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Evansville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Evansville had a population of 123,114 as of July 1, 2016. Evansville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Evansville is located at latitude 37.9877 and longitude -87.5347 in Vanderburgh County. The formal boundaries for the City of Evansville (see map below) encompass a land area of 47.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Vanderburgh County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 387 feet.

The City of Evansville (GNIS ID: 2394710) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Evansville is located within Township of Knight, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vanderburgh County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Evansville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Evansville, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 123,114
Population in Households 118,327
Population in Familes 84,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,787
Population Density1 2,600
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 53,127
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 28,941
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 60,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,705 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,423 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,474 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $91,102
Average Home Value $115,367


Median Household Income $36,689
Average Household Income $49,378
Per Capita Income $21,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.35%
Households 0.37% 0.34%
Families 0.14% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Evansville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Evansville to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 39 94th
Diversity Index2 # 65 91st
Median Household Income # 596 13th
Per Capita Income # 419 39th

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