Switzerland County

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Switzerland County, Indiana

212 W Main St County Courthouse
Vevay, IN 47043
Phone: (812) 427-3302
Fax: (812) 427-3179

In the southeastern corner of IN, southeast of Columbus; organized Sept 7, 1814 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands. Name Origin: For the European country, named by Swiss settlers

Area (sq mi):: 223.52 (land 221.18; water 2.34) Population per square mile: 43.90
Population 2005: 9,718 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 7.20%; 1990-2000 17.10% Population 2000: 9,065 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,466; median household $37,092; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,192-$21,452
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 33.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 61.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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