A lot of people are. More and more buyers are looking for areas where they can walk to stores, coffee shops, and schools. Lessening our reliance on cars and using bicycles or walking is a great way to help our health and the environment. I think it is one area where Indianapolis needs to improve, but they do seem to be working on it.
If you would like to check the Walkability of an area you are considering, check this site: http://www.WalkScore.com
They rate areas when you put in an address, and tell you nearby businesses and amenities that are within walking distance. Avon is rated at 60 out of 100, higher than the average (which is 49).