Indianapolis, IN

Marion County

What you need to know about Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis' blend of arts, education and culture boost its reputation as a cosmopolitan center. The city's thriving downtown scene is comprised of more than 200 restaurants and bars, making it an eacy pick for Livability's Top 10 Downtowns list two for consecutive years. Frequently called the Racing Capital of the World and home to the Indianapolis Colts, sports and outdoor recreation are big draws with attractions including the Indianapolis Zoo.

Top 10 Downtowns 2015
Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Best Places for Live Music in Indianapolis, IN
Part of a large group of music venues, these stand out among the top
Ten Things to Do in Indianapolis, IN
Indy 500, Children’s Museum top long list
Indianapolis Restaurants, Chocolate Shops and Breweries
Hungry? No problem. Indianapolis has an array of restaurants sure to satisfy any kind of craving.

Population

835,097
Up by 4.46%
Installation outside the Indianapolis Museum of Art
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Indiana lawmakers nearly passed a law to "square the circle."
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Nearby Cities

State of the Arts at the Indiana State Museum
Explore the Indiana State Museum for history, culture and science
Downtown Indianapolis
Why Indianapolis, IN is a Great Place to Live
The home of the Indy 500 makes it easy to get around

Median Home Price

$117,200
Lower than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 54.63%
54.63% Complete
Homes Rented 45.37%
45.37% Complete

Real Estate

In Indianapolis, Indiana


Ready to move to Indianapolis? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Indianapolis.
Live Music Venues, Indianapolis, IN
Best Places for Live Music in Indianapolis, IN
Part of a large group of music venues, these stand out among the top

Schools

In Indianapolis, Indiana


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Indianapolis rates.

Median Household Income

$42,076
Lower than the national average

Business

In Indianapolis, Indiana


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Indianapolis.
Giraffes at the Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis Attractions Include Zoo, Park and Shops
Whether you're looking to connect with nature or collect things at the mall, Indianapolis has the place for you.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old
Krannert Memorial Library at the University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis Offers Award-Winning Education
Colleges in Indianapolis are recognized for being some of the best in the Midwest.

Health

In Indianapolis, Indiana


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Indianapolis.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 28%
28% Complete
Graduated High School 85%
85% Complete

Indianapolis, IN's Rankings

Top 10 Downtowns 2015
Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Downtowns 2011
Top 10 Staycation Cities 2012

More About Indianapolis, IN

How the State of Indiana Almost Killed Pi
Indiana lawmakers nearly passed a law to "square the circle."
Six Places to Move Near Indianapolis
Find out why six communities just outside of Indianaplis, Ind., are great places to live.
State of the Arts at the Indiana State Museum
Explore the Indiana State Museum for history, culture and science
Why Indianapolis, IN is a Great Place to Live
The home of the Indy 500 makes it easy to get around
Best Places for Live Music in Indianapolis, IN
Part of a large group of music venues, these stand out among the top
Ten Things to Do in Indianapolis, IN
Indy 500, Children’s Museum top long list
Indianapolis Attractions Include Zoo, Park and Shops
Whether you're looking to connect with nature or collect things at the mall, Indianapolis has the place for you.
Indianapolis Restaurants, Chocolate Shops and Breweries
Hungry? No problem. Indianapolis has an array of restaurants sure to satisfy any kind of craving.
Indianapolis Offers Award-Winning Education
Colleges in Indianapolis are recognized for being some of the best in the Midwest.