Indianapolis demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,34218091
Median age34.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English87%92%79%
Speak Spanish9%5%13%
Indianapolis, IN has a population of 846,674 and is the 14th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,342 per sq mi which is 1205% higher than the Indiana average and 2485% higher than the national average. The median age in Indianapolis is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Indiana average of 37. In Indianapolis, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 67% of Indianapolis residents were born in Indiana, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Indianapolis is 1205% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in Indianapolis is 9% lower than Indiana.
  • In Indianapolis 61.56% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Indianapolis 27.99% of the population is African American.
  • In Indianapolis 2.82% of the population is Asian.

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Indianapolis population breakdown by race

African American27.99%9.23%12.63%
American Indian0.30%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.86%2.22%3.06%
Other race4.44%2.30%4.75%
In Indianapolis, 9.9% 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 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).