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Evansville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Evansville had a population of 122,029 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.9748 and longitude -87.5558 in Vanderburgh County. The formal boundaries for the City of Evansville 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 Pigeon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vanderburgh County.

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Evansville, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 122,029
Population in Households 117,158
Population in Familes 82,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,871
Population Density2 2,577
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $39,273
Average Household Income $53,616
Per Capita Income $23,734


Total Housing Units 60,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,330 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,324 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,564 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $94,361
Average Home Value $121,206


Total Households 52,654
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 28,438
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.2% 0.17%
Households 0.17% 0.16%
Families -0.11% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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, 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 # 3 100th
Population Density # 40 94th
Diversity Index # 69 90th
Median Household Income # 602 12th
Per Capita Income # 420 38th

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