Hendricks County IN Information


Hendricks County Subdivisions

Hendricks County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 174,688 (100%)
Population in Households 170,635 (97.7%)
Population in Families 147,448 (84.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4,053 ( 2.3%)
Population Density 429
Diversity Index2 34


Median Household Income $81,699
Average Household Income $98,135
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $35,385
Wealth Index5 109


Total HU (Housing Units) 66,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,762 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,175 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,651 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $193,048
Average Home Value $226,092
Housing Affordability Index3 230


Total Households 62,937
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 47,103
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.8% 1.7%
Households 1.81% 1.74%
Families 1.68% 1.66%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
Owner Occupied HU   1.71%


Hendricks County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hendricks County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 9 91st
Population Density # 10 90th
Median Household Income # 3 98th
Housing Affordability Index # 47 51st
Per Capita Income # 3 98th
Diversity Index # 13 87th

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