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Beech Grove, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Beech Grove had a population of 14,782 as of July 1, 2017. Beech Grove 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 Beech Grove is located at latitude 39.7153 and longitude -86.087 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beech Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Beech Grove (GNIS ID: 2394106) 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 Beech Grove is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beech Grove 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 Beech Grove: Beech Grove Farm.

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


Total Population 14,782
Daytime Population: Workers 8,442
Daytime Population: Residents 7,608
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 14,480
Population in Familes 11,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density2 3,363
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $42,202
Average Household Income $54,402
Per Capita Income $22,668


Total Housing Units 6,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,461 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,628 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 629 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $97,552
Average Home Value $120,088


Total Households 6,089
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,709
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 0.56% 0.61%
Households 0.44% 0.53%
Families 0.54% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Beech Grove, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beech Grove 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 # 62 91st
Population Density # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 117 83rd
Median Household Income # 518 24th
Per Capita Income # 427 37th

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