Living in Indianapolis

Hoosier Hospitality is part of the Indiana experience! If you are new to Indianapolis or a lifelong Hoosier and are looking for a place to call home, we hope these resources help you find the location that works best for you.

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No Mean Cityis a collaborative effort to tell the real stories of life in Indianapolis—a citizen’s guide to navigating neighborhoods, schools, and housing options in Marion County. The website and related print materials, which were produced by Indy’s most engaged residents, combine smart editorial and beautiful visual content, in an intuitive, easily accessible format.”

“If you are looking for a first-person perspective on what it’s like to live in Indianapolis, be sure to check out No Mean City. The site and materials provide a new take on the city’s narrative, produced by the people who live the Indy lifestyle every day. Think people talking to people, not the media or one specific institution talking to people.”

“No Mean City exists to provide current and potential residents—Realtors, recruiters, and corporations, too—with a more honest, more comprehensive perspective on life in Indianapolis, and to match current and potential residents with their best fit neighborhoods and schools.”

Map of Indianapolis neighborhoods:

IndyVitals measures the health and sustainability of neighborhoods in Marion County in the following areas:

    • Built Environment
    • Economy and Jobs
    • Education, Arts, and Community
    • Equity and Empowerment
    • Health and Safety
    • Natural Systems
    • General Demographics

Property Listings:

Apartments providing short-term leases: