Vincennes, IN

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Living in Vincennes

Vincennes is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,862 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Vincennes is the 46th largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vincennes is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vincennes is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Vincennes who work in sales jobs (12.16%), food service (10.16%), and office and administrative support (9.37%).

Vincennes is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Vincennes enrolled in college, Vincennes has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.44 minutes getting to work every day.

The citizens of Vincennes are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.23% of adults in Vincennes have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Vincennes in 2018 was $21,988, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,952 for a family of four. However, Vincennes contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Vincennes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vincennes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Vincennes include German, Irish, English, French, and African.

The most common language spoken in Vincennes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.