What percent of indy is black?

The city and county are now 29.3% African American, but the metropolitan area is 16% black. The map below shows the diversity in Indianapolis. The areas in green are more diverse, while the areas in red are much less diverse. Diversity, in this case, means a mix of people of different races and ethnicities who live close to each other.

For example, the all-black and white areas of the city would be considered to lack diversity. STATS Indiana is the statistical data company of the state of Indiana, developed and maintained since 1985 by the Indiana Business Research Center of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Most of the stories in the Indiana Avenue story point to a decline that began in the 1950s with the integration or increase of racial equity. With the most popular demographics of the current 26%, it's the perfect starting point for your research on Indianapolis and the rest of Indiana.

In 1957, Indiana announced plans to build an interstate highway through the center of the Indiana Avenue neighborhoods in Indianapolis. Support is or has been provided by the State of Indiana and the Lilly Foundation, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Indiana University.

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