Indiana : What you need to know

The Hoosier State offers residents a great quality of life with natural attractions and vibrant cultural destinations. The capital city of Indianapolis along with Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend and Bloomington and among the best places to live in Indiana. Military installations as well as strong manufacturing and agriculture sectors drive the economy in Indiana. Pro sports teams like the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers give residents something to cheer for. Well-known universities include Indiana, Indiana State, Purdue, Ball State and Notre Dame.

 


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Indiana Profile

Quick Facts

Population 6568645
Latest Population Increase 0.40%
Median Household Income $6568645
Median Home Price $124200
Median Property Tax $1102
Median Rent $69

Employment Rate

  Employed 95.8%
  Unemployed 4.2%

Race

  Ethnicity White 84.2%
  Ethnicity Black 9.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.9%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 2.3%

Employment Rate

  Employed 95.8%
  Unemployed 4.2%

Educational Levels

  Bachelor's Degree 15.4%
  Associate's Degree 8.2%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 8.7%
  High School Graduate 34.6%
  Some College, No Degree 20.9%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 24.1%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 87.8%

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 1.4%
Construction 5.8%
Manufacturing 18.7%
Wholesale Trade 2.6%
Retail Trade 11.5%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 5.1%
Information 1.6%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.2%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 8%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 23%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 8.9%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 4.7%
Public Administration 3.5%

Housing

  Homes Rent 69%
  Homes Owned 31%

Indiana Rankings


Best places to Live in Indiana
Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Aberdeen 1,756 $315,000 $105,550
Advance 464 $99,000 $50,625
Akron 1,488 $81,300 $39,531
Alamo 53 $45,000 $0
Albany 2,076 $71,100 $45,813
Albion 2,468 $85,500 $44,097
Alexandria 5,074 $67,900 $39,241
Alfordsville 86 $57,500 $33,750
Alton 52 $46,400 $30,000
Altona 228 $64,300 $36,875
Ambia 205 $49,600 $35,208
Amboy 323 $67,200 $38,000
Americus 409 $152,300 $63,558
Amo 508 $112,500 $52,500
Anderson 55,630 $71,700 $33,644
Andrews 1,090 $56,500 $30,417
Angola 8,615 $110,800 $40,107
Arcadia 1,248 $102,500 $41,853
Argos 1,944 $83,000 $43,672
Arlington 518 $84,600 $0