|Town of Speedway, Indiana|
|Nickname: "Home of the 500", The Racing Capital of the World|
Location in the state of Indiana
|- Town Council|
|- Town||4. A nickname is a Name of an entity or thing that is not its Proper name. The State of Indiana ( was the 19th US state admitted into the union Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically The State of Indiana ( was the 19th US state admitted into the union The US state of Indiana is divided into 92 counties. The oldest and newest counties in Indiana are Knox County (created 1790 Marion County is a County located in the US state of Indiana. The US state of Indiana is divided into 1008 townships in 92 counties. Wayne Township is one of nine townships in Marion County Indiana. A town council is a democratically elected form of government for small municipalities or Parishes A council may serve as both the representative and executive branch Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan 8 sq mi (12. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 3 km²)|
|- Land||4. To help compare different Orders of magnitude and geographical regions we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km² 8 sq mi (12. 3 km²)|
|- Water||. 01 sq mi (02 km²)|
|Elevation||744 ft (227 m)|
|- Density||2,708. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 9/sq mi (1,047/km²)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0443930|
Speedway is a town in Wayne Township, Marion County, Indiana, United States. A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Daylight saving time ( DST The Eastern Time Zone ( ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of North America and the west coast of South America UTC−4 is the Time offset used in the Atlantic Standard Time Zone in Canada in winter and the North American Eastern Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area code 317 is a North American Numbering Plan Area code for Central Indiana. Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Wayne Township is one of nine townships in Marion County Indiana. Marion County is a County located in the US state of Indiana. The State of Indiana ( was the 19th US state admitted into the union The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The population was 12,881 at the 2000 census. Speedway is the home of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, from which the town derives its name, and is a complete enclave of Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located in Speedway Indiana (an Enclave of Indianapolis) in the United States, is the home of the
The town of Speedway was developed as a city of the future. Meant to be a testing ground much like the famed race track which is its namesake, Speedway was designed to be a city that was hospitable to the car. In a time when Indianapolis streets were still often the narrow orange brick thoroughfares laid by Alexander Ralston in the 1820s and thirties a town with paved roads and homes with garages and not carriage houses must have seemed completely alien. Alexander Ralston (1771-1827 was one of two co-architects for the design of the city of Indianapolis Indiana. The track as well as the town that has grown up around it have stood a remarkable test of time. Nearly a hundred years after their founding the track still stands as the largest sporting facility in human history and the innovations of Speedway are a thing of common use such as the rear view mirror pioneered by Ray Harroun, the winner of the first Indianapolis 500. Ray Harroun ( January 12, 1879 - January 19, 1968) was an American racecar driver
Speedway is located at .(39. 791943, -86. 249988)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 8 sq mi (12. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 3 km²). Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 4. 8 sq mi (12. 3 km²)of it is land and 0. 21% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,882 people, 6,151 households, and 3,278 families residing in the town. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 2,708. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 9 people per square mile (1,047. 0/km²). There were 6,636 housing units at an average density of 1,395. 6/sq mi (539. 4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83. 16% White, 11. 89% African American, 0. 28% Native American, 1. 61% Asian, 0. 02% Pacific Islander, 1. 20% from other races, and 1. 85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2. 63% of the population.
There were 6,151 households out of which 24. 5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36. 6% were married couples living together, 12. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46. 7% were non-families. 39. 4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13. 5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 08 and the average family size was 2. 78.
In the town the population was spread out with 20. 9% under the age of 18, 10. 1% from 18 to 24, 31. 5% from 25 to 44, 20. 2% from 45 to 64, and 17. 2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89. 2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84. 9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $37,713, and the median income for a family was $49,005. Males had a median income of $36,756 versus $26,954 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,468. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 5. 6% of families and 8. 8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 7% of those under age 18 and 9. 5% of those age 65 or over.
The School Town of Speedway has six campuses and an enrollment of approximately 1,650 students. The School Town of Speedway is a public School district based in Speedway, Indiana ( USA)