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Marion County, Indiana
Fact Sheet

Marion County is the largest county in Indiana, and home to the state’s largest city, Indianapolis. Marion County and Indianapolis operate in a unique, joined governance model known as unigov. In addition to being home to several thriving communities and vibrant neighborhoods, Marion County is also home to two different state parks – Fort Harrison State Park and White River State Park.

Eagle Creek municipal park is also located in Marion County. It is one of the largest municipal parks in the country. The park features more than 1,400 acres of water and 3,900 acres of forest. It offers a wide variety of activities just minutes from downtown.

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Largest Employers

Demographics

944,523

Population

34.4

Median Age

0.7%

Annual Population Growth

1,638,146

Population (30 min. from County Seat)

39.7%

Population with Associate's Degree or Higher

9.4%

Foreign Born Population

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Location

Indianapolis

County Seat

396.3

Land Area Square Miles

$129,200

Median Home Value

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Jobs

491,738

Labor Force

3.2%

Unemployment Rate (December 2019)

1.9%

Annual Employment Growth

864,363

Labor Force (30 Min. From County Seat)

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Economy

$58,004

Average Annual Wage (Q3 2019)

3.8%

Average Annual Wage Increase

$46,692

Median Household Income

$27,251

Per Capita Income

23.6

Average Commute in Minutes

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Targeted Industries

Advanced Manufacturing

Digital Technology

Life Sciences

Logistics

Motorsports

Clean Technology

 

Contact Marion County

Ian Nicolini
Executive Director
Develop Indy
inicolini@indychamber.com
317.464.2218