Indianapolis, IN: What you need to know

Indianapolis' blend of arts, education and culture boost its reputation as a cosmopolitan center. The city's thriving downtown scene is comprised of more than 200 restaurants and bars, making it an eacy pick for Livability's Top 10 Downtowns list two for consecutive years. Frequently called the Racing Capital of the World and home to the Indianapolis Colts, sports and outdoor recreation are big draws with attractions including the Indianapolis Zoo.

Indianapolis, IN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 841,449
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $41,987
Median Home Price $118,300
Walkscore 29

Indianapolis, IN Rankings

Indianapolis , IN Real Estate

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Indianapolis , IN Business and Economy

Indianapolis , IN Schools

Colleges in Indianapolis are recognized for being some of the best in the Midwest.

Indianapolis, IN Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 48.2%
  Female 51.8%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 343
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Median Population

Median Age 34%
Age 18 Over 75.2%
Age 21 Over 71.3%
Age 62 Over 13.8%
Age 65 Over 10.9%


  Ethnicity White 62%
  Ethnicity Black 27.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 4.6%


  Median Household Income $41,987
  Median Home Price $118,300
  Homes Owned 46.3%
  Homes Rent 53.7%
  Median Property Rent $791


  English Only 87.4%
  English Other 12.6%

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Commute Types

  Walked 2%
  Worked at Home 2.9%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 81.7%
  Carpooled 9.7%

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