Indiana Population, Area, and Density
The population of Indiana is 6,596,855 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Indiana is ranked number 16 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 14.5% above the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Indiana is 36,419.5 square miles. There state is 98.4% land and 1.6% water. The population density in Indiana is 184.1 people per square mile (22nd out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 6,596,855 people ÷ 35,826.0 sq mi
Population Density = 184.1 people per sq mile
|Population||6,596,855 (16th out of 56)||6,483,802 (15th out of 56)||6,080,485 (14th out of 56)|
|Difference||14.5% above avg||16.1% above avg||19.2% above avg|
|Total Area||36,419.5 mi2||94,326 km2||23,308,426 acres||(38th out of 56)|
|Land Area||35,826.0 mi2||92,789 km2||22,928,626 acres||(98.4%)|
|Water Area||593.4 mi2||1,537 km2||379,800 acres||(1.6%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||184.1 (22nd out of 56)||181.0 (22nd out of 56)||169.7 (22nd out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||57.7% below avg||56.5% below avg||57.4% below avg|