Speedway is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 12,127 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Speedway is the 70th largest community in Indiana.
Speedway is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Speedway is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Speedway who work in office and administrative support (14.74%), management occupations (10.01%), and sales jobs (8.83%).
Also of interest is that Speedway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Speedway has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.
The overall education level of Speedway is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.23% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Speedway in 2010 was $23,356, 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 $93,424 for a family of four. However, Speedway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Speedway is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Speedway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Speedway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Speedway include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Speedway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.