Evansville, Indiana Population 2021

117,817
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Evansville is a city located in Vanderburgh County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Vanderburgh County. With a 2020 population of 117,817, it is the 3rd largest city in Indiana (after Indianapolis and Fort Wayne) and the 250th largest city in the United States . Evansville is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 117,429 in 2010. Evansville reached it's highest population of 141,543 in 1960. Spanning over 48 miles, Evansville has a population density of 2,490 people per square mile.

The average household income in Evansville is $54,957 with a poverty rate of 21.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $94,200. The median age in Evansville is 37.6 years, 36.1 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Evansville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Evansville was:

  • White: 80.62%
  • Black or African American: 13.12%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Evansville, Indiana is 117,817 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 118,060.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 117,429.

Evansville, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021315,9384260.13%
2020315,5124260.14%
2019315,0864260.14%
2018314,660-131-0.04%
2017314,791-492-0.16%
2016315,2833000.10%
2015314,9831240.04%
2014314,8595280.17%
2013314,3319090.29%
2012313,4227240.23%
2011312,6988960.29%
2010311,8020.00%

Evansville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White95,60680.62%
Black or African American15,55613.12%
Two or More Races3,9753.35%
Some Other Race1,7961.51%
Asian1,1680.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3290.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1580.13%
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Evansville Population by Race

Evansville Population Pyramid $2021

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Evansville Median Age

37.6


Total

36.1


Male

39.1


Female

Evansville Adults

There are 93,655 adults, (19,050 of whom are seniors) in Evansville.

Evansville Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Evansville Sex Ratio

Female

61,667

52.00%

Male

56,921

48.00%

Evansville Population by Age

Evansville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Evansville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All55.1%44.9%
Male50.3%49.7%
Non Family44.2%55.8%
Female44.2%55.8%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Evansville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,6662.2255.1
Non Family24,0151.2244.2
Married17,406375.7
Female7,7983.2244.2
Male2,4473.1550.3

2.95

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Evansville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2732.77%
9th to 12th Grade8,0109.75%
High School Graduate29,03635.35%
Some College17,65021.49%
Associates Degree7,5029.13%
Bachelors Degree11,81714.39%
Graduate Degree5,8517.12%
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Evansville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Evansville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White68,87760,92715,658
Black9,1737,6441,162
Hispanic1,7581,100174
2+ Races1,2421,144256
Asian849797418
Other Race82345018
Islander153153
Native American125111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.23%.

Evansville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,906$37,248$26,038
Less Than 9th Grade$19,808$22,102$16,455
High School Graduate$26,730$32,117$21,181
Some College$30,765$39,261$26,059
Bachelors Degree$40,276$47,314$36,543
Graduate Degree$54,499$62,762$50,544

$30,906

Average Earnings

$37,248

Average Male

$26,038

Average Female

Evansville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Evansville Language by Age

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Evansville Language

95.68% of Evansville residents speak only English, while 4.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Evansville Language

Evansville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White90,32916,50918.28%
Black15,1595,17534.14%
Hispanic3,5731,62545.48%
Multiple3,9001,18330.33%
Other1,72788551.24%
Asian1,12129426.23%
Native1534227.45%
Islander3293711.25%

21.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.20%

Male Poverty Rate

24.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Evansville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Evansville is Other, with 51.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Evansville is Islander, with 11.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.61%.

Evansville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.63%
High School19.05%
Some College14.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.24%

Evansville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.10%
Male Unemployed38.80%
Female Employed14.48%
Male Employed8.62%

Evansville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Evansville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,178$54,957
Families$52,589$67,694
Married Families$68,725$84,388
Non Families$28,813$37,844
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Income by Household Type

Evansville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Evansville Married by Age and Sex

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Evansville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Evansville Marital Status by Race

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Evansville Marital Status

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7,927

Number of Veterans

7,452

Male Veterans

475

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,869
First Gulf War1,295
Second Gulf War1,222
Korea744
World War II302

Evansville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,194
75+2,017
35 to 541,635
55 to 641,369
18 to 34712

Evansville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,8428.71%
Black9999.10%
2+ Races865.23%
Hispanic231.02%

Evansville Veterans by Race

Evansville Veterans by Education

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10.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Evansville Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Evansville Employment by Age

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Evansville Employment by Race

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Evansville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.26%

Born in Evansville

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

1.87%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Evansville residents were born in the United States, with 69.26% having been born in Indiana. 1.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Evansville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021117,817-81-0.07%
2020117,898-81-0.07%
2019117,979-81-0.07%
2018118,060-271-0.23%
2017118,331-673-0.57%
2016119,004-483-0.40%
2015119,487-666-0.55%
2014120,153-142-0.12%
2013120,295290.02%
2012120,266500.04%
2011120,2161250.10%
2010120,091-1,491-0.12%
2000121,582-4,690-0.38%
1990126,272-4,224-0.33%
1980130,496-8,268-0.61%
1970138,764-2,779-0.20%
1960141,54312,9070.96%
1950128,63631,5742.86%
194097,062-5,187-0.52%
1930102,24916,9851.83%
192085,26415,6172.04%
191069,64710,6401.67%
190059,0078,2511.52%
189050,75621,4765.66%
188029,2807,4502.98%
187021,83010,3466.63%
186011,4848,24913.51%
18503,2350.00%

Evansville Population by Year