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Indiana

Became the 19th state in 1816

State Capital: Indianapolis

Largest City: Indianapolis Consolidated (2014 population: 858,325)

Population per Square Mile: 184.1

Square Miles: 35,826.1

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Population over TimeNumber
Yesterday (2010)6,483,797
Today (2014)6,596,855
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.7%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2013-2014Number
Net Domestic Migration-7,849
Net International Migration10,472
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)24,994

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Preschool (0 to 4)420,8156.4%
School Age (5 to 17)1,165,21217.7%
College Age (18 to 24)666,41310.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,669,03925.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)1,734,39026.4%
Seniors (65 and older)915,03313.9%
Median Age37.4 

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race or Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone25,9900.4%
Asian Alone124,0181.9%
Black Alone623,8079.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3,9580.1%
White Alone5,672,75386.3%
Two or More Race Groups120,3761.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)  
Non-Hispanic6,148,44893.6%
Hispanic422,4546.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Households in 2013 (Includes detail not shown below)2,481,793100%
Married With Children492,01219.8%
Married Without Children748,24230.1%
Single Parents242,5259.8%
Living Alone688,28327.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Total Housing Units in 2014 (estimate)2,829,532100%
Total Housing Units in 2013 (includes detail not shown below)2,800,895100%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,736,48162.0%
Median Value (2013)$122,800
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
745,31226.6%
Median Rent (2013)$577

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported)1,115,499100%
Public1,039,41193.2%
Adults (25+ in 2013 ACS)4,258,878  
with High School diploma or higher87.2%  
with B.A. or higher degree23.2%  

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumber
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2013$38,622
Median Household Income in 2013$47,508
Poverty Rate in 201315.8%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1821.9%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201311,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 2013922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2013509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumber
Births, 201383,115
Births to Teens, 20136,810
Deaths, 201360,445

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2014Number
Total Resident Labor Force3,230,540
Employed3,035,581
Unemployed194,959
Annual Unemployment Rate6.0
March 2015 Unemployment Rate5.9

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2013 EmploymentIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Earnings ($000)Indiana Pct.
Distribution
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work3,682,999100.0%$181,296,867100.0%$49,225
Wage and Salary3,016,44981.9%$127,681,28170.4%$42,328
Farm Proprietors50,3791.4%$4,230,3142.3%$83,970
Nonfarm Proprietors616,17116.7%$18,358,94710.1%$29,795
Farm63,1001.7%$4,716,2542.6%$74,743
Nonfarm3,619,89998.3%$176,580,61397.4%$48,781
Private3,176,05786.2%$152,295,74884.0%$47,951
  Accommodation, Food Serv.262,2677.1%$4,924,2182.7%$18,776
  Arts, Ent., Recreation71,9112.0%$1,856,6971.0%$25,819
  Construction189,9815.2%$11,262,0016.2%$59,280
  Health Care, Social Serv.415,77811.3%$22,466,29012.4%$54,034
  Information43,8581.2%$2,605,3621.4%$59,404
  Manufacturing506,68313.8%$37,662,48020.8%$74,331
  Professional, Tech. Serv.161,0334.4%$10,142,0395.6%$62,981
  Retail Trade384,87110.4%$11,143,0906.1%$28,953
  Trans., Warehousing151,1154.1%$7,635,8764.2%$50,530
  Wholesale Trade126,2853.4%$8,842,8594.9%$70,023
  Other Private (not above)862,27523.4%$33,754,83618.6%$39,146
Government443,84212.1%$24,284,86513.4%$54,715

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2014UnitsIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Cost($000)
Total Permits Filed17,816100.0%$3,222,176
Single-Family12,14068.1%$2,748,532
2-Family3622.0%$40,304
3- and 4-Family2011.1%$18,185
5+ Family5,11328.7%415,155

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Indiana (35,000+):

NamePopulation
in 2014
Percent of State
Anderson55,4550.8%
Bloomington83,3221.3%
Carmel86,6821.3%
Columbus46,1240.7%
Elkhart51,4210.8%
Evansville120,3461.8%
Fishers86,3251.3%
Fort Wayne258,5223.9%
Gary77,9091.2%
Greenwood54,4910.8%
Hammond78,3841.2%
Indianapolis848,78812.9%
Jeffersonville46,4400.7%
Kokomo57,0850.9%
Lafayette70,6541.1%
Lawrence47,5500.7%
Merrillville35,4500.5%
Mishawaka48,1740.7%
Muncie70,2111.1%
New Albany36,5890.6%
Noblesville57,5840.9%
Portage36,7600.6%
Richmond36,1590.5%
South Bend101,1901.5%
Terre Haute60,9560.9%
Westfield35,2970.5%
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