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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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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
887,642

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.2%
5 - 17:
17.3%
18 - 24:
9.6%
25 - 34:
17.0%
35 - 54:
24.5%
55 - 64:
11.9%
Over 65 Years:
12.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.6%
4.6%
86.4%
86.4%
32.1%
32.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Indianapolis
USA
$29,839
$29,839
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Indianapolis
USA
$50,813
$50,813
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.9%

Employment Industries in Indianapolis

 
Healthcare
Retail
Manufacturing
Accommodation
Education
Transportation
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Construction
Administration
Finance
Other
Public Service
Wholesale
Arts
Real estate
14.8%
14.8%
11.7%
11.7%
10.9%
10.9%
7.7%
7.7%
7.6%
7.6%
7.6%
7.6%
6.8%
6.8%
5.6%
5.6%
5.3%
5.3%
4.5%
4.5%
4.4%
4.4%
3.8%
3.8%
2.8%
2.8%
2.1%
2.1%
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
53.5%
53.5%
28.6%
28.6%
10.4%
10.4%
3.6%
3.6%
3.6%
3.6%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
African
Italian
Polish
French
Scottish
European
Dutch
Scots-Irish
British
Nigerian
Swedish
Welsh
Norwegian
Other Subsaharan African
Swiss
Hungarian
Russian
13.2%
13.2%
8.2%
8.2%
6.6%
6.6%
2.6%
2.6%
2.1%
2.1%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
0.9%
0.9%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
African languages
Langs. of India
French
Other Asian languages
Chinese
Arabic
German/Yiddish
Tagalog
Native American languages
Vietnamese
Korean
Slavic languages
Russian
French Creole
Hungarian
Navajo
Pacific Island languages
Laotian
86.1%
86.1%
8.1%
8.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Indianapolis Residents:
9.7%