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Indianapolis-Carmel-Muncie, IN Combined Area

Counties include: Bartholomew, Boone, Brown, Decatur, Delaware, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Morgan, Putnam, Shelby

Largest City: Indianapolis Consolidated (2019 population: 886,220)

Population per Square Mile: 338.5

Square Miles: 7,260.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)2,266,759135.0%6,484,051
Today (2019)2,457,286136.5%6,732,219
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*2,675,044137.4%7,143,795
Percent Change 2010 to Today8.4%2 3.8%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2018-2019NumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration5,7451 3,997
Net International Migration7,3811 14,379
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)9,951153.7%18,536

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)158,19816.5%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)429,498117.7%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)221,73019.1%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)658,874127.1%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)616,000125.3%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)347,061114.3%15.8%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone8,91510.4%0.4%
Asian Alone80,73013.3%2.5%
Black Alone336,714113.8%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1,60910.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups54,77212.3%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2018 (includes detail not shown below)916,5411100.0%100.0%
Married With Children176,872219.3%18.6%
Married Without Children254,604127.8%29.9%
Single Parents89,76619.8%9.5%
Living Alone268,227129.3%28.5%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2019 (estimate)1,044,1511100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2018 (includes vacant units)1,020,3451100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)603,427159.1%61.3%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)313,114130.7%27.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2019/2020 Total Reported) 431,384138.8%1,111,333

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2018$52,1891110.7%$47,149
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20191,833135.0%5,235
Food Stamp Recipients in 2019214,655136.9%581,821
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2019/2020192,887138.0%507,739

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 201730,900137.6%82,170
Births to Teens, 20171,679132.6%5,152
Deaths, 201721,666133.0%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2019NumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force1,263,814137.3%3,387,366
Annual Unemployment Rate3.0890.9%3.3
April 2020 Unemployment Rate14.1882.5%17.1

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work1,571,170100.0%$97,486,110100.0%$62,047
Wage and Salary1,280,64081.5%$67,472,40569.2%$52,686
Farm Proprietors8,9240.6%$247,0160.3%$27,680
Nonfarm Proprietors281,60617.9%$14,966,44715.4%$53,147
  Accommodation, Food Serv.113,6147.2%$2,700,1442.8%$23,766
  Arts, Ent., Recreation31,8562.0%$1,042,9561.1%$32,740
  Health Care, Social Serv.170,634*10.9%*$11,891,457*12.2%*$69,690*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.95,135*6.1%*$8,046,756*8.3%*$84,582*
  Retail Trade148,6119.5%$5,492,1895.6%$36,957
  Trans., Warehousing103,0846.6%$4,959,5445.1%$48,112
  Wholesale Trade53,616*3.4%*$4,968,086*5.1%*$92,661*
  Other Private (not above)406,821*25.9%*$25,615,093*26.3%*$62,964*

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2019UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed10,409100.0%100.0%$2,524,883$4,988,366
3- and 4-Family830.8%0.7%$17,459$26,551
5+ Family2,50324.0%24.6%$315,456$615,228

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Indianapolis-Carmel-Muncie, IN Combined Area

in 2019
Percent of Region
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