Switzerland County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Vevay and the largest city is Vevay. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.switzerland-county.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,452 and the 2010 census population was 10,613. The land area is 220.63 square miles and there are 48.1 persons per square mile.
98.1% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 82.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $110,800, there are 4,099 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,019, the median household income is $44,143, and 22.2% of the persons in Switzerland County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 620. Retail sales (in $1000) were $19,919, and sales per capita were $2,074.
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