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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 (2022 population: 889,922)

Population per Square Mile: 347.8

Square Miles: 7,260.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)2,492,514136.7%6,785,528
Today (2022)2,524,790136.9%6,833,037
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*2,640,332137.6%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today1.3%1 0.7%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2021-2022NumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration2,9731 5,230
Net International Migration8,0481 15,490
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)3,8841379.3%1,024

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2021NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)153,94916.1%6.0%
School Age (5 to 17)446,836117.8%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)227,44119.1%9.7%
Young Adult (25 to 44)687,733127.4%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)620,377124.7%24.9%
Seniors (65 and older)371,608114.8%16.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2021NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone9,91210.4%0.4%
Asian Alone95,82813.8%2.7%
Black Alone359,723114.3%10.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1,60310.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups62,16612.5%2.3%
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 2021 (includes detail not shown below)959,2891100.0%100.0%
Married With Children185,227219.3%18.2%
Married Without Children273,195128.5%29.8%
Single Parents87,97519.2%9.2%
Living Alone279,189129.1%29.1%

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 2022 (estimate)1,086,0391100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2021 (includes vacant units)1,052,7191100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)640,462160.8%62.9%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)318,827130.3%27.2%

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

EducationNumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2021/2022 Total Reported) 441,475139.4%1,120,155

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 2021$63,4891112.4%$56,497
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20221,427136.3%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 2022232,346138.0%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2021/2022187,148138.9%481,568

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, 201930,273137.4%80,851
Births to Teens, 20211,367135.6%3,845
Deaths, 201921,683132.9%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2022NumberRank of 10Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force1,305,334138.3%3,404,443
Annual Unemployment Rate2.8693.3%3.0
August 2023 Unemployment Rate3.4791.9%3.7

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2021 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work1,595,416100.0%$117,934,921100.0%$73,921
Wage and Salary1,285,75980.6%$78,235,53766.3%$60,848
Farm Proprietors8,7740.5%$475,5420.4%$54,199
Nonfarm Proprietors300,88318.9%$22,552,57619.1%$74,955
  Accommodation, Food Serv.101,700*6.4%*$3,045,090*2.6%*$29,942*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation28,434*1.8%*$1,054,295*0.9%*$37,079*
  Health Care, Social Serv.175,491*11.0%*$13,858,062*11.8%*$78,967*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.102,717*6.4%*$9,852,121*8.4%*$95,915*
  Retail Trade146,6949.2%$5,866,7335.0%$39,993
  Trans., Warehousing118,734*7.4%*$6,135,839*5.2%*$51,677*
  Wholesale Trade56,482*3.5%*$5,794,470*4.9%*$102,590*
  Other Private (not above)416,041*26.1%*$35,498,810*30.1%*$85,325*

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, 2022UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed13,476100.0%100.0%$3,347,795$6,635,992
3- and 4-Family780.6%0.5%$8,965$14,702
5+ Family4,67134.7%32.6%$561,200$1,031,387

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 2022
Percent of Region

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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