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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 Muncie, 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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Quick Facts about IN

Population 6,568,645
Latest Population Increase 0.00%
Median Household Income $49,255
Median Home Price $124,200
Median Property Tax $1,102
Median Rent $69

Employment Rate in IN

  Employed 95.8%
  Unemployed 4.2%

Race in IN

  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 in IN

  Employed 95.8%
  Unemployed 4.2%

Educational Levels in IN

  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 in IN

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 in IN

  Homes Rent 69%
  Homes Owned 31%

Indiana Rankings

Best places to Live in Indiana

Title Population Median Home Price Median Household Income
Indianapolis 841,449 $118,300 $41,987
Fort Wayne 257,059 $100,700 $43,774
Evansville 120,212 $89,200 $35,785
South Bend 100,590 $81,500 $34,523
Fishers 87,887 $216,900 $95,487
Carmel 85,367 $304,400 $106,433
Bloomington 82,813 $173,400 $30,019
Hammond 78,983 $88,100 $39,576
Gary 78,483 $67,000 $28,020
Lafayette 70,661 $101,900 $40,419
Muncie 70,173 $70,400 $31,044
Terre Haute 61,061 $75,200 $31,817
Kokomo 58,054 $81,600 $37,623
Noblesville 58,013 $174,400 $69,841
Anderson 55,630 $71,700 $33,644
Greenwood 53,828 $133,600 $54,176
Elkhart 52,354 $84,400 $35,371
Mishawaka 48,121 $93,300 $38,143
Lawrence 47,120 $124,600 $48,731
Jeffersonville 46,259 $126,000 $50,990