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Overview

Introduction to Zionsville, Indiana

Located in Boone county, Zionsville, Indiana, is 13 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town is in the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Zionsville has a population of 8,775 residents.

Zionsville History

Zionsville is located in Eagle Township, in Boone county, Indiana. It was officially incorporated as a town in 1852. The first resident of the area was John Miller and was named after William Zion, who, in collaboration with Elijah Cross, had built a railway station in Eagle Township. In 1861, Abraham Lincoln gave a whistle-stop speech in Zionsville. The development of Zionsville into a city began in 1990.

Zionsville and nearby Attractions

  • Lincoln Park
  • Munce Art Center
  • P.H. Sullivan Museum
  • Fort Harrison State Park
  • Wolf Run Golf Club
  • Becky Fehsenfeld Fine Art Gallery

Things To Do In Zionsville

The Munce Art Center, which is a part of the Sullivan Munce Cultural Center, is in the city. Downtown Zionsville has many shopping centers. The town has two prominent golf courses: the Zionsville Golf Course and Wolf Run Golf Club. The P.H. Sullivan Museum, the Lincoln Park, and Fort Harrison State Park are in the region.

Zionsville Transportation

Indianapolis International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Zionsville Higher Education

Butler University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Campus, and Ivy Tech State College-Central Indiana Campus, offer courses for higher education.

People

Total Population 25,072
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 10.5%
Employed Population 16+ 12,169
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 66.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 68.7%
Median Earnings25+ $65,718
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,010
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,713

Wealth

Median Family Income $134,496
% Above Poverty Level 97.3%
% Below Poverty Level 2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,169
Median House Value $337,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0%
English 14.3%
Irish 12.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Zionsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Boone
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46077
Phone Area Codes 317
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.95
Longitude -86.261

Zionsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WHITESTOWN
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station INDIANAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station FRANKFORT DISPOSAL PLANT
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brownsburg 23,484 $81,599
Carmel 85,367 $125,524
Clermont 1,352 $59,519
Speedway 12,100 $48,391

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Zionsville Public Libraries

Library
Hussey-mayfield Memorial Pl
250 NORTH FIFTH
Zionsville, Indiana
(317) 873-3149
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Zionsville High Schools

ZIONSVILLE COMMUNITY HIGH SCH
1000 MULBERRY ST
317-873-3355
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,175 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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