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The City of Vincennes had a population of 17,954 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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, 2018)


Total Population 17,954
Population in Households 15,806
Population in Familes 11,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,148
Population Density1 2,422
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $38,200
Average Household Income $52,491
Per Capita Income $21,179


Total Housing Units 8,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,858 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,378 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,011 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $90,468
Average Home Value $123,618


Total Households 7,236
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 4,054
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.31% -0.31%
Households -0.28% -0.34%
Families -0.16% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.51%
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, 2018 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 # 49 93rd
Population Density # 59 91st
Diversity Index # 132 81st
Median Household Income # 619 9th
Per Capita Income # 570 16th

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