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The 2000 Census showed that Kosciusko County had a population of 74,057 people. This represented 1.22% of the total population of Indiana, making it the state's 19th most populous county (out of 92 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Kosciusko had a population of 76,499 people. This is an increase of 3.3% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201077,358+4.46%+1.12% since 2009
200876,444+3.22%+0.24% since 2007
200776,260+2.97%+0.61% since 2006
200675,801+2.35%+0.43% since 2005
200575,475+1.91%+0.49% since 2004
200475,105+1.42%+0.24% since 2003
200374,924+1.17%+0.25% since 2002
200174,751+0.94%+0.94% since 2000
200074,057The Last Census

Kosciusko County had 32,188 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Kosciusko County has a total area<3> of 554 square miles [1,435 km²]. Of this total, 537 square miles [1,392 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (3.04%) being water (16.84 square miles [43.6 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Kosciusko County had a population density of 137.8 people per square mile [53.2 people/km²], making it the state's 26th most densely populated county (out of 92 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Kosciusko County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Kosciusko and the state of Indiana.

Click here for the Kosciusko County QuickFact (QF-18085).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Kosciusko County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Kosciusko County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
ElkhartQF-18039   N200,502182,7919.69%
FultonQF-18049   SW20,26520,511-1.2%
MarshallQF-18099   W46,90345,1283.93%
NobleQF-18113   NE48,02846,2753.79%
WabashQF-18169   S32,55834,960-6.87%
WhitleyQF-18183   SE32,86130,7077.01%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Kosciusko. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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