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Gibson County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 33,759 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 32,500 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,354
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,812
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,010
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,089 (it was 2,837 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 489 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gibson County: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Gibson County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (94.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 16,702  (49.5%)
Females: 17,057  (50.5%)
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Gibson County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gibson County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,054 ($37,515 in 1999)

This county:

$48054
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $542)
This county:

$437
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,890 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Gibson:

$103,890
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,363 - $160,392
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $943
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $340

Institutionalized population: 502

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 97 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2008: 102 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2013: 101 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2014: 83 buildings, average cost: $176,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $896 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $677 (0.8%)

Gibson County household income distribution in 2009 Gibson County home values distribution Gibson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.0%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
Gibson County:

11.1%
Indiana:

15.9%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 118.8% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gibson County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $505 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $646 a month.

Cities in this county include: Princeton, Oakland City, Fort Branch, Haubstadt, Owensville, Patoka, Francisco, Somerville, Hazleton, Mackey.

Gibson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Gibson County: Duff Conservation Club (A), Saint Anthony Fire Department (B), Schnellville Volunteer Fire Department (C), Celestine Volunteer Fire Department (D), Haysville Volunteer Fire Department (E), Saint Henry Volunteer Fire Department (F), Madison Township Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gibson County include: Anderson Valley Church (A), Hickory Grove Church (B), Saint Joe Church (C), Lemmon Church (D), Nicholson Valley Church (E), Saint Johns Church (F), Shiloh Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Alexander Cemetery (1), McKee Ditch (2), Armstrong Cemetery (3), Augustana Cemetery (4), Bailey Cemetery (5), Wilhoit Cemetery (6), Bethel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Camp Ground Lake (A), Knebel Lake (B), Saint Anthony Conservation Club Lake (C), Ferdinand Old Lake (D), Ferdinand State Forest Lake (E), Huntingburg Conservation Club Lake (F), Izaak Walton Lakes (G), Deerwood Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sugar Creek (A), Portersville Drain (B), Polson Creek (C), Taylor Hollow (D), Little Creek (E), Plain Drain (F), Waddle Brook (G), Sherritt Drain (H), Shiloh Drain (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gibson County include: Camp Carnes (1), Maple Grove Camp (2), Lick Fork State Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Caroline County, Virginia , Elliott County, Kentucky , Nicholas County, West Virginia , Knox County , Martin County , Miller County, Missouri , Morgan County, Missouri , Washington County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 298 (34% naturalized citizens)

Gibson County:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 84
  • 1990 to 1994: 78
  • 1985 to 1989: 32
  • 1980 to 1984: 26
  • 1975 to 1979: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 1
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1965 to 1969: 56

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.2%

Gibson County marital status for males Gibson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,724
  • One, attached: 79
  • Two: 233
  • 3 or 4: 250
  • 5 to 9: 408
  • 10 to 19: 157
  • 20 or more: 353
  • Mobile homes: 1,890
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Housing units in Gibson County with a mortgage: 4,604 (643 second mortgage, 889 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,161

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gibson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,2436
Evangelical Protestant3,66828
Mainline Protestant3,23228
Black Protestant6754
Other11
None19,684-
Gibson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Gibson County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Gibson County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

7.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gibson County:

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Gibson County:

28.2%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Gibson County:

Average size of farms: 379 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $97,826
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.07%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,748
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,734
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 17.40%
Corn for grain: 85036 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19020 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 84421 harvested acres
Vegetables: 706 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7 acres

Tornado activity:

Gibson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 3530327.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/3/1970, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gibson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from Gibson County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 34.7 miles away from Gibson County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • IndianaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1828): March 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indianaevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 6, 2008, MMajor Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1795): September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1766): June 8, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3238): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IndianaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 1, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1573): January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSnow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3197): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IndianaTornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 3, 2004 to July 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1542): September 1, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1542, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1520): June 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1433): September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indianaevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to June 7, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1418): June 13, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1418, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (37%)
  • Korea (15%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • India (7%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gibson County (%):

  • German (35%)
  • United States or American (22%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Gibson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,066 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,595 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 417 (3%)
  • Other means: 97 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 350 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Gibson County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 295 people in nursing homes
  • 202 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 98 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Gibson County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 324 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 194 people in college/university student housing
  • 178 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,067.

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.28% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($24,371 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($12,740 average AGI)
Gibson County:

1.76%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  1.25% ($39,883 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.38% ($24,796)
from Warrick County, IN  0.33% ($63,581)
from Knox County, IN  0.25% ($34,515)
from Wabash County, IL  0.23% ($31,700)
from Posey County, IN  0.13% ($34,647)
from Dubois County, IN  0.11% ($23,643)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.49% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($23,103 average AGI)
1.78% relocated to other states ($12,552 average AGI)
Gibson County:

1.78%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  1.50% ($36,939 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.32% ($39,667)
to Pike County, IN  0.32% ($34,262)
to Knox County, IN  0.26% ($32,794)
to Posey County, IN  0.20% ($27,769)
to Dubois County, IN  0.18% ($35,708)
to Wabash County, IL  0.18% ($30,913)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Gibson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Gibson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gibson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,728 (4,887 aged, 841 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 517 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Gibson County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (458)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (327)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (323)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (218)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (191)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (176)
  • Unspecified dementia (135)
  • Congestive heart failure (130)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (126)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (119)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3409.840
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 210.3
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31556.81

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1173.370
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1047.650
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.96

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89.8

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.97
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 113.4. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,765
  • In family households: 27,969 (7,121 male householders, 2,047 female householders)
    7,293 spouses, 9,510 children (8,587 natural, 247 adopted, 676 stepchildren), 640 grandchildren, 186 brothers or sisters, 159 parents, 204 other relatives, 683 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,796 (2,006 male householders (1,627 living alone)), 2,081 female householders (1,883 living alone)), 709 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 738 (502 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,313 2-persons, 1,943 3-persons, 1,711 4-persons, 770 5-persons, 292 6-persons, 139 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,510 1-person, 488 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

5,867 married couples with children.
1,625 single-parent households (419 men, 1,206 women).

97.4% of residents of Gibson County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $174,778,000 ($5251 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,468,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $81,958,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,116,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,818,000
Federal grants: $33,687,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,347,000 ($100,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,852,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $112,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,274,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,647,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,125
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,842
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +74
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +599
Here +18 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gibson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.93 millions of gallons per day (87% from ground, 13% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 529
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,277
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,252
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,229
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,892
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,408
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,914
  • 1940 to 1949: 811
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,405
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 17
  • 3 rooms: 172
  • 4 rooms: 1,484
  • 5 rooms: 2,804
  • 6 rooms: 2,400
  • 7 rooms: 1,528
  • 8 rooms: 819
  • 9+ rooms: 774
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 147
  • 3 rooms: 576
  • 4 rooms: 857
  • 5 rooms: 788
  • 6 rooms: 292
  • 7 rooms: 76
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9+ rooms: 42
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 266
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,193
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,965
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,352
  • 5+ bedrooms: 222
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 691
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,516
  • 3 bedrooms: 483
  • 4 bedrooms: 95
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 383
  • 1 vehicle: 2,381
  • 2 vehicles: 4,350
  • 3 vehicles: 1,965
  • 4 vehicles: 722
  • 5+ vehicles: 209
  • no vehicle: 397
  • 1 vehicle: 1,403
  • 2 vehicles: 814
  • 3 vehicles: 153
  • 4 vehicles: 50
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

65% of Gibson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Indiana.

Gibson County:

64.9%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 26042
  • Northeast: 415
  • Midwest: 2989
  • South: 2209
  • West: 468

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $43,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gibson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.5%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Electricity (44.4%)
  • Utility gas (42.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Wood (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 450
Here:

12.1%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 120
Here:

6.3%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 388
Here:

34.3%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gibson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,373,000
    Regular Highways: $4,706,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,391,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,031,000
    Health - Other: $1,901,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,461,000
    Police Protection: $1,055,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $986,000
    Financial Administration: $727,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $376,000
    General Public Buildings: $371,000
    Corrections - Other: $307,000
    Solid Waste Management: $266,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $185,000
    Housing and Community Development: $145,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $33,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,943,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,328,000
    Regular Highways: $614,000
    Central Staff Services: $165,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Health - Other: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000
    Financial Administration: $34,000
    Corrections - Other: $28,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,799,000

Gibson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,368,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $326,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,688,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,370,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,143,000
    Sale of Property: $17,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,604,000
    All Other: $1,391,000
    Public Welfare: $263,000
    Housing and Community Development: $145,000
    Health and Hospitals: $142,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,405,000
    Individual Income: $1,955,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $445,000
    Other Selective Sales: $0
    NEC: $0

Gibson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $51,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,576,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,786,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,790,000

Gibson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,477,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,765,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 412
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 387
  • Number of recipients under 18: 57
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 295
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 60
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 165
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 166
Gibson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gibson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED129$96,884146$108,082614$117,87541$29,6831$127,00033$54,69735$67,943
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$82,6674$75,75029$118,7594$24,2500$01$98,0005$77,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$101,76934$84,118186$100,52738$25,8681$105,0008$41,3759$51,778
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$108,33320$126,050148$120,9191$23,0000$06$68,8337$66,286
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$83,6000$014$93,9291$62,0000$00$01$69,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$112,13017$152,235
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$345,0004$241,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$129,0003$244,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$157,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Gibson County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary28779.0 years
John20774.4 years
William20374.1 years
James20172.0 years
Charles18774.6 years
Robert18171.4 years
George12877.4 years
Paul11275.3 years
Helen9581.5 years
Anna7880.6 years
Most common last names in Gibson County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12276.5 years
Williams8274.6 years
Miller7977.7 years
Jones6577.4 years
White6477.2 years
Davis5577.8 years
Wilson5480.2 years
Johnson5278.2 years
Thompson5178.1 years
Woods4980.7 years
Businesses in Gibson County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Applebee's1Menards1
AutoZone1Nike2
Big O Tires1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys2Sears1
FedEx2Subway4
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul2
Kroger1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's2
Marriott1YMCA1