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Beech Grove is a city in Marion County, in the Indianapolis metro area.

The community was named for a nearby farm.

The latitude of Beech Grove is 39.721N. The longitude is -86.09W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,457.


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Median household income
Local
$41,548
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Beech Grove demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 42. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Steve McQueen, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival Parade - Sept. 12-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Beech Grove web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Beech Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Indianapolis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46107 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Beech Grove residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beech Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beech Grove was $19,647, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Beech Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Beech Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $846.


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Libraries in Beech Grove include Beech Grove Public Library ... View libraries

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Marion County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beech Grove political report.

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The average commute time for Beech Grove workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Beech Grove between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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