Indiana

Infrastructure Grade

Service Area Demographics
(Non-Metro)

Rural Population

1,459,274

Urban Population

5,272,945

Total Population

6,732,219

Poverty Rate

11.1%

Housing Units

2,921,032

Unemployment Rate

5%

Median Household Income

$56,303.00

PreservINg Main Street

Historic, rural Main Street districts across Indiana face an ongoing challenge of the rehabilitation of multistory, mixed use downtown buildings. The PreservINg Main Street program, a collaborative effort between Indiana’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs, Indiana Landmarks, and Indiana Humanities, offers a comprehensive downtown revitalization model utilizing $2 million of CDBG funds per participating community to preserve and rehabilitate historic Main Street buildings, create public awareness and community pride, and offer added capacity building and leadership development opportunities for community leaders.

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