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Fishers, IN
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Living in Fishers


Fishers is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 98,977 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Fishers is the sixth largest community in Indiana. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fishers, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fishers, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fishers’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fishers does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $108,361.00.

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 city, with fully 91.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fishers is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fishers who work in management occupations (16.94%), sales jobs (14.59%), and business and financial occupations (11.60%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Fishers telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.12% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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. 65.40% 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 $50,208, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,832 for a family of four.

Fishers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Fishers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.