About the Seventh Congressional District
- District population (2000 census): 675,674
- 50.1% female; 49.9% male
- Households: 237,174
- Median Household Income: $36,522
- Race/Ethnic Origin: 63.0% White, 29.4% Black, 4.4%, Hispanic 1.3% Asian, 0.2% American
- Indian, 1.5% Two+ races, 0.2% Other
- Occupation: 26.2% blue collar; 57.7% white collar; 16.1% gray collar; 12.6% military veterans
- Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
- City Population: 876,804
- Total Area: 396 square miles
- Founded in 1821
- 13th most populous city in the United States
- Situated entirely within Marion County
Colleges and Universities
- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
- Ivy Tech Community College
- Butler University
- Indiana Wesleyan University
- University of Indianapolis
- Marian College
- Martin University
- Oakland City University Indianapolis Campus
- Art Institute of Indianapolis
- Brown Mackie College
Fortune 500 Companies
- Indianapolis Colts - National Football League, 1970 and 2006 Super Bowl Champions
- Indianapolis Pacers - National Basketball Association
- Indianapolis Fever - Women's National Basketball Association
- Indianapolis Indians - AAA Minor League Baseball, associated with the Pittsburgh Pirates
- Indiana Ice - United States Hockey League
- Indianapolis Trax - Midwest Hockey League
- Indianapolis Impalas - U.S.A. Rugby
- Nation's Largest Single-Day Sporting Events
- Indianapolis 500
- Allstate 400 at the Brickyard
- NHRA U.S. Nationals - Largest drag race event
Points of Interest
- Wellpoint, Inc. - Commercially known as Anthem, Wellpoint, Inc. is the nation's largest health
- insurance company.
- Eli Lilly and Company - One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.
- Brightpoint - Large distributor of wireless products.
Notable Indianapolis Residents
- American Legion National Headquarters
- Indiana Fairgrounds - One of nation's largest fairgrounds. Hosted countless musical acts
- including Elvis Presley and The Beatles.
- Indianapolis Children's Museum - World's largest children's museum.
- Kiwanis International Headquarters
- Lucas Oil Stadium - Host of the 2012 Super Bowl.
- NCAA Hall of Champions - Headquarters and Hall of Fame of the NCAA.
- Scottish Rite Cathedral - Nation's largest Masonic building.
- Monuments - Indianapolis is second only to Washington, D.C. in number of monuments.
- Benjamin Harrison - 23rd President of the United States
- Thomas Hendricks - Vice President under Grover Cleveland
- Charles Fairbanks - Vice President under Theodore Roosevelt
- Julia Carson - Second African-American woman elected to Congress from Indiana
- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. - novelist
- Booth Tarkington - Pulitzer Prize winning novelist
- James Whitcomb Riley - poet
- Steve McQueen - actor
- Jane Pauley - newscaster
- Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds - R&B musician
- David Letterman - stand up comedian, host of The Late Show with David Letterman
- Oscar Robertson - athlete, NBA Hall of Famer
- Wilma Rudolph - 3 time Olympic gold medalist, 1960 "Worlds Fastest Woman"