Indianapolis Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Indianapolis Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
876,384

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.3%
5 - 17:
17.3%
18 - 24:
9.6%
25 - 34:
16.9%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
11.9%
Over 65 Years:
12.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.9%
4.9%
High School Graduates
85.8%
85.8%
College Graduated
30.9%
30.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Indianapolis
$28,363
$28,363
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Indianapolis
$47,873
$47,873
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.0%

Employment Industries in Indianapolis

 
Healthcare
14.2%
14.2%
Retail
12.2%
12.2%
Manufacturing
11.0%
11.0%
Accommodation
8.1%
8.1%
Education
7.6%
7.6%
Transportation
7.3%
7.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
6.5%
6.5%
Administration
5.6%
5.6%
Construction
5.4%
5.4%
Other
4.5%
4.5%
Finance
4.3%
4.3%
Public Service
3.7%
3.7%
Wholesale
3.0%
3.0%
Real estate
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
54.5%
54.5%
Black or African American
28.2%
28.2%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.5%
10.5%
Asian
3.4%
3.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.2%
3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
13.5%
13.5%
Irish
8.6%
8.6%
English
5.9%
5.9%
African
2.6%
2.6%
Italian
2.2%
2.2%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
French
1.5%
1.5%
European
1.4%
1.4%
Dutch
1.0%
1.0%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Nigerian
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Swiss
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
86.2%
86.2%
Spanish
8.3%
8.3%
African languages
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
French Creole
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Indianapolis Residents:
9.7%