Indianapolis Metro Area

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The Indianapolis metro area is centered in Indiana and has 1,739,071 residents. It has low home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.
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Indianapolis Metro Area

Cities

Name Population
Indianapolis 815,607
Carmel 78,354
Fishers 74,209
Noblesville 50,718
Greenwood 49,292
Lawrence 45,145
Westfield 28,949
Plainfield 27,330
Franklin 23,636
Zionsville 22,618
Brownsburg 21,122
Greenfield 20,178
Shelbyville 18,800
Lebanon 16,055
Beech Grove 14,086
Avon 12,057
Speedway 11,933
Martinsville 11,924
Greencastle 10,364
Mooresville 9,368
Danville 8,866
Cumberland 5,598
New Whiteland 5,436
Cicero 4,828
Bargersville 4,750
McCordsville 4,450
Whiteland 4,281
Edinburgh 4,185
Fortville 3,936
Pittsboro 2,824
Heritage Lake 2,779
Sheridan 2,662
Whitestown 2,331
New Palestine 2,312
Cloverdale 2,239
Meridian Hills 1,688
Southport 1,606
Brooklyn 1,490
Thorntown 1,445
Warren Park 1,425
Monrovia 1,372
Arcadia 1,370
Clermont 1,359
Princes Lakes 1,251
Cordry Sweetwater Lakes 1,231
Morristown 1,186
St. Paul 1,112
Trafalgar 1,093
Morgantown 1,012
Clayton 997
Bainbridge 961
Nashville 835
Shirley 825
Jamestown 799
Roachdale 796
Waldron 766
Atlanta 672
Paragon 613
Homecroft 582
Lizton 579
Painted Hills 542
Coatesville 516
Rocky Ripple 512
Fillmore 485
Advance 436
North Salem 432
Amo 425
Wilkinson 411
Williams Creek 403
Van Bibber Lake 376
Russellville 371
Fairland 306
Spring Lake 279
Stilesville 268
Wynnedale 226
Bethany 152
Ulen 136
Crows Nest 118
Spring Hill 110
North Crows Nest 37

Nearby Metro Areas

Name Population
Cincinnati Metro Area 2,120,924
Dayton Metro Area 843,230
Louisville Metro Area 1,273,988
Chicago Metro Area 9,425,706
Columbus Metro Area 1,819,568
St. Louis Metro Area 2,801,982
Grand Rapids Metro Area 774,664
Detroit Metro Area 4,320,982
Nashville Metro Area 1,569,470
Milwaukee Metro Area 1,547,501

Comparable Metro Areas

Name Population Distance
Columbus Metro Area 1,819,568 185 mi.
Cincinnati Metro Area 2,120,924 103 mi.
St. Louis Metro Area 2,801,982 223 mi.
Pittsburgh Metro Area 2,357,769 353 mi.
Cleveland Metro Area 2,080,318 264 mi.

ZIP Codes

Name Population
46227 55,392
46143 49,154
46226 43,677
46032 41,585
47201 41,432
47401 41,313
46140 38,372
46203 38,365
46237 38,315
46038 37,299
46254 35,667
46224 34,804
46033 34,632
46219 34,332
46222 33,759
46060 33,586
46112 33,374
46037 33,309
46220 33,261
46260 32,539
46218 30,866
46131 30,677
46168 30,677
46151 30,469
46123 30,349
46241 30,044
46201 29,994
46217 29,816
46142 29,586
46235 29,435
46062 29,020
47274 28,317
46229 28,073
46176 27,866
46236 27,541
46205 27,151
46221 27,089
46268 26,698
46074 25,851
46234 25,417
46077 23,512
46214 23,153
46256 23,153
46239 23,037
46208 22,998
46158 22,608
46052 22,161
47240 21,073
46135 20,563
46250 19,175
46240 18,448
46064 16,510
46202 16,204
46228 14,931
46113 14,302
46122 14,152
46107 13,043
46184 12,330
46163 11,957
46259 11,087
46231 10,870
46040 10,867
46055 8,775
46124 7,855
46278 7,813
47448 7,386
46034 7,157
46069 6,952
46160 6,947
46280 6,879
46225 6,410
46167 6,408
46120 6,156
46204 6,067
46121 5,059
46118 4,790
46126 4,567
46181 4,489
46106 4,467
47433 4,080
46164 4,021
46071 3,629
46157 3,590
46030 3,447
47868 3,356
46147 3,194
46130 2,719
46075 2,591
46056 2,529
46172 2,526
46166 2,389
47235 2,291
46105 2,279
47954 2,243
46161 2,234
46031 2,160
46182 2,001
46149 1,911
46115 1,880
46050 1,845

School Districts

Name
Indianapolis Public Schools
Metropolitan School District of Warren Township
Hamilton Southeastern School District
Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township
Metropolitan School District of Perry Township
Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township
Carmel Clay Schools
Metropolitan School District of Washington Township
Metropolitan School District of Pike Township
Franklin Township Community School Corporation
Avon Community School Corporation
Metropolitan School District of Martinsville
Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township
Noblesville Schools
Brownsburg Community School Corporation
Center Grove Community School Corporation
Westfield-Washington Schools
Greenfield-Central Community Schools
Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation
Zionsville Community Schools
Franklin Community School Corporation
Mooresville Consolidated School Corporation
Shelbyville Central Schools
Plainfield Community School Corporation
Greenwood Community School Corporation
Lebanon Community School Corporation
Mount Vernon Community School Corporation
School Town of Speedway
Brown County School Corporation
Greencastle Community School Corporation
Beech Grove City Schools
Southern Hancock County Community School Corporation
North West Hendricks Schools
North Putnam Community Schools
Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United
Mill Creek Community School Corporation
Danville Community School Corporation
Hamilton Heights School Corporation
South Putnam Community Schools
Shelby Eastern Schools
Edinburgh Community School Corporation
Northwestern Consolidated School Corporation
Sheridan Community Schools
Cloverdale Community Schools
Eastern Hancock County Community School Corporation
Monroe-Gregg School District
Western Boone County Community School District
Southwestern Consolidated School Shelby County
Eminence Community School Corporation

Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Carmel High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Warren Central High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 North Central High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Ben Davis High School Public 10-12 High
1.00 Pike High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Hamilton Southeastern High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Lawrence Central High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Franklin Central High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Avon High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Noblesville High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Lawrence North High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Center Grove High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Perry Meridian High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Fishers High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Brownsburg High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Arsenal Technical High School No. 716 Public 9-12 High
1.00 Southport High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Decatur Central High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Westfield High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Zionsville Community High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Whiteland Community High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Martinsville High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Franklin Community High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Noblesville Intermediate School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
Heritage Christian School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 Noblesville Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
2.33 Greenfield-Central High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Creekside Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Plainfield High School Public 9-12 High
1.66 Mooresville High School Public 9-12 High
Early Learning Center Public PK-K Pre-K, Elementary
1.00 Thomas Carr Howe Community High School Public, Magnet 7-12 Middle, High
Cathedral High School Private 9-12 High
4.33 Clay Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Carmel Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Belzer Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center Public 9 High
4.33 Greenwood Community High School Public 9-12 High
1.33 Fall Creek Valley Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.66 Shelbyville Senior High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Chapel Hill Seventh & Eighth Grade Center Public 7-8 Middle
Roncalli High School Private 9-12 High
4.00 Plainfield Community Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Southport Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Perry Meridian Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 New Palestine High School Public 9-12 High
Park Tudor School Private PK-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
1.00 Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts & Humanities No. 717 Public 6-12 Middle, High
4.00 Mt. Vernon High School Public 9-12 High
1.00 Arlington Community High School Public, Magnet 6-12 Middle, High
4.33 Riverside Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Brownsburg East Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Lebanon Senior High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Westfield Intermediate School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
3.33 Sand Creek Intermediate School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Riverside Intermediate School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Fall Creek Intermediate School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Brooks School Elementary School Public PK-4 Pre-K, Elementary
1.00 Decatur Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
1.00 Garden City Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Center Grove Middle School North Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Clark Pleasant Intermediate School Public 5-6 Elementary, Middle
4.33 Zionsville Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
3.00 Shelbyville Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Center Grove Middle School Central Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Hamilton Southeastern Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Westfield Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 Fishers Junior High School Public 7-8 Middle
1.00 Lincoln Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Guion Creek Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.33 Irvington Community School Public, Charter K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Greenwood Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.00 Westlane Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.33 Clark Pleasant Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Western Boone Junior/Senior High School Public 7-12 Middle, High
1.00 North Wayne Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.00 Chapelwood Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.33 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Westlake Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Lillie Idella Kitley Intermediate School Public PK, 5-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
2.00 Rhoades Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.00 Greenbriar Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
1.00 Northwest High School No. 723 Public 9-12 High
3.00 Lebanon Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.33 Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School No. 718 Public 6-12 Middle, High
4.33 Zionsville West Middle School Public 5-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Danville Community High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Doe Creek Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Imagine Indiana Life Science Academy - East Public, Charter K-7 Elementary, Middle
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Private 9-12 High
1.66 Bridgeport Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Danville Middle School Public 3-8 Elementary, Middle
1.33 William Penn School No. 49 Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.33 College Wood Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.00 Robey Elementary School Public PK-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
1.00 Northview Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
3.66 Franklin Township Middle School East Public 7-8 Middle
2.66 New Augusta Public Academy - North Public 6-8 Middle
1.00 Emmerich Manual High School Public 9-12 High

Colleges

Name
Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana
Indiana University - Bloomington
Purdue University
Indiana University-Purdue University - Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Ball State University
Indiana State University
Ivy Tech Community College - East Central
Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette
Ivy Tech Community College - Bloomington
Ivy Tech Community College - Wabash Valley
ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis
Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus
Ivy Tech Community College - Kokomo
Harrison College - Indianapolis
University of Indianapolis
Butler University
Indiana University - Kokomo
Indiana Wesleyan University
DePauw University
Marian University - Indiana
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Anderson University - Indiana
Lincoln College of Technology - Indianapolis
Medtech College - Indianapolis
Franklin College
The Art Institute of Indianapolis
Wabash College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Martin University
University of Phoenix - Indianapolis
Harrison College - Indianapolis East
International Business College - Indianapolis
DeVry University - Indiana
Harrison College - Terre Haute
Harrison College - Anderson
Harrison College - Lafayette
Aviation Institute of Maintenance - Indianapolis
St. Elizabeth School of Nursing
Harrison College - Columbus
Crossroads Bible College
Harrison College - Muncie
Empire Beauty School - Indianapolis
Harrison College - Indianapolis Northwest
Hair Fashions By Kaye Beauty College - Indianapolis
J Michael Harrold Beauty Academy
Hair Fashions By Kaye Beauty College - Noblesville
Hair Arts Academy
Regency Beauty Institute - Avon
Lafayette Beauty Academy
Regency Beauty Institute - Greenwood
Rudae's School of Beauty Culture - Kokomo
J Everett Light Career Center
Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics
Apex Academy of Hair Design
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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Race Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
White 75.08% 64.16% 76.29% 81.88% 75.35% 87.21% 71.99%
African American 14.64% 12.21% 14.57% 11.93% 18.17% 8.06% 19.68%
Hispanic 5.89% 16.05% 3.49% 2.48% 2.50% 1.25% 4.60%
Asian 2.15% 4.67% 3.03% 1.83% 2.04% 1.72% 1.97%
Other 2.19% 2.87% 2.59% 1.84% 1.90% 1.71% 1.72%

Gender

Gender Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.1% 48.9% 48.4% 48.3% 48.0%
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.9% 51.1% 51.6% 51.7% 52.0%

Education Levels

Education Levels Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
Less than a high school diploma 12% 15% 10% 12% 11% 9% 12%
High school diploma or equivalent 30% 29% 29% 32% 28% 37% 31%
Some college or associate degree 28% 29% 27% 27% 31% 25% 29%
Bachelor's degree 20% 18% 22% 18% 18% 18% 17%
Master's degree or higher 10% 10% 11% 11% 11% 11% 10%

Age

Age Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
9 years and under 15% 13% 14% 14% 13% 11% 12%
10 to 17 years 12% 11% 11% 11% 11% 10% 11%
18 to 24 years 9% 10% 10% 9% 9% 9% 8%
25 to 34 years 14% 13% 15% 13% 13% 12% 12%
35 to 44 years 14% 14% 14% 14% 13% 13% 13%
45 to 54 years 15% 15% 14% 15% 15% 16% 16%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 11% 12% 12% 13% 13%
65 and over 11% 13% 10% 12% 13% 17% 15%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Rent vs. Own Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
Rent 32.2% 33.9% 36.3% 31.1% 28.5% 29.1% 32.6%
Own 67.8% 66.1% 63.7% 68.9% 71.5% 70.9% 67.4%

Crime Rates

Annual Violent Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
Rape 46.4 29.2 0.0 63.5 NA 15.1 92.2
Murder 10.3 5.6 0.0 15.5 NA 12.9 21.3
Robbery 365.2 150.7 38.3 582.4 NA 355.8 825.8
Assault 632.3 280.9 43.8 313.3 NA 356.4 444.4

Annual Property Crimes (per 100,000)

Type of Crime Indianapolis Metro Area United States Columbus Metro Area Cincinnati Metro Area St. Louis Metro Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Cleveland Metro Area
Burglary 1,577.7 718.3 645.9 1,851.1 NA 797.0 2,473.5
Larceny 2,987.6 2,276.2 864.8 3,912.8 NA 2,394.9 2,744.7
Motor vehicle theft 492.1 275.5 38.3 371.4 NA 170.7 955.1

Income

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