Indianapolis Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Indianapolis?

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There are 869,387 residents in Indianapolis, with a median age of 34.2. Of this, 48.16% are males and 51.84% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.38% of the resident pool in Indianapolis, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.04%. Additionally, 6.59% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 728,075 people in Indianapolis currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 869,387 0.6%
Male Population 418,738 0.4%
Female Population 450,649 0.7%
Male population 48.16%
Female population 51.84%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34.2 0.0%
Citizen US Born 777,017 0.6%
Citizen not US Born 35,085 1.6%
Not Citizen 57,285 -0.5%
Citizen US Born 89.38%
Citizen not US Born 4.04%
Not Citizen 6.59%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 5,281 13.5%
Moved from Same County 84,926 0.8%
Moved from Same State 23,283 4.6%
Moved from Different State 17,054 3.3%
Same House as Last Year 728,075 0.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.62%
Moved from Same County 9.89%
Moved from Same State 2.71%
Moved from Different State 1.99%
Same House as Last Year 84.8%

What are the employment statistics in Indianapolis?

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White-collar workers make up 75.38% of the working population in Indianapolis, while blue-collar employees account for 24.62%. There are also 30,824 entrepreneurs in Indianapolis (7.25% of the workforce); 309,892 workers employed in private companies (72.87%); and 41,485 people working in governmental institutions (9.75%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 320,587 1.2%
Blue Collar 104,706 0.5%
White Collar 75.38%
Blue Collar 24.62%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 30,824 6.8%
Private Companies 309,892 -0.6%
Governmental Workers 41,485 2.6%
Not for Profit Companies 43,092 7.8%
Self Employees 7.25%
Private Companies 72.87%
Governmental Workers 9.75%
Not for Profit Companies 10.13%

How many households are there in Indianapolis?

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There are a total of 342,825 households in Indianapolis, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 54.5% of these Indianapolis households, while non-family units account for the remaining 45.5%. Additionally, 27.46% of households have children and 72.54% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 342,825 1.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.8%
Family Households 186,839 2.1%
Non-family Households 155,986 0.5%
Family Households 54.5%
Non-family Households 45.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 94,154 0.9%
Households without Children 248,671 1.5%
Households with Children 27.46%
Households without Children 72.54%

What are the median and average incomes in Indianapolis?

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The average annual household income in Indianapolis is $71,733, while the median household income sits at $50,813 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $52,757, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $58,978. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,011 and $41,586, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $71,733 4.9%
Median Household Income $50,813 6.1%
People below Poverty Level 141,103 -5.5%
People above Poverty Level 699,238 2.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Indianapolis?

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There are 386,986 housing units in Indianapolis, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1971. Of the 342,825 occupied housing units in Indianapolis, 53.96% are owner-occupied, while 46.04% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 68.94% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $151,600. In general, housing costs reach $939 per month in Indianapolis.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 386,986 0.2%
Median Year Built 1971 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 63,370 -2.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 24,570 4.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 49,175 0.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 52,676 4.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 50,785 -2.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 45,831 -1.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 49,539 -2.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 34,684 -2.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 16,356 24.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 342,825 1.4%
Owner Occupied 184,977 2.9%
Renter Occupied 157,848 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 53.96%
Renter Occupied 46.04%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 127,521 2.5%
Without Mortgage 57,456 3.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $151,600 6.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $125,800 6.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $939 1.7%
With Mortgage 68.94%
Without Mortgage 31.06%

What is the level of education in Indianapolis?

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Approximately 37.84% of the population in Indianapolis holds a high school degree (that's 248,098 residents), while 20.8% have attained a college certificate (153,861 locals) and 19.84% have a bachelor's degree (130,090 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 28,400 -4.5%
Some High School 248,098 -0.7%
Some College 153,861 0.3%
Associate Degree 46,830 0.9%
Bachelor's Degree 130,090 4.4%
Graduate Degree 65,849 6.0%
No High School 4.33%
Some High School 37.84%
Some College 20.8%
Associate Degree 7.14%
Bachelor's Degree 19.84%
Graduate Degree 10.04%

What is the marital status of Indianapolis residents?

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A total of 293,808 people in Indianapolis have never been married (which represents 42.66% of the total population), while 278,280 of them are wedded (40.4%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 12,289 (1.78%) and 82,875 (12.03%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 293,808 0.2%
Married 278,280 2.9%
Separated 12,289 -1.3%
Widowed 33,825 -3.9%
Divorced 82,875 -2.8%
Never Married 42.66%
Married 40.4%
Separated 1.78%
Widowed 4.91%
Divorced 12.03%

What are the most common means of transportation in Indianapolis?

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The top three means of transportation people in Indianapolis use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 371,943 residents commute by car, 8,406 prefer going to work by walking and 6,825 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 371,943 -1.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 6,825 -7.9%
Railroad 5 -64.3%
Ferryboat 34 13.3%
Bicycle 1,648 -17.1%
Motorcycle 266 -7.6%
TaxiCab 775 -0.1%
Walk 8,406 5.1%

What is the median and average household income in Indianapolis by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
46201 31,233 13,112 $31,651.00 $42,992.00
46202 20,061 9,714 $50,216.00 $79,733.00
46203 38,184 14,085 $41,321.00 $58,332.00
46204 9,410 4,582 $73,281.00 $100,517.00
46205 28,367 11,857 $52,068.00 $79,951.00
46208 21,976 8,535 $40,707.00 $68,693.00
46214 23,644 9,786 $49,789.00 $64,755.00
46216 2,073 1,225 $51,612.00 $85,237.00
46107 13,245 4,975 $52,527.00 $64,504.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 46107 46183 46201 46202 46203 46204 46205 46208 46214 46216 46217 46218 46219 46220 46221 46222 46224 46225 46226 46227 46228 46229 46231 46234 46235 46236 46237 46239 46240 46241 46250 46254 46256 46259 46260 46268 46278 46280 46290

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