Population of Cities in Indiana (2019)

0
Over 1 Million
4
100,000 to 1 Million
72
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 72 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Indiana is Indianapolis, with a population of 863,771 people.

Indianapolis

Indiana's largest city is also its capital.

863,771

Fort Wayne

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

269,534

Evansville

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

117,794

South Bend

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

102,347

Carmel

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

99,996

Fishers

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

93,568

Bloomington

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

86,481

Hammond

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

75,598

Gary

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

74,348

Lafayette

Lafayette is home to Purdue University.

73,882

Name 2019 Population
Indianapolis863,771
Fort Wayne269,534
Evansville117,794
South Bend102,347
Carmel99,996
Fishers93,568
Bloomington86,481
Hammond75,598
Gary74,348
Lafayette73,882
Muncie68,152
Noblesville64,869
Terre Haute61,107
Greenwood59,764
Kokomo57,163
Anderson54,896
Elkhart52,008
Mishawaka50,083
Lawrence48,268
Jeffersonville48,180
Columbus47,579
West Lafayette46,901
Westfield41,076
New Albany36,508
Portage35,839
Richmond35,085
Valparaiso34,568
Merrillville34,352
Plainfield33,911
Goshen33,166
Michigan City30,353
Crown Point30,109
Schererville28,464
Zionsville28,143
Marion27,746
Hobart27,717
East Chicago27,620
Brownsburg26,719
Franklin25,806
Greenfield22,432
Munster22,402
Clarksville22,241
Highland22,167
La Porte21,255
Seymour19,912
Shelbyville19,009
Avon18,544
St. John17,739
Vincennes17,666
Logansport17,603
New Castle16,949
Huntington16,897
Lebanon16,659
Crawfordsville15,923
Griffith15,898
Dyer15,692
Frankfort15,687
Jasper15,686
New Haven15,672
Warsaw15,247
Beech Grove15,169
Chesterton13,474
Bedford13,386
Auburn13,295
Connersville12,781
Cedar Lake12,759
Washington12,245
Greensburg12,147
Speedway12,084
Madison11,760
Lake Station11,619
Martinsville11,603
Yorktown11,207
Peru11,025
Greencastle10,604
Bluffton10,009
Wabash9,938
Danville9,889
Kendallville9,834
Mooresville9,765
Plymouth9,754
Lowell9,738
Decatur9,710
Sellersburg9,020
Columbia City8,891
Princeton8,659
Angola8,456
Charlestown8,401
Elwood 8,353
Whitestown8,261
Bargersville8,086
Brazil7,945
McCordsville7,784
Tell City7,323
Batesville 6,877
Ellettsville6,811
Nappanee 6,780
North Vernon6,751
Scottsburg6,717
Huntingburg6,439
Garrett6,423
New Whiteland6,415
Mount Vernon6,396
Boonville6,208
Salem6,122
Portland6,059
Winfield6,031
Rushville5,972
Cumberland 5,893
Rochester5,853
Rensselaer5,809
North Manchester5,736
Hartford City5,719
Gas City5,643
Huntertown5,388
Westville5,319
Winona Lake5,190
Linton5,128
Monticello5,123
Tin5,024
Lawrenceburg4,989
Alexandria4,982
Clinton4,794
Porter4,753
Cicero4,721
Winchester4,718
Whiting4,717
Edinburgh 4,664
Bremen4,501
Whiteland4,448
Ligonier4,398
Greendale4,309
Pendleton4,305
Mitchell4,241
Berne4,162
Fortville 4,151
Austin4,100
De Motte4,087
Sullivan4,052
Leo-Cedarville3,842
Upland3,700
Hebron3,667
Aurora3,647
Middlebury3,626
Knox3,603
Hanover3,531
Pittsboro3,523
Paoli3,482
Union City3,463
Chandler3,429
Ossian3,365
Newburgh3,301
Georgetown3,261
Corydon3,205
Sheridan3,199
Attica3,062
Delphi2,919
Syracuse2,891
Brownstown2,870
Bicknell2,843
Lagrange2,818
Fort Branch2,764
Butler2,730
Loogootee2,714
Fairmount2,691
Rockville2,542
Covington2,539
Centerville2,527
Osceola2,497
Brookville2,480
Chesterfield 2,466
New Palestine2,457
Ingalls2,442
Santa Claus2,427
Oakland City2,389
Lapel2,386
Avilla2,378
Petersburg2,310
Albion2,302
Greentown2,300
Dunkirk 2,290
Spencer2,280
Waterloo2,272
Bloomfield2,269
Walkerton2,268
Winamac2,247
Fowler2,244
West Terre Haute2,234
Ferdinand2,213
Middletown2,184
Rising Sun2,165
Rockport2,164
Hope2,143
Versailles2,132
Knightstown2,100
Jasonville2,093
Cloverdale2,091
Fremont2,087
Albany 2,077
Liberty2,061