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-Revitalized downtown
-Sports and recreation
-Strong buying power


-Growth and sprawl
-Crime rates
-Air quality

What Bert Has To Say About Indianapolis Metro Area

Indianapolis, once a poster child for blighted Midwestern old-economy cities, is now a showcase for publicly coordinated and funded urban renewal. The city features a city/county “Unigov” government system, which has worked well for coordinated planning and public redevelopment efforts. Cost of living is very attractive for this type of city. The vastly renewed downtown core boasts attractive new buildings, pedestrian zones, and a state-of-the-art sports arena.


Quick Facts About Indianapolis

    The unemployment rate in Indianapolis is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Indianapolis jobs have Increased by 4.17 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Indianapolis's cost of living is 11.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Indianapolis's population is 831,230 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.41 percent.
    Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Indianapolis is $120,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.00 percent.
    Indianapolis public schools spend $12,333 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Indianapolis.

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re: Life in Indianapolis - 11/27/2015
Thanks for your post, Demi. I agree. Indy sucks out loud. I grew up here and got out. I moved to Seattle. It rains every day and it's still about a thousand times... (read more)
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