Butler   Tarkington, Indianapolis, IN
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Butler Tarkington Neighborhood Guide Indianapolis, IN

About

Butler Tarkington, Indianapolis, Indiana is a vibrant residential neighborhood situated on the northwest side of the city. Bounded by 38th Street to the south, Michigan Road to the west, and the Central Canal and White River to the east, it is named after the famous American author Booth Tarkington. It is home to the prestigious Butler University and is also known for its historical architecture, peaceful streets, and strong community feel. The neighborhood is highlighted by Tarkington Park, a sizeable green space that features a playground, basketball courts, and a seasonal splash pad.

What You Will Love about Butler Tarkington, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • The community spirit and neighborliness that is a hallmark of Butler Tarkington.
  • Tarkington Park, which offers plenty of space for outdoor activities and community events.
  • Butler University's beautiful campus and lively university vibe.
  • The easy access to the cultural heart of Indianapolis via Michigan Road.

What's Nearby

Butler Tarkington is just a short drive away from downtown Indianapolis, providing easy access to its bustling city life. It's also close to Broad Ripple Village, a neighborhood known for its vibrant nightlife, unique shops, and great restaurants. The nearby Indianapolis Museum of Art offers diverse cultural experiences.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Butler Tarkington is a blend of tranquility and community engagement. Residents enjoy a quiet home life while still having access to the amenities of a larger city. Community events, such as local farmer's markets and university sports games, provide regular entertainment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 73 restaurants, 12 grocery stores, and 23 parks within a mile of the Butler - Tarkington neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Safeway Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    5602 N Illinois St

  • GROCERY
    Kincaid's Meat Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Meat and Seafood Store

    1.2 miles

    5605 N Illinois St

  • GROCERY
    L E Kincaid & Sons

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    5605 N Illinois St

  • GROCERY
    Double 8 Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    4565 N College Ave

  • GROCERY
    The Fresh Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.6 miles

    5415 N College Ave

  • GROCERY
    Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    2.6 miles

    6301 N College Ave

Butler Tarkington Apartments and Rentals

73 Rental properties in Butler Tarkington, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Buckingham Balmoral property

    $1,090+

    Buckingham Balmoral

    Studio–4 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    407–1983 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Marcy Village property

    $1,210+

    Marcy Village

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    625–915 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Monon 46 property

    $1,390+

    Monon 46

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    642–1252 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Stallard & Associates Downtown property

    $659+

    Stallard & Associates Downtown

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    600–1000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Nola Court property

    $999

    Nola Court

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1600 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Bauer Apartments property

    $749

    Bauer Apartments

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    850 Sqft

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
2.1%
20.1%
utilities
3.3%
3.2%
food
1.4%
0.1%
transportation
0.4%
3.9%
healthcare
5.6%
10.8%

Butler Tarkington Demographics

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Butler Tarkington Reviews

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  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 5 of 7 renters

Butler Tarkington Transportation

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Compassionate Medical Transportation Service

Other

636 E 34th St

Source: foursquare.com

Butler Tarkington Schools

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