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Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

Counties include: Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Putnam, Shelby

Largest City: Indianapolis Consolidated (2018 population: 876,862)

Population per Square Mile: 475.7

Square Miles: 4,306.3

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)1,888,085129.1%6,484,061
Today (2018)2,048,703130.6%6,695,497
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*2,102,926130.7%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today8.5%2 3.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration8,2691 4,044
Net International Migration3,9991 14,959
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)9,774152.6%18,568

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)135,94616.6%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)368,576118.0%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)177,37118.7%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)567,269127.7%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)517,889125.3%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)281,652113.7%15.8%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone7,63710.4%0.4%
Asian Alone70,59813.4%2.5%
Black Alone323,858115.8%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone1,34810.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups48,29712.4%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2018 (includes detail not shown below)767,3351100.0%100.0%
Married With Children150,778219.6%18.6%
Married Without Children207,999127.1%29.9%
Single Parents76,445110.0%9.5%
Living Alone226,705129.5%28.5%

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

HousingNumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2018 (estimate)867,9361100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2018 (includes vacant units)852,9991100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)499,406158.5%61.3%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)267,929131.4%27.6%

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

EducationNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 376,293133.7%1,117,590

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

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2018$54,1791114.9%$47,149
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 20181,747129.0%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 2018191,072131.5%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/2019169,384132.9%514,915

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 15Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 201726,570132.3%82,170
Births to Teens, 20171,349126.2%5,152
Deaths, 201717,382126.5%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force1,061,803131.4%3,381,713
Annual Unemployment Rate3.2994.1%3.4
November 2019 Unemployment Rate2.91090.6%3.2

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 work1,355,155100.0%$86,077,521100.0%$63,519
Wage and Salary1,099,47781.1%$59,004,97168.5%$53,666
Farm Proprietors5,1130.4%$157,1460.2%$30,735
Nonfarm Proprietors250,56518.5%$14,146,71716.4%$56,459
  Accommodation, Food Serv.99,0757.3%$2,403,9642.8%$24,264
  Arts, Ent., Recreation29,2552.2%$1,012,8051.2%$34,620
  Health Care, Social Serv.153,160*11.3%*$10,936,988*12.7%*$71,409*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.88,280*6.5%*$7,666,025*8.9%*$86,838*
  Retail Trade125,8549.3%$4,826,5295.6%$38,350
  Trans., Warehousing94,2887.0%$4,477,7905.2%$47,491
  Wholesale Trade48,568*3.6%*$4,556,277*5.3%*$93,812*
  Other Private (not above)368,303*27.2%*$24,060,278*28.0%*$65,327*

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed8,894100.0%100.0%$2,279,674$4,879,857
3- and 4-Family90.1%0.2%$848$6,163
5+ Family1,47616.6%21.4%$159,821$555,144

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-Anderson, IN Metro Area

in 2018
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