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Gibson County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 34,078 (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: 70 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gibson County: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Gibson County, IN (2017)
    • 31,75097.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7992.5%Two or more races
    • 6271.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5191.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 940.3%Asian alone
    • 250.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 180.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Males: 17,057  (50.1%)
Females: 17,021  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Gibson County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,360 ($37,515 in 1999)
This county:

$53,360
Indiana:

$54,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $580)
This county:

$482
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,609 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Gibson:

$108,609
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,645 - $167,606

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $152,648
Here:

$152,648
State:

$182,292

Townhouses or other attached units: $109,246
Here:

$109,246
State:

$170,402

In 2-unit structures: $147,719
Here:

$147,719
State:

$127,306

Mobile homes: $88,476
Here:

$88,476
State:

$85,614

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $967
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

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
Gibson County, IN map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 202 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2005: 118 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2006: 125 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 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
  • 2015: 97 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2016: 85 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2017: 88 buildings, average cost: $164,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gibson, IN residents
Average permit cost in Gibson, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,057 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $792 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Gibson, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gibson, IN in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gibson, IN in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
Gibson County:

9.9%
Indiana:

13.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 4.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.7% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.6 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 26.6 years old, American Indian residents: 47.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.4 years old, Other race residents: 31.0 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:

3.0%
Indiana:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Gibson, IN
County total employment by year in Gibson, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Gibson, IN

Current college students: 1,215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 308 (37.7% naturalized citizens)

Gibson County:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 782010 or later
  • 512000 to 2009
  • 511990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 73Before 1970

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: 11,576
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 273
  • 3 or 4: 352
  • 5 to 9: 304
  • 10 to 19: 139
  • 20 to 49: 358
  • 50 or more: 93
  • Mobile homes: 1,844

Housing units in Gibson County with a mortgage: 6,095 (86 second mortgage, 671 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,419

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gibson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 19, 2011 to June 06, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1997: June 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1997, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1828: March 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1828, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 03, 2004 to July 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1542: September 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1542, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gibson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,200 (84.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,222 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 59 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 143 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 396 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 523 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (33%)
  • Costa Rica (16%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Japan (10%)
  • Nicaragua (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gibson County


  • German (33%)
  • American (18%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $59,130.

5.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.50% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($27,735 average AGI)
1.64% relocated from other states ($13,411 average AGI)
Gibson County:

1.64%
Indiana average:

2.21%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  1.49% ($45,753 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.41% ($40,167)
from Warrick County, IN  0.32% ($41,256)
from Wabash County, IL  0.32% ($39,048)
from Knox County, IN  0.27% ($27,389)
from Posey County, IN  0.17% ($47,091)


5.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.73% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($31,489 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($16,658 average AGI)
Gibson County:

1.76%
Indiana average:

2.40%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  1.64% ($47,137 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.49% ($61,621)
to Pike County, IN  0.37% ($46,820)
to Knox County, IN  0.26% ($34,543)
to Wabash County, IL  0.17% ($37,391)
to Posey County, IN  0.16% ($38,333)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gibson County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 3,410
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 210
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,557

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,173
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,048
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 90

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
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: 34,078
  • In family households: 28,069 (4,824 male householders, 4,385 female householders)
    7,182 spouses, 9,697 children (8,847 natural, 257 adopted, 595 stepchildren), 604 grandchildren, 178 brothers or sisters, 232 parents, 230 other relatives, 695 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,166 (2,101 male householders (1,704 living alone)), 2,199 female householders (1,842 living alone)), 861 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 817

Size of family households: 4,503 2-persons, 1,830 3-persons, 1,852 4-persons, 752 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 134 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,544 1-person, 710 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 22 4-persons.

5,375 married couples with children.
1,720 single-parent households (543 men, 1,177 women).

97.6% of residents of Gibson speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (34% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $174,778,000 ($5,251 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:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Gibson County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Gibson County, Indiana
  • 1532014 or later
  • 4462010 to 2013
  • 1,6962000 to 2009
  • 1,5041990 to 1999
  • 1,9841980 to 1989
  • 1,8711970 to 1979
  • 1,4101960 to 1969
  • 1,7991950 to 1959
  • 8631940 to 1949
  • 3,2141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gibson County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gibson County, Indiana
  • 41 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 1443 rooms
  • 1,2664 rooms
  • 2,1245 rooms
  • 2,3486 rooms
  • 1,8667 rooms
  • 1,0468 rooms
  • 1,5959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
  • 1111 room
  • 812 rooms
  • 3663 rooms
  • 1,0714 rooms
  • 6975 rooms
  • 4656 rooms
  • 1117 rooms
  • 818 rooms
  • 749+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gibson County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gibson County, Indiana
  • 14no bedroom
  • 2401 bedroom
  • 2,5852 bedrooms
  • 5,2093 bedrooms
  • 2,0494 bedrooms
  • 3195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gibson County, Indiana
  • 119no bedroom
  • 4741 bedroom
  • 1,6742 bedrooms
  • 6733 bedrooms
  • 1094 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 258no vehicle
  • 2,1171 vehicle
  • 4,0172 vehicles
  • 2,6863 vehicles
  • 9444 vehicles
  • 5405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gibson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 300no vehicle
  • 1,3901 vehicle
  • 9902 vehicles
  • 3003 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles

88.9% of Gibson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Indiana.

Gibson County:

88.9%
State average:

85.5%

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

  • This state: 26,733
  • Other state: 6,810
  • Northeast: 360
  • Midwest: 3,449
  • South: 2,474
  • West: 511
Year householders moved into unit in Gibson County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gibson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.0%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 39.3%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 451
Here:

13.0%
Indiana:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 87
Here:

4.8%
Indiana:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 306
Here:

26.0%
Indiana:

21.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gibson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,390,000
    Sewerage: $22,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,205,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Regular Highways: $4,815,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,674,000
    Health - Other: $2,109,000
    Police Protection: $1,750,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,135,000
    General - Other: $884,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Corrections - Other: $257,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,092,000
    Total Other Securities: $744,000
    Total Federal Securities: $738,000
    Corporate Bonds: $386,000
    Benefit Payments: $350,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $142,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,444,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,237,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $299,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,871,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,026,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,845,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $792,000
    General Revenue - Other: $469,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $325,000
    General - Other: $182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,122,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,193,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,413,000
    Other: $309,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,919,000
    Individual Income: $3,835,000
    Other Selective Sales: $255,000
    Other License: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,864,000

Gibson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,390,000
    Sewerage: $22,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,205,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Regular Highways: $4,815,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,674,000
    Health - Other: $2,109,000
    Police Protection: $1,750,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,135,000
    General - Other: $884,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Corrections - Other: $257,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,092,000
    Total Other Securities: $744,000
    Total Federal Securities: $738,000
    Corporate Bonds: $386,000
    Benefit Payments: $350,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $142,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,444,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,237,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $299,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,871,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,026,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,845,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $792,000
    General Revenue - Other: $469,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $325,000
    General - Other: $182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,122,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,193,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,413,000
    Other: $309,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,919,000
    Individual Income: $3,835,000
    Other Selective Sales: $255,000
    Other License: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,864,000

Gibson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,390,000
    Sewerage: $22,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,205,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Regular Highways: $4,815,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,674,000
    Health - Other: $2,109,000
    Police Protection: $1,750,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,135,000
    General - Other: $884,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Corrections - Other: $257,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,092,000
    Total Other Securities: $744,000
    Total Federal Securities: $738,000
    Corporate Bonds: $386,000
    Benefit Payments: $350,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $142,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,444,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,237,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $299,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,871,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,026,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,845,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $792,000
    General Revenue - Other: $469,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $325,000
    General - Other: $182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,122,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,193,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,413,000
    Other: $309,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,919,000
    Individual Income: $3,835,000
    Other Selective Sales: $255,000
    Other License: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,864,000

Gibson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $3,390,000
    Sewerage: $22,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,205,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $4,908,000
    Regular Highways: $4,815,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,674,000
    Health - Other: $2,109,000
    Police Protection: $1,750,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,135,000
    General - Other: $884,000
    Financial Administration: $833,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $404,000
    Corrections - Other: $257,000
    Local Fire Protection: $232,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,092,000
    Total Other Securities: $744,000
    Total Federal Securities: $738,000
    Corporate Bonds: $386,000
    Benefit Payments: $350,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $142,000
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,444,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,237,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $299,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,871,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,026,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $21,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,845,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $792,000
    General Revenue - Other: $469,000
    Interest Earnings: $45,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $325,000
    General - Other: $182,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,122,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,193,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,413,000
    Other: $309,000
    Health and Hospitals: $73,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,919,000
    Individual Income: $3,835,000
    Other Selective Sales: $255,000
    Other License: $48,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,864,000

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
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 in Gibson, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gibson, IN - 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