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Renter's Guide to Fishers

Welcome to Fishers, Indiana! Looking for a growing and friendly community to be a part of? Look no further than Fishers. It's quickly becoming a great place to set down roots, especially with Indianapolis so close by.

At just under 36 square-miles, Fishers is 10 times smaller than Indianapolis, which is less than 20 miles away. Fishers is also 190 miles from Chicago and about 40 miles from Muncie.

NerdWallet ranked Fishers as the 5th Wealthiest City in the Midwest, while The Learning Channel ranked it the #1 City for Families. It was also listed on the Best Places in the Country to Raise a Family by Forbes Magazine, and as one of the Best Place to Raise Kids by

The weather here is fairly mild during the summer, with temperatures reaching into the mid 70s to low 80s, along with average humidity. But winter temperatures quickly drop into the mid 30s.

Fishers receives around 47 inches of rain and 19 inches of snow per year.

Fishers, IN Demographics

  • Total Population77,735
  • Female 37,577
    Male 40,160
  • Median Age32.5

Cost of Living in Fishers, IN

Dinner for two at a mid-range restaurant, like the Chatham Tap, costs around $40, while a domestic beer to go with your meal will be about $5.

Basic utility services for a 915 square-foot apartment in the Indianapolis area cost an average of $131/month.

Bus service in Fishers is provided by IndyGo, with monthly passes starting at $60. Ride sharing is also available via Uber or Lyft, as well as 24-hour taxi service.

The Indianapolis area benefits from some of the lowest traffic in the nation.

Fishers, IN Average Rent

  • Fishers, IN Average Rental Price, October, 2016$993/mo
  • Studio$889
  • 1 Bedroom$839
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,026

Fishers, IN Apartment Rent Ranges

  • 56%$701-$1,000
  • 41%$1,001-$1,500
  • 3%$1,501-$2,000

Fishers, IN Rent Trends

All Rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds
Average Rent October, 2016 $993 $889 $839 $1,026
Jan / 2016 $970 $875 $825 $1,003
Sept / 2015 $977 $860 $833 $1,020
May / 2015 $938 $775 $816 $986
Jan / 2015 $953 $812 $999
Sept / 2014 $971 $795 $1,002
May / 2014 $942 $797 $977
Jan / 2014 $901 $771 $965
Sept / 2013 $916 $773 $982
May / 2013 $877 $761 $924

Living in Fishers, IN

Fishers was named the 5th Best Small City to Live In by NerdWallet.

It's a friendly town filled with lots of community events and a nice, hometown feel. And its proximity to Indianapolis makes it a great place for commuters, while guaranteeing that you have plenty to do. Fishers is growing too, especially in the Nickel Plate District downtown. 

But living here does have its drawbacks. For instance, jobs are sometimes hard to come by within the city limits, forcing job seekers to make the drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Fishers

Fishers boasts many great parks and facilities, like Billericay Park, which features a splash pad, trails for walking and hiking, playgrounds, a community building, and more. And Saxony Beach is a great spot to go kayaking, fishing, or just hang out at the beach.

Nearby Connor Prairie is an interactive museum, a fun place to take the kids or explore on your own. In fact, it's one of the most visited attractions in the country. There are art and history workshops, balloon voyages, nature walks, a working farm, and tons more to see and do.

Downtown Fishers, also known as the Nickel Plate District, is home to the Nickel Plate Amphitheater, which hosts live concerts, movies in the park, a farmers market, and special events. One such event is the Arbor Day Celebration.

As a Tree City USA, Fishers takes great pride in its trees, using this event to promote planting while also hosting giveaways and community events. Fishers Freedom Festival is a major celebration in June, which entertains over 50,000 guests with parades, fireworks, street dances, and activities for all ages.

Less than 30 minutes away in Indianapolis are the NFL’s Colts and the NBA’s Pacers. But perhaps the most exciting local sporting event is the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Every Memorial Day weekend, the Greatest Spectacle in Racing takes place.

NCAA fans will want to check out the NCAA Hall of Champions. And Fishers residents are less than 75 miles from the University of Indiana and Purdue University and their great sports teams.

Indianapolis is filled with activities for all ages. The Children’s Museum of Indiana, White River State Park, with its stunning views of downtown, and the Indianapolis Zoo are all perfect for weekend adventures.

Employment and Economy

According to NerdWallet¸ Fishers was considered the 8th Best Place to Start a Restaurant in the US.

But the city isn't known for one specific industry. Though the largest employers in the city are Navient Corporation, Roche Diagnostics, and the Hamilton Southeastern Schools.

Nearby Indianapolis is home to three Fortune 500 companies, including Anthem Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, and Simon Property Group. In fact, Indianapolis is the 26th largest economy in the United States and 42nd in the world.

Fishers, IN Households

  • Total Number of Households27,975
  • Family 20,241
    Non-family 7,735
  • Children 12,592
    No Children 15,384
  • Average People Per Household2.8
  • Median Household Income$92,305
  • Median Household Disposable Income$81,721

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Education in Fishers

A University of Indiana campus is located near Fishers and boasts over 130 degree programs. The University of Indiana was ranked within the top tier of Midwest universities by U.S. News & World Report.

The Ivy Tech Community College has a campus located in nearby Carmel as well.

Fishers is served by the Hamilton Southeast School District, which has a total of 12 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 3 high schools.

Fishers, IN Education Statistics

  • 1%No High School
  • 1%Some HighSchool
  • 22%Some College
  • 7%Associate Degree
  • 47%Bachelor Degree
  • 22%Graduate Degree

Tips for Renting in Fishers

Ready to head to the growing community of Fishers? Here is a quick glance at some of the local tenant laws.

Indiana doesn't have rent control laws, which means that a landlord can raise rent as much as they want at the end of the lease – but they do have to give you 30-days notice.

Indiana residents have the right to put rent money toward the cost of making necessary repairs, like water, heating, and appliances. Just make sure you know the process before going this route.

And always read your lease thoroughly prior to signing so you know what is expected of you as a tenant and the landlord.

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