Speedway, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Speedway, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Speedway had a population of 12,944 as of July 1, 2018. Speedway 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 Speedway is located at latitude 39.7937 and longitude -86.2475 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Speedway (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.

The Town of Speedway (GNIS ID: 2397670) 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 Town of Speedway is located within Township of Wayne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Speedway 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 Speedway: Speedway City.

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


Total Population 12,944
Population in Households 12,910
Population in Familes 9,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 2,723
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $46,652
Average Household Income $59,100
Per Capita Income $26,932


Total Housing Units 7,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,595 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,374 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,166 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $123,863
Average Home Value $125,154


Total Households 5,969
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 3,165
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 1.12% 0.86%
Households 0.89% 0.73%
Families 0.94% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Speedway, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Speedway 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 # 67 90th
Population Density # 32 95th
Diversity Index # 19 97th
Median Household Income # 460 33rd
Per Capita Income # 236 65th

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