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Indianapolis, Indiana (IN) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low income residents



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Poverty rates in Indianapolis

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
Indianapolis:

24.7%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
Indianapolis:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.4%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Indianapolis:

14.2%
Indiana:

11.8%

Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 19.2% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Indianapolis:

29.1%
Indiana:

11.8%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Indianapolis:

17.9%
Indiana:

16.1%

Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 19.5% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Indianapolis:

29.2%
Indiana:

16.1%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

74.7%
Residents above poverty level:

37.2%

Poverty by age in Indianapolis

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Indianapolis
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Indianapolis
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Indianapolis, IN

Poverty by race and place of birth in Indianapolis

Breakdown by races of poor residents (income below poverty level) in Indianapolis
Breakdown by races of poor residents (income below poverty level) in Indianapolis
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 18.2%Below poverty level
  • 81.8%Above poverty level
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 25.0%Below poverty level
  • 75.0%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Indianapolis

Children below poverty level:
Indianapolis, Indiana:

29.0%
State:

19.1%


Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Indianapolis:

13.6%
Indiana:

17.1%

Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Indianapolis:

38.4%
Indiana:

34.9%
Poor families by family type
  • 33.7%Married-couple family
  • 8.6%Male, no wife present
  • 57.7%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Indianapolis not in families by work experience
  • 3.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 39.8%Worked part-time
  • 56.3%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.9%Both worked full-time
  • 4.4%One full-time, other part-time
  • 14.3%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 17.6%Both worked part-time
  • 26.8%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 36.1%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
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