Indianapolis Stats

Did You Know?

Indianapolis has the 5th largest African American population in the Midwest.

Indianapolis was ranked #8 in a list of Top Cities for African Americans as featured in the Black Enterprise May 2007 issue.

Impact of the IUPUI Campus

In the latest rankings that appear in the 2011 edition of America’s Best Colleges, IUPUI ties for fifth place in the list of up-and-coming national universities. Two years ago, IUPUI was ranked 14th. Last year, the campus was seventh. View the IUPUI press release.

IUPUI ranked 8th in Forbes' 2009 Best Colleges in the Midwest. View the IUPUI press release.

In 2006, 25 urban colleges were ranked for contributions to their cities - Number four is the top public university in the nation-IUPUI.  View additional information here.

Population and Diversity Stats

  Source: U.S. Census Bureau - 2006 stats
Total Population:  865,504   



    Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)  56,811      6.56%


    American Indian or Alaskan Native (alone)  2,967     0.34%
    Asian (alone)  13,935     1.61%
    Black  226,050     26.12%
    Native Hawaiin and Other Pacific Islanders (alone)  654      0.08%
    White  608,734     70.33%
    Two or more races  13,164     1.52%


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