Evansville IN

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Evansville, IN Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Evansville Housing Market Information

With 117,979 people, 51,660 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $109,775, house prices in Evansville are some of the most affordable in Indiana as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Evansville, accounting for 64.64% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Evansville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 21.68%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.57%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.84%).

People in Evansville primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Evansville has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Evansville's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 39.73% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Evansville include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 29.75%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 23.51%). There's also some housing in Evansville built between 2000 and later ( 7.01%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Evansville. Fully 12.62% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Evansville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Evansville real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Evansville Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Evansville's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 2.31% during the period.

Over the last year, Evansville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Evansville's appreciation rate has been 2.34%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Evansville were at 1.98%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.18%.

Importantly, this makes Evansville one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Indiana, our data show that Evansville's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Indiana.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Evansville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Evansville - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Evansville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Evansville, IN HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,177,000 0.2
$883,001 - $1,177,000 0.3
$588,001 - $883,000 0.6
$471,001 - $588,000 0.5
$353,001 - $471,000 2.2
$235,001 - $353,000 5.8
$118,001 - $235,000 30.9
$59,001 - $118,000 44.8
$0 - $59,000 14.6

Very Low for IN
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
81.5240875912409 81.9004524886878

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Evansville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
39.03% 1.60%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$926 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.83
Renters 45.17
Vacant 12.62

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Evansville HOMES
2000 or Newer 7.0
1970 - 1999 29.7
1940 - 1969 39.7
1939 or Older 23.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Evansville HOMES
Single-Family 64.6
Townhomes 1.8
Small Apt. Buildings 10.6
Apt. Complexes 21.7
Mobile Homes 1.2
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Evansville HOMES
No Bedroom 2.46
1 Bedroom 18.12
2 Bedrooms 36.44
3 Bedrooms 32.49
4 Bedrooms 8.59
5 or more bedrooms 1.89