Fishers is a small city in Indiana with a population of approximately 87,000. Families with children will feel welcome, as kids aged 5-14 make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just over 34, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Indiana. Renters tend to be in the minority in Fishers, and 79% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may be a factor, as the average rent of $1,264 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $827.
Fishers has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Many residents (47%) drive to work, while public transportation isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Fishers has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 26% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are five primary industries in Fishers: retail, healthcare, scientific, manufacturing, and education. Together, these industries make up 32% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in management, making it the top profession in the city. Fishers workers earn an average annual income of just over $110,000, seventh-highest in Indiana. Fishers's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).