Latest Data (2016)
Population 855,164
Nationwide Rank 15

Quick Facts

Indianapolis, Indiana is the 15th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Indianapolis, Indiana is a city.

Indianapolis, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Indianapolis had its largest population ever.

Indianapolis, Indiana's growth is below average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Indianapolis, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
5 Phoenix, Arizona 1,615,017 21.7%
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,567,872 3.5%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,492,510 28.2%
8 San Diego, California 1,406,630 14.6%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,317,929 10.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,025,350 13.4%
11 Austin, Texas 947,890 41.0%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 880,619 19.5%
13 San Francisco, California 870,887 12.0%
14 Columbus, Ohio 860,090 20.1%
15 Indianapolis, Indiana 855,164 9.3%
16 Fort Worth, Texas 854,113 56.4%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 842,051 47.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 704,352 24.8%
19 Denver, Colorado 693,060 24.6%
20 El Paso, Texas 683,080 20.9%
21 Washington, District of Columbia 681,170 19.1%
22 Boston, Massachusetts 673,184 14.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 672,795 -28.8%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 660,388 20.9%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,717 -5.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 855,164 15
2015 853,173 14
2014 848,788 14
2013 843,393 12
2012 834,852 13
2011 827,517 12
2010 820,445 12
2009 807,584 14
2008 800,730 14
2007 796,611 14
2006 792,619 13
2005 789,250 12
2004 787,198 12
2003 786,235 12
2002 785,142 12
2001 785,672 12
2000 782,254 12
1990 731,726 13
1980 700,807 12
1970 744,624 11
1960 476,258 26
1950 427,173 23
1940 386,972 20
1930 364,161 21
1920 314,194 21
1910 233,650 22
1900 169,164 21
1890 105,436 27
1880 75,056 24
1870 48,244 27
1860 18,611 48
1850 8,091 87