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Overview

Introduction to Boonville, Indiana

Located in Warrick county, Boonville, Indiana, is 16 miles E of Evansville, Indiana (center to center) and 83 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky. The city is conveniently located inside the Evansville - Henderson metropolitan area.

Boonville History

Founded in 1818, Boonville holds a seat on Warrick county. The city is named in honor of its initial settler, Ratliff Boon, who was also the second governor of Indiana.

Boonville and nearby Attractions

  • Scales Lake Park
  • Evansville Museum of Arts & Science
  • Hands On Discovery
  • International Bluegrass Music Museum
  • Holiday World
  • Patoka State Fish and Wildlife Area

Things To Do In Boonville

Hands On Discovery, The International Bluegrass Music Museum, Holiday World, and The Patoka State Fish and Wildlife Area are all located in the city.

Boonville Transportation

The Louisville International-Standiford Field is the closest airport to the city.

Boonville Higher Education

Higher education is available at the University of Evansville, the University of Southern Indiana and the Vincennes University.

People

Total Population 6,213
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 21.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,764
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.3%
Median Earnings25+ $29,443
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,364
% Above Poverty Level 81.1%
% Below Poverty Level 18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $656
Median House Value $85,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
US/American 0%
English 14.1%
Irish 16.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Boonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles E of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Warrick
Metro Area Evansville - Henderson
Standard Zip Codes 47601
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.049
Longitude -87.274

Boonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOONVILLE 1 S
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station EVANSVILLE INTL AP
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station SAINT MEINRAD
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Boonville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bullocktown (47601)

De Gonia (47601)

Greenbrier (47601)

Midway (47601)

Pelzer (47601)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chandler 3,355 $48,911
Chrisney 446 $58,500
Elberfeld 699 $61,875
Lynnville 936 $68,333
Newburgh 3,306 $75,688
Tennyson 335 $38,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Boonville Public Libraries

Library
Boonville-warrick County Pl
611 W MAIN ST
Boonville, Indiana
(812) 897-1500

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Boonville Hospitals

ST MARY'S WARRICK
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1116 MILLIS AVENUE
(812) 897-4800
Emergency Service: Yes

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BOONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
300 N 1ST ST
812-897-4701
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 825 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

WARRICK EDUCATION CENTER
404 E WALNUT ST
812-897-6380
A Non-traditional School
Serves 89 students.

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