Population of Cities in Indiana (2019)

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.

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Over 1 Million
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100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

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 Location
Indianapolis863,771Map
Fort Wayne269,534Map
Evansville117,794Map
South Bend102,347Map
Carmel99,996Map
Fishers93,568Map
Bloomington86,481Map
Hammond75,598Map
Gary74,348Map
Lafayette73,882Map
Muncie68,152Map
Noblesville64,869Map
Terre Haute61,107Map
Greenwood59,764Map
Kokomo57,163Map
Anderson54,896Map
Elkhart52,008Map
Mishawaka50,083Map
Lawrence48,268Map
Jeffersonville48,180Map
Columbus47,579Map
West Lafayette46,901Map
Westfield41,076Map
New Albany36,508Map
Portage35,839Map
Richmond35,085Map
Valparaiso34,568Map
Merrillville34,352Map
Plainfield33,911Map
Goshen33,166Map
Michigan City30,353Map
Crown Point30,109Map
Schererville28,464Map
Zionsville28,143Map
Marion27,746Map
Hobart27,717Map
East Chicago27,620Map
Brownsburg26,719Map
Franklin25,806Map
Greenfield22,432Map
Munster22,402Map
Clarksville22,241Map
Highland22,167Map
La Porte21,255Map
Seymour19,912Map
Shelbyville19,009Map
Avon18,544Map
St. John17,739Map
Vincennes17,666Map
Logansport17,603Map
New Castle16,949Map
Huntington16,897Map
Lebanon16,659Map
Crawfordsville15,923Map
Griffith15,898Map
Dyer15,692Map
Frankfort15,687Map
Jasper15,686Map
New Haven15,672Map
Warsaw15,247Map
Beech Grove15,169Map
Chesterton13,474Map
Bedford13,386Map
Auburn13,295Map
Connersville12,781Map
Cedar Lake12,759Map
Washington12,245Map
Greensburg12,147Map
Speedway12,084Map
Madison11,760Map
Lake Station11,619Map
Martinsville11,603Map
Yorktown11,207Map
Peru11,025Map
Greencastle10,604Map
Bluffton10,009Map
Wabash9,938Map
Danville9,889Map
Kendallville9,834Map
Mooresville9,765Map
Plymouth9,754Map
Lowell9,738Map
Decatur9,710Map
Sellersburg9,020Map
Columbia City8,891Map
Princeton8,659Map
Angola8,456Map
Charlestown8,401Map
Elwood8,353Map
Whitestown8,261Map
Bargersville8,086Map
Brazil7,945Map
McCordsville7,784Map
Tell City7,323Map
Batesville6,877Map
Ellettsville6,811Map
Nappanee6,780Map
North Vernon6,751Map
Scottsburg6,717Map
Huntingburg6,439Map
Garrett6,423Map
New Whiteland6,415Map
Mount Vernon6,396Map
Boonville6,208Map
Salem6,122Map
Portland6,059Map
Winfield6,031Map
Rushville5,972Map
Cumberland5,893Map
Rochester5,853Map
Rensselaer5,809Map
North Manchester5,736Map
Hartford City5,719Map
Gas City5,643Map
Huntertown5,388Map
Westville5,319Map
Winona Lake5,190Map
Linton5,128Map
Monticello5,123Map
Tin5,024Map
Lawrenceburg4,989Map
Alexandria4,982Map
Clinton4,794Map
Porter4,753Map
Cicero4,721Map
Winchester4,718Map
Whiting4,717Map
Edinburgh4,664Map
Bremen4,501Map
Whiteland4,448Map
Ligonier4,398Map
Greendale4,309Map
Pendleton4,305Map
Mitchell4,241Map
Berne4,162Map
Fortville4,151Map
Austin4,100Map
De Motte4,087Map
Sullivan4,052Map
Leo-Cedarville3,842Map
Upland3,700Map
Hebron3,667Map
Aurora3,647Map
Middlebury3,626Map
Knox3,603Map
Hanover3,531Map
Pittsboro3,523Map
Paoli3,482Map
Union City3,463Map
Chandler3,429Map
Ossian3,365Map
Newburgh3,301Map
Georgetown3,261Map
Corydon3,205Map
Sheridan3,199Map
Attica3,062Map
Delphi2,919Map
Syracuse2,891Map
Brownstown2,870Map
Bicknell2,843Map
Lagrange2,818Map
Fort Branch2,764Map
Butler2,730Map
Loogootee2,714Map
Fairmount2,691Map
Rockville2,542Map
Covington2,539Map
Centerville2,527Map
Osceola2,497Map
Brookville2,480Map
Chesterfield2,466Map
New Palestine2,457Map
Ingalls2,442Map
Santa Claus2,427Map
Oakland City2,389Map
Lapel2,386Map
Avilla2,378Map
Petersburg2,310Map
Albion2,302Map
Greentown2,300Map
Dunkirk2,290Map
Spencer2,280Map
Waterloo2,272Map
Bloomfield2,269Map
Walkerton2,268Map
Winamac2,247Map
Fowler2,244Map
West Terre Haute2,234Map
Ferdinand2,213Map
Middletown2,184Map
Rising Sun2,165Map
Rockport2,164Map
Hope2,143Map
Versailles2,132Map
Knightstown2,100Map
Jasonville2,093Map
Cloverdale2,091Map
Fremont2,087Map
Albany2,077Map
Liberty2,061Map