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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, 2019NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)158,03716.4%6.2%
School Age (5 to 17)431,732117.6%17.1%
College Age (18 to 24)224,49919.1%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)669,288127.2%25.5%
Older Adult (45 to 64)615,104125.0%25.2%
Seniors (65 and older)358,626114.6%16.1%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2019NumberRank of 10Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone9,10810.4%0.4%
Asian Alone86,50113.5%2.6%
Black Alone343,992114.0%9.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1,52410.1%0.1%
White1,959,209179.7%84.8%
Two or More Race Groups56,95212.3%2.2%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic2,293,900193.4%92.7%
Hispanic163,38616.6%7.3%

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
Public408,452138.9%1,050,614

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 2019$54,2991111.5%$48,678
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
Employed1,225,485137.4%3,275,056
Unemployed38,329134.1%112,310
Annual Unemployment Rate3.0890.9%3.3
October 2020 Unemployment Rate4.85100.0%4.8

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2019 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work1,599,464100.0%$103,048,004100.0%$64,427
Wage and Salary1,302,06781.4%$70,618,01168.5%$54,235
Farm Proprietors8,9140.6%$99,7820.1%$11,194
Nonfarm Proprietors288,48318.0%$16,642,46116.2%$57,690
Farm11,5690.7%$187,6410.2%$16,219
Nonfarm1,587,89599.3%$102,860,36399.8%$64,778
Private1,414,38088.4%$91,035,00588.3%$64,364
  Accommodation, Food Serv.113,436*7.1%*$2,788,923*2.7%*$24,586*
  Arts, Ent., Recreation31,986*2.0%*$1,103,687*1.1%*$34,505*
  Construction86,7995.4%$6,152,1506.0%$70,878
  Health Care, Social Serv.173,341*10.8%*$12,421,023*12.1%*$71,657*
  Information7,373*0.5%*$433,446*0.4%*$58,788*
  Manufacturing145,2529.1%$13,766,93213.4%$94,780
  Professional, Tech. Serv.102,833*6.4%*$8,685,477*8.4%*$84,462*
  Retail Trade145,9579.1%$5,409,6695.2%$37,063
  Trans., Warehousing101,929*6.4%*$5,311,989*5.2%*$52,115*
  Wholesale Trade56,124*3.5%*$5,206,836*5.1%*$92,774*
  Other Private (not above)419,370*26.2%*$27,756,262*26.9%*$66,186*
Government173,51510.8%$11,825,35811.5%$68,152

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
Single-Family7,69373.9%73.1%$2,170,000$4,298,385
2-Family1301.2%1.6%$21,968$48,202
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

NamePopulation
in 2019
Percent of Region
Anderson54,7652.2%
Carmel101,0684.1%
Columbus48,0462.0%
Fishers95,3103.9%
Greenwood59,4582.4%
Indianapolis876,38435.7%
Lawrence49,4622.0%
Muncie67,9992.8%
Noblesville64,6682.6%
Westfield43,6491.8%
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