Demographics

Grant County by the numbers:

Grant County Population in 2015

67,979

Grant County Population Estimates by Age in 2015

Group Number Pct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4) 3,883 5.7%
School Age (5 to 17) 10,297 15.1%
College Age (18 to 24) 9,111 13.4%
Young Adult (25 to 44) 14,237 20.9%
Older Adult (45 to 64) 18,122 26.7%
Older (65 plus) 12,329 18.1%

Educational Attainment

Group 2000 2014
Total Population 25 and Older 47,408 45,255
Less than 9th Grade 2,466 1,822
9th-12th, No Diploma 7,405 4,734
High School Graduate 19,858 18,643
Some College, No Degree 8,607 9,079
Associates Degree 2,401 3,196
Bachelor’s Degree 3,804 4,692
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,867 3,089

Population by Town/City in 2015

*Crosses county line, only population in Grant County shown

Town/City Population % of County
Marion 29,081  42.8%
Gas City 5,968  8.8%
Upland 3,785  5.6%
Fairmount 2,851  4.2%
Jonesboro 1,693  2.5%
Sweetser 1,196  1.8%
Swayzee 952  1.4%
Van Buren 834 1.2%
Matthews 568 .8%
Converse* 265 .4%
Fowlerton 254 .4%

For a more comprehensive list of demographics, download the full pdf [Grant County Demographics]

Source: STATS Indiana, developed and maintained by the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Support is or has been, provided by the State of Indiana and the Lilly Endowment, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Indiana University.