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McCordsville, Indiana
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Location of McCordsville in Hancock County, Indiana.
Location of McCordsville in Hancock County, Indiana.
Country United States
State Indiana
County Hancock
Township Vernon
 • Total 7.20 sq mi (18.65 km2)
 • Land 7.14 sq mi (18.50 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
850 ft (259 m)
 • Total 8,503
 • Density 1,190.40/sq mi (459.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code 18-45648
GNIS feature ID 1699782
McCordsville Town Hall
Photo of the McCordsville Town Hall

McCordsville is a town in Vernon Township, Hancock County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,797 at the 2010 census. The town is a fast-growing suburb of Indianapolis with an estimated population of 7,750 in 2020.


McCordsville was laid out and platted in 1865. It was named for one or more members of the McCord family.


McCordsville is located at 39°53′48″N 85°55′19″W / 39.89667°N 85.92194°W / 39.89667; -85.92194 (39.896775, -85.922061).

According to the 2010 census, McCordsville has a total area of 4.71 square miles (12.20 km2), of which 4.7 square miles (12.17 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 168
1880 180 7.1%
1990 684
2000 1,134 65.8%
2010 4,797 323.0%
2020 8,503 77.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,797 people, 1,653 households, and 1,322 families living in the town. The population density was 1,020.6 inhabitants per square mile (394.1/km2). There were 1,717 housing units at an average density of 365.3 per square mile (141.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 83.2% White, 10.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.4% of the population.

There were 1,653 households, of which 50.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.0% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.26.

The median age in the town was 32.7 years. 32.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 34.9% were from 25 to 44; 22.5% were from 45 to 64; and 5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.


Geist Montessori Academy, tuition free, Indiana public charter schools is located in McCordsville The Indiana public school system that serves the town, is Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation.

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