Indiana

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Population

6.67M

0.509% growth

Median Age

37.7


Median Household Income

$54,181

3.57% growth

Poverty Rate

14.6%


Number of Employees

3.05M

0.0718% decline

Median Property Value

$141,100

4.67% growth

About

In 2017, Indiana had a population of 6.67M people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $54,181. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Indiana grew from 6.63M to 6.67M, a 0.509% increase and its median household income grew from $52,314 to $54,181, a 3.57% increase.

The population of Indiana is 79.2% White Alone, 9.2% Black or African American Alone, and 6.92% Hispanic or Latino. 8.42% of the people in Indiana speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Indiana are Ivy Tech Community College (19,383 degrees awarded in 2016), Indiana University-Bloomington (11,513 degrees), and Purdue University-Main Campus (10,791 degrees).

The median property value in Indiana is $141,100, and the homeownership rate is 69%. Most people in Indiana commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Indiana is 2 cars per household.

Indiana borders Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, and Kentucky.

Economy

The economy of Indiana employs 3.05M people. The largest industries in Indiana are Restaurants & Food Services (199,112 people), Construction (178,110 people), and Hospitals (169,517 people), and the highest paying industries are Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($109,398), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($105,367), and Agricultural chemical manufacturing ($99,121).

Median household income in Indiana is $54,181. Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,336. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,181

2017 value

± $658

3.57%

1 Year Growth

± 1.36%

Households in Indiana have a median annual income of $54,181, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,314 in 2016, which represents a 3.57% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$60,734

Average Male Salary

± $1,127

$44,336

Average Female Salary

± $939

In 2017, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $59,125 ± $6,670

  2. White

    $46,930 ± $736

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,004 ± $13,534

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.45

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.79% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Indiana was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $93,604, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $81,785 and $70,991.

The following map shows all of the counties in Indiana colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Indiana (934k out of 6.41M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    651,928 ± 5,771

  2. Black

    174,762 ± 2,885

  3. Hispanic

    110,455 ± 2,444

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Indiana is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.05M

2017 Value

-0.0718%

1 Year decline

± -0.0718%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Indiana declined at a rate of -0.0718%, from 3.06M employees to 3.05M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Indiana, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (79,799 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (78,413 people), and Registered nurses (76,468 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Indiana.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Indiana, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (79,799 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (78,413 people), and Registered nurses (76,468 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other states, Indiana has an unusually high number of residents working as Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic (6.8 times higher than expected), Structural metal fabricators & fitters (6.09 times), and Metal furnace operators, tenders, pourers, & casters (4.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Indiana, by average salary, are Surveyors, cartographers, & photogrammetrists ($229,443), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($224,764), and Physicians & surgeons ($223,540).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.05M

2017 Value

-0.0718%

1 Year decline

± -0.0718%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Indiana declined at a rate of -0.0718%, from 3.06M employees to 3.05M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Indiana, are Restaurants & Food Services (199,112 people), Construction (178,110 people), and Hospitals (169,517 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Indiana, though some of these residents may live in Indiana and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Indiana, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (199,112 people), Construction (178,110 people), and Hospitals (169,517 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other states, Indiana has an unusually high number of Prefabricated wood buildings & mobile homes (5.3 times higher than expected), Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (5.28 times), and Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment manufacturing (5.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Indiana, by average salary, are Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($109,398), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($105,367), and Agricultural chemical manufacturing ($99,121).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from false to other states, or from other states to false.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $69.1B

  2. $42.9B

  3. $39.9B

In 2015, the top outbound false product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $69.1B, followed by Base metals with $42.9B and Mixed freight and $39.9B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

$446B

2015 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

56.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound false trade was $446B. This is expected to increase 56.6% to $698B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from false to other states, or from other states to false.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.9B

  2. $32.7B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound false domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $39.9B, followed by Michigan with $32.7B and Illinois and $31.7B.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Indiana has health coverage, with 52.3% on employee plans, 15.2% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the state of Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.17%

Uninsured

52.3%

Employer Coverage

15.2%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

10.8%

Non-Group

1.24%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Indiana grew by 0.622% from 8.12% to 8.17%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

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Diversity

Indiana is home to a population of 6.67M people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.01% of Indiana residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Indiana is composed of 5.28M White Alone residents (79.2%), 613k Black or African American Alone residents (9.2%), 462k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.92%), 147k Asian Alone residents (2.2%), 146k Two or More Races residents (2.2%), 9.69k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.145%), 9.28k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.139%), and 1.3k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0195%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Indiana are Spanish or Spanish Creole (282,711 speakers), Other West Germanic Languages (32,226 speakers), and Chinese (28,786 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.1

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Indiana was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Indiana are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Indiana residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.01%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.89%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.01% of Indiana residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Indiana was 4.89%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    101,437 ± 7,760 people

  2. India

    30,023 ± 4,244 people

  3. China

    22,969 ± 3,714 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,437 Indiana residents, followed by India with 30,023 and China with 22,969.

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Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Indiana residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Indiana was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.28M ± 2.65k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    613k ± 6.52k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    462k ± 13.2k

In 2017, there were 8.61 times more White Alone residents (5.28M people) in Indiana than any other race or ethnicity. There were 613k Black or African American Alone and 462k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Indiana as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    282,711 speakers (4.56%)

  2. Other West Germanic Languages

    32,226 speakers (0.52%)

  3. Chinese

    28,786 speakers (0.464%)

8.42% of Indiana citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Indiana was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.56% of the overall population of Indiana are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.52% speak Other West Germanic Languages and 0.464% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    131,635 ± 4,357

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    61,861 ± 3,808

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    53,812 ± 4,404

Indiana has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Indiana awarded 103,729 degrees. The student population of Indiana is skewed towards women, with 189,770 male students and 237,275 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Indiana are White (74,710 and 77.7%), followed by Black or African American (8,346 and 8.68%), Hispanic or Latino (5,215 and 5.42%), and Unknown (2,725 and 2.83%).

The largest universities in Indiana by number of degrees awarded are Ivy Tech Community College (19,383 and 18.7%), Indiana University-Bloomington (11,513 and 11.1%), and Purdue University-Main Campus (10,791 and 10.4%).

The most popular majors in Indiana are General Business Administration & Management (6,931 and 6.68%), Registered Nursing (6,483 and 6.25%), and General Business (5,420 and 5.23%).

The median tuition costs in Indiana are $28,716 for private four year colleges, and $6,478 and $18,088 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 4,624 degrees awarded

  2. 3,071 degrees awarded

  3. 2,641 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Indiana was Registered Nursing with 4,624 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Indiana according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 19,383 degrees awarded

  2. 11,513 degrees awarded

  3. 10,791 degrees awarded

$6,478

Median In-State Public

$28,716

Median Private

In 2016, the Indiana institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ivy Tech Community College with 19,383 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

43,240

Degrees Awarded to Men

60,489

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 43,240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Indiana, which is 0.715 times less than the 60,489 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    74,710 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    8,346 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5,215 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Indiana were to White students. These 74,710 degrees mean that there were 8.95 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 8,346 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Indiana was $141,100 in 2017, which is 0.648 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $134,800 to $141,100, a 4.67% increase. The homeownership rate in Indiana is 69%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Indiana have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Indiana is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,181

Median Household Income

± $658

2.56M

Number of Households

± 24,920

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.56M households in Indiana grew to $54,181 from the previous year's value of $52,314.

The following chart displays the households in Indiana distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$141,100

2017 Median

± $1,049

$134,800

2016 Median

± $990

In 2017, the median property value in Indiana grew to to $141,100 from the previous year's value of $134,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Indiana compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Indiana the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Indiana distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Indiana the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69%

2017 Homeownership

68.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69% of the housing units in Indiana were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Indiana compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Indiana distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Indiana have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Indiana have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.78% of the workforce in Indiana have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.4%

  2. Carpooled

    8.74%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.28%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Indiana was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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