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Highway Guides

Population Statistics

State Population
6,785,528
Metropolitan Populations
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson 2,111,040 Fort Wayne 419,601 South Bend-Mishawaka 324,501
Evansville 314,049 Lafayette-West Lafayette 223,716 Elkhart-Goshen 207,047
Terre Haute 185,031 Bloomington 161,039 Michigan City-La Porte 112,417
County Populations
Marion 977,203 Lake 498,700 Allen 385,410
Hamilton 347,467 St. Joseph 272,912 Elkhart 207,047
Tippecanoe 186,251 Vanderburgh 180,136 Hendricks 174,788
City Populations
Indianapolis 887,756 Fort Wayne 272,398 Evansville 118,407
South Bend 101,868 Carmel 101,643 Fishers 97,020
Bloomington 85,603 Hammond 75,342 Gary 74,693
Sources: 2020 U.S. Census Data (metro populations and counties), 2020 U.S. Census Estimate (cities)

About Indiana

  • Capital: Indianapolis
  • Nickname: Hoosier State
  • State Flower: Peony
  • State Bird: Northern Cardinal
  • State Tree: Tulip Popular
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 1,306.52
  • Land Area: 36,418 square miles
  • Highest Point: Hoosier Hill in Wayne County: 1,257 feet
  • Lowest Point: Ohio River in Posey County: 320 feet
  • Number of Counties: 92
  • Statehood: 19th State, December 11, 1816

Major League Sports Franchises

  • Indianapolis Colts (NFL)
  • Indiana Pacers (NBA)

Updated December 27, 2021.