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Fishers, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Fishers is the 5th largest city in Indiana with a population of 94,441 as of July 1, 2017. Fishers ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fishers is located at latitude 39.9593 and longitude -85.9669 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fishers (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.41 sq. miles and a water area of 2.25 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 817 feet.

The City of Fishers (GNIS ID: 2396939) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Fishers is located within Township of Fall Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fishers population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fishers: Fishers Station, Fishers Switch.

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Fishers, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 94,441
Daytime Population: Workers 31,918
Daytime Population: Residents 44,275
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 76,193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 94,416
Population in Familes 82,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 2,744
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $96,802
Average Household Income $119,557
Per Capita Income $42,210


Total Housing Units 34,435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,613 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,307 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,515 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $237,948
Average Home Value $295,905


Total Households 32,920
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 24,359
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.86% 2.64%
Households 2.63% 2.53%
Families 2.44% 2.49%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Fishers, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fishers to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 99th
Population Density # 31 96th
Diversity Index # 75 89th
Median Household Income # 12 98th
Per Capita Income # 17 98th

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