Are you thinking of making a move to Indiana? This heartland state is one with so much to offer. Indiana offers the perfect blend of rolling hills and rural farmland, big cities with plenty of hustle and bustle, and everything in between. Whether you want more of a small-town feel or metropolitan vibe, you can find it here, and there are many wonderful cities and neighborhoods to choose from. If you’re thinking of making a move to Indiana, a few of the cities you may want to consider include:
- Indianapolis: Located in the heartland of America, Indianapolis is indeed a city with plenty of heart and soul. Everyone knows Indianapolis as the home of the Indy 500 – without question one of the world’s premier auto races. But it’s also home to a diverse community, an excellent arts and culture scene, plenty of businesses and industries, and a lot to see and do. In fact, in 2018, OUT Magazine named Indy one of the best places to travel. If you’re thinking about making your next home in this heartland city, chances are, you’ll be glad you did. Read the full Indianapolis Gay City Guide here.
- Fort Wayne: Even though Fort Wayne is the second-largest city in Indiana, it nevertheless manages to maintain a warm and friendly small-town vibe. This is a city with a perfect blend of unique and character-filled historic neighborhoods and parks as well as more modern urban buildings Fort Wayne is home to Indiana University-Purdue University campus, and the students and faculty of the school are an essential part of the personality of the town. Fort Wayne is also known for being a gay-friendly place to live and visit, that offers visitors and residents alike plenty to see and do. Read the full Fort Wayne Gay City Guide here.
- Evansville: Located in the center of Southwestern Indiana, Evansville is the cultural, commercial, and medical hub of not only that part of Indiana but also of the nearby parts of Kentucky and Illinois. The city is the third-largest in Indiana and is situated on a part of the Ohio River. Evansville is known for its number of different educational institutions, including the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Evansville. While the education sector does provide a large number of jobs, it’s not the only industry in the city. Retail, manufacturing, finance, and healthcare all contribute, plus several corporations are headquartered in Evansville. On top of all of the opportunities it offers, Evansville also offers a small, but thriving LGBTQ community. Read more about some of the great neighborhoods in Evansville here.
- Bloomington: Bloomington, Indiana is an eclectic, fun, friendly college town with a growing and active, if quieter, LGBTQ community. In fact, it was recently ranked fourth in the United States when it comes to the number of gay persons per capita according to an article in The Advocate. Although smaller than some other cities in Indiana, that doesn’t mean that Bloomington doesn’t offer plenty to see and do, and many friendly neighborhoods to choose from. Read more about some of the wonderful things that Bloomington has to offer here.
After you’ve decided which city in Indiana is the best fit for you, your next step should be to connect with a realtor who knows that city and its neighborhoods well, and who can help you find a home that you will love and enjoy for many years to come. If you’re ready to do exactly that, we have over 20,000 LGBTQ realtors in our extensive network at www.GayRealEstate.com, and we are ready to help! Choose an agent and start a conversation – there is never a cost or obligation. We look forward to helping you find your perfect Indiana home soon!