Zionsville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 26,710 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Zionsville is the 60th largest community in Indiana. Zionsville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Zionsville, where the median household income is $127,152.00.
Zionsville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Indiana, but Zionsville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Zionsville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Zionsville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zionsville who work in management occupations (18.99%), sales jobs (11.58%), and healthcare (9.42%).
Also of interest is that Zionsville 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 Zionsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.01% 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.
In addition, Zionsville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Zionsville 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, Zionsville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Zionsville 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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Zionsville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Zionsville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 70.41% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Zionsville in 2010 was $60,565, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,260 for a family of four.
The people who call Zionsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zionsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Zionsville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Zionsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.