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Indianapolis
  • City in Indiana

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Indianapolis is a city in Indiana with a population of 882,006. Indianapolis is in Marion County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Indianapolis offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Indianapolis there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Indianapolis and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Indianapolis are above average.

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About Indianapolis...
Population
882,006

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$184,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,046
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    757.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    23.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    63.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    183.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    541.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,307.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    527.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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