Speedway, IN

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Speedway profile

Living in Speedway

Speedway is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 12,159 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Speedway is the 70th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns, Speedway isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Speedway are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Speedway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Speedway who work in office and administrative support (14.77%), sales jobs (9.41%), and management occupations (8.72%).

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.

The education level of Speedway citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.99% of adults in Speedway have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Speedway in 2010 was $24,130, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,520 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 German, English, Irish, African, and Nigerian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Speedway's cultural character, accounting for 16.61% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Speedway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.