Orange County used to thrive as a furniture manufacturing hub, but the county's unemployment rate was the highest in the state in April, at 5.9 percent.
A new study of 2015 census data from the Indiana Business Research Center say Indy-area communities dominate a list of the state’s fastest-growing places.
More than half of Indiana’s 92 counties experienced a decrease in population in 2015.
Indiana's population grew by less than 1 percent last year, according to census estimates.
The city will also do a once-a-decade reconsideration of how it expands and where it should house its residents.
More than half of Indiana counties lost residents in 2011.
The latest U.S. Census shows Indiana's population grew 6.6% to 6.5 million people. That means Indiana will maintain its nine seats in the U.S. House.