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Indianapolis GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Indianapolis, IN
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Indianapolis, IN was 781,870.

Indianapolis Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Indianapolis was 378,310, which represents 48.4 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Indianapolis, IN
There are an estimated 144,174 married men in the town. 49.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Indianapolis are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Indianapolis is 403,560 which is 51.6 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Indianapolis, Indiana
There are an estimated 141,406 married women in the community. 44 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Indianapolis, IN
The median age of people living in Indianapolis, IN was 33.5 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Indianapolis was 57,523. There were 581,253 people above the age of 18, which represents 74.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 11 percent of the population (85,858) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Indianapolis, IN
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Indianapolis, IN was 769,013.

White Population in Indianapolis, IN
The estimated White population in the Indianapolis community is 540,212, which is 69.1 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Indianapolis, Indiana
The estimated Black/African American population is 199,412, which is 25.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Indianapolis, IN
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Indianapolis, IN was 1,985.

Asian Population in Indianapolis, Indiana
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 11,161.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Indianapolis, IN
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Indianapolis was an estimated 322.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 15,921, while those of “two or more races” was 12,857 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Indianapolis community was 30,636, or 3.9 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Indianapolis, IN
The household population number in Indianapolis was 763,962.

Group Quarters Population in Indianapolis, IN
Group Quarters population in the community was 17,908.

Average Household Size in Indianapolis, IN
The average household size in Indianapolis is 2.39 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.04 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Indianapolis, IN
At the time of the last census survey, there were 352,429 total housing units in Indianapolis.

The number of occupied housing units was 320,107, or 90.8 of the total units in town. Of these, 187,590 were owner-occupied (58.6), and 132,517 were renter-occupied (41.4, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 32,322 vacant homes in Indianapolis at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Indianapolis, Indiana
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 172,650, with a median value in dollars of 98,200.

Monthly Owner Costs in Indianapolis, IN
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $928 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Indianapolis, average costs per month were $264 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 408,362 people in the community had a high school degree, or 81.3 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Indianapolis, Indiana
127,608 people in Indianapolis also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 25.4 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Indianapolis, IN
The number of Civilian Veterans in Indianapolis was 72,827, or 12.5 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Indianapolis, IN
In 2000, there were 144,882 people in Indianapolis, IN listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Indianapolis, IN
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 52,898 people in Indianapolis who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 7.3 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Indianapolis, Indiana
There were 415,761 in the labor force in Indianapolis at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 69 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Indianapolis was 22.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Indianapolis, IN
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $40,051. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Indianapolis, IN
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $48,755. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Indianapolis, Indiana
Per capita income in Indianapolis in the last full census was 21,640. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Indianapolis numbered 17,655, or 9.1 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Indianapolis, IN
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 90,560, or 11.9 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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