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Dearborn County, Indiana

Dearborn County is a county located in the U.S. State of Indiana. As of 2000, the population is 46,109. The county's county seat is Lawrenceburg, Indiana6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 795 km² (307 mi²). 790 km² (305 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.60% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 46,109 people, 16,832 households, and 12,775 families residing in the county. The population density is 58/km² (151/mi²). There are 17,791 housing units at an average density of 23/km² (58/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.06% White, 0.62% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 16,832 households out of which 37.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.50% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.10% are non-families. 20.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.71 and the average family size is 3.13.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $48,899, and the median income for a family is $54,806. Males have a median income of $38,687 versus $26,148 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,431. 6.60% of the population and 4.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 8.20% are under the age of 18 and 7.20% are 65 or older.

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