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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Fishers is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fishers really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fishers perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Fishers. 66.42% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
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.