If ever you find yourself in a conversation where you believe you have exhausted all topics possible, here are a few “fun facts” you can rattle off.
“Did you know in 2016 Whitley County had ______________”
- An estimated population of 33,449 residents. Up over 150 since 2010.
- The population gender split is almost EXACTLY 50/50.
- A whopping 2,577 Veterans. We are proud of you Whitley County!
- There were 14,552 housing units w/2.5 people per unit. Up from 14,281 in 2010.
- 5% of those units are rentals.
- Median rent was $624.
- The median value of a owner occupied home was just over $130,000.
- AND! There were 742 women owned firms/businesses. Well done ladies! Men owned almost double that.
Use this knowledge sparingly and wisely. These statistics tend to make you 37% more attractive when offered in the perfect moment. While it’s been shown that overuse can have the adverse effect.