Indiana Employment Background Check Information and IN Criminal Data

Indiana Employment Background CheckWelcome to our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”! This week we are discussing Indiana crime data, Indiana employment background check information and other general state information which includes the employment rate and unemployment rate.

About Indiana*

Indiana Population and Age Distribution. Indiana’s estimated population was 6.5 million. The median age was 37.3 years. 24% of the population was under the age of 18, and 14% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $46,974. The total number of households was 2,480,077 with an average of 2.56 people.

Indiana Employment and Unemployment Rate. 58.6% of the Indiana population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 25th in the nation. The Indiana unemployment rate is 8.8% which was ranked 24th in the country.

Types of Employers. The types of employers in Indiana were as follows: 141,724 (4.7%) were self-employed, 323,978 (10.8%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 2,532,489 (84.3%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five Industries. The top five industries by percent in Indiana were: Educational Services and Health Care (22.8%), Manufacturing (19%), Retail (11.7%), Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (9.1%), and Professional/Administrative/Scientific (7.9%).

Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in Indiana’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (31.2%), Sales and Office (23.9%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (18.6%), Service (17.2%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (9.1%).

Indiana Health Insurance Coverage. 86% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (14% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 68% had private coverage and 29% had public coverage.

Disability. 13% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of Indiana reported a disability. The Indiana disability claim rate was ranked 20th in the country.

For a list of Indiana counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

Indiana Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. Indiana had 22,602 total violent crimes (which ranked 19th in the nation) and with a violent crime rate 0.35% (which ranked it 26th among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 310 were murders, 1,667 were forcible rapes, 6,598 were robberies, and 14,027 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. Indiana had 198,032 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 47,612 were burglaries, 136,759 were larceny/thefts, and 13,661 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. Indiana had the 41st most law enforcement employees per population. Indiana ranked 36th in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more Indiana crime information, please see the Indiana State Police website for their Limited Criminal History Search.

Indiana Employment Background Check Products offers two Indiana employment background check products: an Indiana county criminal background check and an Indiana state criminal background check.

The Indiana county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years from the circuit courts, superior courts and county courts.  The results are provided within one to three business days.  The cost of this product is $24.95.

The Indiana state criminal background check includes an Indiana corrections background check, a sex offender record search of Indiana as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List.  The corrections background check includes current felony conviction checks and historical felony conviction checks.  The Indiana state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order.  The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our Indiana criminal background check webpage.

Other Indiana employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About Indiana” data is from 2011. “Indiana Crime Data” data is from 2012.