These Are The 10 Best Places In Indiana To Catch Pokemon


These are the cities and towns in Indiana where you have the best chance to catch ’em all, based on the data of where Pokemon are traditionally found.

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So, you want to catch ’em all, huh?

Pokemon Go has swept the nation, and the app has broken records for the most downloads in the first week of release. All over the country, people are swarming, gathering, and all around going nuts, playing this interactive game.

Since we’re a data analytics website, and because we’re often cited as the ‘go to’ place for regional infotainment, we thought it was our duty to be as helpful as we can for people in Indiana who want to have the inside scoop as to where they should go if they want to dominate this addicting game.

After analyzing every place in Indiana, here is our list of the best places to catch Pokemon in the Hoosier State:

  1. Mccordsville (Photos)
  2. Sellersburg
  3. Westville (Photos)
  4. Ellettsville (Photos)
  5. Lawrenceburg (Photos)
  6. Speedway (Photos)
  7. Bargersville (Photos)
  8. Garrett (Photos)
  9. Charlestown (Photos)
  10. New Whiteland

As you might note, these are all smaller suburbs of major cities in Indiana. That’s because in smaller cities, there are a higher number of places per capita where Pokemon are traditionally found. Meaning you’ll find more Pokemon in a much smaller area. When you read the analysis below, this will all make sense. Trust us.

So, grab your avatars, cell phones, and your Poke Balls as we uncover the truly best places in Indiana in which to find the most Pokemon, based on data.

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How do you decide where the best place is to catch Pokemon?

In order to rank the best places in Indiana in which to catch ’em all, we had to determine which cities, towns and villages in Indiana have the most places to find Pokemon.

So we scraped the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Google Maps, this is the criteria we used:

  • Number of parks per capita
  • Number of museums per capita
  • Number of churches per capita
  • Number of memorials and public gathering places per capita

If you’d like to see the complete list of cities, scroll to the bottom of this post to see a chart of the top cities.

Note: When measuring the locations listed above, we measured the locations within a short drive of the center of each place in Indiana.

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1. Mccordsville

Mccordsville, Indiana

Population: 5,037
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.74
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.19
Churches Per 1,000 People: 11.91
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.38

2. Sellersburg


Population: 8,004
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.5
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.62
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.5
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 4.12

3. Westville

Westville, Indiana

Population: 6,895
Parks Per 1,000 People: 6.53
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.87
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.27
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.32

4. Ellettsville

Ellettsville, Indiana

Source: Public domain

Population: 6,352
Parks Per 1,000 People: 6.14
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.57
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.45
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.57

5. Lawrenceburg

Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Source: Public domain

Population: 5,022
Parks Per 1,000 People: 4.38
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.8
Churches Per 1,000 People: 11.95
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.39

6. Speedway

Speedway, Indiana

Source: Public domain

Population: 12,012
Parks Per 1,000 People: 5.0
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.58
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.0
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.66

7. Bargersville

Bargersville, Indiana

Population: 6,324
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.49
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.47
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.49
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.06

8. Garrett

Garrett, Indiana

Source: Public domain

Population: 6,213
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.9
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.77
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.66
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.13

9. Charlestown

Charlestown, Indiana

Population: 7,802
Parks Per 1,000 People: 4.1
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.51
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.69
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 3.33

10. New Whiteland


Population: 5,646
Parks Per 1,000 People: 10.63
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.35
Churches Per 1,000 People: 10.63
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.95

There You Have It

If you’re looking at communities in Indiana where you have a much higher chance of catching Pokemon, this is an accurate list.

If you’re also curious enough, here’s how the larger cities in Indiana with the most reliable locations to catch a Pokemon rank, according to science.

  1. Muncie (Photos)
  2. South Bend (Photos)
  3. Bloomington (Photos)
  4. Carmel (Photos)
  5. Hammond (Photos)

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Detailed List Of The Best Places In Indiana To Catch Pokemon

Rank City Population
1 Mccordsville 5,037
2 Sellersburg 8,004
3 Westville 6,895
4 Ellettsville 6,352
5 Lawrenceburg 5,022
6 Speedway 12,012
7 Bargersville 6,324
8 Garrett 6,213
9 Charlestown 7,802
10 New Whiteland 5,646
11 Beech Grove 14,301
12 Cumberland 5,243
13 Dyer 16,322
14 Chesterton 13,894
15 Nappanee 6,639
16 Rochester 6,151
17 Clarksville 21,579
18 New Haven 15,612
19 Griffith 16,765
20 Lake Station 12,369
21 Cedar Lake 11,653
22 Alexandria 5,100
23 Monticello 5,355
24 Rensselaer 5,787
25 Huntingburg 6,489
26 Munster 23,325
27 Portland 6,408
28 Mooresville 9,459
29 St. John 15,456
30 Angola 8,610
31 Auburn 12,972
32 Kendallville 9,847
33 Plymouth 10,048
34 Salem 6,264
35 New Albany 36,496
36 Danville 9,258
37 Batesville 6,397
38 Warsaw 14,179
39 East Chicago 29,387
40 Bedford 13,384
41 Avon 14,570
42 Tipton 5,288
43 West Lafayette 30,843
44 North Vernon 6,736
45 Schererville 29,082
46 Lawrence 46,796
47 Jeffersonville 45,869
48 Madison 12,033
49 New Castle 17,859
50 Boonville 6,220
51 Scottsburg 6,700
52 Lowell 9,347
53 Zionsville 24,559
54 Crown Point 28,259
55 La Porte 22,153
56 Decatur 9,511
57 Portland 6,408
58 Elwood 8,569
59 Wabash 10,534
60 Logansport 17,933
61 Linton 5,368
62 Portage 37,008
63 Franklin 24,193
64 Brownsburg 22,618
65 Hobart 29,136
66 Westfield 32,426
67 Mishawaka 48,120
68 Merrillville 35,262
69 Vincennes 18,233
70 Connersville 13,267
71 Rushville 6,314
72 Martinsville 11,756
73 Princeton 8,600
74 Crawfordsville 15,988
75 Brazil 8,022
76 Bluffton 9,621
77 Plainfield 29,220
78 Greencastle 10,307
79 North Manchester 6,080
80 Peru 11,199
81 Washington 11,758
82 Huntington 17,284
83 Greensburg 12,160
84 Valparaiso 31,745
85 Marion 29,403
86 Seymour 18,686
87 Lafayette 69,982
88 Greenfield 21,012
89 Goshen 32,297
90 Greenwood 52,799
91 Jasper 15,177
92 Frankfort 16,488
93 Hammond 79,585
94 Muncie 70,035
95 Carmel 83,474
96 Lebanon 15,688
97 Mount Vernon 6,607
98 Richmond 36,527
99 Terre Haute 61,040
100 Noblesville 56,576

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