Blackford County is located in east-central Indiana. The County Seat is Hartford City and the largest city is Hartford City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.blackfordcounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,401 and the 2010 census population was 12,766. The land area is 165.08 square miles and there are 77.3 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 86% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $70,400, there are 5,190 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,322, the median household income is $39,225, and 16% of the persons in Blackford County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 891. Retail sales (in $1000) were $97,872, and sales per capita were $7,389.
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