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Speedway is a town in Marion County, in the Indianapolis metro area.
The community was named for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, located here
The latitude of Speedway is 39.802N. The longitude is -86.267W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,793.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Speedway 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 46224 ZIP code.
24% of Speedway residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Speedway ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Speedway was $21,467, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Speedway residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Speedway, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $499. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $872.
Libraries in Speedway include Speedway Public Library ... View libraries
Marion County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Speedway political report.
The average commute time for Speedway workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Speedway between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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