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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Butler - Tarkington is a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana with a population of 15,477. Butler - Tarkington is in Marion County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Butler - Tarkington offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Butler - Tarkington there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Butler - Tarkington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Butler - Tarkington are above average.
About Butler - Tarkington...
Population
15,477

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$247,218
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$757
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Butler - Tarkington Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$84,941
National
$55,322
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

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    Butler - Tarkington Reviews

    2 reviews
    Fantastic neighborhood with unique, charmful homes, great neighbors, and fantastic eateries nearby. Also, within a short walk to the beautiful Butler University.
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    It’s a nice area within reach of a lot of things but it’s got kind of a gentrified ghetto thing going on