Indianapolis is a very large city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 882,039 people and 237 constituent neighborhoods, Indianapolis is the largest community in Indiana.
Also of interest is that Indianapolis 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: 8.39% 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.
One thing noticeable about Indianapolis, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Indianapolis is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Indianapolis a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Indianapolis is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
In terms of college education, Indianapolis is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.88% of adults in Indianapolis have a college degree.
The per capita income in Indianapolis in 2018 was $31,538, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,152 for a family of four. However, Indianapolis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Indianapolis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Indianapolis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Indianapolis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Indianapolis also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Indianapolis include German, Irish, English, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Indianapolis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.