Fishers, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Fishers, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Fishers is the 5th largest city in Indiana with a population of 97,368 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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

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Fishers, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 97,368
Population in Households 97,343
Population in Familes 84,523
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 2,829
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $100,240
Average Household Income $121,735
Per Capita Income $43,059


Total Housing Units 35,747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,926 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,050 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,772 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $243,043
Average Home Value $305,925


Total Households 33,975
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 25,122
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 2.89% 2.68%
Households 2.7% 2.6%
Families 2.52% 2.55%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

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, 2018 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 # 29 96th
Diversity Index # 76 89th
Median Household Income # 11 99th
Per Capita Income # 17 98th

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