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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Manufacturing (13.6%), Retail trade (12.0%).
Detached houses: $160,550Here:$160,550State:$155,412
Townhouses or other attached units: $160,891Here:$160,891State:$141,472
In 2-unit structures: $51,643Here:$51,643State:$103,490
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $69,542Here:$69,542State:$111,630
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,156Here:$121,156State:$131,334
Mobile homes: $59,724Here:$59,724State:$33,761
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $47,399Here:$47,399State:$52,440
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Kerry/Edwards (Democratic): 50.6%
Bush/Cheney (Republican): 48.6%
Obama (Democratic): 64.3%
McCain (Republican): 35.7%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,427 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,104 (1.1%)
Area name: Indianapolis, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marion County is $567 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $673 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $871 a month.
Cities in this county include: Indianapolis, Lawrence, Beech Grove, Speedway, Cumberland, Southport, Meridian Hills, Warren Park, Clermont, Homecroft.
Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.015 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.096 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.081 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 28 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 58 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 17.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 46 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.005 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Click to draw/clear Marion County borders
Neighboring counties: Boone County , Hamilton County , Hancock County , Hendricks County , Johnson County , Morgan County , Shelby County .
Unemployment by year (%)
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year ($)
Current college students: 45,864
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
Number of foreign born residents: 39,386 (34% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.7%
Housing units in Marion County with a mortgage: 146,315 (19,533 second mortgage, 17,499 home equity loan, 735 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 44,387
Class of Workers
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Marion County (%):
6.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,689 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)Marion County:0.09%Indiana average:0.10%
4.27% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($21,232 average AGI)
2.54% relocated from other states ($14,227 average AGI)Marion County:2.54%Indiana average:2.47%
7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,396 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($313 average AGI)Marion County:0.05%Indiana average:0.03%
4.44% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($29,413 average AGI)
2.51% relocated to other states ($16,670 average AGI)Marion County:2.51%Indiana average:2.55%
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 112,896 (93,298 aged, 19,598 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.0. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of homicide:
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.8. This is more than state average.
Mechanisms of suicide:
148,856 spouses, 246,646 children (224,732 natural, 6,876 adopted, 15,038 stepchildren), 17,538 grandchildren, 7,412 brothers or sisters, 4,943 parents, 11,268 other relatives, 20,963 non-relatives
Size of family households: 89,667 2-persons, 52,579 3-persons, 42,014 4-persons, 19,503 5-persons, 7,288 6-persons, 3,733 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 111,894 1-person, 21,657 2-persons, 2,652 3-persons, 903 4-persons, 268 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.
92.7% of residents of Marion County speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
Population growth in Marion County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 124.62 millions of gallons per day (27% from ground, 73% from surface)
Year house built
48% of Marion County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Indiana.
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $80,200
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Educational Attainment (%)
School Enrollment by Level of School (%)
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)
Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)
Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
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