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Indiana

Became the 19th state in 1816

State Capital: Indianapolis

Largest City: Indianapolis Consolidated (2017 population: 872,680)

Population per Square Mile: 186.1

Square Miles: 35,826.1

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Population over TimeNumber
Yesterday (2010)6,484,125
Today (2017)6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017Number
Net Domestic Migration-976
Net International Migration11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Preschool (0 to 4)421,1766.3%
School Age (5 to 17)1,152,23317.3%
College Age (18 to 24)657,8749.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,685,58225.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)1,725,06325.9%
Seniors (65 and older)1,024,89015.4%
Median Age37.7 

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

Population Estimates by Race or Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone27,2740.4%
Asian Alone157,6682.4%
Black Alone649,8139.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone4,4390.1%
White Alone5,690,92985.4%
Two or More Race Groups136,6952.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)  
Non-Hispanic6,200,36593.0%
Hispanic466,4537.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)2,513,828100%
Married With Children476,65419.0%
Married Without Children753,75630.0%
Single Parents242,6659.7%
Living Alone708,17228.2%

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

HousingNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)2,885,304100%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes detail not shown below)2,830,669100%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,727,51161.0%
Median Value (2016)$126,500
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
786,31727.8%
Median Rent (2016)$603

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

EducationNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported)1,110,866100%
Public1,048,87994.4%
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)4,339,687  
with High School diploma or higher88.1%  
with B.A. or higher degree24.6%  

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

Income and PovertyNumber
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2016$43,097
Median Household Income in 2016$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201614.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1819.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20176,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 2017656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/2017495,330

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, 201683,063
Births to Teens, 20155,876
Deaths, 201562,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017Number
Total Resident Labor Force3,320,409
Employed3,203,351
Unemployed117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.5
June 2018 Unemployment Rate3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Earnings ($000)Indiana Pct.
Distribution
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work3,858,235100.0%$204,293,236100.0%$52,950
Wage and Salary3,150,84881.7%$142,978,04870.0%$45,378
Farm Proprietors50,6581.3%$1,509,5000.7%$29,798
Nonfarm Proprietors656,72917.0%$24,652,96912.1%$37,539
Farm61,2141.6%$1,922,4930.9%$31,406
Nonfarm3,797,02198.4%$202,370,74399.1%$53,297
Private3,352,87886.9%$176,745,81486.5%$52,715
  Accommodation, Food Serv.279,6577.2%$5,876,7812.9%$21,014
  Arts, Ent., Recreation70,3871.8%$1,881,6590.9%$26,733
  Construction194,5355.0%$12,068,4255.9%$62,037
  Health Care, Social Serv.435,90711.3%$25,932,33212.7%$59,491
  Information40,9751.1%$2,640,5901.3%$64,444
  Manufacturing537,95013.9%$41,730,43920.4%$77,573
  Professional, Tech. Serv.176,0214.6%$11,686,4155.7%$66,392
  Retail Trade404,71910.5%$12,676,9056.2%$31,323
  Trans., Warehousing164,2084.3%$8,711,8914.3%$53,054
  Wholesale Trade134,7503.5%$10,126,3895.0%$75,149
  Other Private (not above)913,76923.7%$43,413,98821.3%$47,511
Government444,14311.5%$25,624,92912.5%$57,695

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Cost($000)
Total Permits Filed21,664100.0%$4,583,500
Single-Family16,07574.2%$4,038,599
2-Family4442.0%$62,844
3- and 4-Family780.4%$13,000
5+ Family5,06723.4%469,056

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 2017
Percent of State
Anderson55,0760.8%
Bloomington85,0711.3%
Carmel92,1981.4%
Columbus47,1430.7%
Elkhart52,5580.8%
Evansville118,9301.8%
Fishers91,8321.4%
Fort Wayne265,9044.0%
Gary76,0081.1%
Greenwood57,3750.9%
Hammond76,6181.1%
Indianapolis863,00212.9%
Jeffersonville47,3830.7%
Kokomo57,8360.9%
Lafayette72,3901.1%
Lawrence48,7040.7%
Mishawaka49,1770.7%
Muncie68,6251.0%
New Albany36,4610.5%
Noblesville61,8820.9%
Portage36,6720.6%
Richmond35,4550.5%
South Bend102,2451.5%
Terre Haute60,7740.9%
West Lafayette46,2690.7%
Westfield39,4930.6%
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