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Indiana

Became the 19th state in 1816

State Capital: Indianapolis

Largest City: Indianapolis Consolidated (2021 population: 891,342)

Population per Square Mile: 190.0

Square Miles: 35,826.1

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Population over TimeNumber
Yesterday (2010)6,484,050
Today (2021)6,805,985
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today5.0%

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

Components of Population Change, 2020-2021Number
Net Domestic Migration14,280
Net International Migration4,756
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)692

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Preschool (0 to 4)408,3096.0%
School Age (5 to 17)1,178,69717.3%
College Age (18 to 24)658,8999.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)1,752,22725.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)1,693,16524.9%
Seniors (65 and older)1,114,68816.4%
Median Age38.1 

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

Population Estimates by Race or Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone30,2340.4%
Asian Alone184,7802.7%
Black Alone695,11710.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone5,0070.1%
White Alone5,732,89484.2%
Two or More Race Groups157,9532.3%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)  
Non-Hispanic6,283,04192.3%
Hispanic522,9447.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Households in 2020 (Includes detail not shown below)2,602,770100%
Married With Children475,43418.3%
Married Without Children776,71629.8%
Single Parents241,4969.3%
Living Alone755,19329.0%

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

HousingNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Total Housing Units in 2021 (estimate)2,950,185100%
Total Housing Units in 2020 (includes detail not shown below)2,903,720100%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
1,808,29362.3%
Median Value (2020)$148,900
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
794,47727.4%
Median Rent (2020)$667

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

EducationNumberIndiana Pct.
Distribution
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported)1,120,155100%
Public1,036,51992.5%
Adults (25+ in 2020 ACS)4,466,180  
with High School diploma or higher89.3%  
with B.A. or higher degree27.2%  

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

Income and PovertyNumber
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2021$56,497
Median Household Income in 2020$60,794
Poverty Rate in 202011.6%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1814.9%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20216,453
Food Stamp Recipients in 2021636,675
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/2022481,568

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, 201980,859
Births to Teens, 20175,152
Deaths, 201966,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2021Number
Total Resident Labor Force3,321,548
Employed3,203,166
Unemployed118,382
Annual Unemployment Rate3.6
October 2022 Unemployment Rate2.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Earnings ($000)Indiana Pct.
Distribution
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work3,950,184100.0%$256,403,842100.0%$64,909
Wage and Salary3,172,20080.3%$176,914,37369.0%$55,770
Farm Proprietors48,2381.2%$3,348,6041.3%$69,418
Nonfarm Proprietors729,74618.5%$36,015,43414.0%$49,353
Farm59,0531.5%$3,730,8881.5%$63,179
Nonfarm3,891,13198.5%$252,672,95498.5%$64,936
Private3,457,58787.5%$223,560,81287.2%$64,658
  Accommodation, Food Serv.266,3256.7%$7,303,1912.8%$27,422
  Arts, Ent., Recreation67,7361.7%$2,014,7340.8%$29,744
  Construction226,1875.7%$16,408,3836.4%$72,543
  Health Care, Social Serv.451,39311.4%$32,577,81212.7%$72,172
  Information34,3480.9%$2,725,7181.1%$79,356
  Manufacturing539,65413.7%$47,422,25818.5%$87,875
  Professional, Tech. Serv.195,8445.0%$15,879,4086.2%$81,082
  Retail Trade385,4469.8%$14,477,8165.6%$37,561
  Trans., Warehousing226,5605.7%$12,219,0654.8%$53,933
  Wholesale Trade130,6953.3%$12,372,8684.8%$94,670
  Other Private (not above)933,39923.6%$60,159,55923.5%$64,452
Government433,54411.0%$29,112,14211.4%$67,149

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2021UnitsIndiana Pct.
Distribution
Cost($000)
Total Permits Filed29,860100.0%$7,583,249
Single-Family22,22574.4%$6,692,956
2-Family7182.4%$117,031
3- and 4-Family1340.4%$30,324
5+ Family6,78322.7%742,937

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 2021
Percent of State
Anderson54,8170.8%
Bloomington79,9681.2%
Carmel100,7771.5%
Columbus50,5690.7%
Elkhart53,9490.8%
Evansville116,4861.7%
Fishers101,1711.5%
Fort Wayne265,9743.9%
Gary68,3251.0%
Greenwood64,9181.0%
Hammond76,9841.1%
Indianapolis882,03913.0%
Jeffersonville50,3150.7%
Kokomo59,6910.9%
Lafayette70,8351.0%
Lawrence49,3570.7%
Merrillville36,5240.5%
Mishawaka51,0740.8%
Muncie65,2921.0%
New Albany37,4110.5%
Noblesville70,9261.0%
Plainfield35,5920.5%
Portage38,1920.6%
Richmond35,8170.5%
South Bend103,3531.5%
Terre Haute58,5250.9%
West Lafayette44,6720.7%
Westfield50,6300.7%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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