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Overview

Introduction to Fishers, Indiana

Fishers, Indiana, in Hamilton county, is 15 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town is conveniently located inside the Indianapolis metropolitan area. There are an estimated 37,835 people in Fishers.

Fishers History

The original name of this region was Mudsock. The name was changed to Fisher's Switch in 1872 when Salathiel Fisher divided the land into town lots. In 1908, the residents of the area shortened the name to Fishers. Since the town was located near a railroad, it attracted many new residents and businesses. The earliest businesses that were set up here included a saw mill and a grist mill.

Fishers and nearby Attractions

  • Prairie View Golf Club
  • Geist Reservoir
  • Fort Harrison State Park
  • Lake Clearwater
  • Conner Prairie
  • Indiana Transportation Museum

Things To Do In Fishers

Fishers has nine parks, which all provide facilities for a wide variety of recreational activities. There are also several golf courses in the town. The Morse and Geist Reservoirs are nearby and provide facilities for water recreation like boating, fishing and swimming.

Fishers Transportation

Mount Comfort Airport is the nearest full service airport.

Fishers Higher Education

Butler University, Indiana University and Ivy Tech State College are some of the nearest higher education institutions.

Demographics

People

Total Population85,887
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens7.3%
Employed Population 16+45,037
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married63.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63.2%
Median Earnings25+$57,337
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,463
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,204

Wealth

Median Family Income$111,398
% Above Poverty Level96.6%
% Below Poverty Level3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone21.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,133
Median House Value$225,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
Irish12.3%
English10.2%
Polish4.7%
French Except Basque3.2%
Italian3.2%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch1.6%
Arab1.4%
Swedish1.2%
Greek1%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Croatian0.4%
Slovene0.3%
Danishn0.3%
African0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
German0.1%
US/American0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Fishers Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hamilton County, Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes46037, 46038, 46040
Company Zip Codes46085
Phone Area Codes317
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.96
Approximate Longitude-85.94

Fishers Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOAKLANDON GEIST RESVR
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationINDIANAPOLIS SE SIDE
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip40.2 inches
StationWHITESTOWN
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carmel86,940$126,463
Fortville4,213$81,250
Lawrence47,415$61,698
McCordsville5,924$93,547
Noblesville58,719$84,986
Westfield34,284$102,914

Fishers Hospitals

St Vincent Fishers Hospital Inc
13861 Olio Road
(317) 415-9000

Fishers Public Schools

Brooks School Elementary
12451 Brooks School Rd
ZIP: 46037
(317) 915-4250
Primary
Total Enrollment 969
Fall Creek Elementary School
12131 Olio Rd
ZIP: 46037
(317) 594-4180
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
Fall Creek Intermediate Sch
12011 Olio Rd
ZIP: 46037
(317) 915-4220
Middle
Total Enrollment 1219
Hamilton Southeastern Hs
13910 E 126th St
ZIP: 46037
(317) 594-4190
High
Total Enrollment 3017
Hamilton Southeastern Jr High Sch
12278 Cyntheanne Rd
ZIP: 46037
(317) 594-4120
Middle
Total Enrollment 1238
Hoosier Road Elementary School
11300 E 121st St
ZIP: 46037
(317) 915-4240
Primary
Total Enrollment 776
Lantern Road Elementary Sch
10595 Lantern Rd
ZIP: 46037
(317) 594-4140
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Cumberland Road Elem School
13535 Cumberland Rd
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4170
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Fishers Elementary School
11442 Lantern Rd
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4160
Primary
Total Enrollment 467
Fishers High School
13000 Promise Rd
ZIP: 46038
(317) 915-4290
High
Total Enrollment 2964
Fishers Junior High School
13257 Cumberland Rd
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4150
Middle
Total Enrollment 1072
Focus Program
12001 Olio Rd
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4330
Other
Harrison Parkway Elem School
14135 Harrison Pky
ZIP: 46038
(317) 915-4210
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
New Britton Elementary School
8660 E 131st St
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4130
Primary
Total Enrollment 621
Riverside Intermediate School
11014 Eller Rd
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4320
Middle
Total Enrollment 984
Riverside Jr High
10910 Eller Ed
ZIP: 46038
(317) 915-4280
Middle
Total Enrollment 959
Sand Creek Elementary
11420 E 131st St
ZIP: 46038
(317) 915-4270
Primary
Total Enrollment 827
Sand Creek Intermediate School
11550 E 131st St
ZIP: 46038
(317) 915-4230
Middle
Total Enrollment 1144
Thorpe Creek Elementary
14642 E 126th St
ZIP: 46038
(317) 594-4310
Primary
Total Enrollment 893
Geist Elementary School
14051 E 104th St
ZIP: 46040
(317) 915-4260
Primary
Total Enrollment 833

Fishers Private Schools

Community Montessori School
9069 E 141st St
ZIP: 46038
Elementary
Total Enrollment 33
Eman Schools
11965 Allisonville Rd
ZIP: 46038
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 132
Fishers Montessori Schools
13097 Allisonville Rd
ZIP: 46038
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Goddard School
11479 Fishers Point Blvd
ZIP: 46038
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Kids Kastle
11552 Fishers Landing Dr
ZIP: 46038
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Primrose School Of West Fishers
12609 Parkside Dr
ZIP: 46038
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
St Louis De Montfort
11421 Hague Rd
ZIP: 46038
Elementary
Total Enrollment 463
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