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Indiana Population 2024

Indiana people
Indiana (U.S. state abbreviation is 'IN') is the mid-western region of the United States, borders Ohio to the east, Illinois to the west, Kentucky to the south, Michigan to the north. The first european known to have visited was French explorer in 1679. Indiana was part of huge northwest territory, which included present day of Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin which were ceded to US by British at the end of war. The state of Indiana was formed in 1816 and named after Native Indians, Indiana means 'Land belongs to Indians', there are fewer than 15,000 Native Indians are living in the state currently. Indiana population in 2024 is estimated to be 6.87 million, ranks 17th largest populous state in US. Its area is 36,418 sq miles (94,321 sq km), area rank is 38th largest. Indianapolis is the state capital and top cities of Indiana are Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Carmel, Fishers and Hammond. Famous Singers such as Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Adam Lambert and Axl Rose are born in Indiana state. Terre Haute, Evansville and Elkhart are the most dangerous cities in Indiana State.
Indiana Population at Statehouse gathering
Image Source: Hundreds of demonstrators circled the Indiana Statehouse this weekend to protest gun violence, Mar 2018

Population of Indiana in 2019 is projected to 6.72 million with the growth change of 0.53&, compared to 0.48 in 2018. According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, IN population in 2020 is 6,785,528. Indiana population in 2023 is estimated to be 6.85 million, population in 2022 is estimated to be 6.87 million, and in 2021 is estimated to be 6.8 million.
YearPopulation% Change
20206,785,528census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Indiana Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Indiana by race are:

White Population

White population in Indiana are 5,546,787, percentage wise 83.86 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Indiana are 613,060, percentage wise 9.27 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Indiana, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Indiana are 137,680, percentage wise 2.08 percent are asians, out of these 38,170 are Asian Indians, 32,908 are Chinese, 14,257 are Filipinos, 5,320 are Japanese, 10,785 are Korean, 8,189 are Vietnamese and 28,051 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Indiana are 441,968. Percentage wise 6.68 percent are hispanics, out of these 326,141 are Mexican people, 39,013 are Puerto Ricans, 6,356 are Cubans, and 70,458 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

American Indians(Natives) are 15,027, 3,520 are Cherokee tribal, 797 are Chippewa tribals, 417 Navajo tribals, 378 are Sioux tribals. 902 are Native Hawaiians, 685 are Guamanian/Chamorro, 514 are Samoans.

Total Population6,614,418Percent
Black or African American613,0609.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native15,0270.227%
Cherokee tribal grouping3,5200.053%
Chippewa tribal grouping7970.012%
Navajo tribal grouping4170.006%
Sioux tribal grouping3780.006%
Asian Population137,6802.08%
Asian Indian38,1700.58%
Other Asian Population28,051
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,6350.04%
Native Hawaiian9020.014%
Guamanian or Chamorro6850.010%
Other Pacific Islander534
Some other race145,791
Hispanic or Latino441,9686.68%
Puerto Rican39,0130.59%
Other Hispanic or Latino70,458

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Indiana

2Fort Wayne267,633
4South Bend101,860
13Terre Haute60,753

Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Indiana Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Indiana by age is 6,614,418, out of these 3,258,279 are male, 3,356,139 are female, The sex ratio of Indiana is 971. The Indiana population by age are, under 15 years is 1,304,939, 15 years and over is 5,309,479, 30 years and over is 3,940,205, 65 years and over is 968,568 and 85 years and over is 126,614. 49.26 percent are male, 50.74 percent are female, 19.73 percent are under 15 years old, 80.27 percent are 15 years and over, 59.57 percent are 30 years and over, 14.64 percent are 65 years and over, 1.91 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in IN

In Indiana State(IN), English is the official language. The native language speak at home are 91.6% speak English, 4.7% Spanish, 2% are European languages, 1.3% are Asian languages.
People originate from India speak, 7093 Hindi, 3416 Gujarati, 3661 Urdu, 5818 Punjabi, 1566 Bengali, 3022 Nepali/Marathi, 4364 Telugu, 2898 Tamil, 1777 Malayalam/kannada.
People from Mid and East Asia speak, 26486 Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese, 6050 Japanese, 7371 Korean, 396 Hmong, 6425 Vietnamese, 666 Khmer, 2131 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai.
2257 Ilocano/Samoan/Hawaiian, 10399 Arabic, 940 Hebrew
People originate from Africa region speak, 2554 Amharic/Somali, 7034 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 2734 sepak Swahili.
Speak only English5,672,61891.55
Spanish Language288,2364.65
European Language126,6102.04
Asian Languages82,8691.34
Other Languages25,7560.42
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Indiana Education

Indiana state high school education level statistics as per table below:

Population 18 to 24 years667,112341,411325,701
Less than high school graduate107,10461,66145,443
High school graduate (includes equivalency)209,423115,91393,510
Some college or associates degree287,109136,135150,974
Bachelors degree or higher63,47627,70235,774
Population 25 years and over4,369,4512,109,8782,259,573
Less than 9th grade167,02086,99580,025
9th to 12th grade, no diploma343,773173,648170,125
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,474,872734,584740,288
Some college, no degree904,964431,864473,100
Associates degree372,514159,140213,374
Bachelors degree704,841333,773371,068
Graduate or professional degree401,467189,874211,593
High school graduate or higher3,285,4381,578,4471,706,991
Bachelors degree or higher954,967454,276500,691
Black or African367,908169,300198,608
High school graduate or higher314,413142,183172,230
Bachelors degree or higher62,62025,60237,018
American Indian or Alaska Native alone10,7055,7084,997
High school graduate or higher8,4724,3934,079
Bachelors degree or higher1,588907681
High school graduate or higher69,92033,72236,198
Bachelors degree or higher46,83224,32722,505
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,563732831
High school graduate or higher1,400651749
Bachelors degree or higher361180181
Hispanic or Latino Origin220,338115,656104,682
High school graduate or higher142,13472,78669,348
Bachelors degree or higher28,38613,71314,673
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Disable people stats of Indiana state as below:

Total civilian non-institutionalized population899,267
Black or African American89,704
American Indian and Alaska Native alone3,399
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander166
Some other race10,918
With a hearing difficulty258,923
With a vision difficulty160,754
With a cognitive difficulty337,963
With an ambulatory difficulty469,170
With a self-care difficulty163,157
With an independent living difficulty297,639

Counties of Indiana

Indiana state is divided into 92 Counties. Marion is the largest County with 954,670 inhabitants as on 2017, followed by Lake County with 484,411, Allen County with 375,351, Hamilton County with 330,006.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Adams County35,42235,6360.64544
Allen County372,210375,3510.833
Bartholomew County82,42982,7530.41818
Benton County8,6178,6530.48989
Blackford County12,02711,930-0.88585
Boone County65,78666,9991.82624
Brown County14,99915,2341.68180
Carroll County20,05020,1270.47272
Cass County37,90537,9550.14040
Clark County116,672117,3600.61414
Clay County26,15526,1700.16060
Clinton County32,20732,2500.15151
Crawford County10,53610,5580.28787
Daviess County33,07433,1470.25050
Dearborn County49,62949,568-0.12828
Decatur County26,65226,7940.55959
DeKalb County42,82243,2260.93535
Delaware County115,389114,772-0.51515
Dubois County42,49142,5650.23636
Elkhart County204,310205,5600.666
Fayette County23,15323,047-0.56565
Floyd County76,97077,7811.12121
Fountain County16,41016,351-0.47878
Franklin County22,73922,73606767
Fulton County20,01020,0920.47373
Gibson County33,62233,452-0.54848
Grant County66,28265,936-0.52425
Greene County32,18032,006-0.55253
Hamilton County323,082330,0862.244
Hancock County74,94076,3511.92222
Harrison County39,85140,3501.33737
Hendricks County163,758167,00921010
Henry County48,24748,27102929
Howard County82,31182,3660.11919
Huntington County36,23936,24004343
Jackson County43,98744,1110.33434
Jasper County33,45933,370-0.34949
Jay County20,90720,764-0.76869
Jefferson County32,04732,2080.55352
Jennings County27,63827,611-0.15858
Johnson County153,922156,2251.51111
Knox County37,09436,895-0.54242
Kosciusko County79,01079,3440.42020
LaGrange County39,22239,3300.33838
Lake County484,766484,411-0.122
LaPorte County109,911110,0070.11616
Lawrence County45,62545,6680.13232
Madison County129,460129,6410.11313
Marion County948,952954,6700.611
Marshall County46,46046,248-0.53131
Martin County10,18610,2170.38888
Miami County35,82735,567-0.74445
Monroe County146,720146,9170.11212
Montgomery County38,39738,346-0.13939
Morgan County69,81070,1160.42323
Newton County14,04114,011-0.28282
Noble County47,38447,5320.33030
Ohio County5,8455,84409292
Orange County19,40419,4890.47474
Owen County20,79320,8450.36968
Parke County16,90316,9270.17676
Perry County18,98819,1020.67575
Pike County12,33212,4100.68484
Porter County168,544169,5940.699
Posey County25,56625,540-0.16161
Pulaski County12,51812,469-0.48383
Putnam County37,61037,7790.44141
Randolph County24,95424,851-0.46262
Ripley County28,48528,5230.15555
Rush County16,65916,66307777
St. Joseph County269,994270,7710.355
Scott County23,85323,8780.16464
Shelby County44,40444,5930.43333
Spencer County20,41720,327-0.47171
Starke County22,94422,93506666
Steuben County34,42134,5860.54646
Sullivan County20,69920,69007070
Switzerland County10,67410,7170.48686
Tippecanoe County191,670193,0480.777
Tipton County15,13915,128-0.18081
Union County7,1627,037-1.79191
Vanderburgh County180,900180,974088
Vermillion County15,48715,479-0.17979
Vigo County107,681107,386-0.31717
Wabash County31,41031,280-0.45454
Warren County8,1988,2630.89090
Warrick County62,50562,5670.12727
Washington County27,78827,9430.65757
Wayne County66,17865,936-0.42525
Wells County28,01428,2060.75656
White County24,16524,133-0.16363
Whitley County33,77734,0740.94747


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