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Jay County, Indiana

120 N Court St 2nd Fl
Portland, IN 47371
Phone: (260) 726-6920
Fax: (260) 726-6922
www.co.jay.in.us

On central eastern border of IN, northeast of Muncie; established Feb 7, 1835 from Randolph County. Name Origin: For John Jay (1745-1829), first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1789-95), and governor of NY (1795-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 383.82 (land 383.64; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 56.30
Population 2005: 21,606 State rank: 70 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 21,806 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,686; median household $35,700; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,574-$22,147
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Results of the Loblolly Marsh Wetland Preserve BioBlitz, Jay County, Indiana.