Switzerland County, IN.

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