Indianapolis employment information

IndexIndianapolisIndianaNational
Income per capita$25,094$26,117$29,829
Median household income$43,101$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,678$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,887$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$31,351$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$25,883$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level20.9%15.0%15.1%
The Indianapolis, IN employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Indianapolis is $25,094, which is 4% lower than than the Indiana average and 16% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,101, which is 15% lower than than the Indiana average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Indianapolis is 6%, which is 31% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Indianapolis is 21% which is 38% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,731$43,101$86,202
City
$33,618$50,433$100,866
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Indianapolis is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Indianapolis is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Indianapolis is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Indianapolis is 38% higher than the national average.

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Indianapolis median earnings by income bracket

Indianapolis employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.9%1.1%
Manufacturing sector14.7%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.1%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%15.0%
Public administration3.7%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%4.2%
Education, health & social services10.9%33.3%
Other29.2%28.5%

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Meridian Hills, IN1,762$141,563156%
Zionsville, IN25,709$118,190114%
Indianapolis, IN846,674$43,10122%

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San Francisco, CA850,282$87,70159%
Columbus, OH837,038$47,15615%
Jacksonville, FL856,616$48,25613%
Fort Worth, TX815,930$54,8761%
Charlotte, NC808,834$55,5991%
Indianapolis, IN846,674$43,10122%
Source: The Indianapolis, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).