Daviess County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Washington and the largest city is Washington. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.daviess.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 32,729 and the 2010 census population was 31,654. The land area is 429.49 square miles and there are 73.7 persons per square mile.
97.1% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 4.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 77.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $105,500, there are 11,160 households, an average of 2.81 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,416, the median household income is $47,165, and 12.9% of the persons in Daviess County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,346. Retail sales (in $1000) were $381,537, and sales per capita were $12,667. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 17.6%.
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