Hamilton County_ IN by Levone

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									This Is Hamilton County, IN
       (In Greater Indianapolis)




        Prepared by:
  Hamilton County Alliance

          June 2007
Summary Hamilton Co. Highlights
   Top 25 county in growth in U.S. (2000 - 2006)
   Leader for household income in U.S. (Top 12)
   A leading U.S. county for Quality of Life (#8)
   Sustained employment growth for 15 years
   Low unemployment rate (3.1%)
   Proven corporate environment
   Amenity-rich lifestyle
   Multiple “Best Places to Live” recognitions
   High performing public and private schools
   Young median age population (33.7)
Selected Hamilton County
Demographics, 2006
 Total Households:           90,172
 Households by Income:       < than $50k - 26%
                              > than $100k - 36%
 Income below poverty:       2.5%
 Avg. hhld size:             2.73
 Blue collar worker occ.     12.4%
 White collar occupations:   78.3%
 Estimated commuter time:    27 minutes
Population
 2006 Est. County Population – 248,170
 2000 Co. Population – 182,740
 1990 Population – 108,936
 2011 Projection – 301,935
 Population growing by nearly 6% per year since
  early 1990’s
 73% of population growth 2000 to 2005 due to net
  in-migration
2006 Estimated Population
 Clay Twp (Carmel)           -    82,046
 Delaware/Fall Creek (Fishers)-   73,249
 Noblesville Twp (Noblesville)-   43,377
 Washington Twp (Westfield) -     28,375
 Jackson Twp (Cicero)         -   10,240
 Adams Twp (Sheridan)         -    5,652
Population Growth 4/2000 to 7/2006
 Carmel          68%     63,500
 Cicero            1%     4,370
 Fishers         52%     57,300
 Noblesville     39%     39,800
 Westfield      173%     25,400
 Sheridan         6%      2,810

 Hamilton Co.    37%    248,000
Fastest Growing Midwest
Counties 2000 to 2006 by Percent
 Kendall Co., IL (1st in midwest & 2nd nationally)
 Delaware Co., OH (2nd & 13th)
 Scott Co., MN (3rd & 21st)
 Hamilton Co., IN (4th & 26th)



 Note: By absolute number, Hamilton Co. is 1st in Midwest
  with 68,000 increase.
Quality of Life
 2004 QoL rankings had Hamilton Co. #8 in the U.S.
      among 3,141 counties (American Cities Business
      Magazine)
     Fishers #24 in U.S. - Best Places to Live (2005) and #33 in
      2006* (CNN-Money)
     Noblesville #10 in U.S - Best Places to Raise A Family:
      The Top 100 Most Affordable Communities
     Fishers ranked #15 in rate of job growth 2000 – 2005
     Carmel ranked #16 in U.S. for median hhld. income in
      2006
     Hamilton County is Indiana’s county of choice

*Must have at least 50,000 population
Life Style Amenities
 Easy access to downtown Indianapolis
       Indianapolis Museum of Art & Eiteljorg Museum
       Indianapolis Colts and Pacers
       Indianapolis Motor Speedway
       NCAA Headquarters & Hall of Champions Museum
       Indianapolis Zoo
       Indianapolis Children’s Museum
 Conner Prairie Living History Museum
 Morse & Geist Reservoirs
 Carmel Central Park
 Ritchie Woods Nature Preserve
 Verizon Wireless Music Center
 Monon Trail
Life Style Amenities cont.
 Indianapolis Metro and Indianapolis Executive Airports
 Numerous high quality neighborhoods ($140,000 to
    $1,000,000+ homes)
   Noblesville Courthouse Sq. & Historic District
   Coxhall Gardens
   20+ golf courses including Crooked Stick, Bridgewater,
    Prairie View, and Bear Slide and Hawthorns.
   Clay Terrace Lifestyle Center and Hamilton Town Center
    (u/c), and Carmel Arts & Design District
2006 Residential Real Estate
 3,608 SF permits issued in Hamilton Co in 2005
 1,577 Single-family home permits thru June in 2006
 County SF permits down 19% in 2006
 28% of all metro area SF permits in 2006 are located
  in Hamilton County
 $248,760 Hamilton County SF average sales price
  (resale), May 2006
Education
 Four Hamilton County school districts rank in the
  top 50 in the state for 2005 - 2006 (Westfield,
  Carmel, Noblesville, and HSE).
 Over 44,000 students
 All four school districts rated Gold Medal School
  District by Expansion Mgmt. Magazine. (Top 16%
  in US)
 Only Indiana county with four Gold Medal School
  Districts in 2005 - 2006.
SAT Cumulative Scores, 2006
   Carmel                        1661*   82%**
   Hamilton SE                   1602    84%
   Westfield                     1542    62%
   Noblesville                   1532    72%
   Hamilton Heights              1516    58%
   Sheridan                      1496    59%

 Indiana                         1012    56%

   *Cumulative score
   **% seniors taking the test
2006 Educational Attainment
 50% of Hamilton Co. adult population has B.A. Degree or
    better
   #1 county in Indiana in educational attainment
   #14 among all U.S. counties in educational attainment
   Another 7% of HC adult pop. holds technical degrees
   20% of Indiana’s adult population has B.A. or better
   Monroe County        40% B.A. or better     5% tech.
   Tippecanoe Co.       34%                    5%
   Boone County         28%                    6%
Income
 1st among Indiana counties in 2006 in income and
  has led the state since early 1990’s
 County ranked 7th in median household income
  ($78,930) among U.S. counties in 2005 (with
  65,000 to 249,000 population).
 Lowest poverty rate in state (2.5%)
2006 Average Household and
Per Capita Income by Community
                   Avg. Hhld.   Per Capita
   Westfield      $ 65,858     $24,536
   Noblesville    $ 87,347     $32,279
   Fishers        $ 99,437     $37,004
   Carmel         $119,218     $43,677
   Cicero         $ 68,367     $27,879
   Sheridan       $ 52,626     $19,835
   Hamilton Co.   $103,380     $37,630
   Indiana        $ 59,120     $23,220
Economic Growth in HC
 Job growth has averaged more than 4,000
  new jobs/year since 1990 (42,000 in 1990).
 Hamilton is leading suburban employment
  center in metro Indianapolis (Madison
  48,700, Johnson 47,600 and Hendricks
  42,900).
 1,031,225 – Indianapolis metro area
  employment (7/06), up from 1,011,600 in
  July, 2004.
2006 Leading Private Employers
   Conseco                    HQ, Financial Services 2,300
   Sallie Mae                 Student Loans             2,000
   RCI                        Travel Services             900
   HFC                        Financial Services          750
   Thomson Multimedia         U.S. Headquarters           650
   Bridgestone/Firestone      Industrial/Bldg Products    575
   Roche Diagnostics          Medical Devices             550
   Midwest ISO                Energy Grid Mgmt            550
   Charles Schwab Co.         Nat’l Customer Srvs Ctr     550
   Verizon                    Nat’l In-Bound Call Ctr     525
   Entertainment Dist. Grp.   Nat’l Distribution Center 450
   ADT Security Systems       Nat’l Customer Srvs Ctr 425
Top 10 Office Employers
 Conseco, Inc.        HQ, Financial Services 2,300
 Sallie Mae           Student Loans           2,000
 RCI                  Travel-Related Srvs.      900
 HFC                  Financial Services        750
 Thomson Multimedia   U.S. Headquarters         650
 Roche Diagnostics    Medical Devices           550
 Midwest ISO          Energy Grid Mgmt          550
 Charles Schwab Co.   Nat’l Customer Srvs Ctr   550
 Verizon              Nat’l In-Bound Call Ctr   525
 Delta Faucet Co.     U.S. Headquarters         350
    Top 10 Technology Employers
   Thomson Multimedia            Entertainment Products          650
   Midwest ISO                   Energy Grid Management          550
   Baker Hill                    Business Process Solutions      180
   Ingersol Rand                 Security Technologies           150
   Made2Manage Systems           Enterprise Software             140
   Disetronic                    Medical Devices                 125
   Aprimo                        Enterprise Mktg. Mgmt.           95
   Sarcom                        Software Development             90
   Single Source Systems         Enterprise Solutions for Mfg.    60
   Software Eng. Professionals   Software Development             55
Leading Life Science/Health Care
Employers in Hamilton County
 Clarian North Medical Center      Hospital                    900
 Riverview Hospital                Hospital                    650
 St. Vincent Heart Center of IN.   Hospital                    600
 St. Vincent Carmel                Hospital                    375
 King Systems, Inc.                Inhalation Care Prdcts      375
 Disetronic, Inc.                  Insulin Pumps               125
 Beck’s Hybrids                    Traited Seed Corn Prdcts    100
 Helmer, Inc.                      Blood Bank Equipment         90
 Zotec Solutions                   Medical Billing Software     90
 Oxford BioSignals Medical         Patient Monitoring Equip.   30
Top 10 Industrial Employers
 Entertainment Dist. Group       Distribution Services     450
 Firestone Industrial Products   Air Springs               450
 Indiana Mills & Mfg., Inc.      Straps/Tie Downs          425
 King Systems, Inc.              Inhalation Care Prdcts.   375
 US Foodservice                  Distribution Services     325
 Porter Engineered Systems       Seat Reclining Systems    290
 Telamon, Inc.                   Telecom Equipment         225
 Biddle Precision                Machine Tooling           205
 Perfecto Manufacturing          Aquariums                 190
 Industrial Dielectrics          Insulation/Resins         175
2006 Estimated Employment
 Total County Employment –    132,140

 Carmel Employment           - 57,390
 Fishers Employment          - 26,740
 Noblesville Employment      - 19,040
 Westfield Employment        - 9,610
 Sheridan Employment         - 1,050
 Cicero Employment           - 1,000
 Workforce (8/2006)
 Indianapolis Metro     Hamilton County
   4.6%  unem. rate       3.1% unem. rate
   40,738 unemployed      3,965 unemployed
   853,982 employed       125,748 employed
   894,720 workforce      129,713 workforce
Indianapolis Air Service
 30 minute drive from Hamilton County via I-465
 3 runways
 Longest runway – 11,200’
 11 major carriers + 8 regional airlines
 Daily departures – 280
 Non-stop destinations – 36 cities
 Avg. ticket price (one-way) - $134 to $155
 New $1billion mid-field terminal under construction
  (Fall 2008 completion)
 Indianapolis Executive & Indianapolis Metro Airports
  serve Hamilton County for corporate aircraft.
Cost of Living Data, 1Q 2006
(ACCRA)
                   Ham Co   Indpls
 Composite Index – 96.5     93.3
 Groceries –      101.7     96.0
 Housing –         90.6    92.7
 Utilities –       97.7    93.8
 Transportation –   96.1    99.5
 Health Care –      94.3   96.0
 Misc. Goods/Srvs – 99.3   90.6

								
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