Indianapolis, IN

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 11.25.20)

 

AGE IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years60,6097.0%
25 to 29 years78,4199.1%
30 to 34 years68,8748.0%
35 to 39 years59,9636.9%
40 to 44 years50,1045.8%
45 to 49 years50,7085.9%
50 to 54 years50,9185.9%
55 to 59 years54,9186.4%
60 to 64 years48,6405.6%
65 to 69 years37,8114.4%
70 to 74 years26,9213.1%
75 to 79 years17,9032.1%
80 to 84 years12,7601.5%
85+ years12,2061.4%

The median age in Indianapolis is 34.3 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White511,05159.1%
Black or African American254,71029.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9660.2%
Asian32,3123.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5340.1%
Other36,6444.2%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade29,8855.2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma50,3248.8%
High school graduate (includes GED)157,84327.7%
Some college, no degree109,77419.3%
Associate’s degree43,0137.5%
Bachelor’s degree119,10120.9%
Graduate or professional degree60,20510.6%
High school graduate or higher489,93685.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher179,30631.4%
Less than Bachelor’s degree390,83968.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0008.1%
$10,000 to $14,9995.2%
$15,000 to $24,99911.3%
$25,000 to $34,99911.3%
$35,000 to $49,99915.9%
$50,000 to $74,99918.7%
$75,000 to $99,99910.8%
$100,000 to $149,99911.2%
$150,000 to $199,9994.0%
$200,000 or more3.5%

Median household income: $47,678

Mean household income: $67,036

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$22,209
High school graduate (includes GED)$30,578
Some college or Associate’s degree$35,045
Bachelor’s degree$48,374
Graduate or professional degree$56,271

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 684,553 NA
Never married294,09143.0%
Now married (except separated)258,05937.7%
Separated13,7522.0%
Widowed32,5844.8%
Divorced86,06712.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line139,57416.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Owner-occupied housing units178,898
Renter-occupied housing units156,475
Single-family detached units228,387
Homeownership rate53.3%
Vacancy rate12.9%
Renters rate46.7%
Average housing value$166,556
Average monthly owner cost (with/ mortgage)$893
Average rent$741

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Average income$65,566
Average household size2.51
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force66.9%
Percent disabled13.6%
Percent with health coverage88.7%
Average travel time to work23.4 minutes
Percent workers using public transportation2.0%
Percent veterans6.8%
Percent foreign born9.5%
Percent speaking Spanish at home4.0%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Total consumer expenditures per household$61,054.29
Alcoholic beverages$465.81
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$275.17
Beer consumed away from home$83.89
Wine consumed away from home$39.11
Apparel & services$1,786.36
Men’s apparel$341.04
Women’s apparel$590.34
Children’s apparel$279.47
Boys’ apparel$95.18
Girls’ apparel$105.10
Footwear$409.11
Dining out (food away from home)$3,061.52
Dining out – Breakfast$311.23
Dining out – Lunch$955.18
Dining out – Dinner$1,415.18
Education$1,237.15
Entertainment / recreation$2,628.99
Club membership fees$180.70
Dating services$0.71
Pet food$211.85
Pet services$51.05
Food consumed at home$4,315.53
Bakery products consumed at home$566.84
Dairy products consumed at home$440.70
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$835.51
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$958.02
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$427.86
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,514.45
Health care$4,837.78
Medical services$885.84
Nonprescription drugs$119.71
Household Services$1,654.66
Care for the elderly and handicapped$61.26
Lawn and garden services$347.43
Housekeeping services$132.50
PC repair$5.59
Housing$19,201.24
Home improvements$1,976.62
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,094.09
Phone services$1,489.63
Water$595.02
Life and other insurance$356.60
Pensions and social security$6,433.04
Personal care products and services$737.96
Hair care products$89.47
Personal care products$311.60
Local transportation$7,169.05
Gasoline$1,878.95
Vehicle maintenance and repair$968.90
Travel$1,729.97
Airline fares$418.27
Auto / truck rental on trips$20.60
Lodging on trips$469.72
Food and drink on trips$420.42
Entertainment on trips$148.83

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN MARION COUNTY (home to INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA)

% with any debt in collections43%
Average debt in collections$1,768
% with medical debt in collections27%
Average medical debt in collections$810
% with student loan debt22%
Average student loan debt$20,279
Average monthly student loan payment$184
% with auto debt29%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

YearPopulationPercent
January 201918,2484.1%
February 201916,9843.8%
March 201916,1463.6%
April 201912,6432.8%
May 201913,6013.0%
June 201915,4703.4%
July 201916,1173.5%
August 201915,3813.4%
September 201913,1522.9%
October 201913,6063.0%
November 201913,8463.1%
December 201912,7782.9%
January 202015,3073.4%
February 202014,2673.2%
March 202013,4693.1%
April 202058,96914.0%
May 202050,51511.3%
June 202059,08312.6%
July 202045,1229.9%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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