StatisticIndianapolisIndianaNational
Population846,6746,732,219328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,34218891
Median age34.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English87%92%79%
Speak Spanish9%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Indianapolis is 1146% higher than Indiana
  • The median age in Indianapolis is 9% lower than Indiana
  • In Indianapolis 61.56% of the population is White
  • In Indianapolis 27.99% of the population is Black
  • In Indianapolis 2.82% of the population is Asian

Compare Indianapolis, IN Demographics

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      Indianapolis population breakdown by race

      RaceIndianapolisIndianaNational
      White61.56%83.99%73.35%
      Black27.99%9.23%12.63%
      Asian2.82%1.98%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

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      Indianapolis age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Indianapolis, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).