Greencastle, IN

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Population

10,426

0.125% growth

Poverty Rate

13.8%


Median Age

26.3


Median Household Income

$46,029

1.59% growth

Number of Employees

4,559

5.65% growth

Median Property Value

$103,900

4.74% growth

About

In 2017, Greencastle, IN had a population of 10.4k people with a median age of 26.3 and a median household income of $46,029. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greencastle, IN grew from 10,413 to 10,426, a 0.125% increase and its median household income grew from $45,309 to $46,029, a 1.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greencastle, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (90%), White (Hispanic) (2.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%). N/A% of the people in Greencastle, IN speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Greencastle, IN are DePauw University (657 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Greencastle, IN is $103,900, and the homeownership rate is 51.4%. Most people in Greencastle, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Greencastle, IN is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Greencastle, IN employs 4.56k people. The largest industries in Greencastle, IN are Educational Services (1,055 people), Manufacturing (699 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (646 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($47,708), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,540), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,183).

Median household income in Greencastle, IN is $46,029. Males in Greencastle, 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 Greencastle, IN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,029

2017 value

± $3,703

1.59%

1 Year Growth

± 14.9%

Households in Greencastle, IN have a median annual income of $46,029, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,309 in 2016, which represents a 1.59% 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 Indiana made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Greencastle, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9562

  2. Census Tract 9566

  3. Census Tract 9563

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greencastle, IN was Census Tract 9562 with a value of $55,750, followed by Census Tract 9566 and Census Tract 9563, with respective values of $53,547 and $46,451.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greencastle, IN (1.06k out of 7.68k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    948 ± 232

  2. Two Or More

    114 ± 118

  3. Hispanic

    17 ± 95

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

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

4.56k

2017 Value

± 488

5.65%

1 Year growth

± 14.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greencastle, IN grew at a rate of 5.65%, from 4.32k employees to 4.56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greencastle, IN, are Production Occupations (656 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (574 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (416 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greencastle, IN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greencastle, IN, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (656 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (574 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (416 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Greencastle, IN has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.5 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.48 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.24 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greencastle, IN, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,727), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($52,578), and Healthcare Support Occupations ($47,679).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.56k

2017 Value

± 488

5.65%

1 Year growth

± 14.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greencastle, IN grew at a rate of 5.65%, from 4.32k employees to 4.56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greencastle, IN, are Educational Services (1,055 people), Manufacturing (699 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (646 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greencastle, IN, though some of these residents may live in Greencastle, 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 Greencastle, IN, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,055 people), Manufacturing (699 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (646 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Greencastle, IN has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.5 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.86 times), and Manufacturing (1.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greencastle, IN, by median earnings, are Construction ($47,708), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,540), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,183).

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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. $73.5B

  2. $45.8B

  3. $42.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $73.5B, followed by Base metals ($45.8B) and Mixed freight ($42.5B).

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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$487B

2020 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

43.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $487B. This is expected to increase 43.3% 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. $44.4B

  2. $36.8B

  3. $34.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44.4B, followed by Michigan with $36.8B and Illinois and $34.9B.

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

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Health

91.9% of the population of Greencastle, IN has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 1.66% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Greencastle, IN see 3132 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.22% increase from the previous year (2894 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2674 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1387 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

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3,132 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Putnam County, IN see an average of 3,132 patients per year. This represents a 8.22% increase from the previous year (2,894 patients).

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

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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

8.06%

Uninsured

50.6%

Employer Coverage

15.3%

Medicaid

10.7%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

1.66%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greencastle, IN declined by 20.9% from 10.2% to 8.06%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greencastle, 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

Greencastle, IN is home to a population of 10.4k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.22% of Greencastle, IN residents were born outside of the country (336 people).

In 2017, there were 31.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.38k people) in Greencastle, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 297 White (Hispanic) and 266 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.4

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greencastle, IN was 26.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Greencastle, IN are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Greencastle, IN residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

336 people

3.46%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

360 people

As of 2017, 3.22% of Greencastle, IN residents (336 people) 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 Greencastle, IN was 3.46%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

97.5%

2017 Citizenship

97.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.5% of Greencastle, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greencastle, IN was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greencastle, IN

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    9.38k ± 213

  2. White (Hispanic)

    297 ± 120

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    266 ± 98

In 2017, there were 31.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.38k people) in Greencastle, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 297 White (Hispanic) and 266 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    252 ± 119

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    94 ± 55

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    56 ± 69

Greencastle, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Greencastle, IN awarded 657 degrees. The student population of Greencastle, IN is skewed towards women, with 1,042 male students and 1,116 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greencastle, IN are White (443 and 74.3%), followed by Two or More Races (40 and 6.71%), Black or African American (38 and 6.38%), and Hispanic or Latino (34 and 5.7%).

The largest universities in Greencastle, IN by number of degrees awarded are DePauw University (657 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Greencastle, IN are General Economics (88 and 13.4%), General Communication (77 and 11.7%), and Computer Science (60 and 9.13%).

The median tuition costs in Greencastle, IN are $47,026 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

Most Common

  1. 88 degrees awarded

  2. 77 degrees awarded

  3. 60 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Greencastle, IN was General Economics with 88 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

657 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$47,026

Median Private

In 2017, the Greencastle, IN institution with the largest number of graduating students was DePauw University with 657 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

281

Degrees Awarded to Men

376

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 281 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Greencastle, IN, which is 0.747 times less than the 376 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

    443 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    38 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Greencastle, IN were to White students. These 443 degrees mean that there were 11.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 40 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greencastle, IN was $103,900 in 2017, which is 0.452 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $99,200 to $103,900, a 4.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Greencastle, IN is 51.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greencastle, IN have an average commute time of 15.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greencastle, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$103,900

2017 Median

± $7,748

$99,200

2016 Median

± $6,877

In 2017, the median property value in Greencastle, IN grew to to $103,900 from the previous year's value of $99,200.

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

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Household Income

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$46,029

Median Household Income

± $3,703

3.42k

Number of Households

± 439

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.42k households in Greencastle, IN grew to $46,029 from the previous year's value of $45,309.

The following chart displays the households in Greencastle, 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

51.4%

2017 Homeownership

50.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 51.4% of the housing units in Greencastle, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.6%.

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

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Commute Time

15.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greencastle, IN have a shorter commute time (15.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in Greencastle, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.6%

  2. Walked

    24.4%

  3. Carpooled

    5.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greencastle, IN was Drove Alone (65.6%), followed by those who Walked (24.4%) and those who Carpooled (5.21%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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