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Evansville, IN Metro Area

Counties include: Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick

Largest City: Evansville (2012 population: 120,235)

Population per Square Mile: 260.7

Square Miles: 1,027.9

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)265,30254.1%6,483,797
Today (2013)267,93344.1%6,570,902
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*277,00344.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.0%7 1.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2012-2013NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration4753 -1,179
Net International Migration1628 9,404
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)58182.2%25,992

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2013NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)16,43856.1%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)44,385516.6%17.7%
College Age (18 to 24)26,13979.8%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)66,795424.9%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)73,695427.5%26.4%
Seniors (65 and older)40,481415.1%13.9%

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2013NumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone68980.3%0.4%
Asian Alone3,53771.3%1.9%
Black Alone18,00956.7%9.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone20450.1%0.1%
White240,074489.6%86.3%
Two or More Race Groups5,42052.0%1.8%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic262,274497.9%93.6%
Hispanic5,65982.1%6.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2012 (includes detail not shown below)106,7704100.0%100.0%
Married With Children20,058718.8%20.2%
Married Without Children32,411430.4%30.1%
Single Parents10,30419.7%9.8%
Living Alone31,155429.2%27.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank of 12Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2013 (estimate)118,9234100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2012 (includes vacant units)118,4734100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)74,642463.0%62.6%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)32,128527.1%26.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2012/2013 Total Reported) 42,67853.8%1,115,499
Public37,21663.6%1,039,411

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2012$41,6722109.3%$38,119
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201342663.6%11,711
Food Stamp Recipients in 201333,55753.6%922,273
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 201317,82973.5%509,427

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20123,28053.9%83,250
Births to Teens, 201230744.1%7,431
Deaths, 20122,62444.4%59,168

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2013NumberRank of 12Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force134,89744.2%3,179,935
Employed125,79644.3%2,940,897
Unemployed9,10153.8%239,038
Annual Unemployment Rate6.71189.3%7.5
September 2014 Unemployment Rate4.6990.2%5.1

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Earnings by Industry, 2012 Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
IMPORTANT: The BEA is no longer producing employment by industry for counties. For more information on the loss of data due to
sequestration, go to http://www.bea.gov/about/pdf/bea_fy2013_budget_impact.pdf.
Total by place of work$8,103,182100.0%
Wage and Salary$5,670,06370.0%
Farm Proprietors$31,9620.4%
Nonfarm Proprietors$1,007,42712.4%
Farm$38,6380.5%
Nonfarm$8,064,54499.5%
Private$7,299,96590.1%
  Accommodation, Food Serv.$218,9432.7%
  Arts, Ent., Recreation$72,6110.9%
  Construction$731,7399.0%
  Health Care, Social Serv.$1,272,530*15.7%*
  Information$111,8451.4%
  Manufacturing$1,507,44818.6%
  Professional, Tech. Serv.$391,479*4.8%*
  Retail Trade$511,2106.3%
  Trans., Warehousing$317,4423.9%
  Wholesale Trade$342,790*4.2%*
  Other Private (not above)$1,441,221*17.8%*
Government$764,5799.4%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2013UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed669100.0%100.0%$96,977$3,065,788
Single-Family48372.2%67.3%$84,823$2,631,508
2-Family243.6%2.2%$2,179$38,302
3- and 4-Family81.2%0.9%$840$13,598
5+ Family15423.0%29.6%$9,135$382,380

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Evansville, IN Metro Area

NamePopulation
in 2012
Percent of Region
Boonville6,2102.3%
Chandler3,4151.3%
Darmstadt1,4310.5%
Elberfeld6340.2%
Evansville120,23545.1%
Lynnville8970.3%
Mount Vernon6,6092.5%
New Harmony7740.3%
Newburgh3,3151.2%
Poseyville1,0310.4%
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