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Indiana

  •   State: 
    Indiana
      Coordinates: 
    37° 46′ N to 41° 46′ N | 84° 47′ W to 88° 6′ W
      Area total: 
    36,418 sq mi (94,321 km²) [23,308,785.920 acres]
      Area land: 
    35,868 sq mi (92,897 km²) [22,928,737.920 acres]
      Area water: 
    1.5% = 550 sq mi (1,424 km²) [380,048.000 acres]
      Elevation: 
    1,257 ft (383 m) Hoosier Hill
      Established: 
    December 11, 1816 (19nd State in the Union)
      Capital seat: 

    Indianapolis

  • Indiana, United States

  •   Population: 
    6,785,528
      Population density: 
    189/sq mi (73.1/km²) - residents per square mile of area.
      Household income: 
    $62,743
      Households: 
    2,491,917
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.40%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.40%
      GDP: 
    $455,75 (2022) nominal GDP at current prices 2022 (millions of U.S. dollars). This is equivalent to 1.84% of the U.S. national real gross domestic product (GDP) in 2022, or 1.81% from 2021.  12.0% change in GDP from 2022 to 2021 =  42,775. Real GDP growth rate (2021–2022) =  6.9%. Nominal GDP per capita 2022 = $66,698 respectively per capita 2023 = $69,203.
      Housing units: 
    2,977,293 units, July 1, 2022 estimate = a 1.9% increase compared to 2020, specifically 54,116 more housing units.

Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. Indiana is the 38th largest by area and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the 19th U.S. state on December 11, 1816. Indiana borders Lake Michigan to the northwest, Michigan to the north, Ohio to the east, Kentucky to the south and southeast, and Illinois to the west. Before becoming a territory, various indigenous peoples and Native Americans inhabited Indiana for thousands of years. Since its founding as a territory, settlement patterns in Indiana have reflected regional cultural segmentation present in the Eastern United States; the state's northernmost tier was settled primarily by people from New England and New York, Central Indiana by migrants from the Mid-Atlantic states and from adjacent Ohio, and Southern Indiana by settlers from the Southern states, particularly Kentucky and Tennessee. Indiana has several metropolitan areas with populations greater than 100,000 and a number of smaller industrial cities and towns.

As you can see on the given location map of Indiana state US, Indiana is located in the Great Lakes Region of USA. However, the Indiana state US shares its boundary with Michigan in north, Ohio in the east, Kentucky in the south and south-east, and Illinois in the west. The Small portion of northern part of the Indiana US makes coastline with Lake Michigan; the coastline with Lake Michigan facilitates the state with see route.

Indiana is the 19th state that admitted to the Union. The state has many cities with the population more than 100,000 along with several small industrial cities and towns. As you can see on the Indiana map US, the capital city of state is Indianapolis. It is the largest city of the state. The state is special in terms of sports; it is more popularly known as home of many important sports including NBA’s Indiana Pacers, NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, and the Indianapolis 500 motor-sports race (surprisingly, it is largest single-day sporting event in the entire world).

The state has humid continental climate with some percentage of agriculture land. However, the state is also important for the tourists and education. The cities like Indianapolis, Evansville, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Gary and many others are very much significant for the tourists. The locations of these cities, you can find on the Indiana state map. This is detailed map of Indiana US that comprises wide range of information including major and small cities, railways, and highways. It is very much beneficial for tourists, students, teachers, and other people who are interested in knowing about Indiana state US.

Did you know the Children's Museum of Indianapolis is the largest children's museum in the world?! Prepare to spend an entire day here - there is something for every age (parents and grandparents included)!

The US State Indiana occupies 92,791 m², about 1,01 % of the total territory of the USA of 9,148,020 m². The total population of the US State Indiana with 6,666,818 inhabitants (in 2017) has already increased by 9,64 % in this millennium. Almost 40 years ago there were 1,176,594 fewer people. The capital Indianapolis alone has 863,771 inhabitants.

Indianapolis became the state capital in 1825. Currently, it has more than 864,000 residents. Did you know that in Indiana, it's illegal to collect rags on Sundays? It's also illegal to ride over 10 miles per hour on your horse.

Indiana is home to professional sports teams, including the NFL's Indianapolis Colts and the NBA's Indiana Pacers, and hosts several notable athletic events, such as the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 motorsports races. Located in the Midwestern United States, Indiana is one of eight states that make up the Great Lakes Region. Indiana is bordered on the north by Michigan, on the east by Ohio, and on the west by Illinois. Lake Michigan borders Indiana on the northwest and the Ohio River separates Indiana from Kentucky on the south. The average altitude of Indiana is about 760 feet (230 m) above sea level. The highest point in the state is Hoosier Hill in Wayne County at 1,257 feet (383 m) above sea level. In northwest Indiana there are various sand ridges and dunes, some reaching nearly 200 feet in height. These are located along the Lake Michigan shoreline and also inland to the Kankakee Outwash Plain. Southern Indiana is characterized by valleys and rugged, hilly terrain, contrasting from much of the state. Here, bedrock is exposed at the surface and isn't buried in glacial till like further north. Because of the prevalent Indiana limestone, there are numerous caves, caverns, and quarries in the area. Indiana had a humid continental climate, with cold winters and hot, wet summers, with only the extreme southern portion of the state lying within the humid subtropical climate, which receives more precipitation than other parts of Indiana.

Indiana is known under different nicknames; aka Hoosier State (Used at various times on license plates), or (Hoosier is also the official demonym of a resident of Indiana), or Crossroads of America (Also used at various times on license plates and used on highway welcome signs) and detailed official information about Indiana can be found on the homepage at www.in.gov.

Poverty and median household income estimates for 2021 in Indiana, IN about 799,733 individuals poverty estimate - all ages, it's 12.1% estimated percent of the total resident population of all ages in poverty: U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program Release date: December 2022. SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and was formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. Estimated SNAP benefits recipients in Indiana are about 653,043 individuals, for July of the reference year 2020. With a estimate of median household income = $62,723 by each individual family, with a 90% confidence interval lower bound of estimate of median household income = $62,015, with a 90% confidence interval upper bound of estimate of median household income = $63,431 in 2021.

The Air Quality index is in Indiana = 53.7. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 37. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 86. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Indiana = 3.8 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

The annual rainfall in Indiana = 40.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 21.3 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 114. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 186. 85.7 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 18.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 43, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

The most recent state population of 6,785,528 individuals with a median age of 36.6 age the population grows by 5.34% in Indiana population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 189/sq mi (73.1/km²) - residents per square mile of area.. There are average 2.66 people per household in the 2,491,917 households with an average household income of $62,743 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.40% of the available work force and has dropped -6.28% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 18.04%. The number of physicians in Indiana per 100,000 population = 186.1.

The percentage of housing units in Indiana which are owned by the occupant = 65.27%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 37 years with median home cost = $116,820 and home appreciation of -0.91%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $9.20 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

The local school district spends $5,029 per student. There are 17.4 students for each teacher in the school, 914 students for each Librarian and 586 students for each Counselor. 5.87% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 12.68% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 7.42% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Indiana's population of 1,680,637 residents in 1870 has increased 2,7-fold to 6,785,528 residents after 150 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 50.72% female residents and 49.28% male residents live in Indiana, USA.

    As of 2020, 58.73% in Indiana are married and the remaining 41.27% are single population.

  • 24.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Indiana require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.44% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.73% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.95% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.97% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Indiana, 65.27% are owner-occupied homes, another 9.82% are rented apartments, and the remaining 24.91% are vacant.

  • 41.30% of the population in Indiana who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 48.880%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 49.910%) of those eligible to vote in Indiana.

Skyline of Indiana

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