Evansville, Illinois

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Evansville, Illinois

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Evansville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Top 7% Evansville Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Evansville, Illinois

Comparing Evansville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Evansville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 41 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 62242
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.09
Longitude -89.938

Evansville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station FESTUS
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
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Evansville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 724 100%
Male 349 48.2%
Female 375 51.8%
Under 18 180 24.9%
18+ 544 75.1%
65+ 138 19.1%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.01
White 716 98.9%
African-American 3 0.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Evansville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 697
Growth -27
Growth % -3.7%

Evansville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 56.7%
French (except Basque) 9.7%
US/American 8.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
English 5.4%
Irish 4.8%
Italian 3%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
European 1.1%
Polish 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Evansville 724 $41,719
Baldwin 3,627 $31,528
Chester 5,185 $49,426
Ellis Grove 381 $42,750
Prairie du Rocher 613 $44,659
Red Bud 3,422 $50,280
Ruma 260 $38,333

Evansville Public Libraries

Central P.l.d.
701 OAK ST#A
Evansville, Illinois
(618) 853-4081
Evansville P.l.
Evansville, Illinois
(618) 853-4067

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