Fishers is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 95,310 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Fishers is the ninth largest community in Indiana. Fishers has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Fishers, where the median household income is $109,454.00.
Fishers real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Fishers house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Fishers is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fishers is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fishers who work in management occupations (17.79%), sales jobs (14.23%), and business and financial occupations (10.95%).
Also of interest is that Fishers has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.83% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Fishers is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fishers’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Fishers is a pretty powerful place. 66.42% of the adults in Fishers have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Fishers in 2018 was $51,312, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,248 for a family of four.
Fishers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fishers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fishers residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fishers include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Fishers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.