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Vincennes, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Vincennes had a population of 17,841 as of July 1, 2017. Vincennes 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 Vincennes is located at latitude 38.6761 and longitude -87.5111 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vincennes (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 420 feet.

The City of Vincennes (GNIS ID: 2397143) 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 Vincennes is located within Township of Vincennes, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vincennes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vincennes: Au Poste, Post Ouabache, Post Saint Ange, Post Saint Vincent, Post Vincennes, Poste Ouabache, Vinsenne.

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Vincennes, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,841
Daytime Population: Workers 13,296
Daytime Population: Residents 10,398
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,694
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 15,720
Population in Familes 11,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,121
Population Density2 2,407
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $37,603
Average Household Income $52,634
Per Capita Income $21,191


Total Housing Units 8,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,946 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,230 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,071 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $86,576
Average Home Value $121,956


Total Households 7,175
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 4,019
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.35%
Households -0.44% -0.41%
Families -0.3% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Vincennes, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vincennes to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 50 93rd
Population Density # 61 91st
Diversity Index # 130 81st
Median Household Income # 603 11th
Per Capita Income # 521 24th

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