Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Data Sources

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance

July 2022

Discover the best sources of publicly available data on Hoosiers

This page is a companion resource for the July 2022 workshop, "Data to Action Deep Dive," which focused on developing skills in data analysis with an understanding of how to make it actionable within your grantmaking strategy.

Featured Sites

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Census Data Finder

Learn about America's communities through Census data profiles. They cover 100,000+ different geographies: states, counties, places, tribal areas, zip codes, and congressional districts. For each, topics are covered like education, employment, health, and housing just to name a few.

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County Explorer from NACO

This tool provides easy access to data that offer a snapshot on a variety of topics relevant to counties nationwide.

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County Health Rankings

By ranking the health of nearly every county in the nation, the County Health Rankings help communities understand what influences how healthy residents are.

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Early Learning

The Early Learning Access Index is a new methodology, that attempts to both qualify and quantify child care access throughout Indiana. This method moves away from viewing access as simply a capacity supply and demand equation and layers in the additional components of quality, affordability and choice. 

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Equity Data Portal

Indiana’s Management Performance Hub, in partnership with agencies across state government, created the state’s Equity Data Portal. This dashboard encompasses a high-level view of equity related to health, public safety, social services, education and workforce to provide Hoosiers with data to track the state’s progress with closing equity gaps.

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Growth and Prosperity Project (GPS)

The Indiana GPS Project analyzes a decade of economic and workforce data for all 92 Indiana counties and provides future-focused recommendations for growth and prosperity.

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Hoosiers by the Numbers

Labor market information from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, including monthly, quarterly and annual employment, industry, occupation, and workforce demographics.

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Indiana Foundation Stats

Indiana is home to 1,268 foundations with assets of $25.5 billion and giving of $2.2 Billion in 2018.

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STATS Indiana

STATS Indiana provides easy, one-stop access to critical statistics for states, counties, cities and towns, townships, regions, census tracts and more.

Data by Topic

Available Workforce

Broadband Stats

Commuting Patterns

Crime Stats



Income and Wages

Labor Force, Unemployment and Unemployment Rate

Local Government


Real Estate

Regional Offices (IEDC, ISBDC)

State GDP

Transportation and Logistics


Utility Rates