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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: 352,748 (320,215 occupied: 170,231 owner occupied, 158,200 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

32%

Housing density: 976 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $141,619.

Median contract rent in 2015: $486 (lower quartile is $384, upper quartile is $608)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $870


Median gross rent in Indianapolis, IN in 2015: $567

Housing units in Indianapolis with a mortgage: 132,310 (17,570 second mortgage, 15,677 home equity loan, 649 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 40,340

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,394

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,052

Median monthly housing costs: $842



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Indianapolis, Indiana Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $123,500 (it was $96,600 in 2000)
Indianapolis:

$123,500
Indiana:

$131,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,200 - $178,700

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $165,563
Here:

$165,563
State:

$171,296

Townhouses or other attached units: $130,564
Here:

$130,564
State:

$150,493

In 2-unit structures: $78,989
Here:

$78,989
State:

$124,956

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,402
Here:

$87,402
State:

$113,813

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,508
Here:

$136,508
State:

$173,738

Mobile homes: $20,688
Here:

$20,688
State:

$51,983
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 764,536
  • In family households: 608,899 (131,213 male householders, 63,182 female householders)
    133,456 spouses, 223,155 children (203,286 natural, 6,324 adopted, 13,545 stepchildren), 16,609 grandchildren, 6,915 brothers or sisters, 4,603 parents, 10,537 other relatives, 19,229 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 155,637 (58,805 male householders (44,462 living alone)), 67,318 female householders (57,990 living alone)), 29,514 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17,878 (11,772 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 81,316 2-persons, 47,496 3-persons, 37,762 4-persons, 17,570 5-persons, 6,695 6-persons, 3,556 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 102,452 1-person, 20,010 2-persons, 2,519 3-persons, 817 4-persons, 245 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

110,069 married couples with children.
65,602 single-parent households (12,259 men, 53,343 women).

92.7% of residents of Indianapolis speak English at home.
4.1% 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 (67% 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 (50% 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 (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 36,067 (4.6%)
(33.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 339no bedroom
  • 4,5041 bedroom
  • 43,8812 bedrooms
  • 97,5663 bedrooms
  • 35,7614 bedrooms
  • 5,7955+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 6,805no bedroom
  • 45,4761 bedroom
  • 55,0832 bedrooms
  • 21,3943 bedrooms
  • 3,0614 bedrooms
  • 5505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 7,909no vehicle
  • 57,9271 vehicle
  • 85,4752 vehicles
  • 27,2873 vehicles
  • 6,7144 vehicles
  • 2,5345+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

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

  • 23,957no vehicle
  • 70,4671 vehicle
  • 31,1772 vehicles
  • 5,2363 vehicles
  • 1,0084 vehicles
  • 5245+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 1171 room
  • 7462 rooms
  • 3,2653 rooms
  • 13,3934 rooms
  • 46,7405 rooms
  • 48,0086 rooms
  • 31,2857 rooms
  • 22,2018 rooms
  • 22,0919+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Indianapolis, Indiana:

  • 4,9131 room
  • 11,2672 rooms
  • 28,3013 rooms
  • 36,7584 rooms
  • 28,8055 rooms
  • 14,2116 rooms
  • 4,8697 rooms
  • 1,8958 rooms
  • 1,3509+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 28,240Less than $10,000
  • 20,046$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21,601$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23,301$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22,849$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22,827$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21,160$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19,135$40,000 to $44,999
  • 16,423$45,000 to $49,999
  • 29,989$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33,380$60,000 to $74,999
  • 30,508$75,000 to $99,999
  • 14,010$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6,496$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5,034$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5,519$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Indianapolis, IN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Indianapolis, IN
  • 1,721Less than $10,000
  • 672$10,000 to $14,999
  • 718$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,324$20,000 to $24,999
  • 939$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,237$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,429$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5,124$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7,401$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9,389$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8,811$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8,737$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12,114$90,000 to $99,999
  • 26,046$100,000 to $124,999
  • 21,630$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17,902$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9,938$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9,860$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6,794$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8,269$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,988$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,931$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,113$750,000 to $999,999
  • 857$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 113$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 174$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Indianapolis, IN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Indianapolis, IN
  • 729Less than $100
  • 709$100 to $149
  • 1,645$150 to $199
  • 2,097$200 to $249
  • 1,366$250 to $299
  • 3,770$300 to $349
  • 2,470$350 to $399
  • 7,566$400 to $449
  • 9,364$450 to $499
  • 17,821$500 to $549
  • 16,630$550 to $599
  • 14,122$600 to $649
  • 13,052$650 to $699
  • 14,189$700 to $749
  • 11,589$750 to $799
  • 14,042$800 to $899
  • 7,006$900 to $999
  • 9,661$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,598$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,119$1,500 to $1,999
  • 873$2,000 to $2,499
  • 143$2,500 to $2,999
  • 81$3,000 to $3,499
  • 349$3,500 or more
  • 4,209No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 15,4971995 to March 2000
  • 6,3241990 to 1994
  • 3,7691985 to 1989
  • 2,4491980 to 1984
  • 2,0831975 to 1979
  • 1,6621970 to 1974
  • 1,1071965 to 1969
  • 3,176Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Indianapolis population
Indianapolis commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 8,752
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 33,720
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 54,492
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 70,720
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 76,482
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 31,599
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 55,310
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7,507
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7,965
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 14,083
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8,600
  • 90 or more minutes: 6,311
Indianapolis, IN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.8%
Number of people working at home: 9,667 (2.5% of all workers)

Indianapolis mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 308,175 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 47,474 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8,810 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 48 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 24 (0%)
  • Railroad: 37 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 25 (0%)
  • Taxi: 316 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 101 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 805 (0%)
  • Walked: 7,705 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,021 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9,667 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 220,221
 German: 96,539
 United States or American: 72,698
 Irish: 51,254
 English: 41,302
 Italian: 13,789
 French (except Basque): 9,172
 Scottish: 8,813
 Subsaharan African:: 8,361
 Scotch-Irish: 7,994
 Polish: 7,097
 Dutch: 6,726
 African: 6,625
 European: 6,304
 Swedish: 3,214
 British: 2,840
 Norwegian: 2,689
 Welsh: 2,633
 Russian: 2,111
 Arab:: 1,666
 Greek: 1,657
 Hungarian: 1,656
 French Canadian: 1,495
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 1,115
 Swiss: 1,079
 Danish: 990
 Czech: 867
 Romanian: 794
 Ukrainian: 711
 Austrian: 678
 Canadian: 675
 Yugoslavian: 597
 Jamaican: 588
 Czechoslovakian: 542
 Lithuanian: 537
 Egyptian: 519
 Slovene: 517
 Ethiopian: 493
 Finnish: 474
 Slovak: 472
 Nigerian: 449
 Lebanese: 426
 Northern European: 422
 Belgian: 406
 Iranian: 374
 Croatian: 372
 Scandinavian: 367
 Latvian: 349
 Syrian: 269
 Serbian: 255
 Eastern European: 228
 Macedonian: 222
 Liberian: 213
 Brazilian: 208
 Portuguese: 201
 Slavic: 195
 Australian: 187
 Pennsylvania German: 171
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 170
 Other Subsaharan African: 161
 Turkish: 155
 Moroccan: 139
 Bulgarian: 139
 Other Arab: 128
 Arab/Arabic: 126
 West Indian: 125
 Celtic: 120
 Haitian: 114
 South African: 97
 Sierra Leonean: 89
 Armenian: 85
 Israeli: 83
 Cape Verdean: 74
 Luxemburger: 67
 Estonian: 59
 Icelander: 58
 Alsatian: 50
 Belizean: 37
 Albanian: 37
 Kenyan: 36
 Zimbabwean: 35
 Ghanian: 34
 Palestinian: 33
 Acadian/Cajun: 31
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 30
 German Russian: 26
 Jordanian: 26
 Cypriot: 26
 Sudanese: 22
 Afghan: 22
 New Zealander: 21
 Ugandan: 19
 British West Indian: 19
 Bahamian: 17
 Guyanese: 17
 Barbadian: 15
 Basque: 12
 Maltese: 9
 Senegalese: 8
 Soviet Union: 6
 Somalian: 6

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

  • 34%Mexico
  • 5%India
  • 4%Germany
  • 4%United Kingdom
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Philippines
  • 3%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 528,362
  • Northeast: 22,996
  • Midwest: 77,730
  • South: 94,178
  • West: 17,854

48% of Indianapolis 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.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,858
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,047
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,344
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6,415
  • 9th grade: 5,913
  • 10th grade: 9,504
  • 11th grade: 7,922
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9,055
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 66,707
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,780
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 34,376
  • Associate degree: 13,178
  • Bachelor's degree: 41,545
  • Master's degree: 12,817
  • Professional school degree: 6,794
  • Doctorate degree: 3,155

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,827
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 728
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,239
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7,358
  • 9th grade: 7,064
  • 10th grade: 11,024
  • 11th grade: 10,257
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9,632
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 80,979
  • Less than 1 year of college: 18,926
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 38,175
  • Associate degree: 14,633
  • Bachelor's degree: 42,253
  • Master's degree: 15,128
  • Professional school degree: 4,229
  • Doctorate degree: 1,687

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 11.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 7.9%Females
Indianapolis marital status for males
Indianapolis marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 204,760
  • One, attached: 26,759
  • Two: 10,052
  • 3 or 4: 22,109
  • 5 to 9: 33,134
  • 10 to 19: 22,500
  • 20 to 49: 11,363
  • 50 or more: 16,208
  • Mobile homes: 5,736
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 127

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Indianapolis:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 78.4%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 53.0%Utility gas
  • 43.8%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14,572
Here:

16.2%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,520
Here:

13.9%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,409
Here:

31.2%
Indiana:

23.4%

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)