Indiana

Capital: Indianapolis
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
6,537,632
Population 2013 6,570,713
Population 2014 6,596,855
Below Poverty 2011 15.6
Below Poverty 2012 15.2
Below Poverty 2013 11.6
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 57.7
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 59.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 59.9
Unemployed 2011 9.1
Unemployed 2012 8.7
Unemployed 2013 7.7
Unemployed 2014 6.0
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,044
STATE FACTS
Indiana's shoreline with Lake Michigan is only 40 miles long, but Indiana is still considered a Great Lakes State.
More than 100 species of trees are native to Indiana. Before the pioneers arrived, more than 80% of Indiana was covered with forest. Now only 17% of the state is considered forested.
The first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4, 1871.