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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
Downtown is a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana with a population of 14,646. Downtown is in Marion County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Downtown...
Population
14,646

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$302,273
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,110
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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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
$50,403
National
$55,322
Families with Children
4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

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    Downtown Reviews

    3 reviews
    Indianapolis is a great place to be. Downtown Indianapolis has a beautiful canal and you can walk a long the canal, or right a boat through the canal, or listen to music and eat. They have the Lucas Oil Stadium you can tour and eat there, that is where the Indianapolis Colts play. Indianapolis also has a lot of breweries and local pubs that have been in business for years and years that you can visit. The circle of Indianapolis is lit up and you can walk around it right in the heart of down town or drive around it and see it all lit up with different lights and listen to music and eat and enjoy different beverages. It also is the home of the Indy Five hundred. Racing season is great to come visit Indianapolis, where you see the big parade and all the festivities involved with the Indy 500.
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    I have lived in Indianapolis, Indiana for the majority of my life and this place is really not that bad as it seems because there are tons of places to explore that maybe you didn't know existed but overall this place is a really nice place to go for a walk with friends and simply explore different areas.
    Indianapolis is a great city with so many things to offer. They have the most monuments of any city in the nation outside of Washington DC and they have a plethora of excellent restaurants.