Jay County , Indiana

Jay County: County in Indiana, United States of America

Jay County locator map
Location of Jay County on Indiana map.

About

Jay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,253 and a population density of 21 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 20,436 inhabitants. Its county seat is Portland. The county was created 185 years ago in 1835.

Geography

Jay County is located at 40°26'17"N 85°0'20"W (40.4379200, -85.0056400). It has 7 neighbors: Adams County, Blackford County, Delaware County, Randolph County, Wells County, Darke County and Mercer County.

Jay County Courthouse P4020129 image
Jay County Courthouse P4020129

The largest city of Jay County is Portland with a population of 6,002. Other cities include, Greene population 3,260, Dunkirk population 2,339, Redkey population 1,282 and Pennville population 693. See all Jay County cities & populated places.

Weather

Jay County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 81. more

Jay County Courthouse P4020129 image

Jay County map

Jay County Quick Facts

Population : 20,436 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Area : 994 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.05%
Land as percent of area : 99.95%
Named for : John Jay
Altitude : 909 feet / 277 meters
Capital : Portland
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:15:49 (4th August 2021)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4% (2010-2019)
Weather : 81℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Jay County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jay County decreased by 4% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,253 - census
2011 21,335 0.38% estimation process
2012 21,348 0.06% estimation process
2013 21,270 -0.37% estimation process
2014 21,139 -0.62% estimation process
2015 21,137 -0.01% estimation process
2016 21,017 -0.57% estimation process
2017 20,883 -0.64% estimation process
2018 20,727 -0.75% estimation process
2019 20,436 -1.42% estimation process

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People born in Jay County (2)

People born in Jay County, including Union Army soldier John J. Williams, psychologist Calvin Perry Stone, you can see a list of people who born in Jay County.

Jay County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jay County.

City Name Population Title
Noble 13,344 Township in Noble County, Indiana
Portland 6,002 City in and the county seat of Jay County, Indiana, United States of America
Greene 3,260 Unincorporated community in Jay County, Indiana
Dunkirk 2,339
Redkey 1,282 City in Jay County, Indiana, United States of America
Pennville 693
Bryant 245 Town in Bearcreek Township, Jay County, Indiana, United States
Salamonia 160 Human settlement in Jay County, Indiana, United States of America

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