The small city of Beech Grove, Indiana is home to approximately 15,000 residents. With an average age of just under 38, the city's population skews younger than most cities in Indiana. Most residents own their homes in Beech Grove, and 42% of residents rent. The average rent of $816 a month is roughly on par with the state average.
Beech Grove has an average commute time of about 25 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive themselves to work, while public transit isn't used widely. Relatively few residents walk to work.
Beech Grove has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (25%) compared to the national average. In addition, 8% possess a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Beech Grove residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Beech Grove workers bring in an average annual income of just over $52,000, less than those elsewhere in the state. Beech Grove's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.