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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,186
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+2,626
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married53.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,499
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,688
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,691

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,488
% Above Poverty Level80.3%
% Below Poverty Level19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone33.3%
Median Gross Rent$654
Median House Value$86,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19%
German17.7%
English14.8%
Irish11.9%
Polish2.3%
Italian2.1%
French Except Basque1.6%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch0.9%
Canadian0.9%
Swiss0.8%
Welsh0.4%
Belgian0.2%
Czech0.2%
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Boonville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Warrick County
Standard Zip Codes47601
Phone Area Codes812
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude38.04
Approximate Longitude-87.27

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)

StationBOONVILLE 1 S
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationEVANSVILLE INTL AP
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationSAINT MEINRAD
Distance26.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chandler3,381$48,616
Chrisney631$72,150
Elberfeld751$60,556
Lynnville995$71,667
Newburgh3,300$78,472
Tennyson327$32,500

Boonville Public Libraries

Boonville-warrick County Public Library
611 WEST MAIN STREET
Boonville, Indiana
(812) 897-1500

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Boonville Hospitals

St Mary's Warrick Hospital Inc
(Non-profit)
1116 Millis Ave
(812) 897-4800

Boonville Public Schools

Loge Elementary School
915 N 4th St
ZIP: 47601
(812) 897-2230
Primary
Total Enrollment 453
Oakdale Elementary School
802 S 8th St
ZIP: 47601
(812) 897-3710
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Boonville High School
300 N 1st St
ZIP: 47601
(812) 897-4701
High
Total Enrollment 889
Boonville Middle School
555 N Yankeetown Rd
ZIP: 47601
(812) 897-1420
Middle
Total Enrollment 751
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