Evansville, Indiana Population 2020

116,709

Evansville is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 116,709, it is the 3rd largest city in Indiana (after Indianapolis and Fort Wayne) and the 253rd largest city in the United States. Evansville is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -0.61% 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 2,466 people per square mile.

The average household income in Evansville is $52,530 with a poverty rate of 22.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $92,300. The median age in Evansville is 37.4 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.9 males.

Evansville Demographics

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

  • White: 81.23%
  • Black or African American: 12.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.32%
  • Other race: 1.38%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.14%
The current population of Evansville, Indiana is 116,709, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 117,963.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 117,429.

Evansville, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020314,096-288-0.09%
2019314,384-288-0.09%
2018314,672-288-0.09%
2017314,960-347-0.11%
2016315,3073060.10%
2015315,0011040.03%
2014314,8975370.17%
2013314,3609290.30%
2012313,4317550.24%
2011312,6768740.28%
2010311,8020.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White96,62581.23%
Black or African American15,31812.88%
Two or More Races3,9523.32%
Some Other Race1,6441.38%
Asian9660.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2820.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native1650.14%

Evansville Population Pyramid 2020

Evansville Median Age

37.4


Total

35.9


Male

38.9


Female

Evansville Adults

There are 93,868 adults, (18,751 of whom are seniors) in Evansville.

Evansville Age Dependency

58.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Evansville Sex Ratio

Female

61,983

52.11%

Male

56,969

47.89%

Evansville Households and Families

Evansville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Evansville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
Male58%42%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Female42.2%57.8%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,6602.2254.8
Non Family24,0731.2543.4
Married17,4002.9875.9
Female7,8133.2642.2
Male2,3743.2158

2.95

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

8.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Evansville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4693.00%
9th to 12th Grade8,29710.08%
High School Graduate28,60934.74%
Some College18,50022.46%
Associates Degree7,0948.61%
Bachelors Degree11,67814.18%
Graduate Degree5,7056.93%

Evansville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White69,51261,15615,541
Black9,0147,4991,131
Hispanic1,593844148
Multiple Races1,2631,169266
Asian722679288
Other Race719283
Islander1581589
Native American121106

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 39.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,420$36,173$25,412
Less Than High School$20,180$23,427$15,632
High School Grad$26,640$32,014$21,841
Some College$30,223$37,942$25,358
Bachelors Degree$37,586$44,542$33,787
Graduate Degree$53,243$61,058$48,588

$30,420

Average Earnings

$36,173

Average Male

$25,412

Average Female

Evansville Language

Evansville Language by Age

Evansville Language

96.16% of Evansville residents speak only English, while 3.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Evansville Poverty

Evansville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White91,30717,52019.19%
Black14,7945,23035.35%
Hispanic3,4751,72649.67%
Multiple3,8681,03126.65%
Other1,60678949.13%
Asian91721423.34%
Islander2826623.40%
Native1575132.48%

22.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.19%

Male Poverty Rate

24.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Evansville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Evansville is Hispanic, with 49.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Evansville is White, with 19.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.48%
High School20.10%
Some College15.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.62%
Male Unemployed40.60%
Female Employed14.75%
Male Employed8.80%

Evansville Income

Evansville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,646$52,530
Families$50,464$64,525
Married Families$66,335$80,358
Non Families$28,014$36,519

Evansville Marital Status

Evansville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Evansville Married by Age and Sex

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

Evansville Veterans

8,059

Number of Veterans

7,524

Male Veterans

535

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,952
First Gulf War1,243
Second Gulf War1,086
Korea847
World War II389
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,356
75+2,242
35 to 541,572
55 to 641,277
18 to 34612
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,0598.91%
Black8948.42%
2 or More693.91%
Hispanic271.27%
Other222.12%
Asian151.70%

$Evansville Veterans by Education

11.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Evansville Employment Status

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Evansville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.33%

Born in Indiana

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.26% of Evansville residents were born in the United States, with 69.33% having been born in Indiana. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020116,709-627-0.53%
2019117,336-627-0.53%
2018117,963-325-0.27%
2017118,288-627-0.53%
2016118,915-527-0.44%
2015119,442-712-0.59%
2014120,154-142-0.12%
2013120,296330.03%
2012120,263560.05%
2011120,2071120.09%
2010120,095-1,487-0.12%
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%