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Population (year 2000): 12,881. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,408 (-3.7% change)
Males: 6,074 (47.2%), Females: 6,807 (52.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $37,713 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Speedway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.9%)
  • Black (11.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (22.7%), Irish (12.7%), English (11.4%), United States (10.1%), French (3.2%), Italian (2.3%).Indiana

Elevation: 744 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Speedway,

For population 25 years and over in Speedway

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Speedway town

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

4.4% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -242 (-1.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Indianapolis, (7.0 miles pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (172.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN (4.4 miles Wynnedale, Spring Hill, IN (4.9 miles) , IN (5.2 miles Clermont, Ripple, IN (6.5 miles Rocky Crows Nest, IN (6.7 miles) , IN Indianapolis, (7.0 miles North Crows Nest, IN (7.9 miles) , Hills, IN (9.0 miles Meridian


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 86.25 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Retail trade (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,352 (+18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 919 (14.2%)


 

Crime in Speedway by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 3 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 7.8 0.0 23.3 0.0 7.8
Rapes 3 7 5 7 7 8
    per 100,000 23.3 54.3 38.8 54.3 54.3 62.1
Robberies 29 48 31 31 37 37
    per 100,000 225.1 372.6 240.7 240.7 287.2 287.2
Assaults 12 13 5 9 7 14
    per 100,000 93.2 100.9 38.8 69.9 54.3 108.7
Burglaries 70 71 71 71 61 91
    per 100,000 543.4 551.2 551.2 551.2 473.6 706.5
Thefts 786 843 178 349 292 372
    per 100,000 6102.0 6544.5 1381.9 2709.4 2266.9 2888.0
Auto thefts 87 83 51 99 67 59
    per 100,000 675.4 644.4 395.9 768.6 520.1 458.0
431.6 513.4 221.0 339.6 284.2 342.1

Average climate in Speedway, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Speedway,

Speedway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Speedway city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1998, a category 4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused $2 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Speedway:
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL INDIANAPOLIS (about 3 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • LARUE D CARTER MEM HOSP (about 3 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WESTVIEW HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Speedway:
  • INDIANAPOLIS INTL (about 6 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; ID: IND)
  • MOUNT COMFORT (about 26 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; ID: MQJ)
  • COLUMBUS MUNI (about 46 miles; COLUMBUS, IN; ID: BAK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Speedway:
  • EAGLE CREEK AIRPARK (about 3 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; ID: EYE)
  • SPEEDWAY (about 7 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; ID: 3SY)
  • INDIANAPOLIS DOWNTOWN (about 9 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; ID: 8A4)

Amtrak station near Speedway:
  • 7 miles: INDIANAPOLIS (350 S. ILLINOIS ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service.
Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Speedway:
  • BUTLER UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Full-time enrollment: 3,721)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY-INDIANAPOLIS (about 7 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; FT enrollment: 19,818)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-CENTRAL INDIANA (about 7 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; FT enrollment: 3,397)
  • UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS (about 12 miles; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; FT enrollment: 2,784)
  • DEPAUW UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; GREENCASTLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON (about 47 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IN; FT enrollment: 33,835)
  • ANDERSON UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; ANDERSON, IN; FT enrollment: 2,116)
Public high school in Speedway:
  • SPEEDWAY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 5357 W 25TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Speedway:
  • JAMES A ALLISON ELEM SCHOOL 3 (Students: 277; Location: 5240 W 22ND ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FRANK H WHEELER ELEM SCHOOL 4 (Students: 274; Location: 5700 MEADOWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SPEEDWAY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 5151 W 14TH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ARTHUR C NEWBY ELEM SCHOOL 2 (Students: 200; Location: 1849 N WHITCOMB; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CARL G FISHER ELEM SCHOOL 1 (Students: 169; Location: 5151 W 14TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Library in Speedway:
  • SPEEDWAY PL (Operating income: $658,050; Location: 5633 W 25TH ST; 75,523 books; 7,532 audio materials; 4,033 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (A).

Shopping Centers: Speedway Shopping Center (1), 500 Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Speedway include: Speedway United Methodist Church (A), Speedway Christian Church (B), Saint Andrews Lutheran Church (C), Saint Christopher Roman Catholic Church (D), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lacy Branch (A).

Parks in Speedway include: Leonard Park (1), Moller Road Park (2), Meadowood Park (3).


Speedway compared to Indiana state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Speedway:
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYW (810 AM; daytime; 0 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Speedway:
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBDG (90.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MET. SCHOOL DISTRICT OF WAYNE TWP.)
  • WGLD (104.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC)
  • WTLC-FM (106.7 FM; GREENWOOD, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WRDZ-FM (98.3 FM; PLAINFIELD, IN; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYJZ (100.9 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WKLU (101.9 FM; BROWNSBURG, IN; Owner: QUINN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WIJY (95.9 FM; FRANKLIN, IN; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGRL (93.9 FM; NOBLESVILLE, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Speedway:
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)

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