Quality of Life


Zionsville enjoys arguably one of the best lifestyles available in central Indiana.  The Town offers proven excellence in the school system, a vibrant local economy, strong home values, numerous community events and celebrations, and government leaders focused on providing amenities that appeal to families and businesses who seek small-town values within a major metropolitan region.  Zionsville is just minutes away from the big city amenities and cultural options offered by the City of Indianapolis.

Zionsville Schools

  • Zionsville schools have ranked in the Top 5 Indiana School Districts for the past 15 years
  • National Blue Ribbon School award, 2004
  • Number of Schools: 8 (All Four-Star Schools)
  • Number of Students: 5,923 students
  • District Graduation Rate: 97%
  • Visit the Zionsville Community Schools System

Healthcare (nearby hospitals, clinics, etc)

  • St. Vincent’s Hospital
  • IU Medical Center
  • Witham Hospital
  • Witham Hospital Zionsville Emergency Clinic
  • Numerous family and specialty physician offices
  • Over 10 dentist and orthodontists
  • 4 veterinary clinics, 1 animal hospital

Zionsville Housing

  • 2014 average price per square foot for Zionsville was $102, an increase of 10.3% over 2013
  • Zionsville homes have increased in value every year for the past 26 years
  • The average listing price for homes in Zionsville as of August, 2014 was $379,990


Shopping, Dining & Events

  • Zionsville Main Street is home to a collection of locally owned shops, art galleries and restaurants.
  • Boone Village Shopping Center includes a full-service grocery store, hardware store, restaurants, and several merchants.
  • Zionsville restaurants include everything from family dining to gourmet cuisine with over 20 dining locations in the immediate area
  • Major shopping centers are minutes away in Indianapolis and Carmel.
  • For more information on shopping, dining and events in Zionsville, visit the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce.
Zionsville Performing Arts Center

Culture/Arts/Community/Welcome Center

  • Zionsville is home to the Sullivan/Munce Cultural Center and also includes 12 art galleries, including The Sanctuary, home studio of internationally renowned artist, Nancy Noel
  • Zionsville hosts the annual Lincoln Park and Lions Park free music concert series every summer.
  • The annual Zionsville Lions Fall Festival weekend attracts over 25,000 visitors every year for its carnival, events, parade, activities & food.
  • The Zionsville July 4th Celebration attracts 15,000 visitors.
  • Other annual events include the Brick Street Market, Market Eve, Zionsville Street Dance, Z’ Sparkle Drag Race, Porsche Club Show, British Car Show, Criterion Bike Race and Christmas in the Village activities.
  • The Zionsville Performing Arts Center hosts events from ballet to symphony to comedy to live music every year.
  • Zionsville’s Welcome Center is located at the Sullivan/Munce Cultural Center 205 West Hawthorne Street.

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Parks and Recreation

  • Zionsville has over 420 acres of park land dedicated to both passive and active recreation.  Corresponding to over 18 park acres per every 1000 residents (2010 census).
  •  Zionsville’s public parks include playgrounds, a splash park, skateboard park, sledding hill, several sport fields and courts, picnic areas, fitness and nature trails, as well as a golf course.
  • The Zion Nature Center is an environmental education facility located in Zionsville.
  • As of 2013, more than 18 paved recreation and commuter paths and trails have been installed with more in the process of design and installation.
  • The Zionsville Parks System hosts popular annual programs such as runs, walks, other athletic events, nature hikes, and has rental garden plots available to the public.
  • The town has two privately maintained recreation facilities; Lions Park immediately adjacent to the village center hosts many annual festivals and the Azionaqua Swim Club, both enjoyed by hundreds of local families.