Evansville, IN

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Living in Evansville

Evansville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 117,963 people and 48 constituent neighborhoods, Evansville is the third largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities, Evansville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Evansville are a mix 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 (13.16%), sales jobs (11.23%), and food service (7.61%).

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. 20.70% of adults 25 and older in Evansville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Evansville in 2010 was $22,375, 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 $89,500 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, French, and Italian.

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