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Butler Tarkington

Like its neighbor to the east, Butler Tarkington offers a host of schools, parks, and religious organizations to its residents.

Welcome to Butler Tarkington

The neighborhood lies within the northwest quadrant of the old city limits of Indianapolis, bordered by 38th and Meridian Streets and the old Central Canal. It draws its name from Butler University, which relocated to the district in 1928, and Booth Tarkington, a well-known Hoosier author who, at one time, maintained his home in the area on Meridian Street. Like its neighbor to the east, Butler Tarkington offers a host of schools, parks, and religious organizations to its residents. With several restaurants and shops, the area offers much to do. You’ll often find its residents walking and biking throughout the neighborhood or on the towpath along the canal and White River which border the neighborhood.

 
 

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Overview for Butler Tarkington, IN

9,179 people live in Butler Tarkington, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $46,839. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,179

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,839

Average individual Income

Around Butler Tarkington, IN

There's plenty to do around Butler Tarkington, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

49
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
47
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
28
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Paul's Kitchen, Urban Awareness Gardens, and Ujamaa Community Bookstore.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.55 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.55 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.97 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.64 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.8 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Butler Tarkington, IN

Butler Tarkington has 2,903 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Butler Tarkington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,179 people call Butler Tarkington home. The population density is 6,449.596 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,179

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35

Median Age

45.79 / 54.21%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,903

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$46,839

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Butler Tarkington, IN

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The following schools are within or nearby Butler Tarkington. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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