The region grew by 1 percent to 1.97 million residents in 2016 driven by 2 percent growth in suburban counties and growing Black, Asian, and Hispanic populations in Marion County.
In the Indy Metro between 2007 and 2016, goods producing jobs fell by 12,000 while service jobs increased by 126,000. Average income per employee remained almost flat during this period.
There were 50 percent more Central Indiana home purchase loans in 2016 compared to 2012. Among upper-income borrowers, the number of new loans went up 80 percent.