Posey County is located in southwestern Indiana. The County Seat is Mount Vernon and the largest city is Mount Vernon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.poseycountyin.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,540 and the 2010 census population was 25,910. The land area is 409.57 square miles and there are 63.3 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $127,900, there are 10,050 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $29,187, the median household income is $58,750, and 9.9% of the persons in Posey County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,953. Retail sales (in $1000) were $268,383, and sales per capita were $10,225. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.1%.
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