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Evansville, IN-KY (pt) Metro Area

Counties include: Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick

Largest City: Evansville (2017 population: 118,930)

Population per Square Mile: 262.4

Square Miles: 1,027.9

Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)265,30464.1%6,484,125
Today (2017)269,74164.0%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*277,00354.0%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.7%8 2.8%

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

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-3568 -976
Net International Migration2438 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)41491.8%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2017NumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)15,90465.9%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)44,273616.4%17.3%
College Age (18 to 24)24,74679.2%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)67,893525.2%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)72,066526.7%25.9%
Seniors (65 and older)44,859516.6%15.4%

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017NumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone78880.3%0.4%
Asian Alone4,30781.6%2.4%
Black Alone18,75857.0%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone36640.1%0.1%
White239,556588.8%85.4%
Two or More Race Groups5,96652.2%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic263,349597.6%93.0%
Hispanic6,39292.4%7.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (includes detail not shown below)107,6204100.0%100.0%
Married With Children18,996717.7%19.0%
Married Without Children33,396431.0%30.0%
Single Parents10,44119.7%9.7%
Living Alone32,330430.0%28.2%

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

HousingNumberRank of 15Pct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2017 (estimate)121,7655100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)119,6935100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)74,034561.9%61.0%
Renter Occupied (Pct. distribution based on all housing units)33,586528.1%27.8%

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

EducationNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 41,90763.8%1,110,866
Public37,17563.5%1,048,879

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

Income and PovertyNumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2016$44,1093102.3%$43,097
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201729154.3%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 201724,82353.8%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/201717,22373.5%495,330

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 15Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20163,16363.8%83,063
Births to Teens, 201621274.0%5,294
Deaths, 20162,73354.3%63,492

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank of 15Percent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force138,95254.2%3,320,409
Employed134,50154.2%3,203,351
Unemployed4,45163.8%117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate3.21191.4%3.5
September 2018 Unemployment Rate2.81093.3%3.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in Region
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In Region
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work167,234100.0%$8,698,290100.0%$52,013
Wage and Salary140,37783.9%$6,307,96672.5%$44,936
Farm Proprietors9130.5%$51,0820.6%$55,950
Nonfarm Proprietors25,94415.5%$802,8949.2%$30,947
Farm1,1630.7%$58,3130.7%$50,140
Nonfarm166,07199.3%$8,639,97799.3%$52,026
Private151,14590.4%$7,836,10390.1%$51,845
  Accommodation, Food Serv.12,4717.5%$257,9933.0%$20,687
  Arts, Ent., Recreation3,5432.1%$75,1820.9%$21,220
  Construction10,5596.3%$662,0717.6%$62,702
  Health Care, Social Serv.24,395*14.6%*$1,598,190*18.4%*$65,513*
  Information1,7171.0%$95,6271.1%$55,694
  Manufacturing18,12910.8%$1,628,18718.7%$89,811
  Professional, Tech. Serv.7,4454.5%$477,1545.5%$64,091
  Retail Trade18,07210.8%$546,2756.3%$30,228
  Trans., Warehousing1,473*0.9%*$73,645*0.8%*$49,997*
  Wholesale Trade578*0.3%*$33,288*0.4%*$57,592*
  Other Private (not above)39,772*23.8%*$1,595,578*18.3%*$40,118*
Government14,9268.9%$803,8749.2%$53,857

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, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in Region
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed889100.0%100.0%$143,845$4,583,500
Single-Family58866.1%74.2%$129,215$4,038,599
2-Family384.3%2.0%$3,900$62,844
3- and 4-Family40.4%0.4%$760$13,000
5+ Family25929.1%23.4%$9,970$469,056

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-KY (pt) Metro Area

NamePopulation
in 2017
Percent of Region
Boonville6,3372.3%
Chandler3,3711.2%
Darmstadt1,4250.5%
Elberfeld6500.2%
Evansville118,93044.1%
Lynnville9490.4%
Mount Vernon6,4992.4%
New Harmony7630.3%
Newburgh3,2371.2%
Poseyville1,0350.4%
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