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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
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Hendricks County is located in Indiana with a population of 158,170. Hendricks County is one of the best places to live in Indiana. In Hendricks County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hendricks County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hendricks County are highly rated.
Population
158,170

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$171,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,026
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Hendricks County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    221
    282.7
  • Murder
    1.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    7.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    17.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    151.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,546.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    170.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Hendricks County

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,245
National
$55,322

Hendricks County Reviews

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Hendricks county, IN is amazing. The school system is in the top in the state, which is what draws people in. Currently, many more jobs are coming to the area, as many office and apartment buildings are being built. Hendricks county is close to everything! Twenty minutes to most of the popular areas in central Indiana.
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Hendricks County is an amazing community to be apart of to flourish and grow. I have lived in Hendricks County my whole life and it continues to surprise me with the endless possibilities to explore wildlife at parks, eat at local diners or even participate in the Hendricks County fair. Whether you are starting a family or finding a place to settle down, look no further, Hendricks County has it all.
There is such an amazing atmosphere around. The county is filled with so many different stores, restaurants, amusement parks, and more. Living in Hendricks county is the best.