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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 communties and vibrant neighborhoods, Marion County is also home to two different state parks - Fort Harrison State Park and Whie River State Park. 

Eagle Creek municipal park is also located in Marion County. It is one of the largest municipla 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
950,082
Median Age
34.1
Annual Population Growth
0.7%
Population
(30 min. from county seat)
1,606,300
Population with Associate’s Degree or Higher
38.3%
Foreign Born Population
8.7%
Location
County Seat
Indianapolis
Land Area
Square Miles
396.3
Median Home Value
$120,500
Jobs
Labor Force
488,980
Unemployment Rate
July 2018
3.6%
Annual Employment Growth
0.7%
Labor Force
(30 min. from county seat)
847,312
Economy
Average Annual Wage
(Q2 2018)
$55,589
Average Annual Wage Increase
2.0%
Median Household Income
$43,369
Per Capita Income
$25,208
Average Commute Time in Minutes
23.3
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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