Population and Demographics


Evansville, located in Vanderburgh County, is the third largest city in Indiana and covers 41 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1847 and has a population of 121,582 according to the 2000 U.S. Census. The Metropolitan Statistical Area, including Vanderburgh, Gibson, Posey and Warrick Counties in Indiana, along with Henderson County in Kentucky, contains a population of more than 328,500 residents according to the 2000 U.S. Census.


  • Median Age: 37.4 U.S. Median Age: 35.9
  • Well educated with nearly 40% having a college degree
  • More residents hold white collar jobs than blue collar jobs
  • 62.7% are currently married.
  • 47.5% have children under age 18 living at home.