Four County Area Sees Lower Census Numbers

The four county area made up of Clinton, Caldwell, Daviess and DeKalb Counties saw new census numbers that show lower populations than a decade ago.

The new census numbers show a total population loss of 2,336 citizens since the end of 2010, mostly from a large decrease in the population of DeKalb County.

According to the latest numbers DeKalb County has a population of 10,944, down 1,934 since the end of 2010. In 2019 alone the county lost nearly 1,700 residents with more than 1,600 of them migrating to other places.

Caldwell County lost 396 citizens in the latest census, coming in with 9,051 people down from 9,447 at the end of 2010.

Both Clinton and Daviess Counties also lost population, but both were under 200 fewer citizens. Clinton County checked in with 20,553 citizens down 196 from the 20,749 reported to end 2010. Daviess County shows 170 fewer citizens at 8,283, down from 8,453 in the 2010 report.

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