Bartholomew County

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Bartholomew County, Indiana

PO Box 924
Columbus, IN 47202
Phone: (812) 379-1600
Fax: (812) 379-1675
www.bartholomewco.com

In south-central IN, south of Indianapolis; organized 1821 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Gen. Joseph Bartholomew (?-1840), officer wounded at the Battle of Tippecanoe (1811) and IN state senator (1821-24)

Area (sq mi):: 409.36 (land 406.84; water 2.52) Population per square mile: 180.80
Population 2005: 73,540 State rank: 20 Population change: 2000-20005 2.90%; 1990-2000 12.20% Population 2000: 71,435 (White 93.00%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $21,536; median household $44,184; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,448-$30,936
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 18.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Columbus County seat (39,251)

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