Indiana, state, United States: Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Area, 36,291 sq mi (93,994 sq km). Pop. (2020) 6,732,219, a 3.8% increase since the 2010 census. As of the 2020 census, the state's population was: White alone, 84.8%; Black alone, 9.9%; Hispanic or Latino, 7.3%; American Indian and Alaska native alone, 0.4%; Asian alone, 2.6%; Two or More Races, 2.2%. Capital and largest city, Indianapolis. Statehood, Dec. 11, 1816 (19th state). Highest pt., 1,257 ft (383 m), Wayne co.; lowest pt., Ohio River, 320 ft (98 m). Nickname, Hoosier State. Motto, Crossroads of America. State bird, cardinal. State flower, peony. State tree, tulip poplar. Abbr., Ind.; IN

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