While the first permanent settlement in Zionsville occurred in the early 1820s, the town of Zionsville was officially registered with the Boone County, Indiana recorder in early 1852.
Located a mere 20 minutes north from the major metropolitan amenities of Indianapolis, today Zionsville enjoys one of the most enviable lifestyles of any town in Indiana. A visit to Zionsville includes shopping at one of a kind boutiques and stores, visiting a variety of art galleries of nationally known artists and dining choices to fit every taste and every budget at one of our locally owned restaurants.
Maybe you will come for one of our many seasonal festivals and events, a free outdoor concert, art walks on Main Street, a Chili Cook-Off, Fall Festival or just a day of family fun at one of our many parks. We know you will want to come back and visit again and again.
The excellence of our school system, continued value of our homes, community events and government infrastructure attracts those families and businesses who seek a small-town atmosphere that’s just minutes away from the big city amenities provided by our neighbor to the south, Indianapolis.
Zionsville residents take great pride in our continually award-winning Zionsville Community School System. The combination of teachers, parents and the support of the entire community have kept our school system recognized as one of the very best in Indiana.
Zionsville is home to seventeen parks and facilities with over 400 acres of parkland. Find out more about our Zionsville Parks.
By The Numbers
Zionsville has one of the most highly educated populations in Indiana along with a very enviable quality of life. The following are further analysis and statistics (from the 2010 Census):
45.5% of households in Zionsville have children below the age of 18
Access Points - I-65 to the west, US 421/I-465 1 mile south
Consolidated Land Mass - approximately 52 square miles
Consolidated Population - 24,334
County Population - 56,640
Educational Attainment - 66% with Bachelor Degree or higher
Location - 8 miles northwest of Indianapolis
The majority (31.7%) of Zionsville’s population is younger than 18
Median age 39.6
Median Home Value - $352,800
Median Household Income - $108,440 (Indiana - $47,465)
Per Capita Personal Income - $56,643 (Indiana - $34,044
Population - 14,160 (61% increase from 2000)
Population density of Zionsville was 1,512.9 people per square mile