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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
University Heights is a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana with a population of 11,839. University Heights is in Marion County. Living in University Heights offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In University Heights there are a lot of parks. Residents of University Heights tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in University Heights are above average.
About University Heights...
Population
11,839

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$70,621
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$803
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,071
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%
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This area is a great location! It's located right between Greenwood and downtown Indianapolis. having the University of Indianapolis just around the corner also provides an extra incentive for younger adults wishing to continue their studies. Fountain square is just a few minutes away as well!
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