Kosciusko County, IN

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Population

78,720

0.33% growth

Median Age

38


Median Household Income

$57,190

4.97% growth

Poverty Rate

11.2%


Number of Employees

38,265

1.01% growth

Median Property Value

$142,700

4.39% growth

About

In 2017, Kosciusko County, IN had a population of 78.7k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $57,190. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kosciusko County, IN grew from 78,461 to 78,720, a 0.33% increase and its median household income grew from $54,482 to $57,190, a 4.97% increase.

The population of Kosciusko County, IN is 88.6% White Alone, 7.88% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.52% Two or More Races. 10.2% of the people in Kosciusko County, IN speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kosciusko County, IN are Grace College and Theological Seminary (502 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Kosciusko County, IN is $142,700, and the homeownership rate is 74.8%. Most people in Kosciusko County, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Kosciusko County, IN is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Kosciusko County, IN employs 38.3k people. The largest industries in Kosciusko County, IN are Manufacturing (14,968 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,834 people), and Retail Trade (3,365 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,957), and Wholesale Trade ($44,722).

Median household income in Kosciusko County, IN is $57,190. Males in Kosciusko 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 Kosciusko County, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,190

2017 value

± $1,972

4.97%

1 Year Growth

± 4.7%

Households in Kosciusko County, IN have a median annual income of $57,190, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,482 in 2016, which represents a 4.97% 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 Kosciusko County, IN made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kosciusko County, IN 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

  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 Kosciusko County, IN 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 Kosciusko 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 9626

  2. Census Tract 9609

  3. Census Tract 9617

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kosciusko County, IN was Census Tract 9626 with a value of $65,357, followed by Census Tract 9609 and Census Tract 9617, with respective values of $65,231 and $64,107.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kosciusko County, IN (8.6k out of 76.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    7,872 ± 571

  2. Hispanic

    1,448 ± 295

  3. Other

    211 ± 124

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kosciusko County, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

38.3k

2017 Value

± 1,199

1.01%

1 Year growth

± 4.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kosciusko County, IN grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 37.9k employees to 38.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kosciusko County, IN, are Production Occupations (7,350 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,780 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,287 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kosciusko County, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kosciusko County, IN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (7,350 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,780 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,287 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kosciusko County, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.31 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.15 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kosciusko County, IN, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($110,972), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($69,417), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($62,274).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

38.3k

2017 Value

± 1,199

1.01%

1 Year growth

± 4.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kosciusko County, IN grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 37.9k employees to 38.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kosciusko County, IN, are Manufacturing (14,968 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,834 people), and Retail Trade (3,365 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kosciusko County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Kosciusko 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 Kosciusko County, IN, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (14,968 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,834 people), and Retail Trade (3,365 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kosciusko County, IN has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3.86 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.2 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kosciusko County, IN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,957), and Wholesale Trade ($44,722).

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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 with $42.9B and Mixed freight and $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

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

88.2% of the population of Kosciusko County, IN has health coverage, with 53.2% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Kosciusko County, IN see 2312 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.96% increase from the previous year (2182 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3164 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 694 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

2,312 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kosciusko County, IN see an average of 2,312 patients per year. This represents a 5.96% increase from the previous year (2,182 patients).

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

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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%).

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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%).

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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

11.8%

Uninsured

53.2%

Employer Coverage

10.5%

Medicaid

12.7%

Medicare

10.8%

Non-Group

1%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kosciusko County, IN declined by 5.18% from 12.4% to 11.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kosciusko 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%.

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Diversity

Kosciusko County, IN is home to a population of 78.7k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.09% of Kosciusko County, IN residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Kosciusko County, IN is composed of 69.7k White Alone residents (88.6%), 6.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.88%), 1.2k Two or More Races residents (1.52%), 807 Asian Alone residents (1.03%), 543 Black or African American Alone residents (0.69%), 189 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.24%), 21 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0267%), and 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0152%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kosciusko County, IN are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,288 speakers), Other West Germanic Languages (1,305 speakers), and German (720 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kosciusko County, IN was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Kosciusko County, IN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Kosciusko County, IN residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.09%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.09% of Kosciusko County, IN residents 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 Kosciusko County, IN was 4.25%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Kosciusko County, IN was Mexico, the natal country of 106,451 Kosciusko County, IN residents, followed by India with 28,953 and China with 22,599.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Kosciusko County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kosciusko County, IN was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    69.7k ± 39

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.2k ± 722

  3. Two or More Races

    1.2k ± 230

In 2017, there were 11.2 times more White Alone residents (69.7k people) in Kosciusko County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.2k Hispanic or Latino and 1.2k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Kosciusko County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,288 speakers (5.89%)

  2. Other West Germanic Languages

    1,305 speakers (1.79%)

  3. German

    720 speakers (0.988%)

10.2% of Kosciusko County, IN citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Kosciusko County, IN was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.89% of the overall population of Kosciusko County, IN are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.79% speak Other West Germanic Languages and 0.988% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,685 ± 165

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    622 ± 194

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    616 ± 167

Kosciusko County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Kosciusko County, IN awarded 502 degrees. The student population of Kosciusko County, IN is skewed towards women, with 1,060 male students and 1,240 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kosciusko County, IN are White (415 and 85.2%), followed by Black or African American (18 and 3.7%), Unknown (15 and 3.08%), and Two or More Races (14 and 2.87%).

The largest universities in Kosciusko County, IN by number of degrees awarded are Grace College and Theological Seminary (502 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kosciusko County, IN are General Business Administration & Management (87 and 17.3%), General Studies (35 and 6.97%), and General Psychology (29 and 5.78%).

The median tuition costs in Kosciusko County, IN are $22,913 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Kosciusko County, IN was General Psychology with 29 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Kosciusko County, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

502 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$22,913

Median Private

In 2016, the Kosciusko County, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grace College and Theological Seminary with 502 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

215

Degrees Awarded to Men

287

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 215 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kosciusko County, IN, which is 0.749 times less than the 287 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    415 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    18 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    15 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Kosciusko County, IN were to White students. These 415 degrees mean that there were 23.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 18 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kosciusko County, IN was $142,700 in 2017, which is 0.656 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $136,700 to $142,700, a 4.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Kosciusko County, IN is 74.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kosciusko County, IN have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kosciusko County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$57,190

Median Household Income

± $1,972

30.3k

Number of Households

± 988

In 2017, the median household income of the 30.3k households in Kosciusko County, IN grew to $57,190 from the previous year's value of $54,482.

The following chart displays the households in Kosciusko 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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Housing

Property Value

$142,700

2017 Median

± $4,042

$136,700

2016 Median

± $3,378

In 2017, the median property value in Kosciusko County, IN grew to to $142,700 from the previous year's value of $136,700.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.8%

2017 Homeownership

75.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.8% of the housing units in Kosciusko County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

18.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kosciusko County, IN have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Kosciusko County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.65%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kosciusko County, IN was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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