Vigo County

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Vigo County, Indiana

PO Box 8449
Terre Haute, IN 47808
Phone: (812) 462-3211
Fax: (812) 232-2921
www.vigocountyin.com

On the central western border of IN, northwest of Bloomington; organized Jan 21, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Giuseppe Maria Francesco Vigo (1747-1836), also known as Col. Francis Vigo, a Mondovian-born fur trader who furnished funds and assistance to Revolutionary soldier George Rogers Clark (1752-1818)

Area (sq mi):: 410.47 (land 403.29; water 7.17) Population per square mile: 254.40
Population 2005: 102,592 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.10%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 105,848 (White 89.90%; Black or African American 6.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 1.20%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,620; median household $33,184; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,364-$24,772
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Terre Haute County seat (57,224)

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