Latest Data (2017)
Population 863,002
Nationwide Rank 16

Quick Facts

Indianapolis, Indiana is the 16th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Indianapolis, Indiana is a city.

Indianapolis, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Indianapolis had its largest population ever.

Indianapolis, Indiana's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Indianapolis, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1,580,863 4.4%
7 San Antonio, Texas 1,511,946 29.9%
8 San Diego, California 1,419,516 15.7%
9 Dallas, Texas 1,341,075 12.6%
10 San Jose, California 1,035,317 14.5%
11 Austin, Texas 950,715 41.4%
12 Jacksonville, Florida 892,062 21.1%
13 San Francisco, California 884,363 13.7%
14 Columbus, Ohio 879,170 22.7%
15 Fort Worth, Texas 874,168 60.1%
16 Indianapolis, Indiana 863,002 10.3%
17 Charlotte, North Carolina 859,035 50.7%
18 Seattle, Washington 724,745 28.4%
19 Denver, Colorado 704,621 26.7%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 693,972 21.3%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 685,094 16.0%
22 El Paso, Texas 683,577 21.0%
23 Detroit, Michigan 673,104 -28.7%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 667,560 22.2%
25 Memphis, Tennessee 652,236 -5.4%
26 Portland, Oregon 647,805 22.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 863,002 16
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