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Indianapolis, IN (Indiana) Houses and Residents

Indianapolis,IN index of house prices

Total population: 848,788 (Urban population: 774,270, Rural population: 8,144 (273 farm, 7,871 nonfarm))

Houses: 381,738 (332,643 occupied: 174,250 owner occupied, 158,393 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

32%

Housing density: 1,056 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $116,873.

Median contract rent in 2016: $486 (lower quartile is $384, upper quartile is $608)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $815


Median gross rent in Indianapolis, IN in 2016: $567

Housing units in Indianapolis with a mortgage: 125,468 (2,599 second mortgage, 11,510 home equity loan, 941 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 48,782

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,783

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,448

Median monthly housing costs: $876



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Indianapolis, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $128,200 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
Indianapolis:

$128,200
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,600 - $184,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $172,218
Here:

$172,218
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $144,665
Here:

$144,665
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $240,617
Here:

$240,617
State:

$132,743

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,384
Here:

$94,384
State:

$104,726

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,340
Here:

$153,340
State:

$138,985

Mobile homes: $94,859
Here:

$94,859
State:

$57,226
Median year house/condo built: 1969

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 852,506
  • In family households: 641,378 (80,144 male householders, 102,774 female householders)
    117,122 spouses, 255,261 children (239,752 natural, 5,737 adopted, 9,772 stepchildren), 27,135 grandchildren, 12,074 brothers or sisters, 12,590 parents, 16,225 other relatives, 18,053 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 195,155 (67,556 male householders (52,219 living alone)), 82,169 female householders (68,282 living alone)), 45,430 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 15,973

Size of family households: 79,779 2-persons, 45,173 3-persons, 32,557 4-persons, 15,539 5-persons, 6,246 6-persons, 3,624 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 120,501 1-person, 25,162 2-persons, 2,891 3-persons, 603 4-persons, 478 5-persons, 90 6-persons.

104,132 married couples with children.
76,013 single-parent households (12,418 men, 63,595 women).

85.8% of residents of Indianapolis speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 82,207 (9.6%)
(28.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 302no bedroom
  • 2,8061 bedroom
  • 35,8682 bedrooms
  • 92,3493 bedrooms
  • 36,2664 bedrooms
  • 6,6595+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 6,999no bedroom
  • 43,3571 bedroom
  • 62,5832 bedrooms
  • 36,9773 bedrooms
  • 7,1934 bedrooms
  • 1,2845+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Indianapolis in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 4,501no vehicle
  • 53,1131 vehicle
  • 79,3532 vehicles
  • 26,5653 vehicles
  • 8,1214 vehicles
  • 2,5975+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Cars and other vehicles available in Indianapolis in renter-occupied apartments

  • 24,562no vehicle
  • 79,7911 vehicle
  • 40,9732 vehicles
  • 9,9153 vehicles
  • 1,9884 vehicles
  • 1,1645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 2771 room
  • 2362 rooms
  • 1,2263 rooms
  • 10,6864 rooms
  • 34,7725 rooms
  • 43,0196 rooms
  • 31,8937 rooms
  • 21,7508 rooms
  • 30,3919+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 6,3491 room
  • 6,2662 rooms
  • 24,8333 rooms
  • 48,8034 rooms
  • 31,3875 rooms
  • 24,7586 rooms
  • 7,7927 rooms
  • 4,9268 rooms
  • 3,2799+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Indianapolis, IN household income distribution

  • Indianapolis, IN household income distribution
  • 31,956Less than $10,000
  • 18,406$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17,458$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22,572$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20,296$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19,050$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19,997$35,000 to $39,999
  • 17,539$40,000 to $44,999
  • 13,813$45,000 to $49,999
  • 27,230$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31,609$60,000 to $74,999
  • 36,156$75,000 to $99,999
  • 20,943$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11,517$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12,407$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11,694$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Indianapolis, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Indianapolis, IN
  • 2,299Less than $10,000
  • 1,454$10,000 to $14,999
  • 995$15,000 to $19,999
  • 834$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,049$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,720$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,412$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,840$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5,613$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7,897$60,000 to $69,999
  • 7,778$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11,373$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10,546$90,000 to $99,999
  • 27,238$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24,258$125,000 to $149,999
  • 18,134$150,000 to $174,999
  • 11,289$175,000 to $199,999
  • 11,748$200,000 to $249,999
  • 7,693$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7,866$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,207$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,057$500,000 to $749,999
  • 995$750,000 to $999,999
  • 591$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 107$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 257$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Indianapolis, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Indianapolis, IN
  • 237Less than $100
  • 1,542$100 to $149
  • 924$150 to $199
  • 2,784$200 to $249
  • 1,413$250 to $299
  • 1,323$300 to $349
  • 2,276$350 to $399
  • 5,898$400 to $449
  • 7,766$450 to $499
  • 13,699$500 to $549
  • 13,601$550 to $599
  • 16,740$600 to $649
  • 15,549$650 to $699
  • 15,263$700 to $749
  • 11,929$750 to $799
  • 15,396$800 to $899
  • 6,990$900 to $999
  • 13,218$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,807$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,431$1,500 to $1,999
  • 473$2,000 to $2,499
  • 33$2,500 to $2,999
  • 455$3,000 to $3,499
  • 255$3,500 or more
  • 3,391No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 27,1482010 or later
  • 27,9522000 to 2009
  • 17,7231990 to 1999
  • 6,2181980 to 1989
  • 3,7451970 to 1979
  • 4,283Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population
Indianapolis commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 7,887
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 32,830
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 49,601
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 68,417
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 87,200
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 38,024
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 60,788
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 11,501
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9,351
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 14,229
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 9,704
  • 90 or more minutes: 7,618
Indianapolis, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.2%
Number of people working at home: 12,695 (3.1% of all workers)

Indianapolis mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 459,098 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 37,241 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,586 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 58 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4,739 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2,185 (0%)
  • Walked: 7,040 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 12,695 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 48,953
 American: 42,399
 Irish: 23,521
 English: 18,837
 African: 14,360
 European: 9,226
 Italian: 6,292
 Scottish: 4,424
 Polish: 3,134
 Dutch: 2,359
 Scotch-Irish: 2,235
 French (except Basque): 2,209
 Nigerian: 1,968
 British: 1,694
 Norwegian: 959
 Welsh: 939
 Swedish: 896
 Hungarian: 812
 French Canadian: 716
 Russian: 710
 Greek: 659
 Haitian: 638
 Arab: 566
 Zimbabwean: 526
 Portuguese: 503
 Romanian: 483
 Swiss: 455
 Ethiopian: 454
 Eastern European: 433
 Ukrainian: 421
 Jamaican: 411
 Latvian: 396
 Northern European: 378
 Iranian: 369
 Lebanese: 315
 Canadian: 300
 Palestinian: 298
 Kenyan: 276
 Ghanaian: 274
 Czech: 261
 Slovene: 251
 Danish: 240
 Jordanian: 219
 Slovak: 208
 Somali: 202
 Moroccan: 199
 Scandinavian: 193
 Belgian: 182
 Egyptian: 182
 Lithuanian: 175
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 173
 Finnish: 166
 Australian: 158
 Turkish: 156
 Czechoslovakian: 152
 Austrian: 138
 Celtic: 132
 Yugoslavian: 131
 Serbian: 120
 Senegalese: 112
 Pennsylvania German: 112
 Iraqi: 109
 Barbadian: 106
 Brazilian: 101
 British West Indian: 95
 Croatian: 92
 Albanian: 88
 Macedonian: 81
 West Indian: 78
 Bahamian: 76
 Guyanese: 59
 Syrian: 44
 Bulgarian: 40
 Liberian: 40
 Ugandan: 38
 Armenian: 37
 Slavic: 35
 Sierra Leonean: 31
 Sudanese: 29
 Belizean: 24
 Cajun: 19
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 19
 New Zealander: 10
 Luxemburger: 8
 South African: 7
 Estonian: 6
 Basque: 5
 Israeli: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 35%Mexico
  • 9%Burma
  • 7%India
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Nigeria
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 567,534
  • Other state: 196,007
  • Northeast: 23,406
  • Midwest: 78,344
  • South: 71,558
  • West: 22,699

86% of Indianapolis residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Indiana.

Indianapolis:

85.8%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,652
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,997
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,464
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5,040
  • 9th grade: 4,140
  • 10th grade: 6,968
  • 11th grade: 7,152
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,440
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 78,382
  • Less than 1 year of college: 15,897
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 35,095
  • Associate degree: 18,391
  • Bachelor's degree: 51,835
  • Master's degree: 16,603
  • Professional school degree: 6,682
  • Doctorate degree: 3,424

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,224
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,202
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,115
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5,426
  • 9th grade: 4,551
  • 10th grade: 4,622
  • 11th grade: 8,885
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,964
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 78,560
  • Less than 1 year of college: 19,516
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 45,911
  • Associate degree: 25,683
  • Bachelor's degree: 59,290
  • Master's degree: 21,996
  • Professional school degree: 4,869
  • Doctorate degree: 2,973

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.5%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.9%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 8.6%Females
Indianapolis marital status for males
Indianapolis marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 225,032
  • One, attached: 33,699
  • Two: 7,170
  • 3 or 4: 21,188
  • 5 to 9: 38,174
  • 10 to 19: 23,167
  • 20 to 49: 12,237
  • 50 or more: 16,932
  • Mobile homes: 3,926
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 213

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Indianapolis:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Indianapolis
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.5%)
  • Electricity (26.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (51.5%)
  • Utility gas (47.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,920
Here:

11.7%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,075
Here:

11.9%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,701
Here:

24.4%
Indiana:

20.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)