Census Info Released for Jackson County/Seymour

Census reveals Jackson County as fastest growing rural county in Indiana - Seymour grew by 23.2% since 2010

The U.S. Census Bureau on Aug. 12, 2021, released information for the 2020 census, and Jackson County ranked as the 7th fastest-growing county in Indiana.

Of Indiana’s 92 counties, Jackson County ranked 7th with a growth rate of 9.6% over the past decade. Jackson County’s population grew from 42,376 in 2010 to 46,428.

All 6 counties ranked above Jackson County were in metropolitan areas with five surrounding Indianapolis and the sixth in the Louisville, Kentucky metro surrounding area.

  1. Hamilton County – 26.5%
  2. Boone County – 25%
  3. Hendricks County – 20.2%
  4. Johnson County – 15.8%
  5. Hancock County – 14.1%
  6. Clark County – 9.8%
  7. Jackson County – 9.6%

In addition, the City of Seymour showed a 23.2% population increase and is shown with a 2020 population of 21,569, and the two townships that include Seymour (Jackson and Redding) had growths of 15.4% and 23.1%, respectively, totaling population of 28,346.

The Town of Brownstown showed a 2.6% increase from the 2010 Census and has a population of 3,025, while the communities of Crothersville and Medora showed slight decreases.

In total, more than half of Indiana counties showed a population decrease, while the State of Indiana overall showed growth of 4.7% over the past decade.



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