White County is located in northwest Indiana. The County Seat is Monticello and the largest city is Monticello. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.whitecountyin.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 24,453 and the 2010 census population was 24,643. The land area is 505.13 square miles and there are 48.8 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 7.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 89.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $109,800, there are 9,541 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,666, the median household income is $51,444, and 10.8% of the persons in White County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,582. Retail sales (in $1000) were $283,389, and sales per capita were $11,911. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.3%.
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