We’re nearing the end of our deep dive into the 9 Marion County Townships in Indianapolis.
The smallest in both geographic size and population, Decatur Township, is located in the southwest corner of the county.
In the 1820s, it was predominantly settled by Quakers from South Carolina.
For its small size and rural feel, Decatur has a pretty big claim to fame. It’s the site of the Indianapolis International Airport.
AmeriPlex, one of the largest industrial parks in the state, is also located there.
As of 2017, the population consisted of 34,297 people with a median age of 32.8 according to the Census Bureau.
86.2% of the population is Caucasian and the median household income is $54,005.
According to Niche, the median home value is $110,900 (compared to the national average of $184,700) and the median monthly rent is $845 (compared to the national average of $949).