Population of Cities in Indiana (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
4
100,000 to 1 Million
73
10,000 to 100,000

Indiana is the 17th most populous state in the United States and has a total population of 6.6 million. Breaking this down further shows that the most populous city in the state is Indianapolis, which has a population of over 853,000. This far surpasses the second-highest populated city, which is Fort Wayne with over a population of over 260,000. The third most populous city is Evansville, which at 119,943 per 2017 estimates is less than half the population of Fort Wayne. One other city, South Bend, has a population that exceeds 100,000. Within Indiana, there are 74 total cities that have populations between 10,000 and 100,000.

The majority of Indiana’s cities are designated as third-class and have a city council and clerk-treasurer as part of their government. There are also second-class cities which have populations of over 35,000 but no more than 600,000, which have a city council and clerk. Indianapolis is the only city to have reached the first class designation. To be designated under these classes, a city must have a population of more than 2,000 people. The smallest incorporated city in the state is Cannelton located in Perry County which had an estimated population of 1,552 people.

Indiana has 0 cities with more than a million people, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 73 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Indiana is Indianapolis, with a population of 860,902 people.

Indianapolis

Indiana's largest city is also its capital.

860,902

Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is a hub for the defense industry, which gives jobs to thousands of its residents.

267,852

Evansville

Evansville was founded in 1812 and was once called La Belle Riviere, or The Beautiful River.

118,355

South Bend

South Bend gets its name from its location at the southernmost bend of the St. Joseph River.

102,143

Carmel

In 2012, Money magazine named Carmel the Best Place to Live in the U.S.

97,019

Fishers

Fishers was originally designated a town and was made into a city in 2015.

92,421

Bloomington

The Gateway to Scenic Southern Indiana as it is called has been designated as a Tree City.

85,809

Hammond

Hammond is the most populous city in Indiana's Lake County.

76,110

Gary

This city was founded in 1906 by the United States Steel Corporation.

75,040

Lafayette

Lafayette is home to Purdue University.

73,182

Name 2018 Population
Indianapolis860,902
Fort Wayne267,852
Evansville118,355
South Bend102,143
Carmel97,019
Fishers92,421
Bloomington85,809
Hammond76,110
Gary75,040
Lafayette73,182
Muncie68,438
Noblesville63,307
Terre Haute61,022
Greenwood58,691
Kokomo57,375
Anderson54,974
Elkhart52,079
Mishawaka49,615
Lawrence48,134
Jeffersonville47,828
Columbus47,336
West Lafayette46,558
Westfield39,791
New Albany36,562
Portage36,061
Richmond35,278
Merrillville34,566
Valparaiso34,080
Goshen33,122
Plainfield33,077
Michigan City30,621
Crown Point29,798
Schererville28,543
Marion28,028
Hobart27,894
East Chicago27,886
Zionsville27,690
Brownsburg26,282
Franklin25,493
Munster22,543
Highland22,357
Greenfield22,191
Clarksville22,134
La Porte21,414
Seymour19,736
Shelbyville19,022
Avon18,016
Vincennes17,752
Logansport17,662
St. John17,426
New Castle17,108
Huntington16,990
Lebanon16,472
Griffith16,016
Crawfordsville15,949
Frankfort15,775
Dyer15,775
Jasper15,625
New Haven15,576
Warsaw15,052
Beech Grove15,026
Chesterton13,463
Bedford13,371
Auburn13,214
Connersville12,837
Cedar Lake12,567
Washington12,193
Speedway12,090
Greensburg12,051
Madison11,835
Lake Station11,730
Martinsville11,625
Yorktown11,208
Peru11,037
Greencastle10,572
Wabash10,043
Bluffton10,005
Kendallville9,858
Plymouth9,819
Danville9,818
Mooresville9,730
Lowell9,665
Decatur9,648
Sellersburg8,935
Columbia City8,881
Princeton8,650
Angola8,501
Elwood 8,374
Charlestown8,318
Brazil8,000
Bargersville7,795
Whitestown7,704
McCordsville7,351
Tell City7,323
Batesville 6,811
North Vernon6,787
Nappanee 6,780
Ellettsville6,748
Scottsburg6,706
Mount Vernon6,433
Garrett6,402
Huntingburg6,336
New Whiteland6,285
Boonville6,201
Salem6,140
Portland6,093
Rushville6,003
Rochester5,909
Winfield5,874
Rensselaer5,840
Cumberland 5,795
North Manchester5,793
Hartford City5,786
Gas City5,720
Westville5,405
Huntertown5,354
Winona Lake5,182
Monticello5,169
Linton5,168
Tin5,060
Alexandria4,996
Lawrenceburg4,982
Clinton4,794
Porter4,784
Cicero4,756
Whiting4,755
Winchester4,729
Edinburgh 4,635
Bremen4,518
Whiteland4,414
Ligonier4,405
Greendale4,340
Pendleton4,291
Mitchell4,242
Berne4,142
Austin4,113
Fortville 4,100
Sullivan4,076
De Motte4,068
Leo-Cedarville3,817
Upland3,727
Hebron3,676
Aurora3,661
Middlebury3,609
Knox3,601
Hanover3,535
Paoli3,515
Union City3,471
Pittsboro3,443
Chandler3,418
Ossian3,361
Newburgh3,295
Georgetown3,248
Corydon3,191
Sheridan3,134
Attica3,072
Delphi2,905
Brownstown2,889
Syracuse2,888
Bicknell2,854
Lagrange2,790
Fort Branch2,775
Fairmount2,729
Butler2,721
Loogootee2,712
Covington2,543
Rockville2,542
Centerville2,539
Brookville2,502
Osceola2,491
Chesterfield 2,472
Santa Claus2,439
Ingalls2,434
New Palestine2,399
Oakland City2,399
Avilla2,389
Lapel2,379
Greentown2,325
Petersburg2,317
Albion2,308
Dunkirk 2,303
Bloomfield2,287
Winamac2,285
Spencer2,277
Walkerton2,266
Waterloo2,264
Fowler2,251
West Terre Haute2,229
Ferdinand2,209
Middletown2,202
Rockport2,179
Rising Sun2,175
Hope2,148
Versailles2,124
Jasonville2,111
Knightstown2,104
Fremont2,103
Cloverdale2,090
Albany 2,087
Orleans2,059