Evansville, IN

Evansville profile

Living in Evansville

Evansville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 117,298 people and 59 constituent neighborhoods, Evansville is the third largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Evansville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Evansville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Evansville who work in office and administrative support (12.35%), sales jobs (9.49%), and food service (8.10%).

The population of Evansville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Evansville, 21.48% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Evansville in 2018 was $25,476, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,904 for a family of four. However, Evansville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Evansville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Evansville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evansville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Evansville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Evansville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.