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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 (2017 population: 872,680)

Population per Square Mile: 332.1

Square Miles: 7,260.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)2,266,768135.0%6,484,125
Today (2017)2,411,086136.2%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*2,486,696136.3%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today6.4%2 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration6,6241 -976
Net International Migration5,3771 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)11,298150.1%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)158,31416.6%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)428,217117.8%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)220,51619.1%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)650,802127.0%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)617,515125.6%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)335,722113.9%15.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone8,84110.4%0.4%
Asian Alone75,36213.1%2.4%
Black Alone330,369113.7%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1,56410.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups52,78812.2%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 2016 (includes detail not shown below)896,9101100.0%100.0%
Married With Children174,891219.5%19.0%
Married Without Children250,305127.9%30.0%
Single Parents90,559110.1%9.7%
Living Alone259,220128.9%28.2%

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 2017 (estimate)1,027,8291100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)1,002,3301100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)586,911158.6%61.0%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)309,999130.9%27.8%

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

EducationNumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 428,745138.6%1,110,866

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 2016$47,9561111.3%$43,097
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20172,445136.0%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 2017242,714137.0%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/2017186,861137.7%495,330

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, 201631,156137.5%83,063
Births to Teens, 20151,957133.3%5,876
Deaths, 201520,307132.4%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force1,231,601137.1%3,320,409
Annual Unemployment Rate3.3794.3%3.5
August 2018 Unemployment Rate3.5794.6%3.7

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work1,512,876100.0%$89,764,610100.0%$59,334
Wage and Salary1,246,86182.4%$61,652,99968.7%$49,447
Farm Proprietors9,1920.6%$295,0890.3%$32,103
Nonfarm Proprietors256,82317.0%$13,546,67715.1%$52,747
  Accommodation, Food Serv.110,120*7.3%*$2,506,542*2.8%*$22,762*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation27,649*1.8%*$921,885*1.0%*$33,342*
  Health Care, Social Serv.162,439*10.7%*$10,785,050*12.0%*$66,394*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.89,965*5.9%*$7,090,186*7.9%*$78,810*
  Retail Trade154,37610.2%$5,627,9676.3%$36,456
  Trans., Warehousing80,5795.3%$4,101,5114.6%$50,900
  Wholesale Trade56,368*3.7%*$4,724,588*5.3%*$83,817*
  Other Private (not above)395,226*26.1%*$23,232,877*25.9%*$58,784*

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed9,727100.0%100.0%$2,312,696$4,583,500
3- and 4-Family430.4%0.4%$7,579$13,000
5+ Family2,24023.0%23.4%$228,432$469,056

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 2017
Percent of Region
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