Evansville, IN-KY

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Population

314,672

0.316% decline

Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$55,412

6.64% growth

Poverty Rate

15.4%


Number of Employees

150,156

0.765% decline

Median Property Value

$146,400

4.13% growth

About

In 2018, Evansville, IN-KY had a population of 315k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $55,412. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Evansville, IN-KY declined from 315,669 to 314,672, a -0.316% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,964 to $55,412, a 6.64% increase.

The population of Evansville, IN-KY is 87% White Alone, 6.39% Black or African American Alone, and 2.62% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Evansville, IN-KY speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Evansville, IN-KY are University of Southern Indiana (2,072 degrees awarded in 2017), Henderson Community College (570 degrees), and University of Evansville (561 degrees).

The median property value in Evansville, IN-KY is $146,400, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in Evansville, IN-KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Evansville, IN-KY is 2 cars per household.

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

Economy

The economy of Evansville, IN-KY employs 150k people. The largest industries in Evansville, IN-KY are Manufacturing (29,493 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,582 people), and Retail Trade (16,634 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($110,800), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($69,989), and Manufacturing ($52,018).

Median household income in Evansville, IN-KY is $55,412. Males in Evansville, IN-KY have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,121. The income inequality in Evansville, IN-KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,412

2018 value

± $2,806

6.64%

1 Year Growth

± 6%

Households in Evansville, IN-KY have a median annual income of $55,412, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,964 in 2017, which represents a 6.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,589

Average Male Salary

± $1,261

$44,121

Average Female Salary

± $895

In 2018, full-time male employees in Indiana made 1.42 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,624 ± $5,989

  2. White

    $48,199 ± $791

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $42,350 ± $18,800

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Indiana workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Evansville, IN-KY is from Indiana.

0.448

2018 Wage GINI

0.45

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.449% decline from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2018 the GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Indiana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Evansville, IN-KY was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $100,209, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $81,145 and $80,582.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Evansville, IN-KY (47.3k out of 306k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    36,714 ± 1,302

  2. Black

    7,152 ± 574

  3. Hispanic

    2,292 ± 299

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

150k

2018 Value

± 6,446

-0.765%

1 Year decline

± 6.03%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Evansville, IN-KY declined at a rate of -0.765%, from 151k employees to 150k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Evansville, IN-KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,679 people), Production Occupations (14,505 people), and Management Occupations (13,785 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Evansville, IN-KY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Evansville, IN-KY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (17,679 people), Production Occupations (14,505 people), and Management Occupations (13,785 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Evansville, IN-KY has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.77 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.43 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Evansville, IN-KY, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($70,943), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($67,674), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,481).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

150k

2018 Value

± 6,446

-0.765%

1 Year decline

± 6.03%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Evansville, IN-KY declined at a rate of -0.765%, from 151k employees to 150k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Evansville, IN-KY, are Manufacturing (29,493 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,582 people), and Retail Trade (16,634 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Evansville, IN-KY, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (29,493 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,582 people), and Retail Trade (16,634 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Evansville, IN-KY has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.36 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.02 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Evansville, IN-KY, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($110,800), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($69,989), and Manufacturing ($52,018).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $73.5B

  2. $45.8B

  3. $42.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $73.5B, followed by Base metals ($45.8B) and Mixed freight ($42.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Indiana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$487B

2020 Value

$698B

Projected 2045 Value

43.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Indiana trade was $487B. This is expected to increase 43.3% to $698B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Indiana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Indiana to other states, or from other states to Indiana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.4B

  2. $36.8B

  3. $34.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Indiana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $44.4B, followed by Michigan with $36.8B and Illinois and $34.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Indiana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.6% of the population of Evansville, IN-KY has health coverage, with 52.6% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Evansville, IN-KY was $8,300 in 2014. This is a 4.76% increase from the previous year ($7,923).

Primary care physicians in Evansville, IN-KY see 1505 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1489 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1852 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.4%). Additionally, Grant County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,505 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,505 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% increase from the previous year (1,489 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,300

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,078

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,285

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,714

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Indiana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.76%, from $7,923 to $8,300.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.4%

Uninsured

52.6%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

12.3%

Non-Group

1.24%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Evansville, IN-KY grew by 4% from 6.16% to 6.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Evansville, IN-KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.4% prevalence

  2. 15.1% prevalence

  3. 15% prevalence

Jay County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Indiana, at 15.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Indiana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Evansville, IN-KY is home to a population of 315k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.57% of Evansville, IN-KY residents were born outside of the country (8.11k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Evansville, IN-KY is composed of 275k White Alone residents (87%), 20.2k Black or African American Alone residents (6.39%), 8.28k Two or More Races residents (2.62%), 6.97k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.21%), 3.61k Asian Alone residents (1.14%), 1.17k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.371%), 468 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.148%), and 434 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.137%).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Evansville, IN-KY was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Evansville, IN-KY are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Evansville, IN-KY residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.57%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

8.11k people

2.29%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.25k people

As of 2017, 2.57% of Evansville, IN-KY residents (8.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Evansville, IN-KY was 2.29%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    108,445 ± 8,019 people

  2. India

    31,299 ± 4,333 people

  3. China

    24,613 ± 3,845 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 108,445 Indiana residents, followed by India with 31,299 and China with 24,613.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2018 Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.8% of Evansville, IN-KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Evansville, IN-KY was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    275k ± 478

  2. Black or African American Alone

    20.2k ± 1.74k

  3. Two or More Races

    8.28k ± 1.84k

In 2016, there were 13.6 times more White Alone residents (275k people) in Evansville, IN-KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.2k Black or African American Alone and 8.28k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Evansville, IN-KY as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    6,441 ± 1,088

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,351 ± 1,380

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,739 ± 852

Evansville, IN-KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Evansville, IN-KY awarded 3,418 degrees. The student population of Evansville, IN-KY is skewed towards women, with 5,678 male students and 9,638 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Evansville, IN-KY are White (2,946 and 89.2%), followed by Black or African American (148 and 4.48%), Hispanic or Latino (87 and 2.63%), and Two or More Races (56 and 1.7%).

The largest universities in Evansville, IN-KY by number of degrees awarded are University of Southern Indiana (2,072 and 60.6%), Henderson Community College (570 and 16.7%), and University of Evansville (561 and 16.4%).

The most popular majors in Evansville, IN-KY are Registered Nursing (370 and 10.8%), General Business Administration & Management (276 and 8.07%), and Health Care Administration & Management (173 and 5.06%).

The median tuition costs in Evansville, IN-KY are $34,300 for private four year colleges, and $7,460 and $18,116 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 128 degrees awarded

  2. 229 degrees awarded

  3. 132 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Evansville, IN-KY was General Business Administration & Management with 128 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,072 degrees awarded

  2. 570 degrees awarded

  3. 561 degrees awarded

$7,460

Median In-State Public

$34,300

Median Private

In 2017, the Evansville, IN-KY institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Southern Indiana with 2,072 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,120

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,298

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,120 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Evansville, IN-KY, which is 0.487 times less than the 2,298 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,946 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    148 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    87 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Evansville, IN-KY were to White students. These 2,946 degrees mean that there were 19.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 148 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Evansville, IN-KY was $146,400 in 2018, which is 0.637 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $140,600 to $146,400, a 4.13% increase. The homeownership rate in Evansville, IN-KY is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Evansville, IN-KY have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Evansville, IN-KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$146,400

2018 Median

± $3,919

$140,600

2017 Median

± $4,648

In 2018, the median property value in Evansville, IN-KY grew to to $146,400 from the previous year's value of $140,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Evansville, IN-KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Evansville, IN-KY the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$55,412

Median Household Income

± $2,806

129k

Number of Households

± 5,727

In 2018, the median household income of the 129k households in Evansville, IN-KY grew to $55,412 from the previous year's value of $51,964.

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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Evansville, IN-KY 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

67.9%

2018 Homeownership

68.9%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 67.9% of the housing units in Evansville, IN-KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Evansville, IN-KY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Evansville, IN-KY have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Evansville, IN-KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87%

  2. Carpooled

    6.88%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.43%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Evansville, IN-KY was Drove Alone (87%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.88%) and those who Worked At Home (2.43%).

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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