State stereotypes typically live as punchlines, and you might even find yourself laughing at them…until they are you own state. Family can make fun of family, but strangers better watch it. That’s no different for Indiana.
We’d like to address five of the most common Indiana stereotypes we have heard since starting this website back in 2017. Like almost all generalizations, it only takes five minutes of research to debunk them, and since Indiana is our home—yours and ours—I would consider that time very well spent.