Indianapolis city (balance), IN

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2020 Population
869,387
0.571% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
34.2
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
16.9%
6.23% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$50,813
6.14% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$145,200
5.99% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
425,293
1.05% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Indianapolis city (balance), IN had a population of 869k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $50,813. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Indianapolis city (balance), IN grew from 864,447 to 869,387, a 0.571% increase and its median household income grew from $47,873 to $50,813, a 6.14% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.42%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.64%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.5%).

None of the households in Indianapolis city (balance), IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.4% of the residents in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are Ivy Tech Community College (29,384 degrees awarded in 2020), Purdue University Global (9,116 degrees), and Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (8,365 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was $145,200, and the homeownership rate was 54%.

Most people in Indianapolis city (balance), IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Indianapolis city (balance), IN is home to a population of 869k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.68% of Indianapolis city (balance), IN residents were born outside of the country (84.1k people).

In 2020, there were 1.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (465k people) in Indianapolis city (balance), IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 249k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 47.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.4%
2020 Citizenship
93.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.4% of Indianapolis city (balance), IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was 93.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Indianapolis city (balance), IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    465k ± 2.25k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    249k ± 2.85k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    47.1k ± 2.32k
10.4%
Hispanic Population
90.5k people

In 2020, there were 1.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (465k people) in Indianapolis city (balance), IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 249k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 47.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.4% of the people in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are hispanic (90.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Indianapolis city (balance), IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,901 ± 7,815 people
  2. India
    33,655 ± 4,493 people
  3. China
    21,706 ± 3,611 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 102,901 Indiana residents, followed by India with 33,655 and China with 21,706.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.68%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
84.1k people
9.66%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
83.5k people

As of 2020, 9.68% of Indianapolis city (balance), IN residents (84.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was 9.66%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,487 ± 700
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,648 ± 827
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,868 ± 597

Indianapolis city (balance), IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Indianapolis city (balance), IN employs 425k people. The largest industries in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are Health Care & Social Assistance (63,151 people), Retail Trade (49,624 people), and Manufacturing (46,443 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,448), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($71,391), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,500).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,739. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

425k
2020 Value
± 6,081
1.05%
1 Year growth
± 1.85%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Indianapolis city (balance), IN grew at a rate of 1.05%, from 421k employees to 425k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Indianapolis city (balance), IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (53,482 people), Sales & Related Occupations (38,558 people), and Management Occupations (38,434 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Indianapolis city (balance), IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

425k
2020 Value
± 6,081
1.05%
1 Year growth
± 1.85%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Indianapolis city (balance), IN grew at a rate of 1.05%, from 421k employees to 425k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Indianapolis city (balance), IN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (63,151 people), Retail Trade (49,624 people), and Manufacturing (46,443 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Indianapolis city (balance), IN, though some of these residents may live in Indianapolis city (balance), IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,992
Median earning men ± $618
$32,240
Median earning women ± $524

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($60,605), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,165), and Information ($50,686).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,450), Construction ($41,744), and Manufacturing ($41,209).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $78.4B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $39.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $78.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($44.4B) and Base metals ($39.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$486B
2020 Value in Indiana
$897B
Projected 2050 Value in Indiana
84.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $486B. This is expected to increase 84.5% to $897B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $41.4B
  2. $40.6B
  3. $40B

In 2020, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $41.4B, followed by Michigan with $40.6B and Ohio and $40B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Indiana over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Indianapolis city (balance), IN awarded 55,883 degrees. The student population of Indianapolis city (balance), IN in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 62,858 male students and 100,861 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are White (40,219 and 73.7%), followed by Black or African American (5,836 and 10.7%), Hispanic or Latino (3,198 and 5.86%), and Two or More Races (1,913 and 3.51%).

The largest universities in Indianapolis city (balance), IN by number of degrees awarded are Ivy Tech Community College (29,384 and 52.6%), Purdue University Global (9,116 and 16.3%), and Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (8,365 and 15%).

The most popular majors in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (6,154 and 11%), General Business Administration & Management (4,609 and 8.25%), and Registered Nursing (2,943 and 5.27%).

The median tuition costs in Indianapolis city (balance), IN are $33,444 for private four year colleges, and $9,438 and $21,917 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Indianapolis city (balance), IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 77.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 163,719 (38.4% men and 61.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 163,719 students enrolled in Indianapolis city (balance), IN, 38.4% men and 61.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 107,556 records, of which 60.7% were women and 39.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was Health Management & Clinical Assistant with 577 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Indianapolis city (balance), IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 29,384 degrees awarded
  2. 9,116 degrees awarded
  3. 8,365 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ivy Tech Community College with 29,384 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 20,579 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Indianapolis city (balance), IN, which is 0.583 times less than the 35,304 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 40,219 degrees mean that there were 6.89 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 5,836 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($33,444) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,440) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.655% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.645% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.72M), Some college (1.14M), and Bachelors Degree (831k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was $145,200 in 2020, which is 0.632 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $137,000 to $145,200, a 5.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Indianapolis city (balance), IN is 54%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Indianapolis city (balance), IN have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Indianapolis city (balance), IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Indianapolis city (balance), IN is $50,813. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was Census Tract 3302.03 with a value of $165,405, followed by Census Tract 3212 and Census Tract 3301.08, with respective values of $142,557 and $130,804.

Property

$145,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$1,833
$184,977
Median Property Taxes
±$3,510

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Indianapolis city (balance), IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Indianapolis city (balance), IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54%
Homeownership
2020
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54% of the housing units in Indianapolis city (balance), IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3302.03
  2. Census Tract 3212
  3. Census Tract 3301.08

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Indianapolis city (balance), IN was Census Tract 3302.03 with a value of $165,405, followed by Census Tract 3212 and Census Tract 3301.08, with respective values of $142,557 and $130,804.

The following map shows all of the places in Indianapolis city (balance), IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,813
Median Household Income
± $673
343k
Number of Households
± 5,179

In 2020, the median household income of the 343k households in Indianapolis city (balance), IN grew to $50,813 from the previous year's value of $47,873.

The following chart displays the households in Indianapolis city (balance), IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Indianapolis city (balance), IN is from Indiana.
0.451
2020 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.455
2019 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2020, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.725% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.16%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.01%)

In 2020, 79.8% of workers in Indianapolis city (balance), IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.16%) and those who worked at home (6.01%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Indianapolis city (balance), IN have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Indianapolis city (balance), IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Indianapolis city (balance), IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Indianapolis city (balance), IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Indianapolis city (balance), IN (144k out of 851k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Indianapolis city (balance), IN is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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90.3% of the population of Indianapolis city (balance), IN has health coverage, with 47.8% on employee plans, 21.8% on Medicaid, 9.48% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Indiana was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Marion County, IN see 1207 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.67% decrease from the previous year (1253 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1107 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Indiana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,207 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marion County, IN

Primary care physicians in Marion County, IN see an average of 1,207 patients per year. This represents a 3.67% decrease from the previous year (1,253 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marion County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Indiana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 25.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.7%
Uninsured
47.8%
Employer Coverage
21.8%
Medicaid
9.48%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Indianapolis city (balance), IN declined by 7.23% from 10.5% to 9.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Indianapolis city (balance), IN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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