Infographic: Where are New Indianapolis Residents From?

Indianapolis is one of the fastest growing metros in America. We know this because the US Census Bureau just released the most recent data set that focuses on internal migration from city to city within the United States. We partnered with Lawnstarter Indianapolis, a company that connects consumers with local lawn care providers to sift through this data, analyze it, and pull out relevant information specific to each city. With this article, we’re focusing on Indianapolis, IN, and trying to understand where migrants to Indianapolis are coming from and why they chose Indianapolis to be their new hometown.

In 2010 to 2016, the metro area of Indianapolis grow from 1,892,652 to 2,004,230 people. That’s an increase of 111,578 or 5.8% of population growth. Below we’ve developed a few intricate graphs that help explain the migration and help tell the story a little better. They show the top 10 Metro Areas Sending Residents to Indianapolis Metropolitan area. They also contain the net flow of residents to and from those locations, so you understand how people are moving in and out of Indianapolis.

Top 10 Areas Sending Residents to Indianapolis, IN:

  1. Chicago, IL
  2. Muncie, IN
  3. Bloomington, IN
  4. Terre Haute, IN
  5. Fort Wayne, IN
  6. Lafayette, IN
  7. Louisville, KY
  8. Evansville, KY
  9. Columbus, OH
  10. Cincinnati, OH

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