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Jay County Statistics

Facts

Land area383.9 square miles
Population Density55.4 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)21,330
Population change0.4%
Under 5 years of age7.1%
Under 1826.1%
65 and over16.3%
Females50.8%
White98.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.9
Asian0.5%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American0.4%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school84%
Had a bachelor degree or higher10%
Veterans1,392

Households and Housing

Households8,179
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more89.7%
Median household income$40,235
The Per capita income$19,236
Live below the poverty line14.7%
Housing units9,150
Multi-unit structures9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$79,300
Residents owning their homes76%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,163
Women-owned firms26.6%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$139,539
Retail sales per capita$6,543
Manufacturers shipments$835,131
Merchant wholesaler sales$413,695
Source US Census Data