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Stories and fact sheets about Marion County, IN.

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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Demographics
Population
944,523
Median Age
34.4
Annual Population Growth
0.7%
Population
(30 min. from county seat)
1,638,146
Population with Associate’s Degree or Higher
39.7%
Foreign Born Population
9.4%
Location
County Seat
Indianapolis
Land Area
Square Miles
396.3
Median Home Value
$129,200
Jobs
Labor Force
491,738
Unemployment Rate
(December 2019)
3.2%
Annual Employment Growth
1.9%
Labor Force
(30 min. from county seat)
864,363
Economy
Average Annual Wage
(Q3 2019)
$58,004
Average Annual Wage Increase
3.8%
Median Household Income
$46,692
Per Capita Income
$27,251
Average Commute Time in Minutes
23.6
Targeted Industries
Advanced Manufacturing
Digital Technology
Life Sciences
Logistics
Motorsports
Clean Technology
Largest Employers
Contact Marion County
Ian Nicolini
Executive Director, Develop Indy
inicolini@indychamber.com
317.464.2218

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