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Regional Cities - Southwest

Counties include: Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick

Largest City: Evansville (2018 population: 117,963)

Population per Square Mile: 199.6

Square Miles: 1,515.4

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)298,80554.6%6,484,061
Today (2018)302,53354.5%6,691,878
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*311,70454.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.2%4 3.2%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank of 7Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-4674 3,555
Net International Migration1077 9,227
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)31651.6%19,211

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank of 7Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)17,82755.9%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)49,613516.4%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)26,75368.8%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)75,982525.1%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)80,163526.5%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)52,195517.3%15.8%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of 7Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone90250.3%0.4%
Asian Alone4,39951.5%2.5%
Black Alone19,62756.5%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone39440.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups6,73552.2%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 7Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2017 (includes detail not shown below)122,1415100.0%100.0%
Married With Children21,828617.9%18.8%
Married Without Children38,321531.4%30.0%
Single Parents11,01219.0%9.6%
Living Alone36,038529.5%28.3%

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

HousingNumberRank of 7Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2018 (estimate)137,8065100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2017 (includes vacant units)135,5435100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)85,841563.3%61.2%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)36,300526.8%27.7%

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

EducationNumberRank of 7Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 47,20654.2%1,117,590

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

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 7Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2017$46,1672102.3%$45,150
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201828454.7%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 201825,27554.2%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/201919,58853.8%514,915

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 7Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20173,41754.2%82,170
Births to Teens, 201721554.2%5,152
Deaths, 20173,22754.9%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank of 7Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force161,60354.8%3,381,713
Annual Unemployment Rate3.0688.2%3.4
July 2019 Unemployment Rate3.2788.9%3.6

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2017 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work193,745100.0%$10,554,086100.0%$54,474
Wage and Salary163,81084.5%$7,723,90073.2%$47,152
Farm Proprietors1,4000.7%$77,7050.7%$55,504
Nonfarm Proprietors28,53514.7%$886,8108.4%$31,078
  Accommodation, Food Serv.13,7937.1%$294,6482.8%$21,362
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3,8232.0%$78,8610.7%$20,628
  Health Care, Social Serv.24,987*12.9%*$1,705,915*16.2%*$68,272*
  Professional, Tech. Serv.7,103*3.7%*$459,882*4.4%*$64,745*
  Retail Trade19,68910.2%$608,8875.8%$30,925
  Trans., Warehousing2,501*1.3%*$148,465*1.4%*$59,362*
  Wholesale Trade5,826*3.0%*$406,785*3.9%*$69,822*
  Other Private (not above)47,719*24.6%*$2,037,670*19.3%*$42,701*

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed694100.0%100.0%$141,659$4,879,857
3- and 4-Family40.6%0.2%$760$6,163
5+ Family568.1%21.4%$5,639$555,144

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 Regional Cities - Southwest

in 2018
Percent of Region
Fort Branch2,7500.9%
Mount Vernon6,4572.1%
Oakland City2,3930.8%
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