Bartholomew County

Bartholomew County, Indiana

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

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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    Dorel Juvenile was also the first manufacturer to become the lead agency of an official Safe Kids Chapter in Bartholomew County, Indiana, where their factory resides.
    Indiana-based Salin Bank & Trust Company has said that Jane Harris has joined Salin Bank as a mortgage representative for the Columbus and Bartholomew County communities.
    From 2010-2012, Bartholomew County realized the state's fourth highest population growth, a change of 3 percent.
    AP) -- A program that began during the summer to help at-risk students in Bartholomew County graduate from high school is ready to take the next step.
    Bartholomew County Commissioners has invested $122,000 in new tax collection software.
    She is familiar with the local market, having been a resident of Bartholomew County for the 20+ years, and looks forward to servicing the community's real estate needs.
    Two new manufacturing facilities opened in Bartholomew County, reports Jim Clouse, program manager for the City of Columbus.
    These same parishioners--using the same organizational and volunteer structure--are organizing to help restore and rebuild the 1,500 homes damaged by flooding in Bartholomew County.
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