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Jay County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 383.9 square miles
Population Density 55.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 21,330
Population change 0.4%
Under 5 years of age 7.1%
Under 18 26.1%
65 and over 16.3%
Females 50.8%
White 98.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10%
Veterans 1,392
Households and Housing
Households 8,179
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.7%
Median household income $40,235
The per capita income $19,236
Live below the poverty line. 14.7%
housing units 9,150
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,300
Residents owning their homes. 76%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,163
Women-owned firms 26.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $139,539
Retail sales per capita $6,543
Manufacturers shipments $835,131
Merchant wholesaler sales $413,695