Originally named after the Native Americans who populated the area marked as dividing the frontier territories, Indiana was the 19th state to join the U.S. in 1816. Nowadays, the state is known for the Indianapolis 500, the Wyandotte Caves, and its significant steel, oil, and iron industries. Indiana is part of the Rust, Corn, and Grain Belts.
It’s a leader in the vehicle and related manufacturing industries. It produces and exports mobile homes, trucks, automobile parts, and buses, and its corn industry is significant. The state’s quarries provide the U.S. with a large percentage of its limestone. Specialized small business owners will thrive in Indiana thanks to its low living costs and robust labor market.