AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Indiana for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Indiana is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Indiana has a population of 6,542,411 and a population density of 179.5 people per square mile. The capital city is Indianapolis and the largest city in Indiana is Indianapolis. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.