Evansville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 119,943 people and 48 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Evansville who work in office and administrative support (13.89%), sales jobs (11.83%), and food service (7.81%).
The education level of Evansville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.42% of adults 25 and older in Evansville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Evansville in 2010 was $21,158, 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 $84,632 for a family of four. However, Evansville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Evansville is a somewhat 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 Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Evansville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.