Moving to Indiana

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

Indiana, the “Hoosier State,” is in the Great Lakes region, a center for mass marketing and manufacturing. Although these are two of the state's specialties, that's not all that goes on in Indiana. Residents can rejuvenate in mineral springs or explore Wyandotte Cave, one of the largest caves in the nation. Sports fans will rejoice as the Hoosier State is home to the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis 500 and the Hilly Hundred bicycle tour.

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Indiana Compared to USA Averages
USA Indiana
Population: 311,591,917 6,271,973
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 71.5%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 86.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 22.4%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.53
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 181
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 21.2
Average Home Price: $188,400 $123,000
Median Household Income: $51,914 $34,943
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 13.5%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/10
* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.

Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Indiana
State Capital: Indianapolis
Top 5 Cities: Indianapolis
Fort Wayne
Evansville
South Bend
Gary
Major Newspapers: Batesville Herald-Tribune
Banner-Graphic (Greencastle)
Beacher (Michigan City)
Berne Tri-Weekly News
Bluffton News-Banner
Major Sports Teams: NFL: Indianapolis Colts
NBA: Indiana Pacers

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