Speedway is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 13,952 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Speedway is the 65th largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Speedway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Speedway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Speedway who work in office and administrative support (13.87%), sales jobs (10.78%), and teaching (7.88%).
The education level of Speedway citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.17% of adults in Speedway have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Speedway in 2018 was $27,274, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,096 for a family of four. However, Speedway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Speedway is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Speedway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Speedway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Speedway also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Speedway include German, English, Irish, African, and Nigerian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Speedway's cultural character, accounting for 16.01% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Speedway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.