Speedway is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 12,140 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Speedway is the 70th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Speedway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (15.35%), management occupations (9.62%), and sales jobs (8.41%).
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.
In terms of college education, Speedway is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.01% of adults in Speedway have a college degree.
The per capita income in Speedway in 2010 was $22,873, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,492 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.
Speedway also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.30%.
The most common language spoken in Speedway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.