Music City and the Circle City: A graphic companion
Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
For those who want to learn even more about how Indianapolis and Nashville compare, here are some metrics on the people living in these two cities.
From population to housing types and income, we cap it off with a snapshot that spans a variety of key metrics that show us both the similarities and the differences between these two large metropolitan areas.
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Total population, 1990-2021
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Percent of population aged 25-44, 1990-2021
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population by age estimates
Occupied housing units by type, 2009-2021
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-year estimates
Per capita personal income, 2001-2021
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
|Population ages 25 to 44||28.0%||29.3%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher (population 25+)||36.3%||38.4%|
|Median family income||$85,612||$88,173|
|Child poverty rate||15.0%||14.6%|
|Owner-occupied housing units||66.0%||66.0%|
|Renter-occupied housing units||34.0%||34.0%|
|Median home value||$186,700||$286,800|
|Median gross rent||$987||$1,211|
|Single-family occupied housing units||77.0%||73.0%|
|Multi-family occupied housing units||20.9%||22.9%|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population estimates; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-year estimates (2021)