Evansville, IN-KY

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
313,961
0.0918% 1-year growth
2022 Median Age
40.1
0.25% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
2.54% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$64,084
8.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$173,500
13.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
152,808
0.575% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Evansville, IN-KY had a population of 314k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $64,084. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Evansville, IN-KY grew from 313,673 to 313,961, a 0.0918% increase and its median household income grew from $59,134 to $64,084, a 8.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Evansville, IN-KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.11%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%), and White (Hispanic) (1.19%).

None of the households in Evansville, IN-KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Evansville, IN-KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Evansville, IN-KY are University of Southern Indiana (2,556 degrees awarded in 2022), University of Evansville (573 degrees), and Henderson Community College (523 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Evansville, IN-KY was $173,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%.

Most people in Evansville, IN-KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Evansville, IN-KY was 2 cars per household.

Evansville, IN-KY borders Jasper, IN and Owensboro, KY.

Population & Diversity

Evansville, IN-KY is home to a population of 314k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.78% of Evansville, IN-KY residents were born outside of the country (8.71k people).

In 2022, there were 12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (268k people) in Evansville, IN-KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.72k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Evansville, IN-KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Evansville, IN-KY was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Evansville, IN-KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    268k ± 748
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 799
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    9.72k ± 1.11k
2.68%
Hispanic Population
8.42k people

In 2022, there were 12 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (268k people) in Evansville, IN-KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.72k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.68% of the people in Evansville, IN-KY are hispanic (8.42k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    130,001 ± 11,900 people
  2. India
    47,789 ± 7,333 people
  3. China
    26,399 ± 5,497 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana and Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 130,001 Indiana and Kentucky residents, followed by India with 47,789 and China with 26,399.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.71k people
2.94%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.23k people

As of 2022, 2.78% of Evansville, IN-KY residents (8.71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Evansville, IN-KY was 2.94%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    6,490 ± 498
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,094 ± 493
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,749 ± 386

Evansville, IN-KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Evansville, IN-KY employs 153k people. The largest industries in Evansville, IN-KY are Manufacturing (27,498 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,794 people), and Retail Trade (18,064 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($82,431), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,222), and Utilities ($73,375).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

153k
2022 Value
± 3,112
0.575%
1 Year growth
± 2.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Evansville, IN-KY grew at a rate of 0.575%, from 152k employees to 153k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Evansville, IN-KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (16,685 people), Management Occupations (15,177 people), and Production Occupations (14,662 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Evansville, IN-KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

153k
2022 Value
± 3,112
0.575%
1 Year growth
± 2.85%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Evansville, IN-KY grew at a rate of 0.575%, from 152k employees to 153k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Evansville, IN-KY, are Manufacturing (27,498 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,794 people), and Retail Trade (18,064 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Evansville, IN-KY, though some of these residents may live in Evansville, IN-KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,006
Median earning men ± $974
$34,807
Median earning women ± $1,024

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($62,321), Wholesale Trade ($58,513), and Public Administration ($57,963).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,250), Wholesale Trade ($52,832), and Manufacturing ($46,972).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,313
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,895
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,720
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Indiana and Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 59.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.65%).

Todd Young, Mike Braun, Mitch McConnell, and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana and Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana and Kentucky is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana and Kentucky

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Todd Young, Mike Braun, Mitch McConnell, and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Indiana and Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana and Kentucky

Indiana and Kentucky is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana and Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Evansville, IN-KY awarded 3,883 degrees. The student population of Evansville, IN-KY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,586 male students and 8,408 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Evansville, IN-KY are White (3,180 and 83.9%), followed by Black or African American (210 and 5.54%), Hispanic or Latino (138 and 3.64%), and Two or More Races (115 and 3.04%).

The largest universities in Evansville, IN-KY by number of degrees awarded are University of Southern Indiana (2,556 and 65.8%), University of Evansville (573 and 14.8%), and Henderson Community College (523 and 13.5%).

The most popular majors in Evansville, IN-KY are General Business Administration & Management (828 and 21.3%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (172 and 4.43%), and Registered Nursing (169 and 4.35%).

The median tuition costs in Evansville, IN-KY are $40,100 for private four year colleges, and $9,095 and $21,140 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Evansville, IN-KY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,994 (35.3% men and 64.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,994 students enrolled in Evansville, IN-KY, 35.3% men and 64.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 10,357 records, of which 65.6% were women and 34.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 104 degrees awarded
  2. 135 degrees awarded
  3. 135 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Evansville, IN-KY was General Psychology with 104 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Evansville, IN-KY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,556 degrees awarded
  2. 573 degrees awarded
  3. 523 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Southern Indiana with 2,556 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,267 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Evansville, IN-KY, which is 0.484 times less than the 2,616 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,180 degrees mean that there were 15.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 210 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($40,100) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,236) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.808% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.771% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.92M), Some college (1.89M), and Bachelors Degree (1.4M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Evansville, IN-KY was $173,500 in 2022, which is 0.615 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,800 to $173,500, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Evansville, IN-KY is 69.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Evansville, IN-KY have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Evansville, IN-KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Evansville, IN-KY is $64,084. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Evansville, IN-KY was Oldham County, KY with a value of $117,334, followed by Hamilton County, IN and Boone County, IN, with respective values of $114,866 and $103,038.

Property

$173,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,742
$89,929
Median Property Taxes
±$2,260

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Evansville, IN-KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
Homeownership
2022
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.3% of the housing units in Evansville, IN-KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Evansville, IN-KY was Oldham County, KY with a value of $117,334, followed by Hamilton County, IN and Boone County, IN, with respective values of $114,866 and $103,038.

The following map shows all of the counties in Evansville, IN-KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$64,084
Median Household Income
± $1,371
130k
Number of Households
± 2,811

In 2022, the median household income of the 130k households in Evansville, IN-KY grew to $64,084 from the previous year's value of $59,134.

The following chart displays the households in Evansville, IN-KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Evansville, IN-KY is from Indiana and Kentucky.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 and income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.58%)

In 2022, 82.5% of workers in Evansville, IN-KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.9%) and those who worked at home (5.58%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Evansville, IN-KY have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Evansville, IN-KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Evansville, IN-KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Evansville, IN-KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Evansville, IN-KY (38.5k out of 305k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Evansville, IN-KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Evansville, IN-KY has health coverage, with 51.7% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.21% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1495 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1498 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1719 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 558 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1536 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1519 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,495 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Indiana
1,536 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,495 patients per year. This represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1,498 patients).

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,536 patients per year. This represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.93%
Uninsured
51.7%
Employer Coverage
16.3%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.21%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Evansville, IN-KY declined by 1.93% from 6.05% to 5.93%.

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