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Indiana

Became the 19th state in 1816

State Capital: Indianapolis

Largest City: Indianapolis Consolidated (2012 population: 844,130)

Population per Square Mile: 183.4

Square Miles: 35,826.1

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Population over TimeNumber
Yesterday (2010)6,483,797
Today (2013)6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013Number
Net Domestic Migration-1,179
Net International Migration9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2012NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Preschool (0 to 4)425,5036.5%
School Age (5 to 17)1,165,97417.8%
College Age (18 to 24)662,48010.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,661,29725.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)1,732,93226.5%
Seniors (65 and older)889,14813.6%
Median Age37.0 

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

Population Estimates by Race or Hispanic Origin, 2012NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone25,4940.4%
Asian Alone116,0291.8%
Black Alone616,1999.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone3,7690.1%
White Alone5,659,66886.6%
Two or More Race Groups116,1751.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)  
Non-Hispanic6,124,72593.7%
Hispanic412,6096.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Households in 2012 (Includes detail not shown below)2,478,846100%
Married With Children499,75120.2%
Married Without Children746,75230.1%
Single Parents242,7899.8%
Living Alone685,00927.6%

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

HousingNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Total Housing Units in 2012 (estimate)2,808,256100%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes detail not shown below)2,797,237100%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,749,79862.6%
Median Value (2012)$123,400
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
729,04826.1%
Median Rent (2012)$568

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 2012 ACS)4,229,138  
with High School diploma or higher87%  
with B.A. or higher degree23%  

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

Income and PovertyNumber
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2012$38,119
Median Household Income in 2012$46,954
Poverty Rate in 201215.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1822.1%
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, 201183,750
Births to Teens, 20118,010
Deaths, 201158,154

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013Number
Total Resident Labor Force3,179,935
Employed2,940,897
Unemployed239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate7.5
March 2014 Unemployment Rate6.3

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

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Indiana Pct.
Distribution
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$175,937,273100.0%
Wage and Salary$124,765,08670.9%
Farm Proprietors$2,442,7231.4%
Nonfarm Proprietors$17,415,4419.9%
Farm$2,820,7751.6%
Nonfarm$173,116,49898.4%
Private$148,859,60384.6%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$4,841,3632.8%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$1,734,0271.0%
  Construction$10,994,9496.2%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$21,954,63012.5%
  Information$2,605,4081.5%
  Manufacturing$37,514,32221.3%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$9,771,2305.6%
  Retail Trade$10,868,0416.2%
  Trans., Warehousing$7,593,6204.3%
  Wholesale Trade$8,628,1214.9%
  Other Private (not above)$32,353,89218.4%
Government$24,256,89513.8%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2012UnitsIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Cost($000)
Total Permits Filed13,781100.0%$2,349,911
Single-Family10,11273.4%$2,063,972
2-Family2681.9%$23,703
3- and 4-Family2141.6%$15,508
5+ Family3,18723.1%246,728

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 2012
Percent of State
Anderson55,5540.8%
Bloomington81,9631.3%
Carmel83,5651.3%
Columbus45,4290.7%
Elkhart51,1520.8%
Evansville120,2351.8%
Fishers81,8331.3%
Fort Wayne254,5553.9%
Gary79,1701.2%
Greenwood52,6520.8%
Hammond79,6861.2%
Indianapolis834,85212.8%
Jeffersonville45,6770.7%
Kokomo56,8660.9%
Lafayette67,9251.0%
Lawrence46,7560.7%
Merrillville35,6310.5%
Mishawaka48,0310.7%
Muncie70,0871.1%
New Albany36,4620.6%
Noblesville55,0750.8%
Portage36,8600.6%
Richmond36,5990.6%
South Bend100,8001.5%
Terre Haute61,1120.9%
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