Indianapolis, IN Scrap Metal Prices

Indianapolis is the most populous city located in the central regions of Indiana with a population close to 900, 000 residents. It is the state’s capital and the county seat of Marion County. Major cities close to it are Fort Wayne to the northeast and Evansville to the southwest.

Also known as the ‘Circle City’ or ‘Indy,’ Indianapolis is a place worth visiting since it’s a sports-tourism center. The city has the largest collection of monuments and is home to the largest Children’s Museum and the Monument Circle.


It’s also a good place to live since the economy here is strong. The city has a long history of manufacturing, with it being the largest steel producing city in the United States. Hence, scrap metal market is vibrant.

The city has numerous scrap yards, most of them found on the central parts of the city. You shouldn’t have a problem locating reputable ones since most of them offer excellent services. You can also expect to make some good money on the side.

Best Scrap Yards in Indianapolis

Some of our favorite locations/ scrap yards are:

If you are close to East Gate or Raymond Park, J Solotken & Co located on 6701 English Avenue is a good place to go. The services here are good and you should have your money instantly. You can also take your materials to Trinity Metal. They, too, have efficient services.

Those in Warren and Southeast Warren can drive to Eastside Auto Salvage on 149 South German Church Road. They open every day and close late in the night.

If you are in Near Northside or Near North West Riverside, we do recommend Recycle Pros Indy on 2235 Montcalm Street. You can also go to U-Pull-&-Pay on 940 West 16th Street. They open every day and their prices are reasonable.

Other places we recommend are Fansworth Metal Recycling on 3602 Farnsworth Street, Mars Hill, Omnisource Corporation on 2205 Holt Road, and Saul Goode Industries on 2024 Bluff Road. If you are around Near Westside and Downtown, good places are White River Recycling on 200 South Harding Street, Ace Midtown on 501 South Tibbs Avenue, and Bruce’s Auto Salvage in Near Eastside.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$0.74

Last Updated On 2024-04-22

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.75
Aluminum 3003$0.75
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.75
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.53
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.01
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.66
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.88
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.64
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.76
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.63
Aluminum Radiators$0.42
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.32
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.24
Chrome Wheels$0.71
E.C. Wire$1.16
Litho Sheets$0.75
Mixed Turnings $0.43
MLC Clips$0.74
Aluminum Old Cast$0.72
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.71
Painted Siding$0.70
Zorba 90% NF$0.71
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.54
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.27

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.07
Yellow Brass$1.95
Brass Rod$1.90
Brass Hair Wire$2.04
Brass Pipe$1.85
Brass Radiators$1.58
Brass Shells$1.75
Brass Turnings$1.79
Bronze Turnings$1.11
Dirty Brass$0.93
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.93
Plumbers Brass$1.85
Semi-Red Brass$1.88

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.51
#1 Copper Tubing$3.28
#1 Flashing Copper$3.28
#2 Copper Tubing$3.09
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.00
#3 Copper with Tar$2.81
#3 Roofing Copper$2.90
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.71
Electric Motors - Copper$2.43
Enameled Copper$2.76
Insulated Copper Wire$2.81
Lead Coated Copper$2.37
Silver Plated Copper$3.00
Tin Coated Copper$2.62
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.62

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.18
Lead Shot$0.42
Lead Wheel Weights$0.27
Solid Lead$0.56
Soft Lead$0.58

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.72
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.62

Scrap Gold Prices in Indianapolis

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$25.04$778.78
14ct Gold$39.06$1,214.90
18ct Gold$50.08$1,557.59
22ct Gold$61.16$1,902.33
24ct Gold$66.76$2,076.57

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Indianapolis

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.09
#1 Busheling$0.09
#1 HMS$0.06
HMS 80/20$0.05
Sheet Metal$0.05
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.07
Structural Steel$0.06

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.26
301 SS$0.39
304 SS Solid$0.56
304 SS Turning$0.48
309 SS$0.73
310 SS$1.10
316 SS Solid$0.73
330 SS$1.80

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Indianapolis

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.06
Scrap Cast Iron$0.09
Scrap Dishwashers$0.06
Scrap Dryers$0.06
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.08
Scrap Rebar$0.18
Scrap Washing Machines$0.06
Scrap Water Heaters$0.06

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Indianapolis

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard