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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  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
    A-
University Heights is a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana with a population of 12,259. 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 restaurants and parks. Residents of University Heights tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in University Heights are above average.
About University Heights...
Population
12,259

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$86,210
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$884
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,061
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    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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