Population of Cities in Indiana (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
4
100,000 to 1 Million
74
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 74 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Indiana is Indianapolis balance, with a population of 853,173 people.

Fort Wayne

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

260,326

Evansville

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

119,943

South Bend

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

101,516

Carmel

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

88,713

Fishers

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

88,658

Bloomington

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

84,067

Hammond

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

77,614

Gary

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

77,156

Lafayette

Lafayette is home to Purdue University.

71,111

Name 2017 Population
Indianapolis balance853,173
Fort Wayne260,326
Evansville119,943
South Bend101,516
Carmel88,713
Fishers88,658
Bloomington84,067
Hammond77,614
Gary77,156
Lafayette71,111
Muncie70,087
Terre Haute60,825
Noblesville59,093
Kokomo57,995
Greenwood55,586
Anderson55,305
Elkhart52,348
Mishawaka48,261
Lawrence47,809
Jeffersonville46,960
Columbus46,690
West Lafayette45,550
Portage36,738
Westfield36,738
New Albany36,732
Richmond35,854
Merrillville35,224
Goshen32,983
Valparaiso32,626
Michigan City31,459
Plainfield30,590
Marion29,081
Crown Point28,879
Schererville28,791
East Chicago28,699
Hobart28,404
Zionsville26,296
Brownsburg24,996
Franklin24,598
Munster22,984
Highland22,936
La Porte21,916
Clarksville21,866
Greenfield21,497
Seymour19,478
Shelbyville19,133
Vincennes18,012
Logansport17,793
New Castle17,621
Huntington17,095
St. John16,495
Avon16,451
Griffith16,378
Frankfort16,060
Dyer16,051
Crawfordsville16,024
Lebanon15,892
New Haven15,709
Jasper15,451
Beech Grove14,548
Warsaw14,472
Chesterton13,433
Bedford13,347
Connersville13,010
Auburn12,979
Speedway12,127
Washington12,078
Lake Station12,054
Madison12,040
Cedar Lake12,000
Greensburg11,819
Martinsville11,690
Yorktown11,231
Peru11,060
Greencastle10,401
Wabash10,381
Plymouth10,035
Bluffton10,005
Kendallville9,927
Mooresville9,623
Danville9,614
Decatur9,465
Lowell9,450
Columbia City8,857
Sellersburg8,659
Angola8,644
Princeton8,626
Elwood8,455
Brazil8,109
Charlestown8,088
Tell City7,255
Bargersville6,846
Nappanee6,787
Scottsburg6,674
North Vernon6,619
Batesville6,611
Mount Vernon6,550
Ellettsville6,544
Garrett6,344
Salem6,217
Portland6,186
Boonville6,180
Rushville6,077
Rochester6,065
Huntingburg6,035
Whitestown6,013
Hartford City5,992
North Manchester5,971
Gas City5,968
Rensselaer5,927
New Whiteland5,906
McCordsville5,773
Westville5,662
Cumberland5,467
Winfield5,406
Huntertown5,387
Monticello5,322
Linton5,284
Tipton5,144
Alexandria5,047
Lawrenceburg4,960
Winona Lake4,951
Cicero4,891
Porter4,879
Whiting4,872
Clinton4,811
Winchester4,769
Bremen4,565
Edinburgh4,546
Greendale4,431
Ligonier4,405
Whiteland4,320
Mitchell4,252
Pendleton4,219
Austin4,158
Sullivan4,155
Berne4,084
De Motte4,007
Fortville3,957
Leo-Cedarville3,842
Upland3,785
Hebron3,704
Aurora3,701
Paoli3,629
Knox3,597
Middlebury3,562
Hanover3,543
Union City3,447
Chandler3,385
Ossian3,341
Newburgh3,277
Georgetown3,210
Pittsboro3,205
Corydon3,144
Attica3,117
Brownstown2,952
Sheridan2,934
Bicknell2,892
Syracuse2,877
Delphi2,858
Fairmount2,851
Fort Branch2,809
Loogootee2,722
Lagrange2,715
Butler2,701
Centerville2,576
Covington2,568
Brookville2,566
Rockville2,545
Chesterfield2,495
Osceola2,477
Santa Claus2,474
Oakland City2,430
Avilla2,413
Winamac2,402
Greentown2,399
Ingalls2,382
Petersburg2,347
Dunkirk2,339
Bloomfield2,336
Albion2,325
Fowler2,274
Spencer2,271
Walkerton2,264
Middletown2,260
Waterloo2,248
Rockport2,223
New Palestine2,221
West Terre Haute2,217
Rising Sun2,205
Ferdinand2,200
Hope2,167
Jasonville2,165
Fremont2,153
Orleans2,129
Knightstown2,120
Albany2,119
Versailles2,100
Veedersburg2,095
Cloverdale2,090