Putnam County is located in west-central Indiana. The County Seat is Greencastle and the largest city is Greencastle. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.putnam.in.us/county/. The 2014 population estimate is 37,618 and the 2010 census population was 37,952. The land area is 480.53 square miles and there are 79 persons per square mile.
93.7% of the population is White, 4.1% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 85.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $125,800, there are 12,414 households, an average of 2.60 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,520, the median household income is $50,821, and 9.7% of the persons in Putnam County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,731. Retail sales (in $1000) were $310,811, and sales per capita were $8,367.
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