The City of Indianapolis is the largest city in Indiana with a population of 874,859 as of July 1, 2021. City of Indianapolis 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 City of Indianapolis is located at latitude 39.7771 and longitude -86.1458 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Indianapolis encompass a land area of 361.48 sq. miles and a water area of 6.55 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.
The City of Indianapolis has a C8 Census Class Code which indicates the balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government. Separate census estimates are also produced for the semi-independent places which together with the "balance record," sum to the entire territory of the consolidated city.
|Total Population||874,859 (100%)|
|Population in Households||857,260 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||634,260 (72.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||17,599 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,541|
|Average Household Income||$70,235|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,342|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||398,173 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||180,583 (45.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||171,233 (43.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||46,357 (11.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$174,484|
|Average Home Value||$221,324|
|Housing Affordability Index3||158|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.45%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.77%|
The table below compares City of Indianapolis to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density||# 57||92nd|
|Median Household Income||# 468||31st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 79||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 285||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 12||98th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.