Indianapolis, Indiana - Demographics
    People Facts Indianapolis Indiana
Population, 2006 estimate 785,597 6,313,520
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 0.5% 3.8%
Population, 2000 781,870 6,080,485
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.4% 7.0%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 25.7% 25.9%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 11.0% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.6% 51.0%
 
White persons, percent, 2000 69.1% 87.5%
Black persons, percent, 2000 25.5% 8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 0.3% 0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 1.4% 1.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 1.6% 1.2%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 3.9% 3.5%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 47.3% 55.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.6% 3.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 7.3% 6.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 81.3% 82.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 25.4% 19.4%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 22.7 22.6
 
Housing units, 2000 352,429 2,532,319
Homeownership rate, 2000 58.6% 71.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $98,200 $94,300
 
Households, 2000 320,107 2,336,306
Persons per household, 2000 2.39 2.53
Median household income, 1999 $40,051 $41,567
Per capita money income, 1999 $21,640 $20,397
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 11.9% 9.5%
    Business Facts
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 20,707,587 79,806,006
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 11,297,126 67,261,298
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $14,432 $10,928
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,743,771 9,409,270
Total number of firms, 2002 57,287 433,907
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.1% 27.4%
 
    Geography Facts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 361 35,866
Persons per square mile, 2000 2,163.0 169.5
Counties Marion County