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Great careers. Friendly people. Low cost of living. Lots to do. There are so many reasons to live in Indiana—what’s yours?


There’s a lot to
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Why might you want to call Indiana home?

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Thriving job market full of high-paying positions
Low cost of living
Spectacular national and state parks
Excellent schools and universities
World-class restaurants, museums, music festivals, and sporting events
Home to the nation’s best airport
Great walkability and a growing commitment to public transportation

“Indiana has provided a wonderful place to raise our family, great opportunities for advancing my post-military career, and an incredibly supportive veteran community. It has surpassed my expectations, and is a place any transitioning service member should consider.”

David Gilliland, Marine Corps Veteran, Valeo Financial Advisors.

Indiana Dunes National Park

Who would’ve thought there’s a beautiful, sandy beach in Indiana? There is—and it’s a great place to camp.

Grissom Air Museum

Do you love airplanes and aviation history? Take off to one of the nation’s leading flight museums.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

If you’re into fast cars and auto history, you’re going to love checking out the IMS.

Hoosier National Forest

With more than 200,000 acres to explore, Hoosier National Forest is one of the nation’s premier national parks.

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

We’re home to the biggest—and best—children’s museum in the world.

You won’t find a more veteran-friendly state than Indiana—or a better place to start fresh. We’re a welcoming community blending the best of rural and urban living, and we have a long history of great respect for military service here.

Mapping it out

northwest region
Live just minutes from Chicago while still taking advantage of Indiana’s low cost of living, beautiful national parks, and limitless cultural opportunities.
notable places:

Indiana Dunes National Park

Brewery & Winery Trails

Pierogi Fest

Mascot Hall of Fame

The Hoosier Bat Company

South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail

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northeast region
Home to Fort Wayne—our state’s second-largest city—Northeast Indiana is a burgeoning business hub with lots to offer for veterans and their families.
notable places:

Arts Campus Fort Wayne

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival

Decatur Sculpture Tour

Pokagon State Park

Three Rivers Festival

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central region
Millions of people call Central Indiana home—and it’s for good reason. This is a fast-growing region full of opportunities, and it’s an ideal place to put down roots and start a career.
notable places:

Indianapolis 500 and Speedway Museum

Virginia Avenue restaurant district

Historic Conner Prairie

The world’s largest children’s museum

Hoosier National Forest

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southwest region
If you’re looking for southern hospitality, you’ll definitely find it in Southwest Indiana. With rolling hills, forests, and lots of charm, this is a great place to call home.
notable places:

Angel Mounds State Historic Site

Wesselman Woods & Nature Preserve

Lyles Station

Historic New Harmony

The Evansville Otters

Mount Vernon

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southeast region
With fast economic growth and many open careers, Southeast Indiana is a good fit for veterans looking for a rewarding job in a peaceful part of the world.
notable places:

Lawrenceburg Speedway

Falls of Ohio State Park

Miller House & Garden Tour

Perfect North Slopes

Southeast Indiana Marinas

Hollywood Casino

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