Statistic Indianapolis Indiana National
Population 869,387 6,732,219 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 2,404 188 91
Median age 34.2 37.4 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 45% 56% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 44% 43% 43%
Speak English 86% 92% 79%
Speak Spanish 8% 5% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Indianapolis is 1179% higher than Indiana
  • The median age in Indianapolis is 9% lower than Indiana
  • In Indianapolis 58.96% of the population is White
  • In Indianapolis 28.96% of the population is Black
  • In Indianapolis 3.72% of the population is Asian

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      Indianapolis population breakdown by race

      Race Indianapolis Indiana National
      White 58.96% 83.99% 73.35%
      Black 28.96% 9.23% 12.63%
      Asian 3.72% 1.98% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.22% 0.24% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.02% 0.04% 0.18%
      Mixed race 4.23% 2.22% 3.06%
      Other race 3.89% 2.30% 4.75%
      In Indianapolis, 10.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Indianapolis, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).